Heart of the Island Art Gallery features contemporary art and specializes in promoting local talent. Twenty local artists show their works at this gallery, including oil paintings, original prints, painting, multimedia, ceramics, water color and more. Art works are changed on a regular basis and new shows are advertised on their website. This gallery has been open since 1995. Heart of the Island Gallery is located in the downtown area of Balboa Island and within walking distance to the boardwalk.