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Artists Talk: Jo Sinclair May 18 2017

Join us Friday, May 19 at 11am for a casual yet in-depth discussion with featured artist Jo Sinclair as she discusses the process and inspiration behind her exhibition Navigating the Soul's Journey.

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Nocturnes: A Group Exhibition May 18 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of Nocturnes, a themed group exhibition curated by Dr. James Murphy. This exhibition explores the tradition of the nocturne in art and presents how contemporary artists interpret this theme utilizing a range of media. Nocturnes will be on view from June 3 - July 29, 2017. An opening reception is slated for Saturday, June 3 from 4 - 7 PM. During the reception, the gallery will feature light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of Trés Bien, featuring Ron Gilotti on the bass, Tyler Rosenke on the drums and Brian Tetras on the piano. The gallery will host a Curators Talk with Dr. James Murphy on Friday, July 14 at 11 AM.

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New Exhibitions in May April 14 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL Arts on Douglas is excited to announce the opening of two new exhibitions for the month of May. In the feature gallery, a solo exhibition by St. Augustine based mixed-media artist Jo Sinclair titled Navigating the Soul’s Journey will be on view from May 6 – 27 with an Artists Talk on Friday, May 19 at 11am.  In the alt_space gallery, we will be showcasing Photogravures by Key West photographic artist Carol Munder. This exhibition will be on view from May 6 – June 10.  

The opening reception for both exhibitions will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 4-7 pm. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of Howard Herman on the piano, John Pellegrino on the bass and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. 

   


New Exhibition in April March 22 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition A Journey with Paint, by plein air landscape artist Joseph Palmerio.  This exhibition will be on view April 1-29, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 1 from 4-7 pm.  During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and smooth jazz stylings of Tres Bien. Then, on Friday, April 28 at 11 am, Arts on Douglas will be hosting an Artists Talk with Joseph Palmerio. All exhibitions, receptions and Artists Talk events are free and open to the public.

Artists Talk - Jamieson Thomas March 17 2017



Jamieson Thomas

Join us Friday, March 24 at 11am for a casual yet in-depth discussion with featured artist Jamieson Thomas as she discusses the process and inspiration behind her exhibition The Language of Flowers. 

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New Exhibitions in March February 25 2017

New Smyrna Beach, FL Arts on Douglas is excited to announce the opening of two new exhibitions for the month of March. In the feature gallery, a solo exhibition by Hope Barton titled The Best of 30 Years will be on view from March 4 - 25. In the alt_space gallery, we will be highlighting an installation titled The Language of Flowers by Central Florida interdisciplinary artist Jamieson Thomas.  This exhibition will be on view from March 4 - April 15 with an Artists Talk on Friday, March 24 at 11am.  

The opening reception for both exhibitions will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 4-7 pm. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring light refreshments and the smooth jazz stylings of John Pelligrino on the bass, Mark McKee on the piano and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Live music is in conjunction with the Downtown Music Festival.

Beyond these two new exhibitions, Arts on Douglas has also recently refreshed its remaining gallery space with new work by its current roster of 40 Florida artists. This newly curated display offers something for all tastes, from functional ceramics to cutting-edge jewelry, painting, photography and mixed media fabrications.

  

Image above left:
Hope Barton, Swamp Treasures, acrylic on canvas, 30"x40"
Image above right: Jamieson Thomas, Rose Thorn III, mixed media, 62 x 82 x 36, in front of Verisimilitude, oil on canvas, 100" x 100" x 1.5"

Adorn: A Jewelry Invitational January 21 2017

Arts on Douglas announces the opening of ADORN, a national jewelry invitational featuring a broad cross-section of wearable designs of ten accomplished and emerging jewelry artists from across the country.


Easels on Douglas: A Two-Day Plein-Air Workshop with Robert Ross December 29 2016

New Smyrna Beach, FL — For greater convenience to workshop participants, Arts on Douglas has rescheduled its two-day Plein-Air workshop in the neighborhood surrounding the Arts on Douglas Gallery to the weekend of  Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11, from 9am - 3pm each day.  Located in the historic district of New Smyrna Beach, this neighborhood offers splendid views of old structures, alleys and trees that are ideal for those who love to paint from direct observation. This two-day workshop is fitting for those with painting experience who desire to paint an urban landscape perceptively, using direct observation, sketches and photos.

Instructor: Robert Ross
Location:ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas
Dates: March 10 - 11, 2017
Class meets at 9:00 - 3:00 each day
Tuition: $195

Payment and pre-registration required. Workshop is limited to 8 students.Please contact Juliana Romnes, Arts on Douglas Gallery Coordinator to register, pay and receive the supply list at (386) 428-1133. You may also register online HERE.

 


New alt_space Exhibition in January December 28 2016

In the alt_space: 
Vanessa Diaz: The Original Purpose has Slipped our Memory

On View:
January 7 - February 11, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 7, 4-7pm
Artist Talk: Friday, February 10, 11am

New Smyrna Beach, FL— Arts on Douglas is excited to start the New Year with a new alt_space exhibition by South Florida sculptor and installation artist Vanessa Diaz.  In this site-specific installation titled “The Original Purpose Has Slipped Our Memory,” Diaz reinterprets a variety of used and discarded objects by presenting them in new and unfamiliar contexts and environments to explore our behavior towards objects, associated memories, and what defines a place as ‘familiar.’  

This exhibition will be on view from January 7 through February 11, 2017. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, January 7 from 4 -7pm with light refreshments and live music by smooth jazz trio Tres Bien, featuring Ron Gilotti on the upright base, Tyler Rosenke on the drums and Billy Hutch on the guitar. An artist talk with Vanessa Diaz is scheduled for Friday, February 10 at 11am.  This exhibition, reception and artist talk are all free and open to the public.


Small Things Considered 2016 November 19 2016

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas is pleased to announce the opening of its premier year-end group exhibition and holiday sale, Small Things Considered. This annual exhibition features original small-scale works of art sized 10” x 10” or smaller. The opening reception will take place on December 3 from 4-7pm and we will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of Tres Bien, featuring Ron Gilotti on the upright base, Tyler Rosenke on the drums and Billy Hutch on the guitar. Light refreshments will also be served. This exhibition will remain on view through January 10, 2017 in our feature gallery.

STC 2015


New Exhibitions in November October 22 2016

New Smyrna Beach, FL — Arts on Douglas announces the opening of two new exhibitions for the month of November. In the Feature Gallery, a solo exhibition by central Florida abstract painter Audrey Phillips titled Open will be on view from November 5 through 26, 2016 with an opening reception on Saturday, November 5 from 4-7pm.   In the alt_space, a showcase of kinetic and static backlit collages by Susanna and Mark Helman titled Weatherscapes will be on view from November 5 through December 17, 2016.  The opening reception for this exhibition will also take place on Saturday, November 5 from 4-7 pm.  During the reception for both exhibitions, the gallery will be featuring classic reggae, soft rock and acoustic sets by the Funky Volcanoes, giving center stage to Andrew Elliot on guitar and vocals and Tyler Rosenke on the drums.


Artists Talk - Anna Tomczak October 15 2016

Anna Tomczak Artists Talk

Our Artists Talk lecture series provides a unique opportunity to learn more about our exhibiting artists and their artwork. Join us Friday, October 28 at 11am for a casual yet in-depth discussion with featured artist Anna Tomczak as she discusses the process and inspiration behind her exhibition Earth Tarot: Past, Present and Future.