Images Art Gallery is a 501(c)(3), member artist owned, non-profit gallery whose mission is to promote art in the community.
We promote art education in the community by teaching, mentoring, scholarships & much more!
We offer art scholarships for local area art students. Your donation to this fund is tax deductable.
We provide workshops in all mediums conducted by nationally and local art experts!
Annual Juried Art Show
This is a chance for community artists to test the waters by submitting their art for review by an expert jurorist. Accepted art is then exhibited in the gallery.
Images Art Gallery, 7320 W 80th St, Overland Park, KS 66204, Telephone: (913) 232-7113,
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- Promote art education in the community
- Provide scholarships for aspiring area art students
- Provide workshops conducted by national artists
- Provide professional growth for community artists
- Promote community appreciation for the arts
- Provide a juried gallery venue for area artists
- Host an annual Children’s Art Show
- Host the annual International Children’s Peace Mural Display
- Host an annual Juried Art Show open to all area artists
- In order to provide all these wonderful community services, the gallery relies on grants and donations from people like you. All donations are fully tax-deductible and are used 100% to support these services.
Please consider donating to this very worthy cause.
The intent of the group was multi-purpose:
- to promote local artists
- to plan classes and set up a teaching classroom
- to contribute to community services
By-laws were written and officers were elected. The Gallery operated as a co-op, with member volunteers staffing the gallery. A non-profit tax status was first attained by GKCAA and then subsequently obtained by Images Art Gallery.
Approximately five years later, due to changes in the Westport area, the gallery closed. The group stayed together with monthly meetings and began exhibiting their art in various satellites in the city.
Soon after the Westport Images Art Gallery closed, Images received a $1,000 donation from Marilyn Holland Schweder, one of Images Gallery’s original members. When Marilyn died in 1994, memorial donations were made to help Images start a new gallery.
On May 14, 1996, nineteen members met to discuss beginning a new Gallery on the 3rd floor of the historic McQueeny Lock building at 520 W. Pennway. At a later meeting, 27 members indicated their willingness to form a co-op gallery. We took possession of the gallery and held our first meeting as a co-op there on June 15, 1996. We opened for business on Thursday, July 11, 1996. The first Gallery reception was held on Friday, August 2, 1996 with Charles Stegner and Myrna Minnis as featured artists.
As the gallery stairs and the lack of visibility became an issue, we began looking for other space, and in the summer of 2001, we moved into new, more visible ground-level space at 1721 Westport Road.
In 2005, with more activity taking place in the Crossroads area of the city, we began looking seriously for space there. In mid-July of 2005, we moved to 1520 Walnut, in the northeast area of the Crossroads. Unfortunately, with the opening of the Sprint Center just a few blocks away, we experienced a severe shortage of parking for our patrons, so once again began looking for appropriate art space.
In September 2009 we moved to downtown Old Overland Park, just around the corner from the clock tower and beside the Farmers’ Market. We are excited to be a part of the revitalization of downtown Overland Park where we can be found in the midst of other fine art galleries.
Be sure to stop by our gallery and enjoy the fine art of our talented members.
Kansas City Area Artists
Professional Local Photography
Images Art Gallery is the place to shop for professional locally shot fine art photography for your home.
Mesmerizing Fine Art Oils
From abstract to impressionistic, we have it all, and all created by local artists!
Fun & Imaginative Art For Your Home
This art is truly fun and a great conversation piece for your home!
Amazing Pencil Drawings
These pencil drawings will defy the eye! You’ll be sure they are a photograph!
Some of our artists are experts in Pastels. You’ll probably see them around the region during the Autumn season.
Jewelry & 3D Art
Our jewelry and 3D art is truly visionary and one of a kind. It must be seen to be appreciated (and purchased).
Amazing Travel Photos
You only had an iPhone when you visited. Our artists take their professional gear and come back with amazing travel photos.
We Are Kid Friendly
We want kids to learn about art so we have an annual Kids Art Show.
Call For Artists
The process is easy and we’re here to hold your hand and encourage you through it. We’ll partner you with a mentor for the first few months to help you learn how to display and market your work.
Here’s how it works:
- Contact Ric Cummings using the form at this link.
- He’ll ask you to submit 5 pieces of your artwork for our jury of artists to evaluate.
- Once you’re approved, we’ll set up a time to set up your display!
Since we’re a member owned and operated business you’ll need to be involved in working a few shifts at the gallery every month (don’t worry, we’ll train you). We’ll also ask you to roll up your sleeves and get involved in helping to do a few other things around the gallery. Maybe marketing, merchandising, social media or perhaps working on our presentation or art display committees.
The cost to join is a very affordable $60/month and you get 70% of everything you sell! You’ll be listed here on our website and we have a web guru who can help you get a site of your own up and running if you need it.