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.
Visionary Bill Jenkins: Crealdé Founder, Artist and Philanthropist
Through January 31, 2015 in the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery and the Hannibal Square Heritage Center. As a kickoff to Crealde's 40th anniversary, we remember late founder William S. Jenkins (1909-1996) in a two-gallery presentation. Trained as an artist in Europe and Mexico in the 1930s, he produced a body of landscape and portrait paintings influenced the the places he traveled to as a young man, and the changing cultural landscape of his native American South.
Through Jan. 11, 2015 in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery. Emerging artists from the Photography, Ceramics and Sculpture Departments showcase a diverse spectrum of artwork. Since 1978, the Crealdé Fellowship Program has mentored hundreds of students through this work-study exchange; many former Fellows have become professional exhibiting artists.