Life Sessions & Open Studio


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Life Sessions & Open Studio

Saturday Life Sessions

  Spring Evening Life Sessions

Open Studio

  Printmaking Open Studio
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Artwork by James Stewart

Saturday Life Sessions

Every Saturday 

(no Life Sessions March 3, 2018)

9:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $12m / $16nm


Practice your life drawing skills with weekly life sessions on Saturdays.  3 hours of studio time with a model and your fellow artists.  Undraped life models vary each week in age, sex and body type.  This is a self-guided class no instuctor is present.  Easels are available for use.   


Members can purchase a Life Sessions card at the front desk for $70 good for 8 sessions. 


Art Center Sarasota Members Life Session Card


Artwork by Danielle Dygert

Spring Evening Life Sessions

Mondays, twice a month 

Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19, Apr 2, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Walk-in Evening Session Cost: $15m/$20nm  


Practice your life drawing and life painting skills with twice a month costumed life sessions on Monday evenings.  3 hours of studio time with a live model, your fellow artists, snacks and wine.  Dynamic themed life models vary each week in age, gender and body type. This is a self-guided class no instructor is present.  Easels are available for use.  

Walk In for Eveing Life sessions

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Spring Evening Life Sessions Card

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Open Studio

Every Week 

Monday - Friday (as space is available)

10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost $12m / $16nm


Need a space to work in?  Use the art center as your studio.  Open studio is offered every day during our open hours for artists of all ages and mediums.  We love art and love having working artists here at the center.  This is a self-guided class, no instuctor is present.  Please call first for availibilty as it changes weekly. 




Printmaking Open Studio

Monthly, Third Saturday

Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17, May 19


Cost $12m/$16nm

Students who have taken Non-Toxic Printmaking can use the press.  Students must bring their own Akua inks and PETG plates.  No Oil based inks allowed.  Open studio is monitored by advanced non-toxic printmaking students.  Please call to signup.