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Address: 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Phone Number: (941) 778-6648
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Nestled in the heart of Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, Island Gallery...

Nestled in the heart of Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, Island Gallery West  is a fine art gallery cooperative of about 30 local and regional artists — many unique to the area. The gallery has a 20-plus-year history of offering original watercolor, acrylic, oil, and mixed-media paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, stained glass and fiber art. Every month a different artist is featured with a special exhibit of their newest work. During the winter/spring season from November through April, the gallery hosts public receptions for the monthly featured artist. These receptions are part of the Holmes Beach ARTWALK that includes several other art galleries and boutiques. Also during high season, from January to early April, member artists present free art demonstrations of various media and techniques every Saturday morning at the gallery. These events are very popular and have developed a wide following.Island Gallery West maintains a website with a dedicated page for each member artist to show examples of currently available work. The website also lists an updated schedule of current and upcoming events. As an artists’ cooperative, the Island Gallery West is owned and operated by its members. Six days a week the gallery is staffed by member artists who welcome the opportunity to discuss their art with you. Stop by for a pleasant, relaxing visit and enjoy the many fine works of art on display in two exhibit areas. You’ll discover all the variety and visual stimulation of an art festival in a pleasant gallery setting. 

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A vibrant co-operative of diverse local artists

Island Gallery West was established in 1990. It is located in Holmes Beach in the heart of Anna Maria Island on Florida's Gulf Coast near Bradenton. Island Gallery West offers a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth going to the art walk or just dropping in as we did later on our visit. Lots of local artists, both talented and nice. Many mediums. Check it out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Island Gallery West was established in 1990. It is located in Holmes Beach in the heart of Anna Maria Island on Florida's Gulf Coast near Bradenton. Island Gallery West offers a rich variety of art by talented local and regional artists. The works of nearly 30 fine artists are on display. For 25 years, the Gallery has offered paintings, mixed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Located in Holmes Beach, the Island Gallery West is an excellent choice to see what professional artists are up to. There are paintings, photography, potery, jewelry and more. All outstanding work...just a treat!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Interesting and unique work for sale by locals. Fair prices and original photos and paintings, Found the perfect gifr for a friend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very different canvas oil impressions of water movement using textures. Friendly studio, helpful and willing to advise on personal preference.

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Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Local artists showing and selling their unique artwork. You will find many wonderful items from these great artists. Fun to go often so you can see the new pieces.

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