Opening Reception October 15, 2023 Chelsea Art Center celebrated its first exhibition with an Opening Reception for a beautiful and thought-provoking exhibit of photographs selected from two series of images taken by John D. Elliott, “Walls and Spaces” and “The Human Pulse”. The exhibit is open to public during normal business hours from October 15… Continue reading International Photography Exhibit- “The Human Pulse” and “Walls and Spaces” photography by John D. Elliott
Exhibit of Ocala Photographer John Elliott opens October 15, 2023 at Chelsea Art Center. Selections from two international series by master photographer and former diplomat OCALA, FL — Chelsea Art Center (CAC), Ocala’s latest addition to its burgeoning art and culture scene, is hosting an exhibition of selected photographs of master photographer and author John… Continue reading International Photography Exhibit – Opens October 15
Every seat was taken! Full house for our big event “Painting with Al Black”, one of the few remaining original Highwaymen. Al coached us stroke by stroke through a beautiful Florida landscape painting.Here are a few photos of a day we are not likely to forget!!! Time to stand back and take a look at… Continue reading Paint with Al Black! – Sept 9, 2023
CAST Without Borders September 5 – December 3, 2023Ages 12 – 17 Auditions: Wednesday, August 23 @ 4:45 – 7:00 PM Rehearsals: September | Tuesdays | 5:00 – 8:00 PMOctober & November | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 5:00 – 7:00 PM(No rehearsals October 31, November 21 or 23) Performances: December 1, 2, & 3 (times… Continue reading Welcome CAST!
We celebrated the Grand Opening today with lots of friends and fanfare! At 10 am, Vicki Carol, award-winning local artist, began the celebration with an acrylic demonstration of Tips and Techniques for painting with acrylics. Vicki’s engaging 2-hour demo was also a preview of her upcoming 4-session class on Tuesdays, September 12, through October 3.… Continue reading Grand Opening! August 22, 2023
Chelsea Art Center is on the map for Ocala’s First Saturday Gallery/Studio Tour each month. Several visitors following the tour map stopped at Chelsea Square to visit CC Fine Arts Gallery, Daniel’s Stained-Glass Designs, and Chelsea Art Center. The Peacock Cottage is next door to us, and another destination in Chelsea Square. Although not on… Continue reading First Saturday Gallery/Studio Tour -August 5, 2023
Students at Chelsea Art Center enjoy the creative atmosphere, ample workspace, and individual attention from instructors. Here is a peek into our classrooms this past week, Oil Painting with Michellle Curry, Drawing with instructor Michelle Curry, and Pet Portraits in colored pencil with Lindy Thomas. Plenty of Aha! moments were overheard! Colored pencil students worked… Continue reading A Peek Inside Chelsea Art Center Classrooms- August 3, 2023
Michelle Curry’s 10-week Oil Painting students are making strides. I caught them mid-stroke in the studio today. Below is a peek at their their unfinished masterpeices. Michelle’s six 10-week courses (Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Colored Pencil, Drawing and Pastel) repeat four times a year. You may register for Michelle’s September courses now.
Wednesday July 26, 2023 we held our first Open Studio Day. Nine artists bought out supplies and worked on art of their choosing: acrylics, watercolor, oils, pastels, papercrafts. Creativity bloomed! Artists inspired and encouraged one another. Come as strangers, leave as friends! The art community is warm and welcoming! Join us next time. Open Studio… Continue reading Make It an Art Day!