Jim Beech, Visual Arts Center One Man Show

    Jim Beech will be having a one-man show of his watercolor and acrylic paintings at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda from January 10 to February 8, 2022, with a reception on January 20th.  100% of the proceeds from unframed paintings and 60% of the proceeds from framed paintings will be donated to the Visual Arts Center.  A closing reception and silent auction is scheduled for February 3rd.   ... Read More

January Guest Artist Silversmith Belinda Duclos

Belinda Duclos, Cuff Bracelet, Sea Grape Gallery
Encouraged by her artistic grandmothers, Belinda began creating art at an early age.  She dabbled in pastel portraiture for a while and then discovered stained glass, creating pieces that reflect the influence of the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany and Frank Lloyd Wright.  She earned an Associate's Degree in Interior Design and worked in that field for many years.  Her love of jewelry prompted her to learn beading, but after taking silversmithing classes with Dianne ... Read More

Animal Welfare League Raffle Basket

Animal Welfare League Donation Basket, Sea Grape Gallery
    This beautiful basket full of artwork valued at $1600 all donated by our member artists will be raffled off at a reception on February 23rd, 2022, with all proceeds donated to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County.   AWL is a non-profit temporary shelter for domestic animals, and is our designated charity for 2022.  You can visit their website here.  Stop in at the Gallery and buy your tickets - $5.00 each or 5 ... Read More

January Guest Artist Watercolorist Linda Soderquist

Linda Soderquist, Pond Life, Sea Grape Gallery
Watercolor painting and nature conservancy are two priorities for Linda Soderquist.  A native of Illinois, Linda spent summers in the remote Boundary Waters area of northern Minnesota, where she nurtured an appreciation of nature and wildlife.  Linda holds a B.A. in Fine Art, and after a career teaching gifted elementary students, she retired to a bridgeless barrier island off the Southwest Florida Gulf of Mexico.  She became a Master Naturalist involved with sea turtle data ... Read More

January Guest Artist Ceramics Artist Gary Skelly

Gary Skelly, Shards of Light, Sea Grape Gallery
Gary Skelly is a ceramics artist who currently resides in Venice, FL.  He has over 35 years of experience in pottery, sculpture & porcelain lighting.  His work has been in galleries in Florida, New York, Philadelphia & New Jersey and can be seen in the lobbies of two high-end residential buildings in New York City.  Gary works primarily in porcelain clay. He fires his work in an electric kiln with the exception of his Raku ... Read More

January Artist of the Month Cheryl McClure

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During the month of January,  Photographer Cheryl McClure will be our 2D Artist of the Month.  Cheryl specializes in photographing the beauty of underwater sea life and also Florida wildlife, especially birds.  Her art takes place in the painstaking and time-consuming process of creating a suitable composition and then printing out the photograph using archival inks and paper.   Click here to see the artist's work ... Read More

Annual Spring Courtyard Sale

Courtyard Sale, Sea Grape Gallery
Save the Date!  Our annual Spring Courtyard Sale will be held on March 11th & 12th, 2022.  This is the perfect opportunity to acquire quality art at greatly reduced prices as our artists clear out their inventory ... Read More

January Artist of the Month Brenda Berdnik

Brenda Berdnik, Necklace, Sea Grape Gallery
Our 3D Artist of the Month for January is Benda Berdnik, Jeweler and Multi-Media Artist.  Brenda has explored many mediums, but her main focus is jewelry, created using several techniques including etching and enameling.  Her jewelry pieces are all one-of-a-kind, created from her fertile imagination, her knowledge of art techniques acquired over the years, and her skillful hands.  Brenda also creates award-winning miniature paintings in watercolor, acrylic, and oil. Click here to see the artist's ... Read More

The Downtown Punta Gorda Experience

January 20th, 2022, 5:30-8:30 pm UPDATE:   Out of concern for the safety of our customers and our artists, Sea Grape Gallery will not be participating in the January 20th "Downtown Punta Gorda Experience."  We hope to see you on the Third Thursday in February.     Third Thursdays are back!.   Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants and the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce are pleased to sponsor "The Downtown Punta Gorda Experience" on the Third Thursday of ... Read More