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MEET THE ARTISTS

Experience the creative process

  • Studio visits are free and open to the public

  • Visit over 30 locations 

  • Interact with nearly 70 professional artists 

  • See their work in progress

  • See a variety of media and creative styles

  • Purchase fine art directly from the artist

We offer you a unique opportunity to visit artists who will share stories, educate and inspire, and provide insights into their creative process.

 

Days and hours of operation vary with each studio. 

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Photographer

Peter Acker

1334 Central Avenue 

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Artist

Pearl Berger

Abstract Expressionist Painter in Oil & Cold Wax

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Artist

Teri Brook

Abstract Acrylics and Printmaking

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Artist

Vicki Chelf

1336 Main Street (upstairs)

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Susan Coyne

Towles Court

Coastal Landscapes

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Artist

Laurie Dolphin

1366 Main Street (upstairs)

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Peter Garon

Towles Court

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Home Studio Artist

Kate Hendrickson

Abstract Works of Art on Paper. By appointment visits welcome.

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Artist

Michelle Held

SRQ East Art Studios

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Artist

Grace Howl

Art Central #1348

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Abstract Artist

Ellen Kantro

Mixed media abstracts with an urban vibe. Towles Court.

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Mixed Media Abstract Artist

Deena King

My art is visually exciting, energizing, conceptual, full of life, bold and powerful.

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Artist

Joan Kaiser

Towles Court

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Gary LaParl

Gary is a Manasota based creative working with Flat Glass, Images, Oil Paint and Mixed Media.

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Home-based Studio Artist

Kim McAninch

Abstract Landscape Artist and Member of the National Association of Women Artists, NYC. 

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Abstract Artist

Laine Nixon

Laine Nixon is a visual artist based in Sarasota, FL, focusing on color, pattern, and strict systems.

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Abstract Artist

Craig Palmer

Palmer Modern Art Gallery + Studios offers "Timeless Art for the Modern Home."

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Artist

Meg Pierce

Fiber Art using found textiles, lace, and crochet to create peaceful, complex and sensitive art.

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Artist

Anja Palombo

Sculpture and ceramic studio.

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Sculptor, Portrait Artist

Sheryl Shankovsky

Sculptor & Portrait Artist, figurative, animals/pets

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Linda Richichi Studio

Uplifting, colorful landscape paintings. Offers online and in person classes and workshops.

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Artist + Curator

Mara Torres

Contemporary Artist + Curator, owner of MARA Art Studio + Gallery in the Rosemary District, Sarasota

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Home-based Studio Artist

Karen Weihs

Abstracted Landscape Fine Art Oils. Known as The Colorist of the South. Appointments welcomed at 828/226-4024

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Artist

Lucy Barber

1328 Central Avenue

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Artist

Donna Bergman

Creative Liberties

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Home Studio Artist

Robert Casarietti

Specialist in creating oversized art. Call for appt. 970-389-8997

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Lori Childers Art Studio

Lori Childers

Colorful interpretations of Gulf life and more...

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Artist

Nancy Cusack

LOTS OF ART PLUS ART MATERIALS (handmade Mexican paper), AND BOOKS, AND GREAT VIBE!

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Photographer

Eastep Photography

Art Central

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Painter

Lisa DiFranza

Contemporary painter, leads collaborative workshops and retreats, paints live at events.

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Elizabeth Goodwill

Creative Liberties

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Barbara Gerdeman

Creative Liberties

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Anne Ireland

Towles Court

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Traci Kegerreis

Creative Liberties

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Sandy Koolkin

Creative Liberties

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Marie Therese Lacroix

As an artist helping my community and children through my Art.

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Home Studio Artist

Elise Manieri

Mixed media abstract artwork; 215-378-0684 text for quick appt. Home studio near Ringling Museum.

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Jen Kroeger

I create fresh, bright abstract landscapes using acrylics and mixed media or textiles and fibers.

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Abstract Artist

Lee Oberlander

Abstract Expressionist and Mixed Media Artist working on canvas and archival paper.

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Contemporary Artist

Janet Mishner

I work figuratively and abstractly, often incorporating mixed media.

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Artist

Judy Piracy

5694 Derek Avenue

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    Lina Rincon Art Gallery & Studio

    Lina Rincon

    Colombian-American artist, curator, educator, and a prize-winning.

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    Artist

    Honey Silvas

    Watercolor & mixed media artist painting minimalist abstracts, loose florals, and landscapes.

