2014 - Welcome to the New Year with New Artists, New Shows and New Artwork!

September: Patricia Knipe Is “Still Here” in FEC’s Gallery One

Artist Reception: Gallery One, Saturday, Sept. 13th, 3:00-5:00 p.m., during the Second Saturday Art Walk.

Patricia Knipe knew at age 15 that she wanted to be a painter and teach art. To this day, she has been teaching and painting for more than 50 years, 30 of those years in the Florence area.

When Knipe retired, she began teaching workshops in Baja California Sur, while still painting in her studio in Florence. Her paintings are a mix of impressionistic weaving of color, emotional expression of the moment, and her “love of life and all the visual wonders that stir my soul.” She has been concentrating her work in watercolor and oils.

It has been at least 10 years since she has taught in the Florence area, so she wants this exhibit to say to her former students and the community, “I’m still here.”

As Knipe states, “Florence is the place where my art has developed, my heart has grown, and my spirit soars. I hope to see you at the Artist Reception in Gallery One at FEC on Saturday, September 13th, 3:00-5:00 p.m., during the Second Saturday Art Walk.” The show opens September 2 and runs through September 30.


Florence Events Center Photo
Exterior of the Florence Events Center

2014 ~ FEC Gallery Schedule

  • January ~ Walls: Oil Paintings by John leasure; Gallery Five: Viewfinder Photography Club.
  • February ~
  • March ~
  • April ~
  • May ~ Yachats Art Guild in Gallery One; and Come See What We See—A Coastal Celebration thru June in Gallery 5.
  • June ~ Come See What We See—A Coastal Celebration thru June in Gallery 5.
  • July ~ Gallery One: Portland Printmaker Kelli MacConnell; and in Gallery Five: Exposure 2014
  • August ~ Gallery 5: Exposire 2014 continues...thru August
  • September ~
  • October ~
  • November & December ~ Celebrate Arts 2014

Interior of Gallery One
Florence Events Center Interior Gallery One and Exterior