Art on Siesta Key is located in the Village through a weekly Siesta Key Farmers Market with artist Lloyd Dobson, an annual craft festival held in February, an annual Siesta Fiesta held in April and daily you can view some oil paintings at the Blu Que Island Grill in the Village.
1) Siesta Key Farmers Market
The Siesta Key Farmers Market is a hidden gem. It is a Sunday morning tradition since 2008 from 8:00AM to 2:00PM, the market offers a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, Jamaican prepared foods and pastries, hot breakfast, organic green tea, local plants, Italian olive oils, artisan breads, organic
skin care products, clothing, jewelry, photography, pottery, fine art by artist Lloyd Dobson, and live music.
The Siesta Farmers Market is family-friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome. Plenty of parking in the Village, since it’s Sunday morning!
Many of the market’s vendors offer vital information about local resources and create awareness in natural health and the environment. We hope you enjoy the Market on Sunday mornings throughout the year.
Farmers Market offers delicious spring greens, herbs and a variety of produce. Shoppers can also find a vast assortment of local, organic products and a “Taste Of The Village” with area restaurants serving farm fresh items from their menus.
What are you doing this Sunday morning??? Come visit us 8:00AM to 2:00PM Freshness waiting, lots of new vendors,
music, Lloyd Dobson original oil paintings and in the Village great restaurants. And let us not forget Siesta Key Beach #1 USA.
A Milwaukee vacationer’s testimonial
“Loved the variety of handmade goods, pottery, organic products, unique natural soaps, produce, art, food and more at this Sunday market ! Found some unique gifts….they even had live music…”
2) Blu Que Island Grill – Original Art For Sale On Siesta Key
Come in and enjoy original art at Blu Que Island Grill on Siesta Key, Florida. The perfect complement to a sumptuous feast is inspiring art. at Blu Que Island Grill, They celebrate the sensory by treating you to art that is as fresh and
contemporary as their cuisine. If you eat with our eyes first, consider the original art your first course.
Lloyd Dobson local Siesta Key – Sarasota artist feels like beauty is essential to the well being of the soul. Lloyd’s work is designed to bring a sense of beauty, fun and inspiration to the everyday routines creating a palette of God’s Siesta Key beach scenes.
To create a moment in time when your mind is full of joy. Lloyd brings back the memories of this paradise island in his oil paintings. classical forms, attention to detail, elegant compositions and the eternal search for the Masterpiece.
For more information on the Blu Que Island Grill:
149 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL 34242
3) 19th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival
19th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival is located on Ocean Blvd in the Siesta Key Village. This year the dates are February 7th-8th, 2015 – Saturday & Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
For more information call 813-962-0388 or 561-746-6615
4) Annual Siesta Fiesta in Siesta Village
The annual Siesta Fiesta in Siesta Village is April 11th & 12th, 2015 – From: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
The artists will line Ocean Boulevard with their professional display booths while the crafters will display their unique and affordable crafts throughout Siesta Key Village for a sidewalk craft fair.
All artists and crafters will be present for the duration of the show, available to discuss their work and inspiration. Ocean Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at
Ocean and Canal and running through to Beach Road.The event appeals to people of all ages including serious art buyers looking to add to their collections. With a wide variety of art mediums on display and prices ranging from $25 hand-designed earrings to $30, 000 metal sculptures, there is something for everyone.
For more information visit www.siestakeyvillage.org
You can find Lloyd Dobson’s oil paintings at the Siesta Key Farmers Market every Sunday morning, the Blu Que Island Grill, the Lakewood Ranch Farmers Market on the fourth Saturday of every month or on his website at www.LloydDobsonArtist.com