Visit any & all gallery locations throughout October!

The Gathering Place Coffee Co. 

open 8 am - 5 pm Mon - Sat

415 E. Main Street

*Enjoy a cup of coffee in a We Care. mug while you're here!

Coffee N' Crafts

open 7 am - 7 pm Mon - Sat

5 E. Main Street

Community Art Gallery

open 10 am - 7 pm Mon - Sat

in the Shawnee Mall across from

Rolling Cow Ice Cream

the Arts @ 317

open 10 am - 6 pm Tues - Fri

& 10 - 2 on Saturdays

317 E. Main Street

Street View Art Gallery

View art anytime from the sidewalk at this unique "street view" gallery!

1 E. Main Street

 
 

Virtual Gallery

All pieces being shown in all 5 locations can be viewed digitally right here on our website! Click any artwork to view it larger. 

We Care.

We Care.

"I am a long time Shawnee area resident. For the last 5 years my husband and I have been block leaders with Community Renewal. I used to paint realistic pictures in oil. Now I prefer abstracts or whimsical pieces like this one." Artist: Phyllis Bolt Location: The Gathering Place FOR SALE: $150 to purchase, contact phyllis817@yahoo.com

Live United

Live United

Inspired by the local United Way Partner Agencies, this 3’x2’ acrylic on canvas painting represents the unique traits of each partner, and how they are working together to meet the needs of our community by embracing how we “Live United”. Artist: Miriam Bell Location: Street View FOR SALE: $50 contact mbell@unitedwaypottco.org to purchase. Proceeds of sale go to United Way of Pottawatomie County.

A Network of Neighbors

A Network of Neighbors

Community Renewal's Neighbor to Neighbor Network is made up of over 160 block leaders (many of whom are pictured here) who intentionally build more connected neighborhoods and support each other in the process, along with over 4,400 neighbors who have pledged to care for their community. This work is representative of the collaborations & support between block leaders in 2019. Location: The Gathering Place Artists: Block leaders

It Makes Us Grow

It Makes Us Grow

"Community is like rain to people, because it makes us grow." Artist: Eryn Gilbert, age 10 Location: Coffee N' Crafts Community Renewal Kids Club

Social Butterflies

Social Butterflies

A collaborative effort by a class of 5th Graders at Jefferson Elementary. This work celebrates our Word of the Month for April - Relationships. The butterfly is the representative animal of the month. Location: The Arts @ 317

A Shared Table

A Shared Table

I always say that my love language is feeding people. Community is a lot of things, but for me the most simple form is a shared table, and this is an abstract impression of a table set for a shared meal. Artist: Erica Bass Location: The Gathering Place Price: $120.00 Contact: laundryandlightbulbs@gmail.com

Unity Within Themselves

Unity Within Themselves

This piece has all that a community should have, and hold in one another. It's not about the religion or race you are from, how to respect one faith and encourage the other to learn and have the unity within themselves. Artist: PSS679 Location: Coffee N' Crafts Price: $80.00 SOLD!

Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers

This painting embodies the best of what community stands for togetherness and harmony. Artist: Sonya Spears Location: Community Art Gallery Price: $135.00 Contact: modifieddevice@gmail.com

Aprons

Aprons

“Aprons at Old Hwy 270 Mercantile” is a colored pencil drawing on paper and measures 9” x 12”. The drawing was created from a photograph that was taken by the artist while shopping at the antique store in early 2020. Artist: Angela True Location: The Gathering Place Artist Contact: trueangela3@yahoo.com Price: $150.00

Competence

Competence

This work is representative of the We Care. Campus initiative word of the month for November, Competence. The elephant is the representative animal of the month. This work is by a 3rd grade student at Jefferson Elementary. Location: Street View

This Is Me

This Is Me

I started by sketching the lower half of me and working my way up. then I went over it with a sharpie. Then I took markers and made a tie dye background. I love drawing psychedelic art and I love painting. Artist: Madelyn Mitchell, 10th Grade SHS Location: The Gathering Place Price: $30.00 Contact: (405) 474-7972 Elevate Class Contact:

