ART CENTRAL GALLERY

The Art Central Gallery brings together our local artist community to celebrate the talent and creativity of San Luis Obispo County. The Art Central Gallery houses both a fixed collection of art for sale and a monthly rotating show. The monthly exhibits range from collections of works by specific groups of artists to themed shows with open submissions. Check out our blog, for details on upcoming shows!

CURRENT SHOW

“Wonders of the Oak Woodlands”

Youth Art Show and Fundraiser…

UPCOMING SHOW

“LITTLE TREASURES”

Art Central’s infamous holiday exhibit…

PAST SHOWS

Electric Esoterica - Dresden

“ELECTRIC ESOTERICA”

“Electric Esoterica”

“SNAIL MAIL PRINTS”

“SNAIL MAIL PRINTS”

“Controlled Chaos”

Artwork by Judy Maynard May…

“NOWHERE TO LAND”

Artwork by local artist and Cal Poly Professor Antonio F. Garcia. Enjoy his journey through concepts and mediums in this solo exhibit.

Barb Rosenthal

ROSEY ‘N’ BARB

We are proud to present Robert “Rosey” Rosenthal and Barbara “Barb” Rosenthal, a dynamic artistic duo, husband and wife from the Central Coast.

Gallery - Little Treasures 2020

LITTLE TREASURES 2020

Artwork of all mediums by local artists, and all priced at $100 or less. Great for holiday shopping, collecting sweet and creative gifts that are one of a kind!

Stay Awhile - Jeri Edwards 16x20

FIGURATIVELY TEACHING

Students of local figurative and gesturalartist David Limrite. Artists reception June 1st from 6-8pm during Art After Dark. Show runs thru July 2nd.

The Hills Are Alive - Cheryl Strahl

SPRING VISTAS

Local artists exhibition of artwork inspired by this gorgeous, colorful season.

Pathway 6 Fudo-o Myo-o test of steal

BUDDHAS AND BODHISATTVAS

The Spiritual Art of Myokaku Jane Schneider benefiting Zanskar Girls School. Show opening during Art After Dark, Friday April 6th from 6-8pm

LA FEMME

Students of all ages and from all grades are participating in this exhibition, La Femme. They represent all demographics and artistic abilities–from beginners to the most advanced students.

Karen Floyd

ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH

A collective exhibit of all forms of traditional printmaking by local artists.

Shauna Jellison

WE THE EMPLOYEES

Art Central’s Staff have come together to display their talent in this month’s show.

Charlotte D'Aigle, "Mountain Spring"

LITTLE TREASURES 2018

For the third year running, we will be hosting our little treasures show! What better way to help bring festive cheer to the end of the year than with art!

Sandy Ferris - Gingko Leaf Bowl

OPEN STUDIOS TOUR PREVIEW SHOW!

The Open Studios Art Tour is an amazing opportunity to see the spaces where our local artists create their beautiful works of art.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Israel Dedina and Jillian Rice have put together a great exhibit which shows how artists can create a connection through the act of painting together.

Dave Coronel - Mustangs

WILD, WILD WEST

Join us for our Artists’ Reception of this exhibit; Wild, Wild West celebrating landscapes, history and culture of the Wild West!

Aubrey Pongluelert

BECOMING RIVER

“becoming River” a collection of reflections Aubrey Pongluelert This collection is a synthesis of new works and selected pieces, which the artist feels represents her roots, changes and growth.

Thomas G. Frey

FEATHERED ACROBATICS

We welcome artists of all ages to share work that explores ideas and images of flight. We are open to any interpretation of this, whether it be birds or other winged creatures, themes of movement or freedom… let your creativity soar!

Ben McConnell

THE NATURAL WORLD

A collection of work that represents nature’s endless characteristics through the exploration of ideas and details which make our natural world unique.

Deborah Hobbs

SPRING SUCCULENCE

Come see our spring show, showcasing a lush variety of art that draws inspiration from and celebrates the season of renewal.

David Troxell - Comely and Macabre

STORIES

See a collection of works that tell stories…after all, a picture is worth 1,000 words…

Mary C. Barnhill "Carmen's Fruity Fiesta"

OPEN STUDIOS TOUR PREVIEW SHOW

Art Central is delighted and honored to be hosting this year’s Open Studios Tour Preview Show! Please join us and the fine artists that are participating in this year’s tour at our opening reception during Art After Dark!–The Open Studios Tour is an annual event organized by Arts Obispo.

Dennis Jackson - Pleasant Reverie

VISUAL TALES

A creative journey of three photographers’ individual visions of story telling as seen through the medium of digital photography.

"Untitled" by Carlotte D'Aigle

BUG ME

Artwork to make your skin crawl…with delight!

Marie Ramey - "Marc"

THE HUMAN FORM

Intriguing interpretations of the subject that has fascinated artists for centuries: The Human Body.

SEASCAPES

A range of artists expressing the awe inspiring beauty that the water and landscape so naturally offer.

Deprise Brescia - "Waters of Humility"

LOCAL LENSES

An eclectic collection of photographs showcasing a variety of subjects bylocal photographers.

INNERSCOPES

A San Luis Obispo High School Exhibition. A portrayal of Student’s artwork that explores the theme of identity.

Resident Artists - Art Central Gallery

THE ELEMENTS

An exhibition of artwork themed to represent the different elements of our world.

Pat Cairns "Con Brio"

TWO VIEWPOINTS

Two Established female artists, Pat Cairns and Laure Carlisle join forces to exhibit their unique artwork.

Charlotte D'Aigle "Luminous"

LITTLE TREASURES 2015

For the third year running, we will be hosting our little treasures show!

Mary C. Barnhill "Carmen's Fruity Fiesta"

12X12X12 PREVIEW SHOW

Art Central is delighted and honored to be hosting this year’s Open Studios Tour Preview Show!

Jo Swanberg "Guitar"

VISIONS IN WATER MEDIA

An exhibit showcasing the artwork of a talented group of artists from the Central Coast Watercolor Society.

Ana Bass "Lauren"

PASSIONATE WOMEN

This August, six inspired female artists are combining forces for a group show at Art Central. Join Tricia Reichert, Flo Bartell, Ellen Jewett, Ana Bass, Kathy Spencer-Canepa, and Etty Klinger as they use a wide range of mediums and styles to bring their passionate visions to life. These Central Coast artists are sure to inspire!

Bill Eckart "Lily Number 19"

NO GRADES, JUST TALENT

Teaching is an art unto itself. This exhibit brings together a collection of work by some of the most talented and prolific art teachers in the local area. Across a wide variety of mediums and techniques, these instructors impart their impressive knowledge and skill to others at multiple schools and studios.