Category Archives: Local Art News

No Brush Painting Guest artist Louanne Headrick October 9, 2018 1 pm-3 pm

No Brush Painting Guest artist Louanne Headrick

Information on resources and materials.

Demonstration of watercolors
Followup participants will take home a finished project.
Supplies will be provided.
Lunch provided.
Cost $5 for members
Cost $10 for nonmembers.
Cost covers the expense of food and supplies
October 9, 2018 Time 1-3pm

Monday Drawing and Acrylic Painters of the Art Center

Join the DAAP’ers (Drawing and Acrylic Painters) every Monday from 12:00 to 3:30 at the Art Center for an afternoon of either drawing or acrylic painting with fellow artists with any skill level—beginner to advanced. Activities will include projects in drawing and acrylic mediums with tutorial help to DYOT (do-your-own-thing). Bring your own tools and materials, there will be fun projects and great camaraderie—so join us. All you need to do is be a member ($35 annually beginning Sept. 1 each year) by calling 746-7606 to register for the group or try it out as a guest for one visit and see how much learning and laughing in Art can be. 

Nature Coast Exhibit #1 Call for Artists Submissions Sept 19, 2018 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Citrus Cty Sept 2018 Exh 1

The Art Center of Citrus County Invites Entries from Artists
Submissions are invited from area artists for the upcoming September Exhibit No. 1 for the 2018-2019 season.

Open to everyone over the age of 18, two-dimensional artists are welcome to submit their work for this juried exhibit in the categories of Paintings: Oil and Acrylic, Graphics and Mixed Media, Paintings: Water Media and Photography: Black and White and Color.

Entries for the exhibit may be dropped off at the Art Center on September 19, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and picked up on October 31, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The entry fee for members is $15 for two works, $30 for two works for nonmembers and $5 for each additional work up to five.

Awards will be given in the above categories and artists may offer their works for sale. A complete prospectus is available on the Art Center website.

Jurist for this exhibit will be local Ocala artist Bonnie Eads. Best known for figurative watercolor paintings, she is also known for her work in polymer clay. An award-winning artist, including Best of Show at Great Day in the Country, Oviedo, Fl., she is affiliated with several art organizations including Marion Cultural Alliance, Gainesville Fine Art Association and Rainbow Springs Art, Dunnellon.

The exhibition is free, open to the public and may be viewed Monday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and
during every performance of the Art Center Theater through October 7. A complete schedule of events can be
found on their website https://artcenterofcitruscounty.org/ . The Art Center Gallery is located at 2644 N Annapolis Ave. Hernando, Florida.

The Art Center of Citrus County is open to all who appreciate and want to support the arts in our community.
They are a member-owned and operated 501c3 non-profit organization with programs in the performing and
visual arts offering opportunities for participation, education and appreciation of the arts.

To learn more about this event, please contact
Email: artcenterofcitruscounty@gmail.com
https://artcenterofcitruscounty.org/

Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities Fine Arts Gala at the Art Center Friday, June 29 6:00 pm

Gallery Opening
Fine Arts Gala at the Art Center of Citrus County on Friday, June 29 6:00 pm
 
Sponsored by Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities (FFRA), the Art Center and the Citrus Cultural Alliance, the juried art show is open to artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
 
Since February, FFRA has held mentorship workshops pairing experienced artists from the community with individuals from the Key Training Center, New Horizons, CREST, etc.
After the gala, all artists’ artwork will be on display for the general public to enjoy from July 6 through July 30

Art Gala Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities (FFRA) Friday, June 29 6:00pm

Fine Arts Gala at the Art Center of Citrus County on Friday, June 29 6:00pm
 
Sponsored by Friends and Families Reaching for Abilities (FFRA), the Art Center and the Citrus Cultural Alliance, the juried art show is open to artists with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
 
Since February, FFRA has held mentorship workshops pairing experienced artists from the community with individuals from the Key Training Center, New Horizons, CREST, etc.
 
The next and final workshop before the gala is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. For information or to register, call 352-628-5606 or 352-501-9107.
 
After the gala, all artists’ artwork will be on display for the general public to enjoy from July 6 through July 30

Opening night “Butterflies Are Free” show starts at 7:30 pm Call the Box Office 746-7606 Open 1-4 pm and 1 hour before show time

Opening night “Butterflies Are Free” show starts at 7:30 pm Call the Box Office 746-7606 Open 1-4 pm and 1 hour before show time. Come Early at 6:30 pm for the Nature Coast Exhibit #4 Gallery Opening and Artist Awards Wine & Cheese Reception.

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