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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.


Color Theory

Trend Report: Home Exteriors Are Going Dark

Inky blacks for home exteriors is the latest trend. But in sunny Sarasota, do you dare?

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto


Dan Houston Uses Art to Tell Stories of Underrepresented Communities  

Dan Houston shows his work in his Sarasota gallery and sells sculptures and paintings online.

08/20/2021 By Jessika Ward

COVID creations

This Local Artist Created a New Painting Every Day During the Pandemic

Lisa DiFranza created 365 small paintings documenting her experience during an ever-changing time.

07/13/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Spring is Here

See the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society's Spring Exhibit Winners

The exhibit features 90 paintings, including three top contest winners and other awards and honorable mentions.

04/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

It's On

Watch Three Painters Face Off in Artistic Combat at Art Ovation

Summer Skirmish is a friendly competition inspired by last January's popular Sarasota Art Battle .

08/05/2019 By Olivia Letts


A Night of Pizza and Painting, a Southern-Style Meet-and-Greet and More of This Week's Top Dining Events

Your weekly rundown on Sarasota's best food and drink events.

04/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Friendly Competition

Art Battle Comes to Sarasota This Weekend

A dozen local painters will battle it out on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Selby Library—the first time an Art Battle event has taken place in the city.

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Old Master

The Southern Atelier Focuses on Classically Inspired Realism

This fine art center offers classes modeled after 19th-century French ateliers.

07/26/2018 By Audrey Warne


This Sarasota Group Is One of the Oldest Women's Arts Collectives in the U.S.

An exhibition of work by the Petticoat Painters opens Friday, June 29, at Ringling College’s Basch and Willis Smith Galleries.

06/28/2018 By Audrey Warne

Family Fun Guide

Things to Do With Kids: Make & Create

Channel your inner Picasso with these fun, creative experiences for little ones.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Art News

Selby Gardens to Present Marc Chagall Exhibit

The blockbuster exhibit featuring the artist's work will open at Selby Gardens in February 2017.

12/10/2015 By Ilene Denton


Weekend Getaway: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

A trip to Bentonville, Arkansas, to visit the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art is a worthy trip for any art lover.

07/29/2015 By Ilene Denton


Artist Felix de la Concha's Paintings on Display at Alfstad & Contemporary

Spanish artist Felix de la Concha's oil-on-linen paintings are now on display at downtown Sarasota's Alfstad & Contemporary.

03/11/2015 By Ilene Denton


Theater Review: Banyan Theater Company's Painting Churches

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews the Banyan's production of Tina Howe's Painting Churches.

06/28/2013 By Kay Kipling


Top Tickets: June 2013 Events

Arts editor Kay Kipling picks her June 2013 top tickets.

06/03/2013 By Megan McDonald