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Artist Spotlight: Karlene McConnell April 08 2020



Karlene McConnell was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts but has spent the majority of her life as a Floridian. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education from the University of Central Florida, she worked as a Special Education Art Teacher for several years and then as Curator/Educator for the Ormond Memorial Art Museum in Ormond Beach, FL. Currently, she paints full time in her studio in Ormond Beach. McConnell is known for her abstracted landscapes that play on the allusion of three-dimensional space.

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New alt_space Exhibition in March February 14 2020

Bryce Hammond
Broken and Beautiful

On View: March 7 - April 11, 2020
Opening Reception: Sat., March 7, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Fri., March 13, 11 AM

Bryce Hammond

Join us on Saturday, March 7 from 4-7 PM, for the opening of Broken and Beautiful by New Smyrna Beach artist Bryce Hammond. In conjunction with the opening reception for this exhibition, Arts on Douglas is participating in the Downtown Music Festival VIII and will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, and Howard Post on the guitar. Light hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails will also be available.  READ MORE>>>


New Feature Exhibition in March February 14 2020

René Guerin
Cross Section

On View: March 7 - 28, 2020
Opening Reception: Sat., March 7, 4-7 PM

Join us on March 7 from 4-7 PM for the opening of Cross Section by Vero Beach painter René Guerin.  In conjunction with the opening reception for this exhibition, Arts on Douglas is participating in the Downtown Music Festival VII and will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, and Howard Post on the guitar. Light hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails will also be available.  READ MORE>>>


Adorn - A Jewelry Invitational January 15 2020

 

On View: January 24 - February 22, 2020
Opening Reception: Sat., February 1, 4-7 PM

Exhibition Debut During IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts with extended gallery hours: Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26, 10 AM - 5 PM

Join us for the opening of Adorn, a national jewelry invitational featuring a broad cross-section of wearable designs by a mix of accomplished jewelry artists from across the country.

From Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26, Arts on Douglas will be presenting an early preview of this exhibition in conjunction with Images: A Festival of the Arts.  

The official opening reception for Adorn will be held on Saturday, February 1 from 4-7 PM. During this reception, the gallery will be offering cocktails and hors d'oeuvres alongside live music by TRio, featuring Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass and Howard Post on the guitar. This exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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New alt_space Exhibition in January December 19 2019

Copper Tritscheller
Perception

On View: January 4 - February 15, 2020
Opening Reception: Sat., January 4, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, February 7, 11 AM

Join us on Saturday, January 4 between 4-7 PM as we kick off the New Year with a new alt_space exhibition by New Smyrna Beach sculptor Copper Tritscheller titled Perception.  Light food and cocktails will be available during the reception alongside live music, featuring smooth jazz by TRio, with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass and Howard Post on the guitar. The closing reception for the holiday group exhibition Small Things Considered will also be taking place in the Feature Gallery during this event, providing a final opportunity to see this exhibition of artwork sized 10 x 10 or smaller.

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Image Above: Copper Tritscheller, Bat and Branch in Circle, bronze, 9.5 x 12 x 3.5 inches


Small Things Considered 2019 November 22 2019

Small Things Considered
A Special Holiday Group Exhibition

On View: December 7, 2019 - January 8, 2020
Opening Reception: Sat., Dec. 7, 4-7 PM
Extended Gallery Hours on December 7: 9 AM–7 PM

We are pleased to announce the opening of our 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. 

Featured Artists:

Weronica Ankarörn,Stephen Bach, Susan Bach, Kelly Berning,Trent Berning, Donne Bitner, Victor Bokas,Thomas Brewer,Sabrina Conroy,  Lauren Ferrari,Stacey Fletcher,Todd K. Fox,Carly Gibran, Hamid, Ed Harris, John Hart, Jane Jennings, Riitta Klint, Anita Kusick, BJ Lantz, Inverna Lockpez,Donna McCarthy-Jensen,Karlene McConnell, David Scott Meier, Peggi Nadeau,Joseph Palmerio, Jennifer Payne,Sara Pedigo,Christine Peloquin, Sarah Rigas, Juliana Romnes, Per Hans Romnes, Robert Ross, Jo Sinclair, Wendy Tatter, Rose Thome Casterline, Trish Thompson, Anna Tomczak,Copper Tritscheller, Catherine Van Lancker, Cynthia Vener and Pamela Werneth    

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New Feature Exhibition in November October 16 2019

Todd K. Fox
Collective Unconsciousness

On View: November 2 - 30, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 2, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, November 15, 11 AM

Todd K. Fox

Join us for the opening of Collective Unconsciousness by Orlando based raku artist Todd K. Fox. During this event, we will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Light hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails will also be available. 

Todd K. Fox will be presenting an Artists Talk on Friday, November 15 at 11 AM.  

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New alt_space Exhibition in November October 16 2019

MARK SERRIANNE

Forgotten and Found:
Recovered Objects and the Stories They Tell

On View: November 2 - December 20, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 2, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, November 8, 11 AM

 

Join us for the opening of Forgotten and Found: Recovered Objects and the Stories They Tell by Mount Dora based assemblage artist Mark Serrianne.  During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Light hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails will also be available. 

Mark Serrianne will be presenting an Artists Talk on Friday, November 8 at 11 AM. 

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Image Above: Mark Serrianne, Child's Play, mixed-media: vintage child's wooden piano, antique tin toys on top, iron stand with marbles,14 x 9 x 12 inches


New Feature Exhibition in October September 13 2019

STACEY FLETCHER
Our Endeavors

On View: October 5 - 26, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 5, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, October 11, 11 AM

Stacey Fletcher Stacey Fletcher

Join us for the opening of Our Endeavors by Ormond Beach mixed-media painter Stacey Fletcher. During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar and Tracey Alexander on the drums. Light hors-d'oeuvres and cocktails will also be available.  This exhibition will be on view in the Feature Gallery from October 5 - 26.  An Artists Talk is scheduled for Friday, October 11 at 11 AM. 

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New alt_space exhibition in September August 10 2019

Dana Hargrove
N o w [ ] h e r e

September 7 – 28, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 7, 4 – 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, September 20, 11 AM



Join us for the opening of  N o w [ ] h e r e  by Orlando artist Dana Hargrove on Saturday, September 7 between 4-7 PM in the feature gallery. During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Light refreshments will be served.  READ MORE >>> | PREVIEW EXHIBITION>>>

New Feature Exhibition in September August 10 2019

FOUND SPACES
New paintings by Robert Ross

September 7 – 28, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 7, 4 – 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, September 13, 11 AM

Robert Ross Domus

Join us for the opening of  Found Spaces: New Paintings by Robert Ross on Saturday, September 7 between 4-7 PM in the feature gallery. During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar and Tyler Rosenke on the drums. Light refreshments will be served.  READ MORE>>>  | PREVIEW EXHIBITION>>>