Appleton Museum -July 13, 2022

Well, this could be a statue of me, your President…but it is THE Appleton’s THE THINkER! I returned from our OAG trip on July 13th brimming with new knowledge….thanks to our IN-HOUSE Docent , Ruth Dexheimer. Never underestimate her!!!! She prepared well to not only provide us with lots of Art history , but also …

Villages Daily Sun Interview- June 7-2022

President of the Ocala Art Group Lee Asta, of the Villages Palo Alto, poses with her paintings in her home. India Pantin, Daily Sun Villagers add a storied art group to their roster as the Ocala Art Group, celebrating their 72nd year, features several Villages residents, including its president, Lee Asta. Article by Michael FORTUNA, …

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 …