In the Gallery

If I can give the viewer an impression of atmosphere, a sense of light and deep shadows, if I can just open their eyes to the simple beauty around us, then I have accomplished a great deal! - David Garrison

Born in Jacksonville, IL. Lived in many parts of the US while developing. Now resides in the mid-west, USA and in France.

Four year graduate of the American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL. This includes 122 credit hours of anatomy study.
One full year of special instructions by Bill Parks of the American Academy of art.
BA degree from Iowa Wesleyan College , Mt Pleasant, IA.


Listed in Who's Who in American Art since 1986.
Signature Member of The Pastel Society of America, NYC.
National Society of Mural Painters, NYC.
American Artist Professional League and Hudson Valley Art Association all of New York, NY.
Member of the Oil Painters of America, headquarters in Crystal Lake, IL.
Member of Societe' de Pastellistes de France:
(the oldest and most difficult to be elected to in all of Europe)


Gallery hours are from 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday. Open late during Jefferson Street Farmers Market on Thursday nights until 7pm. Free and open to the public!

Gallery Lounge is open the 1st & 3rd Friday of every month from 5-8pm for art, live music, wine, beer, charcuteries, and uncorked conversations!


View the 2019 Gallery Schedule here.



Mezzanine Gallery

A second gallery located upstairs of the Art Center features larger artwork for sale and from our Private Collection.


Currently on Display

Cecile Houel

Tim Laffey

Amy Long

Ken Reif

Douglas Rutzen



Mini Gallery

A small space between the Artists Market and Gallery.


Currently on Display

Paintings from our Plein Air event.