Gallery 1855

Gallery 1855 is a highly respected gallery featuring a number of internationally recognized artists each year.  Located on the historic grounds of the Davis Cemetery District it was named Gallery 1855, in honor of the first recorded interment.

The gallery is open weekdays between 9 AM and 3 PM, and the public is always warmly invited to meet the artists on a  Sunday afternoon of every month between 1 PM and 4 PM. Along with the art and the stimulating conversation, light refreshments.


July 2018

Ian Nelson Solo Exhibition

Artist Reception: July 8th 1-4:00 pm 

Gallery 1855 is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of Ian Nelson. the exhibition will run throughout the month of July. The artist reception will be held July 8th from 1-4:00 pm. Ian is a California native that moved to Maui, Hawaii in 2008 to pursue his passion for ocean sports. When he is not talking about himself in the third person, Ian works on a sailboat providing private charters and as a professional photographer. Ian became interested in photography at a young age and took photography class in high school, but it wasn’t until years later that he would pick up the camera and start shooting again. Ian’s love of travel and the ocean have provided him with a diverse subject matter for his fine art photography.

August 2018

Celebration of Life Group Art Exhibition

Gallery 1855 invites local artists to participate in its ninth annual non-juried group exhibition. “Celebration of Life Group Show” celebrates life, happiness, and friendships. Artists of all mediums can contribute a piece they feel fits this theme. The works must be ready to hang on a wall and no larger than 16″ x 20″.
Gallery 1855 is located at the historic Davis Cemetery & Arboretum. Visitors can come and enjoy the art and then explore the historic grounds and stunning sculptures. The “Celebration of Life” Group art exhibition opening reception will be held August 12th from 1-4:00 pm.
If you would like to contribute a piece please send an image to Kristi Dvorak at and arrange a time for the art drop off.
Details on the Davis Cemetery District and Gallery 1855 can be found at

September 2018

September 9, 2018 Artist Reception

Photographs of Charles V. McDonald

October 2018

October 14, 2018 Artist Reception

Michael Radin and Michael Stone

November: Group Art Exhibition  Different Strokes Painters

Artist Reception: November 11, 2018 1-4:00 pm

Different Strokes is a group of local painters. These nine artists gather to critique and support one another on their artistic journey.  Ann Teal, Anne Lincoln, Dick Stern, Gai Perry, Irene Osuga, Janice Long, Larry Mitchell, Linda Ayre, and Morgan Wright each have their own unique style and methods. They work in oil, acrylic, and even water color. Their styles cover a range from abstract to photo-realism. This group show will run throughout the month of November. Come meet the artists at the opening reception November 11th.

December 2018

Artist Reception December 9, 2018

Bird Paintings of Nelson Loskamp

January 2019


February 2019

Farm Circle Photography Club Group Show

The talented photographers of the Davis Farm Circle Photography club will be exhibiting their photos this February 2018. 

March 2019

Paintings and drawing of the 7-8th Grade Students of the Davis Waldorf School

April 2019


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June 2019


July 2019


August 2019


September 2019

Joseph Finkleman

October 2019


November 2019





 Past Exhibitions