Vilano Beach Art Program 


Vilano / North Shores of St. Augustine, FL 

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Whether you've always wanted to be an artist, enjoy it as a hobby, or as a professional, the Vilano Beach Art Program provides you opportunities to share ideas, educate and enhance your skills. Stay up-to-date with the calendar of events below and on 

OASis (Open Art Studio)

Bring your favorite medium, create and socialize with other like-minded individuals. All levels welcomed, and don't be shy - we all start somewhere! Friendly supportive atmosphere. 

Stop by and check it out, FIRST time FREE.

Location: NSIA Community Center (120 Meadow Ave, St. Augustine, FL)

For any questions, please contact our Art Program Director, Fran Windeler, at or (614) 560-1672.

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2024 Workshop Schedule Summary

A variety of art workshops are scheduled throughout the year. Classes are conducted by qualified professionals, renowned in their media.

Please pre-register for workshops to ensure a spot.

Workshop Payments Here

Upcoming Workshops !!

Barb Valente Workshop Color Play 1 day session using  water media or oils for beginners-advanced painters

COLOR often gets the credit for successful art.It provides emotion and mood. This workshop is about the importance of color. Participants will practice mixing and blending colors.

They will learn how colors affect each other and how to achieve color balance. Participants will practice ways to make warm and cool colors.

One particular color group will be emphasized.The class will learn special techniques that Barb uses to put colors on to the substrate. (canvas, panel, paper)


When: March 8, 2024

Time: 10:00- 2:30 pm 

Cost: NSIA members $35 non members $70  Become a member for little as $25 a year and get 50% off select workshops and Open Art sessions  Click to Membership button above to join


More information contact Barb Valentine 850-516-5387 or

Tom Jones Watercolor  Workshop Adventure Four Day Watercolor Workshop with international renowned artist and author  

When: April 16-19 2024

Where: NSIA Community Center 120 Meadow Ave. St Augustine FL

Cost: Price: $ 295.00 Deposit due now: $100.00 Balance due at workshop. Maximium participants 20 hurry up and sign up  


Registration: Contact: Tom (407) 619-2164 Email: 

Web Site: (Workshop is full, but we have a wait list)  

Sterling Edwards Artist, Author, Instructor, Digital Photographer, and Art Juror presents Creative and Expressive Watercolor painting 

When: May 20 -23, 2024

Where: NSIA Community Center 120 Meadow Ave. St Augustine FL 

Cost: $425

Registration informtaion click 

This is a watercolor workshop that will focus on creating a unique and creative painting that stands out and commands attention. There will be a multitude of creative watercolor techniques discussed and illustrated and a wide variety of subjects in this exciting workshop. If you're ready to tap into your creative side instead of painting like everyone else, then you will enjoy this workshop.

With interest, workshops will be held upon request!  

Get your friends together!!             

Let us know what you want to learn! 

Minimum of 5 participants required 

 Contact  Fran Windeler 614-560-1672 or

Completed Workshops 

Barb's Painting Workshop with Barb Valentine

Batik like effects with Colors Pencil Workshop with Liz Monaco 

Abstract,; Semi-Abstract Watercolor Class By Debbie Daniels

Fall Themed Watercolor Class by Debbie Daniels

Watercolor "Play Day" with Izzy Hepburn 

Colored Pencil with Liz Monaco

Painting according to Barb instructor Barb Valentine

Colored Pencil with Liz Monaco

Learning Photoshop with Helene Alland 

Apron designing with Kitty Taylor

Email Fran Windeler: to request a workshop (minimum of 5 participants to establish a new workshop)

For more information, email art instructors directly (found in the links under details above) or call/text Fran Windeler at 614-560-1672.