First Book Club Meeting – Nov 1-2022

First OAG Book Club -November 1st, 2022, at Braised Onion in Ocala. Our first book was: “Fake Like Me” by Barbara Bourland was rated by us as a 4 (ratings were 0-5 highest). Summary: this book was very interesting to me as an Artist—I found the Author’s use of colorful phrases and language basically stimulating. …

Dracula! at the Civic Theatre

October 20-23, 2022 The stage at the Ocala Civic Theatre soon will be “darkened” by the performance of Dracula! Ocala Art Group members have had unusual painting parties lately. Their Bats!!! that will hang from the Civic Theatre ceilings and will be for sale during the run of Dracula in October. Several OAG members will …

Tuscawilla Park – October 15, 2022

Car and Music Fest On Saturday, October 15 the Ocala Art Group joined other art associations for a beautiful afternoon in Tuscawilla Park. The event sponsored by Jenkins Auto included live music, food trucks and art. We enjoyed talking to the other art groups and many interested visitors. Another fun time was had by ALL! …

Marion Theatre – Apr 23, 2022

LUNCH and a MOVIE Once again, our recent outing to see the  OAG FINE ART SHOW and the  “somewhat classic”  movie,  “Princess Bride” at the Marion Theatre in Ocala was a lovely fun ARTventure!!!!. Although we didn’t wear our red shirts this time, we were able to easily spot one another as we only had 6 attending. As always, …

Vivian Drawneek- Painting with Fabrics – Apr 11, 2022

Meeting Apr 11, 2022 at 12 PMfollowed by aPresentation by Vivian Drawneek Vivian Drawneek has elevated fabric collage to an art with her intricate fabric paintings. At OAG’s recent Exhibit “Stroke of Genius”, Vivian’s fabric collage “Contemplating” (inspired by Winslow Homer’s work “The Green Hill”) was awarded Second Place. Intrigued by her detailed fabric art, …

Art-Venture -Winter Garden Mar 9, 2022

Our Trip to Winter Garden Article contributed by Gail Bannock Our trip to Winter Garden turned out wonderful.  Some of us left from Summerfield at the Villages Art Workshop and others met and left from Leesburg to meet at the SOBO Gallery.  In total there were 15 of us that came.  We were very fortunate …

Artists Intergenerational Mixer- AIM Feb 19, 2022

     What a delightful afternoon we spent at the Brick City Art Center for our very first “AIM” or “Artists’ Intergenerational Mixer”!! ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT 3:00. about 50-60 attendees SAUNTERED INTO THE BRICK CITY CENTER and seemed to be doing just what was suggested: they mixed with one another!!! Affixed on everyone’s shoulder, was a nice large …

Acrylic Workshop with Cindy Vener – Feb 9, 2022

We had such a great Acrylic Workshop today with instructor Cindy Vener at the Brick City Center for the Arts gallery.   We had seven members attending the event and all left with great artwork.  Thank you, Cindy, for the great instruction and the kind encouragement while getting us to loosen up our paintings! Click on …