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
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
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!
The Hispanic Business Council celebrated all Chelsea Square businesses with music, fanfare,and a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 29. The plaza deserves recognition. Although it is one of the oldest plazas in Ocala, every space is leased and businesses are thriving here. Shop owners have formed a friendly and supportive network that feels like “family”. Right in… Continue reading Hispanic Business Council Celebrates Chelsea Square Plaza
Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate the soft opening of Chelsea Art Center! I am so pleased with your response and eagerness to return to Chelsea for classes and events. Thank you for supporting this venture. During the three-hour event, ten of our instructors setup demos to engage conversations about their art: Mel… Continue reading Open House- June 11, 2023