Competence

Competence

This work is representative of the We Care. Campus initiative word of the month for November, Competence. The elephant is the representative animal of the month. This work is by a 3rd grade student at Jefferson Elementary. Location : Street View

Free Spirit

Free Spirit

This work was submitted by a student in our Elevate Class at Shawnee High School. The Elevate Class is taught at Shawnee Middle and High School by Community Renewal Staff. It is funded by the Paul Milburn Trust. The purpose of this class is to provide a support system in the lives of students to help them reach their goals. This piece was done on the theme "Reflection". Location: The Gathering Place

Competence

Competence

This work is representative of the We Care. Campus initiative word of the month for November, Competence. The elephant is the representative animal of the month. This work is by a 3rd grade student at Jefferson Elementary. Location: Street View

Competence

Competence

This work is representative of the We Care. Campus initiative word of the month for November, Competence. The elephant is the representative animal of the month. This work is by a 3rd grade student at Jefferson Elementary. Location: The Gathering Place

Singularity

Singularity

This work was submitted by a student in our Elevate Class at Shawnee High School. The Elevate Class is taught at Shawnee Middle and High School by Community Renewal Staff. It is funded by the Paul Milburn Trust. The purpose of this class is to provide a support system in the lives of students to help them reach their goals. This piece was done on the theme "Reflection". Location: The Gathering Place

Peace Skull

Peace Skull

It is created by a ceramic skull base with mostly white tile, red hearts, jewelry, and a coffee cup handle in the back. The medium is mosaics. The size is 6” x 51/2” x 6”. When I am designing a piece I gather various objects and cut them to fit. Then I grout the piece. I attached the eyes last. Artist: DeeDee Hall Artist Contact: khall6659@sbcglobal.net Price: $250.00

eye

eye

This work was submitted by a student in our Elevate Class at Shawnee High School. The Elevate Class is taught at Shawnee Middle and High School by Community Renewal Staff. It is funded by the Paul Milburn Trust. The purpose of this class is to provide a support system in the lives of students to help them reach their goals. This piece was done on the theme "Reflection". Location: The Gathering Place

in my mind

in my mind

The Elevate Class is taught at Shawnee Middle and High School by Community Renewal Staff. It is funded by the Paul Milburn Trust. The purpose of this class is to provide a support system in the lives of students to help them reach their goals. This piece was done on the theme "Reflection". Location: The Gathering Place

Trinity

Trinity

This work was submitted by a student in our Elevate Class. Elevate is taught at Shawnee Middle and High School by Community Renewal Staff. It is funded by the Paul Milburn Trust. The purpose of this class is to provide a support system in the lives of students to help them reach their goals. This piece was done on the theme "Reflection". Location: The Gathering Place

Dreamcatcher Community

Dreamcatcher Community

My interpretation of community, a dream catcher with the world in the center for all the communities of the world. Inside are symbols of important jobs in our community: Teachers, Police, First Responders, Social Workers, Doctors and Recycling to keep our communities clean. Artist: Rayanna, age 10 Location: The Gathering Place Contact: kristina.maltos.km@gmail.com Price: $25.00

Neighbor to Neighbor Network

Neighbor to Neighbor Network

The Network is made up of over 160 Block Leaders (many of whom are pictured here) who intentionally build more connected neighborhoods, and support each other in the process, along with over 4,400 neighbors who have pledged to care for their community. These works are representative of the collaboration and support between block leaders in 2020. Artists: Block Leaders Location: Coffee N' Crafts

Lunch Box

Lunch Box

“Scene from The Lunchbox” is a colored pencil drawing on paper. The image is a small tablescape including a vase with flowers and a set of salt and pepper shakers. It measures 9” x 12”. The drawing was created from a photograph that was taken while having lunch at the restaurant in 2019. Artist: Angela True Location: Community Art Gallery Artist Contact Info: trueangela3@yahoo.com Price: $150.00

As Family, Not As Strangers

As Family, Not As Strangers

This work is all about being in a small community together as a family and not as strangers. To be able to welcome every member with a warm heart and to always look out for one another. Artist: PS679 Location: The Gathering Place Price: Sold