Art Gallery Mission
The Players Gallery mission is to be an inclusive Showcase Venue for Sarasota’s visual arts community, following the guidelines and community mission of The Players Theatre. Local Artist and Art Teacher Judy Nadler is the Gallery Coordinator. The goal is to actively engage local artisans of all calibers and mediums to keep the Gallery accessible to the entire visual arts community.
Our Gallery Curator:
Judy has served as the Players Gallery Curator since its inception in 2008. Her career began with working in advertising agencies in both Washington, D.C., and Reston, Virginia; specializing in corporate logo design and serving as lead graphic designer for Wolf Trap National Performing Arts Center. After moving to Sarasota she began again working for an ad gency and was awarded an Addy Award for Excellence in Advertising.
In 2004, she switched focus to creating fine art in her Orchid Street studio and teaching ongoing mixed-media classes at Art Center Sarasota. You can learn more about Judy by logging onto her website at www.nadlerstudio.com.
Our Featured Artists of the Month:
Alan began painting in the early 1980′s and is primarily self-taught. His in-depth personal study has been enhanced by workshops with internationally acclaimed artist-instructors including Valerie Craig (Wayne, PA), William Scott Jennings (Boulder, CO), and Morgan Samuel Price (Altamonte Springs, FL). In addition to his portfolio paintings, Alan also creates commissioned paintings of the many tropical destinations that have special meaning to his clients.
Marilyn has a B.A. in Art from Mundelein College in Chicago. She has continued her study with prominent artists in the U.S. and in Europe. She has participated in many juried exhibits, winning awards for her landscapes, seascapes, still lifes and portraits. Her work was featured in the April 2013 issue of American Art Collector Magazine. She resides in Sarasota, Florida with her husband, Bill.
Carmen Gloria Letelier