Art Center Sarasota News April 6

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April 6, 2015

Art Center Sarasota and Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota
Present the First Annual
Sarasota Art Auction
Friday, April 24, 6:30-10 p.m.
at Art Center Sarasota
Tickets $75
per person includes 1 free drink coupon
Purchase tickets at or Art Auction Purchase tickets
or call Art Center Sarasota at 941-365-2032.

Enjoy drinks and hors d’ oeuvres while browsing a silent auction and artwork to be auctioned. Live music by La Terry Butler and Tammy Elaine to entertain you before and after the auction.
There will be a live auction by Bryan Roberts of Garth’s Auctioneers of original works by well-known local artists. Proceeds benefit Art Center Sarasota and the charitable endeavors of the Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota. This non-profit organization provides children in need of speech pathology, who would otherwise not be able to afford the care, a chance to work with world class pathologists at a state of the art facility.

In the galleries until April 24…

Call to Artists “I’ll Be the Judge!”
May 21-June 26, 2015
Joan c. Peters
“Listening to Lives”
An open, all-media, all-subject
peer-juried exhibit. Entrants will
vote on all submissions to determine which pieces will be included in the show and the prize winners

Receiving Day for hand-carried Submissions at Art Center Sarasota:
Tuesday May 12, 2015 10am – 6pm

Read more about this exhibition

No online submissions will be accepted for “I’ll Be the Judge!” Due to jurying procedure, all submissions must be brought to Art Center Sarasota


Splash, Splatter, & Pour: Watercolor on the Loose


Kris Parins


April 13-15, 2015 


Intermediate-Advanced Level Watercolor


Kris Parins Artist Demonstration

Sunday, April 12, 1-3pm, $20m/$25nm


Kris is a national award-winning artist who injects fun and enthusiasm into her workshops while emphasizing planning, values, and good design.


Please visit the Art Center website for complete listings:


Need a unique, original gift or a night out with friends?
Wine & Design

$35 Art Center members
$40 Non-members
Please call


to reserve a night


Create your own Masterpiece…

A guided art class creating unique, one-of-a-kind mixed media collage, ready to frame & give or keep! No copying of a teachers work- make it your own. All you have to do is cut and paste! All art supplies included. Bring your own wine and food. We provide the glasses & plates.


Next sessions:

Wed, April 8:

Surrealism with figures, faces and realistic images

Wed, April 22:

Abstract designs collaged with colorful paper, paint and pastel
Sarasota Art Auction
Call to Artists
Wine & Design
Teen Portfolio Class
Youth Art Classes
Annual Appeal
Salon d’Art

June 1 – Aug 21, 2015

9:30am to 3:00pm

Camp Registration  

is open!

$210 member/ $260 non member per week –  $15 sibling discount

All supplies + before & after care included.

New! 2 age groups, same themes

Creative Kids Camp:

Ages 6-10

Emerging Artists Camp:

Ages 11+
 Teen Class

Portfolio Class
Weekly Drop-in for ages 12 & up

Thursdays: 5:30 to 7:30pm

$20 members
$25 non-members

Each week an instructor works with students to develop their artistic skills and create work towards portfolio development for high school and college.

April 9

Intro to Soft Pastel

April 16

Intro to mixed media collage
For more info, please visit the website: Youth Programs or call Ali at 941-365-2032
Saturday Youth Class

Drop-in Art Class Every Saturday afternoon
Drop off 1pm/ Pick up 4pm

Ages 5-12

Daily fee per student:

$20 members $25 non-mem
$5 sibling discount

New projects every week!

April 11 – Painting

April 18 – Acrylic On Canvas

For more info, please call: 941-365-2032


The Isermann Family Foundation
$50,000 Matching Challenge
Our generous supporters have pledged $50,000 to Art Center Sarasota to be matched with your donations.
Your support can help to make a difference in many people’s lives

Friday, April 10 


Art Center Sarasota

Free discussion group on artists. This month’s artist is Louise Nevelson

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