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Scarfone Hartley Gallery

The Scarfone/Hartley Gallery exhibits works of art as an extension of the classroom, providing an opportunity to view and study significant original artwork by contemporary national, international and regional artists. The Gallery also features work by fine arts faculty, alumni and students during scheduled exhibitions, receptions, lectures and performances.

The Scarfone/Hartley Gallery is located in the R.K. Bailey Arts Studios, 310 N. Boulevard, at The University of Tampa campus. The Gallery is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and 1-4 p.m., Saturday. For more information, contact Dorothy Cowden at (813) 253-6217, or visit

Programs receive support from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, the Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners and The University of Tampa Friends of the Gallery.


STUDIO-f at the University of Tampa is an innovative visiting artist program that has included such notables as Louisa Chase, Komar and Melamid, Katherine Porter, Larry Poons, Ed Paschke and Robert Rahway Zakanitch. The purpose of this program is to introduce national and international artists to the Tampa Bay community by giving students and art enthusiasts an opportunity to meet these artists and to see them working in the studio. View STUDIO-F exhibitions the Scarfone Hartley Gallery.

Pedro Pablo Oliva
Pedro Pablo Oliva. El Gran Viaje. De la serie Navegantes, The Great Journey. From the series Sailors. 2014.

Exhibit: Growing Up in Neverland

Growing Up in Neverland,” an exhibition of seven of the most renowned and provocative contemporary Cuban artists, opens on March 4 and runs through March 18. The seven artists in the exhibition are Ernesto Leal, Pedro Pablo Oliva, Sandra Ramos, Lázaro Saavedra, Esterio Segura, José A. Vincench and the collective known as The Merger. Numerous mediums — including painting, sculpture, video, prints and installation — will be represented in the exhibit. The exhibition is a co-presentation of The University of Tampa, the Tampa Museum of Art and The Cuban Arts Group.