Welcome to My Studio

Check out our tribe of local artists and art instructors and their studios as they keep their hands moving and their creativity brimming. Bring some brightness, inspiration and joy to your day with these quick, up close and personal looks into their sanctuaries and current projects.

Teaching artist Terry Lynn Spry

Terry Lynn’s paintings have been exhibited in national and local juried art exhibitions. In 2012, she won honorable mention in The Artist Magazine Annual art competition. You can traditionally find her at the Alliance for the Arts on Tuesdays, where she teaches a series of painting studio classes.  Join us in her living room for a close-up view of what she’s been working on and a quick walk through of her painting process.

Teaching artist Francesco Gillia

Francesco Gillia was born in Monte Porzio Catone in province of Rome, Italy. Despite all the early successes of his design career, Francesco decided to return to his first love – painting. His popular life drawing classes inspire both beginner and advanced students. Come hang out in Francesco’s creative space!

Teaching artist Meg Scott

Welcome to teaching artist Meg Scott’s studio! Today she’s sharing an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Bring out the artist inside you with the Zentangle Method!

Local artist Stacey Brown

Welcome to Stacey Brown home studio! Let’s get lost in the simple, yet so beautiful and so absorbing, art of tracing shadows in nature.

Teaching artist Erik Schlake

Chalk it up with the master chalk master, Erik Schlake! Erik’s studio looks a little different, taking the form of sidewalks and driveways where playful and colorful collaborations come to life. Watch this video and get inspired to express yourself with chalk!

Teaching artist Susan Beavers

Welcome to teaching artist Susan Beavers studio. Let’s meditate through art. Gather your materials and get lost in capturing the spirit of nature.

Teaching artist and resident actress Karen Goldberg

You don’t have to be an actor to dip your toe into improv. Listen, feel, discover, move, laugh and connect through spontaneous and creative games! There is no memorization, you don’t have to be funny and, best of all, there are no mistakes. Karen Goldberg is here to show us the ropes with an improv lesson made just for you and the loved ones in your household!

Local artist David Acevedo

Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, David Acevedo is an abstract expressionist and mixed media artist living in southwest Florida since 2000. Take a peek into his process and creative materials. Join David on his colorful afternoon adventure.

Local artists ocasiocasa

Step inside the magical, whimsical and exciting studio of ocasiocasa! Jeff and Dale Ocasio are a husband and wife team who work collaboratively to create sculpted and digital art expressing an imaginative, storybook spirit. Watch this video for an up close and personal look into their world!

Meg Scott – Glue Gun Demo

Every hobbyist knows the importance of a hot glue gun and now you can create designs, stencils and reliefs with one like never before! Teaching artist Meg Scott shows us how in tooday’s Welcome To My Studio video.