the mARkeT

Matchmaking Reveal Gala

Saturday,  April 7, 2018
7 - 10 p.m.
$50 per person. Buy your tickets now!!
Art patrons who have commissioned original work attend for free.

The public is invited to the mARket: Reveal Gala, an evening of art, music, appetizers and much more! The Art Center will be transformed into a bazaar filled with vivid colors and delightful spectacles - Art come to life! There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by local chefs, signature cocktails, performances by local musicians, and a variety of entertaining “spectacles” never before seen in Quincy.

The main event is the revealing of one-of-a-kind commissioned artwork by local artists and will start at 8 p.m. The crowd will see the surprise and delight of the new owners as they get their first glimpse of original artwork created just for them. Featured local artists are Linda Buechting, Peggy Buchard-Ballard, Joe Conover, Kelly Eddington, Zachery Meyer, Nadine K. Mitchell, Elizabeth Rankin, Addie Seabarkrob, Amber Nicole Smith, Janice Teter, Vincent Udry and Kevin Warning. 

New this year. local artists will be featured in the Art Boutique! Guests can browse the boutique and purchase handmade wearable, functional and decorative art! The Artists are generously donating 50% of proceeds to the Art Center’s education programs. Thank you to our featured artists: Jennifer Bock-NelsonSteve BohnstedtPeggy Burchard-BallardJoe Irvin Conover, Ron Cook, Margaret Fessenden, Carol Gilliland, Mary Jae, Pat KernsSuzette Krummel, Andrea Linderman, Sarah Little, Cindy Logan, Linda Lucke, Josh McCurdy, Zachary MeyerAnn Miller Titus, Lydia O'Neal, Addie Seabarkrob, Debra Scoggin Myers. Laura Sievert, Connie Stephens, Jim Topic, Kevin Warning, and Barry Wright.

Spectacles include an aerial performance by Holly Schell, Christopher & Victoria Kelly as living artworks, and much more! DJ Trevor Arrington will be mixing live music throughout the evening and Jake Schreacke will by playing the piano. Gourmet cotton candy and ethnic hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by Bittersweet Confections, BoodaLu Steakhouse, The Fuzzy Bubbler and Thyme Square Cafe. Mayor Kyle A. Moore will be the celebrity bartender. Specialty cocktails and drinks will be provided by Mississippi Belle.

2017 Artist

Terry Austin | wood furniture
Steve Bohnstedt | fine art documentary style photography /mixed media
Linda Buechting | watercolor or oil
Peggy Buchard - Ballard | collage, mixed media
Joe Conover | cold wax
Kelly Eddington | watercolor
Robin Henehan | stained glass
Howard Kuo | watercolor
Tim Laffey | acrylic on canvas
Cindy Logan | painting
Dave Maas | painting & printmaking
Nadine Mitchell | painting
Robert (Bob) Mejer | watercolor & printmaking
Zachary Meyer | sculpture
Bruce Morton | photography
Elizabeth Rankin | glass engraving, functional ceramic, sculptural ceramic
Addie Seabarkrob | watercolor or acrylic
Amber Smith | painting
Kharisma Sommers | jewelry
Janice Teter | oil or watercolor
Vincent Udry | painting or gold jewelry
Kevin Warning | painting
Laura Wright | painting, pen & ink illustrations


2016 Artist

Brenda Beck-Fischer | watercolor
Jennifer Bock-Nelson | detailed nature/drive series painting
Steve Bohnstedt | fine art documentary style photography /mixed media
Jeffrey Bruce | mixed media
Linda Buechting | watercolor
Joe Conover | encaustic
Judge Robert Cook | watercolor
Laura Stewart DeRosa | oil painting/pastel drawing
Jamie Green | watercolor/pen and ink
Robin Henehan | mosaics on reclaimed windows
Howard Kuo | watercolor
Zach Meyer | multimedia assemblages/sculpture
K. Nadine Mitchell | multimedia oil/collage
Brad Pogatetz | photography
Larry Siwek | watercolor landscapes
Steven Stoll | mixed media
Jennifer Teter | sculpture/ceramic
Ann Miller Titus | fiber
Laura Wright | watercolor on paper/oil on canvas