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New alt_space exhibition opens in January December 21 2021

Playback Theatre

January 4 - February 18, 2022
Reception: Saturday, February 5, 4-7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, February 18, 11 AM

Join us on February 5 for the opening of Playback Theatre by Tampa-based fine art photographer Rebecca Sexton Larson. This exhibition will be on view from Tuesday, January 4 through Friday, February 18 with a reception to meet the artist on Saturday, February 5, from 4-7 PM.  During the reception, the gallery will be featuring smooth jazz by TRio, with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass, and Howard Post on the guitar. Light refreshments will be served. READ MORE

A Conversation with Ed Harris November 24 2021

In conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of Arts on Douglas, Gallery Director, Meghan Martin sat down with Ed Harris, cofounder of Arts on Douglas, to discuss his experience working with the late Doris ‘Doc’ Leeper and the establishment of Arts on Douglas. CLICK HERE to read more. 


New Feature Exhibition in December November 12 2021


Small Things Considered: A Special Holiday Group Exhibition 

On View: Dec. 4, 2021 - Jan. 11, 2022
Opening Reception: Sat., Dec. 4, 4-7 PM

Join us for the opening of our highly anticipated annual group exhibition, Small Things Considered. This exhibition features original works of art sized 10” x 10” x 10" or smaller and is an excellent opportunity for holiday shoppers to find one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on their list.

The opening reception will take place on Saturday,  December 4 from 4-7 PM. During this event, the gallery will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Ron Gilotti on the upright base, Tyler Rosenke on the drums, and Howard Post on the guitar. 

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Display honoring Trish Thompson opens in November October 26 2021

TRISH THOMPSON:
A Celebration of Life and Art

November 6 - 27, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 6, 4 - 7 PM

Join us in honoring New Smyrna Beach painter Trish Thompson.  An original Arts on Douglas artist, Thompson recently passed away from a brief illness. This exhibition titled, Trish Thompson: A Celebration of Life and Art presents highlights of her work from the late 1980s through 2021.  

During the reception, we will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar, and Adam Rich on the trumpet.  

This display is one of three special exhibitions commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Arts on Douglas. 

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New Feature Exhibition in November October 16 2021

25 YEARS:
A Special Exhibition and Anniversary Celebration

November 6 - 27, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 6, 4 - 7 PM

Heidi Edwards

Join us for the opening of 25 Years: A Special Exhibition and Anniversary Celebration. This group exhibition showcases work by 17 artists involved with the gallery during its early years. This display celebrates the diverse range of cutting-edge professionals who were instrumental in the success of Arts on Douglas from the beginning. 
During the reception, we will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar, and Adam Rich on the trumpet.  A slide show of images from the past 25 years will also be on view.

This display is one of three special exhibitions commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Arts on Douglas.

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New alt_space Exhibition in November October 15 2021

ANNA TOMCZAK
Anthologia - A Gathering of Flowers and Mementos

November 6 - December 11, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 6, 4 - 7 PM

Join us Saturday, November 6 between 4-7 PM for the opening of Anthologia: A Gathering of Flowers and Mementos.  During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, Howard Post on the guitar, and Adam Rich on the trumpet. 

Anna Tomczak was selected by Doris “Doc” Leeper, the founder of the gallery, as the inaugural Feature Artist at Arts on Douglas when the gallery first opened its doors. This display presents photographs that Tomczak created using a range of photographic processes throughout her career.

This display is one of three special exhibitions commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Arts on Douglas.

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New Feature Exhibition in October September 15 2021

Donne Bitner & Cheryl Bogdanowitsch
A Visual Conversation

October 2 - 30 , 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 2, 4 - 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, October 15, 11 AM

Donne Bitner Bogdanowitsch

Join us for the opening of A Visual Conversation, a joint exhibition of work by two central Florida artists: Donne Bitner and Cheryl Bogdanowitsch.

This exhibition will commence on October 2 with an opening reception from 4-7 PM.  During this event, Arts on Douglas will be featuring the smooth jazz stylings of TRio with Warren Cohen on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, and Howard Post on the guitar. Light refreshments will be served and masks are encouraged.

Bitner and Bogdanowitsch will also be presenting an Artists Talk on Friday, October 15 at 11 AM.   READ MORE


New alt_space Exhibition in September August 17 2021

ROBERT C BECK
Chemical Delusion

September 4 - October 16 , 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 4, 4 - 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, October 8, 11 AM

Join us on Saturday, September 4 for the opening of a new exhibition by Central Florida multidisciplinary artist Robert C Beck. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring smooth jazz by TRio, with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass and Howard Post on the guitar. Masks are recommended. READ MORE


New Feature Exhibition in September August 17 2021

JIM DRAPER
Radical Naturalism

September 4-24, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 4, 4 - 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, September 24, 11 AM

 

Join us on Saturday, September 4 for the opening of a new exhibition by Jacksonville artist Jim Draper. During the reception, the gallery will be featuring smooth jazz by TRio, with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass and Howard Post on the guitar. Masks are recommended. READ MORE


New Feature Exhibition in August July 15 2021

Endless Summer
A Group Exhibition

On View: August 7 - 28, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 7, 4-7 PM

Join us for the opening of our  annual themed group exhibition Endless Summer. Paying homage to the 1960s cult classic film of the same name, this fun, upbeat exhibition is a visual exploration of the summer season and all that it entails. Now in its ninth year, this display features 30 Florida artists, each presenting their interpretations of summer ideals, memories, experiences, and sensations in unique and creative ways.

During the reception, we will be featuring live jazz renditions of summertime hits by TRio, featuring Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the upright bass, and Howard Post on the guitar. Shoes and shirts are required, but guests who show up in their favorite summer attire -- from beach chic to tacky tourist, will save 10% on any Endless Summer purchases the night of the opening. 

In all, 18 artists represented by Arts on Douglas are participating in this exhibition along with a juried selection of 12 guest artists that were chosen from over 50 entries.

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New alt_space Exhibition in July June 12 2021

LENNY FOSTER
Where We Stand

July 3 - August 14, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 3, 4 - 7 PM
Artists Talk: Friday, July 16, 11 AM

Lenny Foster

Join us on Saturday, July 3 for the opening of a new alt_space exhibition by St. Augustine photographer Lenny Foster titled Where We Stand.  During the reception, the gallery will be featuring smooth jazz by TRio, with Tyler Rosenke on the drums, Ron Gilotti on the bass and Howard Post on the guitar. READ MORE


New Feature Exhibition in June May 13 2021

Past Perfect

PAST PERFECT
Exhibition + Sale

On View: June 5 - July 24, 2021
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 5, 4-7 PM

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