Did you know Suntan Art Center has been around for over 50 years? Suntan has been affiliated with the property and facilities of the Don Vista site for over 25 years. The City of St. Pete. Beach has given us a unique opportunity to manage the building, and Suntan Art Center is committed to making the Don Vista art community shine.

We truly appreciate our members. Some members are able to make monetary contributions over and above their annual dues. We are a qualifying non-profit organization, so we also ask you to consider Suntan Art Center in your charitable giving, or in your will. We are a non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible.

Suntan Art Center also needs your time. Volunteers are needed to keep the gallery open, to help with cleaning the building, to work in the office, to help with newsletters, and many other responsibilites. It is going to take all of us pulling together and helping wherever we can to get the job done, to accomplish our mission, and to provide wonderful opportunities to the public through our classes, our workshops, our shows, and our various on-site galleries for both amateur and professional artists. Call 727-367-3818 and let us welcome you to the Center!


Suntan has need of people to volunteer for the following opportunities:

Gallery Sitters - Minimum:

3 Hours a month
Either 10am - 1pm or 1pm to 4pm
Monday through Saturday

Publicity Coordinator

Organizes and/or writes and distributes news releases re: all Suntan activities.

Newsletter Editor

Produces monthly newsletter in PDF format for printer. Delivers PDF file to printer, attaches mailing labels. Emails PDF file to webmaster. Another volunteer will take finished newsletters to post office.

Our Location

3300 Gulf Blvd
St Pete Beach
FL, 33706

Office Open Weekdays  9:00 am- 4:00 pm



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Recent Artist Pages

Jeannine Talley

Jeannine, a native Floridian, began painting watercolors in 1989 while living in New Zealand. Si

Dave Smith

Although he began to study drawing in 1997 and watercolor in 1998 it wasn’t until he retired in

Upcoming Events

Spectral Musings: Ghost and Art Tour 

Saturday, October 3, 2015  6-9 pm


Only One Members Show in October

Next Exchange... 


Friday, October 2nd, 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday, October 3rd, 10 am - 1 pm



 October Members Show

Craftsmen Gallery and Gift Shop

Themed Show "Harvest Time"

 1-2 works accepted



Mary Nabors Gallery, Upstairs


Parkside Gallery featuring the works of

Jean Hurst                Danee Kinzel          Jack Providenti

Gail Falkingham        Linda Swindall        Vanessa Segraves     

Patricia Chase          Leslie Jeffery           Libit

Robert Simone         Judy Martindale      Terri Lou Ritchie


Next Exchange... 

Themed Show (Craftsmen Gallery) "Woman's Club- Beach Life"

Friday,  November 6th, 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday, November 7th, 10 am - 1 pm


Meet the Artists Reception... 

Wednesday, October 14th

5:30pm - 7:30pm

wine and cheese reception

ribbon pesentation and lottery drawing at approx 6:30 pm


 Next Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, 4:30pm
General membership welcome



Pass-a-Grille Art Mart

Year Round
9:00am to 2:00pm 
Across from the Hurricane Restaurant


Sunday Market - St Pete Beach

 at the Don Vista building  next to the Don CeSar

 local artwork - gourmet foods

Sundays, 10:00am - 3:00pm


 Upcoming Special Workshops contact Vanessa@FloridaArtistWorkshops.com to reserve space



with Instructor, Don Andrews, AWS

Dates:  Thursday, October 15 - Saturday, October 17, 2015 (3 day class)

Times:  9:30 am - 4 pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Cost:   $350

Levels:  All levels



with Instructor Sterling Edwards, CSPWC,TWSA

Dates:  Thursday, October 29 - Sunday, November 01, 2015 (4 day class)

Times:  9:30 am - 4 pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Cost:   $475

Levels:  All levels



with Instructor, Larry Lombardo, NWS

Dates:  Thursday, November 12 - Saturday, November 14, 2015 

(3 day class)

Times:  9:30 am - 4 pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Cost:   $325

Levels:  All levels