Crealdé School of Art is a community based nonprofit arts organization established in 1975. It features a year-round curriculum of more than 100 visual
arts classes for students of all ages, taught by a faculty of over 40 working
artists; a renowned Summer ArtCamp for children and teens; a Visiting
Artist Workshop series, three galleries, the Contemporary Sculpture Garden
and award-winning outreach programs. Crealdé’s second campus, the
Hannibal Square Heritage Center, opened in 2007 in partnership with the
City of Winter Park as an extension of Crealdé’s community programs.
Crealdé School of Art, located in Winter Park, FL, is supported in part by a
membership of over 1,200 individuals, families and businesses; United Arts
of Central Florida; the City of Winter Park; Orange County Government through
the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program; the State of Florida Department of State,
Division of Cultural Affairs; The Florida Arts Council; The National Endowment
for the Arts; and various private foundations.
Crealdé offers more than 120 art classes and workshops in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, film and digital photography, stained glass and jewelry design. Classes are held in three locations: The scenic main campus in Winter Park; the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park; and the Jessie Brock Community Center in Winter Garden.
Spring Session classes start Monday, March 30 to May 23.
WEATHER NOTE: If classes are cancelled due to bad weather it will be announced here.
DIRECTOR'S CHOICE V -- Opening January 17 to April 4 in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery. View recent work of Crealdé faculty artists who teach in the Young Artist Program in photography painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and glass.
FROM THE BRONX TO FLORIDA: THE LIFE SCULPTURES OF RIGOBERTO TORRES -- Opening February 6 to May 23 in the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery. Puerto Rican-born sculptor Rigoberto Torres worked in New York City for two decades before moving to Central Florida, where he currently lives and works. Torres' coloful life-size plaster and fiberglass figurative sculptures are rooted in a celebration of daily life in the South Bronx neighborhood where he grew up. Torres has had numerous public installations and exhibitions in major cities throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Taiwan. His work is in many collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and locally at Orlando Museum of Art.
CREALDE GIFTS/HANDMADE IN FLORIDA!
When visiting our main campus, be sure and take a look through the handmade art and jewelry. All sales support local artists and Crealdé.