The mission of the North Tampa Arts League is to develop, nurture, and support the arts and the artists of North Tampa by working in concert with community leaders to make North Tampa a vibrant art community. All are welcome!

NTAL meets from 7pm-9pm on the 4th Wednesday of the 1st and 3rd month each quarter (except as noted) at: Compton Park Community CenterTampa Palms, 16101 Compton Drive, Tampa, Florida  33647

NTAL is an art education partner with the Life Enrichment Center at 9704 North Boulevard, Tampa FL 33612. NTAL meets at the LEC on the 4th Thursday for active demos the 2nd month of each quarter

Starting in 2019, NTAL General Meetings will be on vacation for June, July and August. 

TO JOIN US: go to Membership and download our Membership form. Individual membership is $35. Family membership is $45. Benefits include partner benefits at the Life Enrichment Center for the Arts, discount at AOE Art Supply and public art shows scheduled through out the year.

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In compliance with the Covid-19 social distancing NTAL meetings are canceled until further notice. 


  • President - Diane Harm
  • 1st VP Membership - Dorothy Banker
  • 2nd VP Events & Programs - Deborah Newman
  • Treasurer - Joan Garcia
  • Secretary - Claire Benton

You must be an active member to serve on the board. Contact if interested. 

Know Your 2020 Committee Chairs:

  • Plein Aire - Dotty Banker & Sally Yoder
  • Quarterly Art Challenge - Sally Yoder
  • Masterpiece Show Chairman - Deb Newman

NTAL and LEC (Life Enrichment Center) are partners; members are eligible for all classes at the LEC Member rate. You can view the upcoming classes at Meetup

Check out our Fine Art America Friends of NTAL group featuring member art hosted there. You can purchase prints and often find an original for sale as well.

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Learn to paint from a different professional artist each month. Call NTAL member Marie Schadt at 813-971 -9145 for more info. When: 4th Monday of the Month starting back in January, 2017 from 10:00am -2:00pm at Roy Haynes Park, 1902 South Village Avenue, Tampa. Cost: Free ($8 donation requested). Bring your own supplies. 

Hot News

  • WHAT IS ON YOUR EASEL? We asked our member artists what they are currently working on. Here is RICK SOLON; This is on my table...the next step is to make a backdrop for my ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2020, 8:25 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • MEMBER INTERVIEW - Sally Yoder Who are you and what do you do?  I am Sally Yoder and I spend my days making art; studio painting most mornings, plein air painting once a week or ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2020, 7:35 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • NEW MEMBER INTERVIEW - Jerrold Dwayne Castro For our second member interview, we feature one of our newest members, recently stationed at MacDill AFB, Jerrold Dwayne Castro. Jerrold is originally from Guam and is deeply immersed in ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2020, 7:04 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • ALAN METZGER NTAL Member Alan Metzger has a number of recent achievements. At the FL State Fair, Alan received two 3rd place and a 1st place award. "Festive Day", "Blue Eyes" and ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 10:50 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • Dotty Banker wins Leaders Choice Award NTAL artist, Dotty Banker, won the Business Leaders Choice Award at the 2020 Strawberry Festival for her painting Blaze of Fall. Dotty says, "I spotted this abandoned farm in my ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2020, 8:31 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • INTERVIEW WITH NTAL FOUNDER IT’S WORLD ART DAY and NTAL thought that our first interview should be our Founder, John Henne. Here is his interview done by our President, Diane Harm. As the ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2020, 7:32 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • Art Challenge Winners Here are the winners of the March Art Challenge - Reflections, First Place - Virginia Butler, Second Place - Dotty Banker and Third Place - Sally Yoder
    Posted Apr 15, 2020, 7:25 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • THE WINNING ARTWORK 2019 Best in Show - Incoming by Diane HarmBest in Painting - Corral Gang by Alan MetzgerBest in Photography - Atlantic Beach Predawn Elements by Steve SparksBest in Mixed Media/3D ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2020, 10:32 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • MASTERPIECES 2019 SHOW WINNERS Last night was the opening reception for the NTAL Annual Membership Show, MASTERPIECES. Here are the winners:Best in Show - Incoming by Diane HarmBest in Painting - Corral Gang by ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2020, 10:31 AM by North Tampa Arts League
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The second month of each quarter, NTAL hosts a scheduled demo/workshop at the Life Enrichment Center on the 4th Thursday of that month. The demo/workshops are free and open to the public.

Recent workshops:
2/27 - "I See Red" Workshop by Sally Yoder
1/22- 10 Tips on composition & Color
5/23 - Art Workshop: Painting a Still Life
4/24 - The Urban Sketching Movement - Rose Singleton
2/19 - Costumed Life Drawing - LEC
11/18 - Acrylic Painting - Alan Metzger
8/18 - Framing for the Artist - Joose Hadley
5/18 - Imprimatura - Sally Yoder
02/18 - Colored Pencils, Diane Harm
11/17 - Acrylic Pouring, Pat Beebe
08/17 - Egg Tempera, Gainor Roberts
05/17 - Watercolor on Yupo, Taylor Ikin (guest presenter)

NTAL members donated 11 original works of art in 2014  to the Radiology department of the Shriners Hospital For Children - Tampa.

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Find out what is happening in our local arts community at Tampa Arts, the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. Stay informed by subscribing to their weekly email update.

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