The Chestnut Gallery aspires to visually enrich our community by exhibiting local, regional and national artists focusing on a broad spectrum of media and expressive styles.

J.D. Jorgenson

Come and see the wonderful works of JD Jorgenson!  His show will be in the Gallery through October 6.

Tell Tale Arts – Call for Artists

Call for Artists!

The Chestnut Center for the Arts seeks entries for our second annual Tell Tale Arts: A Vision of the Macabre juried exhibition celebrating the spooky, the creepy, the ghastly and the whimsical aspects of “All Hallows Eve”. Artists of all ages are welcome to submit any 2D and 3D media type by September 18th. Entries should be appropriate for PG-13 audiences.

Copy the “entry form” and fill out the required fields. Submit up to five images: All entries, regardless of media type, must be sent as jpgs with a file size no larger 3MB.  All entries require a non-refundable $16.74 ($15 + Eventbrite services fee of $1.74). Applicants can submit their entry fee by visiting the exhibitions tab on under Tell Tale Arts: A Vision of Macabre. Click “application fee” button). An email receipt will be sent once application materials are received. Also include a recent artist statement with your application.

Please submit your entry form, artist statement and 5 images to:

Selected artwork will be on display from October 4-31.  The Artist Reception will be held October 26 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

For more information or questions contact the Chestnut Center office at 715-389-8999 or email

On Display in the Fireplace Room:

Gene Wesley
April 2015