thegallery8680 art statement… thegallery8680 is uninhibited by the preconceived notions and theories surrounding the conceptual art movements of the past. We realize the cultural importance of work that deals with issues reflecting relevant societal concerns and represent both emerging and mid-career artists. thegallery8680 goal is to expose our city to the visual documentation of these cultural observations, through the selection of artists who are currently working to express fresh ideas in an intelligent and well-executed manner. Organizationally we have a clear and determined mission to acquire, exhibit and preserve both modern and contemporary art, while providing a venue for open dialogue and community building. thegallery8680 seeks to serve a broad and far-reaching audience, be recognized locally as a vital and energetic catalyst, and act as an educational resource for the community.