Studio 18 in the Pines is home to my studio. Public gallery hours are M-F 9:30-6 or by appointment. Please stop by and say hello!
As a child, Beth envisioned her adult self sitting at a desk coloring as her career. She didn’t know at the time how accurate that would be. A graduate of Ringling College of Art + Design, she has produced thousands of commercials, worked on government and commercial simulations, video arcade games, published her photography, won awards and made jewelry. She’s most proud of having the ability t
o encourage, educate and share her passion for a wide variety of visual art with others.
Beth Amato is an East Coast artist, having lived half her life in Rhode Island and the other half in Florida. At 21, knowing deep down that something was missing in her life direction, she applied, and was accepted to Ringling College of Art and Design. In 1992 she transferred to Ringling, in Sarasota, as a computer animation BFA candidate. During her tenure at Ringling, Beth apprenticed in a variety of artistic fields in addition to computer animation including faux finishing, printing, sign making and magazine production all while holding down a steady course load of studio classes. She knows this adventure reinforced the fierce work ethic fostered in her formative years.
After graduating, the adventure continued while Beth honed her art, design and computer skills in professional environments. She worked in team and independent environme