If there’s one thing that helps set St. Augustine, Florida apart from the crowd, it’s the incredible arts and culture community that exists here. From scenic landscapes, custom portraits, abstract artwork and everything in between. Local artists make our city a premier arts and culture destination, and thankfully, there’s plenty of St. Augustine artists to explore throughout town. So, meet a few of the people who are making the Ancient City more beautiful through their work.
Addie Gibson is a local artist well-known throughout the community for her bright colors, wavey lines and groovy depiction of St. Augustine surf culture. Her murals can be found brightening up the town at various local businesses including Surf Station, Stir it Up and more. In addition, Addie sells prints, hand-painted jewelry, stickers and is available for commissions at Addie Gibson Art.
Alma Ramírez is a contemporary abstract artist born in Mexico, currently living and working in St. Augustine, Florida. Her process consists of layers of paint, a balance of bright and warm colors and inspiration drawn from nature with water and the serenity of the Atlantic Ocean being her favorite element of study. Alma is one of the many St. Augustine artists who is constantly inspired by the city around her. Her latest work includes boats, landscapes and botanicals.
Nature is a constant inspiration for many St. Augustine artists, and Haley Greco is no exception. This self-taught local artist spends her time creating oil paintings of the world around her, including seascapes, dreamy clouds, forests and meadows. You can view her artwork at Haley Greco Artwork, and she also takes commissions.
Jenna Alexander is a local artist and photographer well-known for her popular fine art series, including Salt Run, Naptime Botanicals, Stripes and Buns and Flower Map of the USA. She also offers photography sessions, teaches children art classes through her program, The Budding Artist, and participates in local pop-ups around town. Jenna offers original paintings, prints, large-scale portraits and commission work. You can view her work in town at Jenna Alexander Studio.
Raised in South Florida and currently living in the ancient city, Tripp Harrison is one of the many St. Augustine, Florida artists whose work represents a love for all things coastal and tropical. Inspired by the scenes of Key West, the Abaco Islands, and of course, St. Augustine, Tripp’s work is beautiful and captivating. His complete catalog is available in town at Tripp Harrison Studio & Gallery.
RJ Higgins is a mixed-media local artist whose work ranges from graphite pencil, pen and ink, acrylic, watercolor and even metal sculpture. Like many St. Augustine artists, RJ’s work is inspired by the ocean and is depicted through detailed sculptures and paintings crafted with reclaimed materials rather than traditional canvas. You can find his entire collection in town at New Lease Art Gallery and the St. Augustine Amphitheater Farmers Market.
Explore & Stay
Feeling tired after a long day of exploring St. Augustine galleries and artist studios? Then, kick back and relax at The Local – St. Augustine! Located on Anastasia Island, just minutes from downtown, enjoy comfortable and inviting accommodations as well as exclusive features like digital check-in before settling in for a good night’s sleep, so you’re well-rested for more exploring ahead.