Building Together


Our vision is for Tampa to be internationally recognized as a vibrant and dynamic city for the arts. 


Tampa Arts Alliance advances the arts in Tampa by providing foundational support to the arts ecosystem. We focus on identifying community stakeholders, encouraging the development of spaces for artists to live, work and display, fostering commerce in the arts industry, and promoting Tampa as a vibrant city of the arts.

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Board of Directors


Neil Gobioff
The Gobioff Foundation

Vice Chair

Jennifer R. Malin
Arts Leader


Kathy Durdin
Artist, Florida Watercolor Society

Andrew George
Ashley Furniture Industries 

Bill Carlson
Tucker/Hall, Inc. 

Elizabeth Fifer
Arts Leader

Frank J. “Sandy” Rief, III
Longhouse, Richards, Olsen & Rief, PLLC

Gary L. Sasso
Carlton Fields

Joanna Robotham
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art,
Tampa Museum of Art 

Mike Schutt
Plenary Group

Sara Richter
Arts Leader

Ya La’Ford


Executive Director

Michele Smith


Media Coordinator- Novella J. Bailey

Tampa Arts Alliance | 701 S. Howard Ave #106-233, Tampa, FL 33606