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    JoAnn Thomas

    1748 Independence Blvd Bldg C/S1

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    Home-based Studio Artist

    Melanie Whaley

    Space, movement, light, harmony, drama. Contemporary Realism. By appointment.

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    Sandra Wix

    Sandra is an abstract-realistic, acrylic & mixed media painter of unique portraits and landscapes.

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    Bella Arte Studio

    1344 Central Avenue

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    Chris Blond

    Abstract Expressionism with a side of Symbology.

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    Violetta Chandler

    1366 Main Street  (upstairs)

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    Jane Cohen

    Chaotic jumble of randomness, that’s me. I am interested in what happens when serenity is invaded.

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    Beth Climo

    Abstract acrylic artist working with vibrant colors and large canvases

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    Artist

    Lei Edmondson

    SPAACES

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    Artist

    Steph Gimson

    Contemporary Abstract Painter

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    Kathy Groob Art Studio

    Kathy Groob

    I am Florida artist with a studio at St. Armands Circle. My work includes contemporary paintings.

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    Virginia Hoffman Studio

    2225 Sixth Street

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    Midge Johnson Fine Art

    3983 Destination Dr, Osprey

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    Home-based Studio Artist

    Margaret Kruger

    Traditional realism oil paintings of Sarasota landscapes, objects, and people.

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    Artist

    Meg Krakowiak

    Under construction

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    Home-Based Studio Artist

    Beck Lane

    6346 Beechwood Ave

    Sarasota, FL  34231

    Call for an appointment:

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    Artist

    Henry Martin

    Photography, mixed media art and fine art printing at Creative Liberties, 927 N. Lime Ave

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    Jessica Mowery

    Contemporary artist working with raw pigments found organic materials. Commissions available.

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    Home-based Studio Artist

    Pamela Olin

    Welder for 30 years, Maker for 60 years, figurative to abstract, fun to functional. Let’s play!

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    Artist

    Kathy Alma Peterson

    Acrylic, collage, mixed media abstract artist. Gouache impressionist artist.

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      John Raffaello

      2060 17th Street

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      Helen Rosenkranz

      Towles Court

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      Karen Stevens Brazil

      Color lightens my soul and shows viewers the lighter side of life.

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      Artist

      Cheryl Taub

      I am a mixed media artist working on canvas.

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      Visual Artist

      Adrienne Watts

      Mixed media abstract art influenced by daily observations of the urban and natural landscape.

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      Artist

      Sam Wuerfel

      Art Central #1312

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      Sculpture

      Ralph Berger

      7640 Matoaka Road

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      Lisa Broadbent

      As a world traveler, I’m inspired by color and the architecture of the fabulous places I've visited.

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      Marianne Chapel

      I work in oil paint, blending abstraction and representation, striving to affect social change.

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      Painter

      Liz Cole

      Liz, known for intense colors and hand-made collage papers, brings joy to the narratives she paints.

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      Artist

      Diana de Avila

      Diana is a "digital art chameleon" who uses technology and algorithms to create fractals and colorful abstract art. She shows at Define Art Gallery.

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      Artist

      Pilar Fisher

      1369 Main Street (upstairs)

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      Artist

      Drita Dawn Hajroja

      Sunshine thriving, my world is about the exploration of emotions through color and splatter paint.

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      David Hammel

      5775 Pinkney Point Avenue

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      Home-Based Studio Artist

      Robyn Holl

      Abstract acrylic painting about gesture and vivid color. Visit by appointment only.

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      Artist

      Jonathan Herbert

      Painter for 50 years

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      Artist

      Judy Levine

      Creative Liberties/the Studios

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      Artist

      Jill Krasner

      Narrative mixed media artIst working with oil & cold wax, acrylics, collage, watercolor, pens, etc.

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      Susanna B Long

      Abstract painter inspired by nature hoping to inspire inner peace and serenity.

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      Terry Martin

      Towles Court

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      Phyllis Nathans

      Towles Court

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      Muralist and Surreal Artist

      Swirly Painter

      Swirly painter is a local muralist and a surreal artist here in Sarasota.

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      Artist

      Joe Petri

      Princeton Street Arts

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      Artist

      Karen Riccardi

      Towles Court

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      Artist

      Collin Rowland

      Planting seeds of love and inspiration through contemporary fine art!

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      Home-based Studio Artist

      Penny Strong

      Penny uses acrylic watercolor and oils to create tonal blends that welcome the viewer into her work.

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      Artist

      Valerie Thomson

      1301 Main Street #202

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      Artist

      Amy Webber

      1369 Main Street (upstairs)

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