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ArtWorks DeLand provides a supportive community of West Volusia based artists who share a passion for creativity and expression. Working alongside fellow artists fosters collaboration, inspiration, and the exchange of artistic ideas.

Skill Sharing and Learning: ArtWorks DeLand offers opportunities for artists to learn from one another through workshops, classes, and informal mentorship. Members can develop new skills, techniques, and perspectives, enriching their artistic practice.

Exposure and Networking: Aside from being open 6 days a week, ArtWorks DeLand also hosts exhibitions and events, providing members with opportunities to showcase their work to the public. These events also facilitate networking with art enthusiasts, collectors, and other artists, helping members to expand their audience and professional connections.

Supporting the Local Art Scene: By participating in ArtWorks DeLand, artists contribute to the vibrancy of the local art scene. The cooperative engages with the community through outreach programs, educational initiatives, and collaborations with local organizations, enriching the cultural landscape of DeLand and beyond.

Friendships and Camaraderie: ArtWorks DeLand fosters strong bonds and friendships among its members. Working closely with fellow artists in a supportive environment creates opportunities for meaningful connections and shared experiences. Whether collaborating on projects, offering feedback, or simply enjoying each other’s company during work shifts, the sense of camaraderie within ArtWorks DeLand enriches the artistic journey and creates lasting friendships that extend beyond the gallery walls. These connections not only enhance the creative process but also provide invaluable emotional support and encouragement, making the cooperative feel like a second home for its members.