Florida Art

New Art Exhibit Showcases Jim Crow-Era Paintings by The Florida Highwaymen

A new exhibit of historically significant artwork at City Hall in downtown Sarasota kicks off today. It's open to the public and free.

01/08/2024 By Kim Doleatto

The Square Root of Love

On His 55th Birthday, the Sarasota Community Remembered Artist John Sims

Sims, whose work was conceptual, sometimes controversial and always thought-provoking, died suddenly in December 2022.

02/15/2023 By Kay Kipling

Art Studios

Creative Liberties Has Opened a Second Location in the Limelight District

Seeing the demand and the opportunity, Creative Liberties just keeps growing.

02/15/2023 By Bethany Ritz

Calling All Artists

Arts Nonprofit Issues Call for Submissions for Upcoming Exhibit

Art 4 Change, a nonprofit that uses art to promote social justice, is asking artists to submit work by Friday, Oct. 28.

10/24/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

Sponsored Content

Big Love: New Fathers Welcome Son with Meaningful Art Piece

Artsy Tessy from the Artful Giraffe gallery was commissioned to create a colorful tribute for the long-awaited arrival.


Wall to wall

New Ringling Museum Installation Connects Viewers With the Earth and One Another

Ya Levy-La’ford's 'American/Rōōts' is part of a new exhibition at The Ringling.

06/28/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Environmental Entrepreneurs

Two New Local Businesses Are Giving Waste a Second Life

Sustainability comes first for Sip n Wick and Siesta Key Bikinis.

06/01/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Strong Babe Jewelry

Two Sarasota Artists Unveil New Jewelry Collection

Lorrie Dickinson and Karen Chandler invite you to Raine Studio for the unveiling of their ChandleRaine jewelry collaboration collection.

05/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Seaside Dreams

Local Artist to Publish Second Book of Island Photography

Mary Lou Johnson's new book, The Lure of Sarasota and Her Islands, is scheduled to be released in November.

10/17/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Toy Story

Local Artist Upcycles Nostalgic Children's Toys

Environmentally conscious painter Suzy Kalin turns old Troll Dolls into miniature works of art.

09/24/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Inspo on the go

What's in His Bag: Ringling College Instructor George Cwirko-Godycki

A peek at the artist essentials that illustrator and Instagram sensation Cwirko-Godycki carries with him every day.

09/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson


Communications Exec to Discuss Work at Public Relations Association Event

Lynnette Werning, the president of Blue Water Communications, will discuss her work for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Coastal Creative

As Florida Struggles With Red Tide, Artist Brendan Coudal's New T-Shirts Remind Us Why We Love the Gulf

"I felt like I had to do something" in response to red tide, Coudal says. A portion of sales from his T-shirts will benefit Captains for Clean Water.

09/14/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

Print It!

SaRtQ's 10th Annual Print Party Coming Up

Screen artists create designs while guests enjoy music, food and more at Mandeville Beer Garden.

03/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Wild About Warhol

Selby Gardens Finds the Flowers in Pop Legend Andy Warhol's Work for a New Exhibition

The Flowers in the Factory show will be on exhibit at the gardens in 2018.

04/24/2017 By Kay Kipling


Andy Warhol Is the Inspiration Behind a Kicky New Interior Design Project.

The homeowner has family ties to the pop-art superstar.

02/10/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Peek

Pathless Woods to Open at the Ringling Museum Nov. 4

The installation piece by Anne Patterson provides an immersive walk into a sensory world.

11/01/2016 By Kay Kipling


For Sale: Artist John Chamberlain's Downtown Sarasota Home and Studio

A landmark of the art world in downtown Sarasota.

07/31/2015 By Robert Plunket