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Currently I teach a variety of classes and workshops in the Tampa Bay area
at a number of locations. These currently include Suntan Art Center,
Beach Art Center, Dazzio Art Experience School of Art and several City of
St. Petersburg locations. In addition, I have taught at local museums such
as the Tampa Museum of Art and The Salvador Dali and the Museum of Fine
Arts in St. Petersburg. I have also presented classes, workshops, talks and
demonstrations at SPC, USF St. Petersburg and University of Tampa.
Classes and workshops have also been presented at locations in Houston,
Texas and Ocean City, New Jersey. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from
the University of Indianapolis in Indiana, and have taken courses locally at
USF, Tampa, and SPC in St. Petersburg. I also have certificates from the
Fundamentals of Fine Arts Program of the North Light School in Cincinnati,
Ohio and the Master Art program from the Penn Foster Career School
located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Artists that I have studied with
include Nelson Shanks at Studio Incamminati, Glenn Vilppu, Philip Pearlstein
and Loreen Leedy. Local Artists I have studied with include Jack Barrett,
Jim Scalese, Janet Echelman and Barbara Lewis.
I have been a Courtroom Sketch Artist for Federal Court the past 5 years
for national and local television and print networks. Original court
sketches are in numerous collections throughout the United States. I also
create commission artwork for individuals, professional and organizations in
the Tamp Bay area. I am a member of a number of local art centers, and
have been a show judge and curator a number of times. Currently I am a
member of the Exhibition Committee, Judges Selection, at the Treasure
Island Art Guild. Past activities of note include mural projects in Florida
and North Carolina, figure drawing book and art exchanges as well as open
drawing monitor, landscape and rock waterfall design and illustrations.
My work is currently on display at the Dazzio Art Gallery in St. Petersburg,
Florida. I frequently participate in local group shows, and have received a
number of awards. In the past few years, I have had solo shows at Pinellas
Park Library, Kotler Art Gallery at Tampa Public Library, Pinellas Park Art
Soviety and the Clearwater Main Library. Recent invitational shows include
faculty shows at teaching locations as well as the Rhino Invitational Show in
St. Petersburg, Florida.
I can be contacted directly by email or telephone for current workshops
and class schedules and locations.
|Douglas A. Land
Artist - Instructor
P. O. Box 22492
St. Petersburg, FL 33742-2492