news and musings

We're excited to start sharing our new project, Creative Activism. Oakopolis is stepping outside the gallery walls to explore a revolving, group show online. We’re encouraging artists to participate in an ever shifting stream of art works that explore the intersection...


December 1 - January 27th

Open First Fridays,

December 1st & January 5th, 6-9pm

Open every Saturday, 1-5pm

Meet with the Artist: 

First Fridays, Dec 1st and Jan 5th, 6-9pm 

Saturdays: Dec. 16, 23, 30, Jan. 13, 20, 27, 1-5pm 

(Or by appointment: )

This winter...


October 6th - November 18th, 2017

Opening day: Friday, October 6th, 2017, 6-9pm

Reception on October 14th, 1-5 pm

Open on Saturdays, 1-5 pm and on First Friday Art Murmurs, 10/6 & 11/3 6-9 pm

Oakopolis is excited to present a solo show of Vicki Gunter's ceramic sculptures....


June 2nd - July 22nd

Reception on First Fridays, June 2nd & July 7th 6-9pm

Open every Saturday, 1pm-5pm

Oakopolis is thrilled to continue our exploration of art with these three incredible artists. Jeanne Jabbour, Joell Jones and Marcy Voyevod come together to explore the...


The gallery will be resting and shifting for the month of May. Have a lovely month!


Always Far Away © 2017 John W Wood, mixed media on paper, 48 x 86 inches

John Wood:

"I spent a very productive month in Northern Wyoming, not far from the Montana border, at the Jentel Artist Residency Program enjoying the winter landscape and using the time and experien...


Cuong Ta’s ceramic work displays bold patterns that stand out in stark contrast to the roughness of the warm, rich stoneware he employs. Recently, he has incorporated more color to his palette as he explores the idea of the traces of a life, and the idea of transition,...

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