Opened for just over a year on South Beneva Road in Sarasota, Artista is a one of a kind epicenter for community art in a variety of fields including theatre, art, dance, music, martial arts, fitness and more.

The Artista in ME, or Artista for short, specializes in a variety of classes within the fields listed above well-suited for adults and kids of all ages throughout the Sarasota community.

Whether you're looking for a new hobby or some expert insight into a particular artistic endeavor, Artista's team of dedicated professional instructors can help you learn and grow in a number of creative fields.  Instructors at Artista teach and tutor on a wide variety of creative subjects including the art of live turntable DJing to professional photography; dance in a number of styles including hip hop, jazz, ballet and ballroom; acting; painting and more.

All of Artista's classes are based on credits which can be purchased in increments of 10 or more.  Packages range from 10 credits for $80 ($8 per credit) to 50 credits for $250 ($5 per credit) and can be used any way you like - ballet one week, DJing another, it's up to you.

Artista credits never expire and can be used by more than one person.  To purchase credits, call Artista at (941) 345-7032.

Artista also offers a creative Summer Camp experience for children ages 5-12.  Summer Camp sessions last for two weeks, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Each session is $100 with a $30 supply fee which covers all materials.

To learn more about Summer Camp at Artista and more, visit