The gallery first opened in 2002 on Cape Ann in Gloucester Massachusetts in a residential setting; viewing was by appointment only. A second gallery opened in Santa Barbara, California in 2011; exhibitions continued in California through 2014. As of March 2016, JDG opened a new space in downtown Gloucester MA at 19 Pleasant Street and next door to the prestigious Cape Ann Museum. Hours: Friday-Sunday 1-5pm and by chance or appointment @ 917-902-4359. The gallery will also continue its presence on the internet via the gallery's website, Facebook, Instagram and other social media.
Announcements of works on view will be via email. To receive information about up-coming shows and special salon-style events, please ask to join the gallery’s e-mail list.
JDG presents contemporary art by established and emerging artists, both national and international. The gallery has a strong interest in artists living and working on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, an area rich in artistic heritage. The superb light and rugged features of its coastline have long been an attraction for artists of international renown, among them Milton Avery, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Arthur Dove, Edward Hopper, Stuart Davis to name a few. The contemporary work created in this area continues to be robust and innovative. The gallery also has a focus on contemporary Californian artists, and shows a selection of international artists represented by Purdy Hicks Gallery of London UK.
Several months of the year, the gallery donates exhibition space to regional artists. Please contact the gallery for information.
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