Check out these new works on paper by Tampa artist, Ashley Cassens, as she shares intimate moments of her pregnancy through drawing and painting.

Red Door No. 5 presents PRIMED

Featuring work by Caitlin Albritton, Ashley Cassens,

and Michele Francoeur


Friday, Nov 3 6-9pm 

Red Door No. 5 Gallery 

1910 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33602

PRIMED is a small group show featuring artists Caitlin Albritton,...

I know it seems absurd to mention the C-word (Christmas) and consequently the H-word (Holidays) but I'm going in! Start thinking about putting requests in now if you'd like a beautiful, personalized, painting to give as a gift to someone you love or to yourself.  The p...

Drawing and painting can be rough.  Simplifying your composition is the first step in making a great drawing and painting.  In this how-to video I show you how to make your viewfinder to do just that!

 Step 1: Assemble your materials

Wrap oil on canvas 12" x 16" 2017  

detail of Wrap, 2017  

This is part of a series that will be shown on April 13th, 2017 at the Schmidt Gallery on Florida Atlantic University's Boca campus.  You can check out more of the series in progress here and here.  

Arm Crook 54 1/2" x 34" oil on canvas


 detail of Arm Crook 54 1/2" x 34" oil on canvas  


I believe that art has a unique role in our world to create meaningful dialogue. By engaging in seeing and learning about art we are reminded that as humans we share more commonalities than we do differences.  I felt it appropriate, therefore, on the week in whic...

The Norton Museum of Art is currently exhibiting Summer of ‘68: Photographing the Black Panthers.  The exhibit features 22 photographs recently acquired by the museum which were shot by husband and wife duo, Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch.    The photographs docum...

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