Art Is All Around

Sarasota's Unconventional New Gallery Spaces Are Showing Fresh Work by Local Artists

Visual artists in Sarasota are always finding new ways to display and sell their work, sometimes in locations you might not know about.

07/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

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Celebrate First Friday at 530 Burns Gallery

On February 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Sarasota art gallery opens a group show featuring original works from Nikki Sedacca, Katie Cassidy, and Anita Lewis.


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Reflected Dimension Opens at 530 Burns Gallery

Sarasota's 530 Burns Gallery will host a First Friday opening reception January 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the revered exhibition artists.


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Big Love: New Fathers Welcome Son with Meaningful Art Piece

Sarasota artist Artsy Tessy of The Artful Giraffe helps a local couple celebrate the arrival of their son with a large-scale custom painting.


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On the Horizon Features Local Artist Linda Richichi

530 Burns Gallery hosts an opening reception for the show on December 3, and the artist's colorful plein air paintings will be on view through January 6.


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Botanical Oasis Exhibition Opens at 530 Burns Gallery

Opening November 5, the fine art gallery features Asian-inspired paintings by Kathe Fraga and vivid landscapes from Florida artist Gary Borse.


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Eye Candy: Local Artist Creates Unique Watercolor Series

Artsy Tessy, co-owner of The Artful Giraffe on Fruitville Road in Sarasota, shares her process and the inspiration behind this colorful craft.


Art Show

Upcoming Art Show in Rosemary District Celebrates Local Women's Art

"It shows how hard we've worked through these difficult times and what we can contribute regardless,” MARA Art Studio + Gallery owner Mara Torres González says.

07/06/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Zero Empty Spaces

Rosemary District Artist Workspace Will Open to the Public Next Week

Zero Empty Spaces seeks to provide affordable studio rental space for artists of all levels.

07/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

A Room of Their Own

Arts Advocates to Open New Gallery

The organization has a collection featuring both local artists and some nationally known names.

06/15/2021 By Kay Kipling

Back in Business

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Reopens in New Space

Many of the area's other art galleries have reopened, too.

06/23/2020 By Kay Kipling


New Art Gallery Opens Saturday

Gaze Modern is opening to the public this weekend at 340 Central Ave., Sarasota.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Nature to Gallery

A Local Designer is Raising Awareness About Predatory Snakes in the Everglades

Nikki Sedacca and Dusty "Wildman" Crum are using the skins of predatory Burmese pythons to create a line of jewelry and accessories.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Weekly Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Beer, Bands & BBQ; Old Miakka Schoolhouse Hootenanny; and lots more.

09/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 4-10

Very Merry Jerry Day, Music on Main, Woman’s Exchange annual sale and more.

08/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 28-August 3

Jah Movement plays Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, last chance to catch Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

07/28/2016 By Ilene Denton

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Montana Ross Taplinger of 530 Burns Gallery

Montana Ross Taplinger, co-owner of 530 Burns Gallery and past president of Designing Daughters, shares her style secrets.

07/22/2016 By Alicia King Robinson

Something Wild

Experience Primal Nature in the Everglades

Here's how to really experience the unique beauty--and lifestyle--of the Everglades.

03/01/2016 By Pam Daniel


Guide to Sarasota Galleries and Museums

Your guide to Sarasota's museums and art galleries.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Sarasota Shopping Finds: Add Some Sparkle to Your Life

Style editor Carol Tisch rounds up her favorite Sarasota shopping finds this month.

03/03/2015 By Carol Tisch