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The First Art Gallery of Olathe is a local artist co-op and a separate organization from Olathe Visual Artists. The OVA often partners with the Gallery for classes and events and many of our members are also Gallery members. Some of the classes listed below are being hosted by OVA members through the Gallery.
JUNE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
It’s a busy month be sure to check out all our exciting summer classes and workshops
Download this flyer for a list of OVA sponsored art classes for upcoming children’s art classes.
Remember that we had to cancel and reschedule our December meeting? Well, the rescheduled date has rolled around.
There will be a very important meeting tonight at 6pm. More Info. Please plan to attend. Voting for officers and more planning for the upcoming Art Fair in May.
See you tonight!
The Olathe Auto Clinic is sponsoring a automotive-themed painting contest. The winner will receive $500. All entries will be displayed at the shop in April and at the First Art Gallery of Olathe in May.
Download the following PDF for complete contest rules and entry form. Good luck!
Art-o-Motive Entry Form
ARTIST RECEPTION for Kirt Bowman
SATURDAY October 6, 6-8pm
at the First Art Gallery of Olathe
The First Art Gallery of Olathe would like to personally invite you to an art reception in honor of our October featured artist Kirt Bowman. Kirt will be showing his original abstracts all month in the gallery. The reception for Kirt is Saturday October 6, 6-8 pm. at the First Art Gallery of Olathe. The evening will include refreshments and live music provided by Paul Martveli and Ellie LeBar. Kirt invites you all to come check out his new paintings and help him celebrate.
Original Acrylic Painting by
SATURDAY AUGUST 4, 6-9pm at the First Art Gallery of Olathe
The First Art Gallery of Olathe is holding an art reception in honor of our August featured artist David Stewart. Dave will be showing his original paintings all month in the gallery. The reception for Dave is Saturday August 4, 6-9 pm. at the First Art Gallery of Olathe. The evening will include refreshments and live music provided by Paul Martveli.
David invites you all to come check out his new work and help him celebrate.
I am a real estate agent and house flipper by day and an artist by nature. I paint with acrylic and oil paints. Themes in my artwork vary from challenging educational studies to deeply emotional renderings of loved ones as well as total abstractions. Each painting is thoughtfully composed no matter the subject. I attempt to engage the viewer with specific mood, time and the subtle effects of the painting medium. Currently I am the CEO of the Olathe Visual Artists and First Art Gallery of Olathe. I teach painting classes at the First Art Gallery of Olathe every Saturday morning. I have won the following honors Brush Creek Art Walk 2014 – Honorable Mention, “Nelson From the South Lawn” Plein Air oil on canvas, Stems Plein Air Event 2014 – 4th Place “Silent City” Plein Air oil on canvas nocturn, Olathe Art Fair 2013 – 3rd place “Kill Creek Trail” Plein Air oil on canvas
To see more information about David visit First Gallery’s website.
FIRST ART GALLERY AN ARTIST COOPERATIVE
The First Art Gallery of Olathe is an artist cooperative that features original paintings, drawings, jewelry, fused glass, pottery, sculpture and photography by local artists.
Art classes for children and adults are also available.
FIRST ART GALLERY OF OLATHE is located in the Olathe Station Shopping Center 11951 Strangline rd.
The First Art Gallery of Olathe would like to personally invite you to an art reception on July 7th 6-9pm in honor of our Featured Artist John Burns.
John has been a valued member of First Art Gallery of Olathe for many years and a member of Olathe Visual Artists. He has been happy to be the treasurer for both organizations and one of 16 artists who display their wonderful art in the gallery. John is ready for a new chapter in his life, so he will be retiring from the gallery and will become an Emeritus member. Everyone at the gallery wishes him the best, we hope many of his friends and family come to help him celebrate a long and successful art career. The evening will include complimentary refreshments and live music provided by guitarist Jacob Weakland. The Olathe Visual Artists will also have a special display up all month as well.
The reception is being held at the First Art Gallery of Olathe 11951 Strang Line Rd. in the Olathe Station Shopping Center
Original Acrylic Paintings by John Burns
I did not start out as a child loving to paint or draw. I was 45 years old when after watching Bob Ross on TV, I decided to try my hand at it. It was not too bad for the first try, so I continued on. I attended three week long classes that Bob and his assistants provided. I became a Bob Ross certified instructor. I taught for about 8 years. I have been painting in oils but decided to try acrylics and have been painting in that medium ever since.
John W Burns
John will have his paintings specially priced to sell, since he will be moving on!