Art on Oak
November 2-3, 2019

Second is pleased to present “Art on Oak,” a community event featuring art, ideas and conversation. We are excited about this opportunity to see and enjoy the creativity of artists from Second and the Greater Kansas City community.

Artists’ Reception & Exhibition

All are invited to the artists’ reception, Saturday, November 2, 5-8 p.m. The exhibition will be open November 2, 2-8 p.m., and Sunday, November 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Art on Oak – Talks by Terry Glaspey

Special guest speaker and author Terry Glaspey will be joining us for several talks on the intersection of art and faith. Learn more about Terry at

Keynote Presentation | “A Cloud of Creative Witnesses: How the Arts Engage With Our Faith”
Saturday, November 2, 2 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Second Presbyterian Church
Based on Terry’s book 75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know — a consideration of faith, beauty, scripture and more through the lens of art and all that art offers. Multiple forms and specific works will be explored. Presented by Rainy Day Books and Second Presbyterian Church.

Sermon with Rev. Paul Rock
Sunday, November 3, 8:45, 9:45, and 10:45 a.m. services at Second Presbyterian Church
Join us for the early service at 8:45 a.m., traditional service at 9:45 a.m. or The Common Room gathering at 10:45 a.m. Terry Glaspey will be joining with Rev. Paul Rock to discuss the intersection of art and faith.

Spiritual Journey of Vincent Van Gogh
Sunday, November 3, 11:15 a.m. in Westminster Hall
A look at the spiritual foundations of Van Gogh’s art and a discovery of what he can teach us about seeing our world in unexpected ways.

Artist Entry Fee

Congratulations to our participating artists! The $25 entry fee can be paid here. Please select “Second Presbyterian” as the campus and “Art on Oak – CL” as the designation.

Art Auction


This year, Art on Oak features a special auction for an original painting, “Birch Trees,” by Keith Anderson. The sale is a tribute to Keith who was one of the founding members of Art on Oak. All proceeds from the auction will go to support Art on Oak.

“Birch Trees” is a handmade paper pulp painting matted on an acid-free board and framed under glass. The dimensions are 26″ wide x 32″ high. The auction begins September 29. Starting then, we invite you to place a bid on the Art on Oak Auction Site.


2019 Participating Artists

Noshaba Bakht
Sarah Bracco
Diane Brown
Bob Clark
Louise Davis
Winnie Davis
Lynell Diggs
Teresa Dirks
Early Childhood Learning Center
Smitha George
Louanne Hein
Jay Hodge
JCDS Emerging Artists
Sheila Jewell
John Keeling
Bernie Lee
George Mayfield
Allison “Ally” Muller
Martin Orr
Judy Paulette
Max Penner
Carole Roemer
Vicky Scanlon
Bev Schroeder
Susan Still
Marcia Tammeus
Claudia True
Liz Vargas
Travis Wessel
Sherre Wichmann
Jane Willhoite