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. 

See our March Art Challenge in Hot News


April 10th      Masterpieces 2020 Deadline

April 22th      Show & Tell, Demo on Framing   

April 27th      Masterpieces 2020 Art in-take

May 1st          Plein Air-Centennial Park Ybor

May 8th         Masterpieces 2020 Reception

May 26th        Masterpieces 2020 Art pick-up

May 27th        Workshop- Using your Phone for Art

Summer 2020 - June, July & August Vacation


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

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

Know Your 2019 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

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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. 

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  • March Art Challenge We decided to move our Quarterly Art Challenge Online to our Facebook page. The Challenge is REFLECTIONS here are the entries. Click this link to vote,  NTAL Facebook.
    Posted Mar 30, 2020, 7:02 AM by North Tampa Arts League
  • Call to Artists MASTERPIECES 2020 It’s coming! It’s coming!! Your annual opportunity to shine during North Tampa Arts League's membership exhibit at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. Oil & Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Photography ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2020, 8:10 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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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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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.

Arts Council of Hillsborough County

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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