Gallery 1855 Past Exhibitions

December 2016 

Simon Dvorak Solo Exhibition: Nodes

Exhibition Dates: December 1-December 30, 2016

Artist Reception December 11, 2016 1-4:00pm

Gallery 1855 is pleased to announce the solo exhibition by multi-media artist Simon Dvorak. His solo exhibition “Nodes” will be exhibited throughout the month of December.  A special end of the year opening reception will be held on Sunday, December 11th 1-4:00pm.

Simon Dvorak has shown his work in multiple mediums throughout the United States. His latest work is an exploration of networks. Nodes, connected and disconnected, forming a greater whole, exist as independent and yet dependent objects. Connected and energy can be transferred. Disconnected and the node exists independently. Electrical circuits, computer networks, your ‘Related Items’ have all manifested as a result of this paradigm.

“Through the vibrant medium of oil paint I have tried to visualize these concepts in diverse formats and styles. In a time of social networks aided by technology, examining the power and beauty of networks becomes imperative so that we may better understand their nature and potential impact of their forms.”

This will be a must see exhibition.




Dee Conway “The Continuum” Exhibition

Exhibition Dates June 1, 2016-June 30, 2016

Artist Reception: June 12th 1-4:00pm

Gallery 1855 offers a special exhibition from artist Dee Conway.  A graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography. This special exhibition draws from her many influences of nature, art, and the work of her late mentor Johanna Gillman.

“Many of the photographs in this exhibit are a combination of Johanna Gillman’s artwork with either my paintings, my photography, or still lifes that I have created with her imagery. In some cases I have changed the color/tone/position of her work to create something new.

Johanna was a fabulous New York artist who spent the last 3 years of her life in California. She now lives in this beautiful cemetery.

In this way, I can somewhat continue our art relationship. I was her last art mentee” Dee Conway

More information about the artist can be found at

May 2016

Charlie Schneider

Exhibition Dates: May 1, 2015-May 30, 2016

Opening Reception: April 30, 2016

Multi-media experience interactive works located on the Davis Cemetery and Arboretum grounds in addition to photographs and imagery from artist Charlie Schneider.


Sand Moon

April 1-April 30, 2016

April 10, 2016 1-4:00pm

Anne Miller “Botanicals” Exhbition

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Gallery 1855 is pleased to present the abstract photography of artist Anne Miller. Anne’s vibrant, colorful rare prints will be exhibited throughout the month of April with a special artist reception April 10th from 1-4:00pm. Light refreshments will be served during the event. Anne has a unique ability to use her camera lens to abstract subjects from their familiar settings and to emphasize the shapes, textures, patterns and colors that interest her. By exploring only a portion or detail of an object taken out of its larger context, she can see it from a fresh perspective without preconceptions about a subject’s nature and the resulting image.

Her latest series of limited edition prints “Botanicals” captures the wealth of interesting surfaces and colors of nature. Anne’s work reflects the life and fascinating patterns the world. In “Botanicals” she combines the elements of water, reflective distortion, transparency and selective focus to bring out new mysterious interpretations. She brilliantly captures the earthy color palettes and vibrant hues only found in nature. Limited edition prints will be for sale by the artist. More information about the artist can be found at

Gallery 1855 is available for viewing Monday through Friday 9-3:00pm with opening reception held second Sunday 1-4:00pm.


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March 2016

Positive Reflections: From Combat to Community Group Exhibition

Exhibition March 2, 2015-March 31, 2015

Opening Reception with Community Band and Poetry Reading March 13th 1-4:00pm

Group exhibition featuring Veterans from Yolo County.

Davis Cemetery District in partnership with Yolo Arts will host “Positive Reflections” a group art exhibition featuring art in all mediums from service members from all branches of the military. Positive Reflections explores the veteran experience and celebrates the transition of our service people from combat to civilian life. The exhibition will run from March 2-March 28, 2016 at the onsite cemetery gallery, Gallery 1855. A special reception will include a thrilling performance by the Yolo Community Band, posting of the colors and poetry reading. This art experience was funded by the Veterans Initiative in the Arts (VIA), a pilot grant program of the California Arts Council. A special thanks to Yolo County Veterans Services.


February 2016

Ben Tuason “Davis Shopscapes”



January 2016

Teresa Steinbach-Garcia

Yolo Late Winter

December 2015

Seana Burke

2 more tugs

November 2015

Kathryn Sylva

Kathryn Sylva "Untitled" 2015 New York






October 2015

Joseph Finkleman

Joseph Finkleman Scotland
Joseph Finkleman Scotland

September 2015

Christopher Dewees “Life Histories”

Christopher Dewees
Christopher Dewees “Life Histories”

August 2015

David Best

Gay Men's Choir

July 2015

Ricardo Machado-Hernandez

Ricardo Hernandez-Machado July 2015
Ricardo Hernandez-Machado July 2015

June 2015

Da Vinci Charter Academy Advanced Placement Art Exhibition

Chloe Chan
Chloe Chan “Bridge”

May 2015

Celebration of Life Group Art Exhibition

April 2015

F/8 Photography Group “Windows and Doors”

David Robertson
David Robertson “Florence”

March 2015

Steve Kiser

Steve Kiser
Steve Kiser “American Flats #1”

February 2015

Ellie Ivanova “Archive of Abandoned Dreams”

Ellie Ivanova
Ellie Ivanova “Archive of Abandoned Dreams”

January 2015

Rob Stone “Close to Home”

Rob Stone
Rob Stone “Close to Home”

December 2014

Andrea Stone

Andrea Stone
Andrea Stone “Bricks and Mirrors”

November 2014

Gene Kennedy

Gene Kennedy
Gene Kennedy “Holy Place”