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Local Artist Series

Local artist series, located in the County Courthouse of Douglas County, Kansas.

Douglas County is looking for 12 talented artists to exhibit on the first and second floor of the historic Douglas County Courthouse at 1100 Mass. St. in Lawrence.  Individuals chosen to showcase their artistic endeavors will be picked by jury the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Interested artists should bring one sample of their work to the Treasurer's office, located on the main floor of the courthouse, no later than 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. The office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For additional information, contact Candice Norman or Michael Auchard at (785) 832-7275 or e-mail at pgilchrist@douglas-county.com, cnorman@douglas-county.com and mauchard@douglas-county.com

The Local Artists Series are art pieces selected each October/November by members of the Douglas County Commission, Administration, Elected Officials and Treasurer's Staff.

Art pieces from the Local Artist Series is located in two places:

  • 1st Floor Series: Douglas County Treasurer's Office, first floor of the historic County Courthouse at 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044. (artwork)
  • 2nd Floor Series: Douglas County Courthouse Rotunda (outside County Commission Chambers), second floor of the historic County Courthouse at 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044. (historical)

The Local Artist Series can be viewed during normal business hours for the County Courthouse: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

2015-2016 Schedule of Exhibits
Dates Artist/Exhibit Name Medium
1st Floor
Jan 1st - Jan 20th, 2015 Tom Mersmann paintings
Jan 21st - Mar 3rd, 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) ---
Mar 4th - Apr 14th, 2015 Matt Bristow photography
Apr 15th - May 26th, 2015 Stuart Mills and Roger Mills photography
May 27th - July 7th, 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) ---
July 8th - Aug 18th, 2015 Camron Flanders photography
Aug 19th - Sept 29th, 2015 Jenni Blake photography and design
Sept 30th - Nov 5th, 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Nov 6th - Dec 30th, 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Jan 4th - Feb 9th, 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Mar 1st - Mar 31st 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
April 1st - May 5th, 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
     
2nd Floor
Jan, Feb, Mar 2015 Don Stevanov photography
April and May 2015 Stuart Mills and Roger Mills photography
June 2015 Matt Bristow photography
July, Aug, Sept, 2015 Camron Flanders photography
Oct, Nov, Dec 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Nov 6th - Dec 30th, 2015 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Jan 4th - Feb 9th, 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
Mar 1st - Mar 31st 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit
April 1st - May 5th, 2016 OPEN (contact us for more information) exhibit