The Artists' Guild of Anna Maria Island supports Manatee Public School Arts Education
to learn more about our support
and see our Artist's of the Month.
ARTISTS' GUILD MEETING PROGRAMS
Meetings at the Church of the Annunciation
Holmes Beach, 6:30PM
Monday, May 4, 2015
"Behind the Scenes of an Art Supply Store"
Frank Perry of Keeton's will talk about what it takes to keep the store viable in today's competitive market.
Refreshments at 6:30 PM, Program at 7 PM
Episcopal Church of the Annunciation in Lowe Hall, 45th Street and 2nd Avenue, Holmes Beach
This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Call the Guild Gallery at 941-778-6694
April Featured Artist - Phil Jensen
Award winning photographer Phil Jensen is the Artist of the month for April. A reception will be held Friday, April 10,
from 5:30 - 7:30PM at the Artists' Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach. After graduating from Purdue University with a
metallurgical Engineering Degree, a tour as a Line Officer in the Navy and 30, plus years in the insurance business, a lifetime
avocation with photography became a vocation in 1990. For the past 25 years he has specialized in nature, wildlife, marine and
history. He has travelled extensively throughout the USA, and the Caribbean taking pictures to add to his collection as well as
taking pictures for a log home developer in North Carolina, a state park in Hammond, Oregon, and the US Department of the
Interior/National Park Service, Harpers Ferry, WV, plus numerous other clients. He has published two coffee table books Natural Florida
and Western North Carolina and his images have been published in advertisements & featured articles in magazines such as
Log Home Living, DuPont Registry of Fine Homes, Tuscan, a wine magazine plus many more his work is also
represented in www.fineartamerica.com and www.photographersdirect.com.
Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. For more information call the Guild Gallery at 941-778-6694.
Island Arts and Culture Community donated
to Save our Community Center - June 24th, 2014
Presentation of checks from Ed Chiles and Food and Wine on Pine, 2014 to the island non-profits:
AMICCO, AMICC, Artists' Guild, Rotary, Cultural Connections and the Historical Society
Food and Wine on Pine donates a portion of the proceeds from the event to island non-profits. This year the
non-profits that benefited from the generosity of the Chiles Group decided to help one of their
own and donate all of those checks to the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Pictured above are:
(standing left to right) Joan Voyles of Cultural Connections, David Gaw, Artists' Guild of Anna Maria Island,
Jeanie Pickwick, AMICCO, Sissy Quinn, Preservation Trust, Caryn Hodge, director of FWOP, and Judy Rup from the Anna Maria Island Rotary.
(sitting left to right) Dawn Stiles, Director of AMICC and David Teitelbaum, AMICC board member. (not in photo, Pat Copeland, AMIHS)
2014 Materials Scholarship
for Graduating Senior
The Artists' Guild of Anna Maria Island has awarded Rachel Stenger a $1000 Scholarship...read more
Meet local Artists!
Shop at the Artists'
Fine art & fine crafts are
available at reasonable prices.
- Original fine art: acrylic, oil,
watercolor, silk painting,
pastels & mixed media
- Pottery and sculpture
- Local writers’ books
- Unique jewelry
- Greeting cards and prints
- Prints of popular Anna Maria Island seascapes, destinations
- ...and more!
Join us at the Gallery:
- Attend one of the free monthly demonstrations
- Connect with groups who paint together
- ..and more events