Art Classes and Workshops in Tampa Bay - This page from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County lists classes, workshops, camps, calls to artists and other classifieds.
Paula Brett - Artist and Instructor, Drawing as Meditation, Experimental Acrylic Painting, Create Yourself classes, and Body as Art workshops: www.paulambrett.com or 917-340-4798.
Mike Jenney - Photo-realism, 3D Art & Sculpture, Portraits, Poolside Escapes, Air Brushing: www.MikeJenneyMurals.com
Terry Klaaren - Murals, Plein Aire, Fine Arts Instructor: www.klaarenart.com
Pamela McCain - Airbrush Illustrator, Designs on Canvas, Textiles, etc. and Instructor: (813) 643-0122
Gainor Roberts - Artist and Instructor on Drawing, Oils, Pastels, Egg Tempera: www.gainor.biz
Pat Weaver - Animal and People Portraits, Landscapes Artist and Instructor on Watercolor: www.patweaver.net or Facebook.com/PatWeaverArtist
TAMPA ART RESOURCESART EVENTS - Ongoing comprehensive entertainment calendar maintained by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County of Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Dance, Festivals, and other arts-related events in the Tampa Bay area
Art Galleries in Hillsborough County - comprehensive gallery guide from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County
Art Museums - Current and Upcoming Shows - see shows in museums and arts centers in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater
Arts Tampa Bay - arts advocacy organization supporting and promoting visual and performing arts; includes exhibitions, festivals, shows, artist profiles, calendar, classifieds, job listings, auditions, volunteer opportunities and more. Serves the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater area. artstampabay.com
Carrollwood Community Center - Offers programs, classes, workshops to promote the arts to adults and children. 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa, 33618, (813) 269-1310City of Tampa Art Programs - five studio locations offer arts and crafts programs for youth and adults of all skill levels
City of Temple Terrace Parks and Recreation Department - offers art, arts and crafts programs for community members
Las Damas de Arte - Founded in 1971, Las Damas de Arte is an invitational club of 75 active members and unlimited associate members. The organization was created to promote and support activities of art in the community and to enrich the art awareness of its membership. (727) 510-7656
Life Enrichment Center- The Center provides more than 40 innovative classes ranging from creative endeavors, such as contemporary dance, art, and digital photography, to academic classes including creative writing, computers and Spanish, and fitness classes such as tai chi and low impact exercises. 9704 N. Boulevard, Tampa, FL (813) 932-0241. Classes for adults (baby boomers and older).
Morean Arts Center - focuses on an innovative, community-oriented approach to art and art education. Contemporary art exhibitions, artists talks, educational programming, Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio and Hot Shop. Offers adult programs, kids’ programs, family programs, early childhood programs, and summer camp programs, attracting beginners and advanced students alike. 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tel. 727.822.7872
North Tampa Arts League - supports arts and artists of North Tampa by working in concert with community leaders to make North Tampa a vibrant Art Community. (813) 972-0897. www.northtampaarts.comTampa Regional Artists - formerly Tampa Realistic Artists. Offers art education through exhibitions, seminars, lectures, demonstrations, workshops. Strives to serve artists and increased public awareness of art. 705 Swann Avenue, Tampa, FL (813) 251-3780
ART MUSEUMS, ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES
American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay - local branch of the national organization, resource for students in the USF Architecture program
City of Tampa Arts & Cultural Affairs Dept. - provides oversight to Tampa Museum of Art and city's art programs
Contemporary Art Museum at USF (CAM) - contemporary art exhibitions from around the world in an intimate space on USF campus; their mission to provide the educational underpinnings necessary for the assimilation of issues at the core of contemporary art
Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center - provides local artists with developmental, physical and/or emotional disabilities an opportunity to pursue their passion for art making.
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs - supports the development and growth of arts activities, arts resources and services; includes the Florida Arts Council
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts - exhibitions, workshops, outreach programs (formerly Tampa Gallery of Photographic Arts)
Glazer Children's Museum - 110 West Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602, (813) 443-3861
Graphic Studio Institute for Research in Art (at USF) - research and the application of traditional and new techniques for the production of limited edition prints and sculpture multiples
ISAP - International Society of Acrylic Painters - Florida - www.isap-florida.com
Kidzcreate Gallery - Located at 1002 East Palm Avenue in Ybor City and established 2004. The gallery is dedicated to children's art and art therapy. Reaches children of all ages and backgrounds and, through the creation of art projects and art exhibits, strives to inspire citizens to improve the state of the child in our community. On Facebook.com/kidz.create
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art -600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, Telephone (727) 712-5762. General admission: adults $5; seniors $4; children free; students free with ID. The Museum is filled with Rattner's retrospective works: lithographs, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and stained glass. The Museum also offers gallery talks, family programs, video and film, summer film series, guided gallery tours, artist market - www.spcollege.edu/central/museum
Morean Arts Center - focuses on an innovative, community-oriented approach to art and art education. Contemporary art exhibitions, artists talks, educational programming. The permanent Chihuly Collection helps to fund the Glass Studio and Hot Shop as well as other programs. Offers adult programs, kids’ programs, family programs, early childhood programs, and summer camp programs, attracting beginners and advanced students alike. 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tel. 727.822.7872
Tampa Museum of Art - Downtown at 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza.
Artists offering classes and Tampa Bay arts organizations are encouraged to email Terri Simons with information for listing here.