A mission to support, encourage, and showcase the work of local artists

301 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040, US
Key West Art Center

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists

Art Gallery

Annmarie Anderson


often paints the sparkling waters, tropical vegetation, “conch” architecture and nautical life she encounters every day. 

Thomas Avery


is a shipwright, painter, and artisan. He creates scrimshaw swordfish bills and carves unique pieces from locally felled tropical trees.

Karen Beauprie


discovered the beauty and uniqueness of Key West over twenty years ago. Her Airedale terrier, Toby, is often spotted in her paintings.  

Mary Blackman


realistic work reflects years of diving, kayaking and exploring the Keys. Exotic driftwood is fashioned into frames to compliment her work.

Linda Cabrera


 work is a combination of realism and folk art, showing the laid back and colorful island life in which she was raised. 

Suzanne Campbell


loves color, texture and natural stones.  Her silver wear jewelry combines vintage silver plate with stones, glass and other media.

Marc Caren


is predominantly a self taught painter. Working outdoors with oil paint and a palette knife, he makes painting destination trips.   

Elizabeth Chamberlain


has made her home in Key West for more than 30 years. She finds her inspiration in everyday island life. 

Mary Jean Connors


Painting in oils, Mary Jean captures the brilliantly colored skies, water and scenes of Key West, creating luminous island images.

Joan Cox


paintings are strongly influenced by where she is. The predominant influence in the Keys is color.  Painting plein air she embraces fun. 

Susann D'Antonio


is a three dimensional and encaustic artist. The luminous quality of her work is achieved by meticulously layering pigmented beeswax.   

Fran Decker


enjoys painting landscapes and whimsical scenes. Her vibrant acrylics capture the flavor of the Florida Keys, which she calls home.

Martha dePoo


is a Key West native, a true conch. Her focus is capturing the fast disappearing flavor of old Key West and the neighboring Keys. 

Elizabeth Devries


had never held a hammer until moving to Key West in 1980. In a dusty workshop she began creating dioramas from shutter blades.

Carrie Disrud


is a believer that the world can change for the better. Her work is soulful, sometimes mystical or cryptic, and always a bit of herself.

Margo Ellis


creates whimsical fabric and fiber art from her imagination. Hand dyed and commercial fabrics are embellished with beads and found objects, ready to display.

Paola Effio


creates whimsical, ceramic raku sculptures which transmit movement and fantasy, and they invite you to imagine your own story for each unique piece.

Rachel Feinberg

Jane Gilbert


uses rich, sensual layers of lines, marks, and fields of color to create gestural, abstract images, based on the natural world.

Pamela Gode


is an emerging artist whose works embody simplicity and color, whether creating dreamy pastels, vivid watercolors or brilliant acrylic

Jane Grannis


walks, bikes and paddles around the island of Key West creating ceramic art influenced by what she sees every day.

Craig Gray


wants his art  to act as a guidepost of life- with the object of warming the creative soul and bringing happiness to the heart.

Marc Hacker

Nancy Henning


is inspired by the tropical beauty and colors of the Florida Keys. She paints in both oil and acrylic, often painting street scenes of Key West.

Pam Hobbs


came to Key West on vacation over 30 years ago and never left. Her works portray the boldness and  freedom she feels in the tropics.

Suzanne Holt


is inspired by the amazing scenery in the Keys. She utilizes fabric, textures, patterns, metal, and glass into her mixed media artwork.

Georgina Hosek


is interested in both realistic and abstract art. Her work is based on years of travel, archaeology and a deep love of the ocean.

Hugh Johnson


felt a magical sense of accomplishment as a child with his grandfather's oil paints. Living on a boat in the Keys continues to inspire him.

David Klein


Etching is an art form that is lost.  David tries to bring it back to life in a very Rembrandt style.

Helen Kordon


is famous for her charming paintings of iconic Key West houses and the only place you can purchase one of her whimsical works is at the Key West Art  Center.

Kathy LeTarte

Yolanda Maloney


loves the Keys, the light, the water...  everywhere she looks there's something that screams at her:  Paint Me!

Sue Clay Moloney

Dick Moody


longed to get back to his easel after 30 years in the commercial world. To this end he and his wife moved to Key West, never looking back.

Deborah Moore


uses colorful creative strokes to capture sun drenched scenes, lazy afternoons and the charming personalities of favorite places.


Lucy Paige


tries to capture the mood of the subtropics in her paintings of colorful conch cottages, landscapes, and playful beach scenes.  

Alicia Renner

Carol Rezba


 likes to capture the beauty of the natural world that surrounds us here in the Florida Keys.....the landscapes, seascapes, and the flora and fauna of our tropical paradise. 

Maggie Ruley


creates a sense of delight. Her natural motifs and exuberant colors are a celebration of the lush and shimmering elements of the tropics.  

Naya Rydzewski

George Salhofer


believes that art has the fundamental cultural responsibility to positively heighten and enhance the awareness of the viewer. 

Anne Schroeder


has spent her entire life in the Florida Keys. Growing up on these islands she taught herself to draw and paint the beauty around her.  

Joanne Sloane


feels free to break the rules.  With little formal training, she creates bright lively acrylic paintings in her own imaginative style.  

Yvonne Talbot

Neva Townsend


began working with oil paint sixty years ago, remaining self taught for three decades until she began to experiment with watercolors.

Gale Upmal


works in many mediums, living with a paintbrush in her hand. But, her love is watercolor batik on rice paper. 

R.M. Walter


often focuses on the sky and what effects various conditions, such as clouds,have on the light and color.

Mally Weaver


works show a spontaneous joy of painting. She was attracted to the Florida Keys by the stunning color and strong light. 

Abigail White


grew up on the island of Key West; home schooled and one of nine children she was afforded plenty of free time to paint.  

Dawn Wilkins


is a naturalist with an interest in and enthusiasm for the planet's flora and fauna.  Her work elegantly celebrates nature's magic.

Gabrielle Wilson


loves to experiment whether that means throwing paint, getting messy or playing with layering colors. She loves happy mistakes.

Jessica Wilson

Kim Workman


feels strongly about conservation. The fish used in her Gyotaku works become, thanks to her culinary talents, delicious meals.