The St. Augustine Art Association holds a diverse Art Library of instructional books, ranging from watercolor/oil/acrylic painting, color theory and drawing techniques, to perspective, anatomy, portraits, wildlife and more. Reference materials include DVDs, magazines and books on Art History, Impressionism, Picasso, Sculpture, Museum Collections, Photography, Florida Art, the Masters and other richly illustrated topics. Donations to the library are accepted upon review. Books are available for gallery use.
These children’s art lessons offer fun and interesting activities about St. Augustine’s visual history. Produced through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council.
Art & Archaeology Standards-Based Curriculum
Use this hands-on curriculum to explore the connections between art and archaeology through history. The lessons and activities have been developed so that they are suitable for children of all ages. Download the Curriculum
The Lost Colony
Click here to read Robert Torchia’s essay, The Lost Colony: The Artists of St. Augustine, 1930-1950.
Click here to download An Art Colony Lost and Found. This booklet highlights the history of the St. Augustine Art Association and the artists who founded it, as well as showcases pieces and artists in our Permanent Collection.
FLYING COLORS: THE LIFE AND WORK OF COURTENAY HUNT
Written by art historian Wayne W. Wood, this richly illustrated book chronicles the colorful life of artist/aviator Courtenay Hunt, who captured the characters and coastal landscape of Northeast Florida during his long career. The book was published on the occasion of the St. Augustine Art Association’s 90th Anniversary and one-year anniversary of Hunt’s death. Wood curated a Courtenay Hunt retrospective of paintings and drawings that premiered at the St. Augustine Art Association February 2014. Books are available for purchase by calling (904) 824-2310.