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About Us

The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative was created in 1992 by three Lake Placid, Florida artists: Carol Mills, Harriet Porter, and Suellen Robinson. They envisioned it as a place for local artists and crafters to display and sell their unique creations. It is now an artist run gallery & classroom offering original, handcrafted arts and crafts for any person in your life or room in your house.

Our prices are lower than those in big city shops, though our quality is every bit as good. Bring your friends and spend a delightful time exploring our 10,000 square foot gallery. We have an ever-changing inventory of all kinds of arts and crafts at all different price points. Some items that we have for you are:

  • Prints
  • Cards
  • Original paintings
  • Pottery
  • Ceramics
  • Kitchen & Dining items
  • Baskets
  • Bowls 
  • Turned Wood
  • Gourds
  • Painted Glass
  • Stained Glass
  • Painted Porcelain
  • Jewelry 
  • Hats 
  • Purses 
  • Quilts 
  • Children’s items
  • Floral & Greenery Arrangements
  • Yard Art
  • Fabric Art
  • Christmas collectibles year ‘round
  • Caladium themed art & wearable​s

Do you want to learn how to do-it-yourself? You can join one of our ongoing classes to find and develop YOUR talent. - YES, you DO have talent! 

Check out our facebook page For what's going on at the Co-Op!

Interested in becoming a member of the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative? The Caladium Co-op is a membership-driven 501c-3 non-profit organization. Go to the Home Page tabs for membership and contact information. Our members and volunteers are the heart of our organization and without them we would not exist. We welcome new artists and ideas. 


 Because our merchandise is hand-crafted and almost all items are one-of-a-kind, you will need to visit us in person to buy your treasures. Our members will be happy to assist you in finding the perfect article in our ever changing collections.

Events and programs presented by the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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