Art Gallery

About the Gallery


The CTAC Art Gallery is located in the beautiful two-story gallery space in Downtown Plaza (810 W Walnut Ave), formerly known as The Ritz Theatre. Typical gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.

The gallery features local artists of various mediums and allows each artist to display and sell their works. Artists featured in an exhibit kick off with an opening night reception open to the public. The CTAC Art Gallery brings new opportunities to the community, one exhibit at a time.

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June-July 2024 | Starving Artist Sale

CTAC Members are invited to display and sell their artwork during our annual “Starving Artist Sale”.  It is a great opportunity for artists to show previously displayed artwork, sell at reduced prices, and clear their inventory for the upcoming and creative year ahead! Artists must be a current CTAC member and register online.

August – October 2024 | Kick-off & Membership Drive

Here we go again! CTAC is kicking off its 2024-2025 membership drive with another awe-inspiring art show and opening night reception! The call-for-art for the 2024-2025 Kick-off & Membership Drive Exhibit is officially open! This is a free-to-enter show for all artists. Artists may enter up to 5 pieces (please see registration page for parameters/guidelines of entries). Entry and registration deadline is July 26th. Artwork drop-off deadline is August 2nd. Opening Night Reception will be August 8th, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. register online.

October – December 2024 | Holiday Arts Show & Sale

It’s the most wonderful time of the year~ The Holiday Art Show & Sale is CTAC’s highly anticipated judged art show, complete with cash prizes, ribbons, and the best of the best artwork from both local and regional artists! Registration/Call-for-Art will open in September. Artists may enter up to 5 pieces with entry fees (please see registration page for entry fee cost and guidelines for how to enter). Entry and registration deadline will be October 11th.  Artwork drop-off deadline will be October 18th. Opening Night Reception will be November 1st, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. This year’s judge will be LaQuincey Reed.

Current & Upcoming Exhibits for 2023-2024

June - July 2024

4th Annual “Starving Artist Sale”

CTAC Members Only, Official Call for Artists in March

August 2024

Kick Off & Membership Drive

Official Call for Artists in May-June, Opening Night Reception, Aug 8*

November 1 - December 19, 2024

Holiday Art Show & Sale

Official Call for Artists in Aug-Sept

January - February 2025

“Watercolor Wednesday”

Guest Artists: Robin Bannister, Spanky Davis, Rhonda Huff, Jana Oakman, Debbie Sullivan, & Sue Wheeler

March 2025

Youth Art Month Exhibit

Official Call for Artists in January

April - May 2025

“Pictures at an Exhibition”

Guest Artists: Alan Ball, Martha Burger, Patty Calfy, Debbie Duggar, Susan Diann Hayes, Toni Hopper,

Bernie Pickart, & Scott Smith

June - July 2025

5th Annual “Starving Artist Sale”

CTAC Members Only

Official Call for Artists in April