The Ocala Art Group was established in Ocala in 1950, making our organization the oldest of its kind in Central Florida. The artists have come and gone through the years, but the quality of the work and the enthusiasm of our members insure that the arts remain alive and healthy, no matter the economic climate. […]
Article and Photos Contributed by Deb Janssen, OneBlood Exhibit chairperson The January show at OneBlood had seven art pieces submitted for display by four artists. The staff and patients continue to express their appreciation of the beautiful art that the Ocala Art Group shares during each show. These artists have shared art during this show […]
Barbara Kerr, accomplished artist and demonstrator at OAG’s January meeting, admonished members and guests to “Abhor Boring” in our paintings. Barbara’s talk was very informative, entertaining, and memorable. Thank you, Barbara, for those important tips to critique our work.
Gallery Wall – Theatre Lobby – January 7 – March 3, 2019
We celebrated our friendships and love of the arts at our annual December Luncheon, held at Chili’s today. A great time was had by all. Not shown is our art exchange, bring one – get one. We each took home a new piece of art.
“Highwaymen” Artist, Curtis Arnett, to Speak: The Ocala Art Group (OAG) is hosting a lecture by acclaimed artist Curtis Arnett, one of the original “Highwaymen”. Arnett is one of the youngest of 26 African-American artists who traveled the highways of I-95 and A1A decades ago, who later came to be called The Highwaymen, selling […]
Ocala Art Group members held a judged “Mise en Scene” (within the frame) exhibit in the lobby of Bank OZK October 5 – 26, 2018. Award Winners were: Heather Doherty, Best of Show for her watercolor “Franconia Notch”; First Place award to Bonnie Eads for her watercolor “Rhythm of the Sea”; Second Place to Marion […]
Marion County Library Headquarters
Ocala Art Group members showed their work in the second floor Art Gallery of Gateway Bank during the month of April, 2016. Our appreciation to Joseph Hare for the video of the opening reception and awards for the National Inspiration Exhibit.