Meet artist Jason Ratner, artist of many 'The Little Mermaid' masterpieces (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)

Disney’s shopping and dining district is full of fun and unique places to shop ‘til you drop! One shop that stands out at Disney Springs is the Marketplace Co-Op. Inside of this spacious shop, you’ll find tons of little boutiques such as Cherry Tree Lane, Twenty Eight & Main, and of course the WonderGround Gallery!

The WonderGround Gallery is home to unique Disney-inspired art pieces for every type of art collector. From postcard sized prints to canvases and more, the way that these characters and attractions are portrayed through these works of art is pure magic! If you’re visiting Walt Disney World in April and have a special place in your heart for the artists of the WonderGround Gallery, you’re in for an exciting surprise this month. Throughout the month of April, guests will have a chance to meet some of the artists of the WonderGround Gallery!

For those planning to swing by, here are the current artist meet and greet days and times:
Jason Ratner
Artist Jason Ratner will be at the WonderGround Gallery on Friday, April 5 from 6-9 PM and Saturday, April 6 from 12-3 PM. Ratner is known for creating colorful artwork to celebrate Disney’s The Little Mermaid and his artwork has been featured on the Disney Parks Blog.

Caley Hicks
Caley Hicks will be in the Marketplace Co-Op at the WonderGround Gallery on Friday, April 12 from 6-9 PM and Saturday, April 13 from 12-3 PM. Orange Bird fans, this artist will be right up your alley! She’s known for her artistic tributes to the little Orange Bird in the Sunshine Tree.

Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Our next artist, Jasmine Becket-Griffith is available for meet and greets at the WonderGround Gallery for one day only! On Saturday, April 20 from 4-7 PM guests can come visit this long-time featured artist of the WonderGround Gallery. The specific design she will be featuring is a Cruella de Vil piece from Walt Disney’s 101 Dalmatians.

Ashley Taylor
Artist Ashley Taylor will be at the WonderGround Gallery on Friday, April 26 from 3-6 PM, Saturday, April 27 from 12-3 PM, Sunday, April 28 from 12-3 PM, and Monday, April 29 from 3-6 PM. Taylor is known for the popular Disney Doodles that can be found from time to time on the Disney Parks Blog. At the meet and greets she will be releasing a special Cinderella-inspired piece!

Whether you’ve spent some time in the WonderGround Gallery or not, if you’re shopping around Disney Springs on these days it’s worth a trip over to the Marketplace Co-Op to meet one of these magical artists!