Serving the local community in providing art education and visual fine art experiences, O'Connor Art Studios offers courses in a variety of mediums and methods.

Quick Facts

2316 University Blvd #300
Tuscaloosa , AL 35401
Phone: (205) 396-9892
Facebook: Visit Our Facebook Page
Email: [email protected]
Hours: 5:30-8:30 p.m.


Gallery Details

Closed during the August First Friday. Visit this page again for updates.


On the first Friday of almost every month, O'Connor Art Studios opens it's doors to artists and art enthusiasts in Tuscaloosa.  Come in and see what is happening in the studio. While the lineup of artists and works on display changes from month to month, you can always expect a unique, hands-on art experience when you visit. First Friday is a free event that is always family-friendly at O'Connor Art Studios!

Looking back at 2017.... 

December First Friday event was our 2nd Annual Holiday Art Sale representing select local (and non-local) artists. Featuring 8x8" artworks for $88!  All profits directly to the artists. 

November First Friday event was in honor and celebration of the beautiful life of our dear friend and local artist, Linda Bell (aka Elles Beles) who passed away earlier this year. In Memoriam: UA Art Alumna Linda Bell article.

September First Friday event welcomed new local artist Briana Tippetts to Tuscaloosa. She's a talented young artist, inking comics and creating her own characters. Original works on display for two weeks following.

Before the summer, we also welcomed another new local artist & art history professor Maureen Forman for our May First Friday event. 

Want to see past visitors during our First Friday events?  Click here to be linked to our studio website and scroll to the bottom