City Galleries

City Galleries Application


Artists who are interested in having their work displayed in a City Gallery should fill out the application (PDF).
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Currently on Exhibit at the Library

Julia Heinke

Julia Heinke is an artist from Clearwater, Florida. She teaches art camps and art classes for adults, teens, and children at the Safety Harbor Museum. Julia doesn’t like to feel artisticly limited, so she works in a variety of 2D and 3D media and styles. She is available for art commissions and portraiture. Julia also does event caricaturing, private and group lessons, and art parties. 



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Currently On Exhibit at City Hall
Bruce Mockridge

After leaving behind all the pressures and routines found in the business world I retired and began my artistic expression journey in retirement. It all started when I joined a senior citizen center in Rye New York. The center only allowed its students to use acrylic paints which was helpful to me in learning the art and skill of painting. This is where I learned the various techniques of brush strokes and mixing paint to make the canvas come alive.

Every day I paint, I learn something new and the quality enhances as I attempted to capture the visual passion found in my art. Over the years I have taken classes and studied under three instructors who have been very helpful to me in finding my own painting style.

Today my artistic skills have allowed me this opportunity to share my love and joy of oil painting. You will see that I have a unique artistic eye capturing on canvas images that will hold your attention and keep you engaged and entertained in the art you’re experiencing.

I welcome your comments and if possible leaving your email address so we can stay in touch. The most important of all is my hope that you enjoyed this experience and are able to take away the positive feelings of joy and love that I have put into each piece of art.

Bruce Mockridge's Website

Caroline Karp Art

Currently on Exhibit at the Museum

Caroline Karp


Caroline Karp has a lifelong love of painting, travel, nature and reflection. Her wellspring of passion helps her to create both beautiful artwork and experiences. Just as the poet defines beauty in his writing, Caroline captures it in her artwork. Much of her work begins outside (Plein Aire) typically while traveling to beautiful vistas. She then adds finishing touches in her studio. There is an imaginative and magical element to her work. It has been called hauntingly beautiful. She enjoys studying ideas and learning about different topics through creating series paintings.

Numerous works of hers can be seen in homes and businesses nationwide and in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Germany and France. One notable sale was a series of her sunflowers sold to Justin Verlander and Kate Upton.

Caroline earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Florida State University. She later earned a Master of Arts degree in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado. Caroline Is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance and Lucky Cat Yoga and a registered Music Together Teacher. With more than 30 years of experience teaching fine art to children and adults, Caroline has combined her passions of teaching, painting and yoga to offer painting and yoga experiences. her work has been exhibited in the Hyde Park Art Gallery, Syd Entel Gallery, Gallery AIA, Gala Corina, the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Safety Harbor Spa, Tommy Bahama, Taste Café, Railroad Square, White Orchid Yoga Studio, and at the United Yoga and Art Holiday show in downtown Tampa. Caroline also participants in Street Painting Festivals throughout Florida (Hyde Park, Safety Harbor, Wiregrass and Sarasota). She has been a featured artist in art/yoga workshops such as “Inspired: A Study of the Chakras through Yoga and Art” and “Flower Power” organized by nationally recognized yogis.

She is a member of the Florida Chalk Artists Association, Gulf Coast Artist Association, and The Exhibiting Artist’s Society. Caroline can most often be found painting in nature or in her beautiful art studio in Tampa.

AWARD
• Hyde park Chalk Festival 2011 Award of Merri
• Safety Harbor Bloomin Chalk Fest 2011 Runner up

Join us for the Gallery Opening Reception on August 10. 
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More Information
For more information about the City Galleries, email Christine McWilliams or call 727-724-1562 ext. 1504.