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The Artists Group (TAG)


The Artists’ Group (TAG) at South Florida State College consists of a community of artists who are committed to developing their individual talents and promoting an appreciation for art. They meet, work, offer workshops, and sell their artwork at the TAG Studio, in the Hotel Jacaranda, historic arcade, 19 East Main Street, Avon Park.

Ongoing Classes

TAG offers informal art classes throughout the year. All classes are geared toward artists of every skill level. For more information, call 863-784-7346 or e-mail

Acrylic Painting - Students paint subjects of their choice or work on a project with the instructor. Each participant completes two paintings during the session.

Acrylics Made Easy - This course is designed to teach students of all skill levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced) an easy way to produce beautiful art with Acrylic Paints.  Each student will complete two paintings along with the instructor or may paint subjects of their own choice while learning the essential skills of Acrylic Painting. 

Watercolor Painting - Students paint subjects of their choice or participate in a weekly exercise demonstrated by the instructor. Classes discuss the application of color theory as well as the principles and elements of design. A gentle critique is held at the end of each session.

Creations in Clay- Class is held in the Ceramic Studio at the SFSC Art Department.  Students use clay and pottery tools to learn various techniques for this sculptural medium. Glazes are applied and projects are kiln fired. 

Oil Painting - This class covers the importance of composition and design, oil paints and their unique properties, principles for mixing colors, and techniques for applying paint.

2014 FALL
Date(s) Course
CRN Days Time Site Fee
Days: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, U=Sunday

Acrylic Painting

 Lousie Weis  10453 1 - 4 p.m.   TAG Studio  $105
Community Education
South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

To contact us:
Phone: 863-784-7388
Fax: 863-784-7355