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St. Pete’s Second Saturday ArtWalk - May 14, 2016

  • 14 May 2016
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL


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St. Petersburg's Second Saturday ArtWalk presents over 35 galleries and studios in the Waterfront Arts, Central Arts District, The EDGE District of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District Association and the Warehouse Arts District coming together as one arts destination.

Download your map and start planning your evening!

Be the first to see new affordable works of art, as ArtWalk is Opening Night where many galleries and studios premiere new works. Some are only open on ArtWalk, and many offer demonstrations and refreshments. It’s impossible to take in the entire ArtWalk in one night! Plan to drive, walk, or take the trolleys to visit the districts of your choice.

Our free trolley shuttles will have an art guide on board talking about each venue on our one continuous trolley loop that goes from the 3rd Street and Central Avenue to deep in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District. You can park for free on 1st Ave N and 1st Ave S from 15th St to 30th Street. Additional parking will be available for trolley riders in the vacant lot at the Northeast corner of Central Avenue and 29th Street (Please note that this is NOT one of our trolley stops). In addition, venues with large free parking lots are Soft Water Studios, the Morean Center for Clay at the Train Station, the Clay Center of St. Petersburg, the Florida Holocaust Museum and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the Arts Association St. Petersburg Inc., the EDGE District, the Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District associations coordinate St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance strives to be the community voice, the umbrella organization for the arts -- facilitating artists, arts organizations and creative businesses to work collaboratively; empowering the growth of the arts community, and driving arts-related economic development.

Browse, watch and purchase “Where Art is Made”!

This month we will two traditional red trolleys for the evening.

Trolley starts here at 5pm

Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - 10th Annual Invitational Teapot Show. The top ceramic artists from across the US have been invited to participate. Over 50 unique, handmade teapots on display & available for purchase! These aren’t your grandma’s teapots. https://www.facebook.com/ craftsman-house-gallery-158 706022997/?fref=ts

NEW ADDITION! - Station Numberthree - 2701 Fifth Avenue South. Indie Market Art Show - presented by Times Square Properties, in association with Keep Saint Petersburg Local featuring artwork by 30 local makers and DJ! See a side of your favorite local makers/vendors you may have never seen before, as they create pieces for this special, one-night only art show! https://www.facebook.com/ events/460855194119128/

Charlie Parker Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Demos by Charlie Parker through out the evening. https://www.facebook.com/ Charlie-Parker-Pottery-1432 78235683807/timeline

Zen Glass Studio – 600 27th Street South - Enjoy live glassblowing, auctions, demonstrations and a gallery show of our newest creations. Featuring the works of Zen Glass artists Joshua Poll, Dave Walker, and Christian Zvonik. https://www.facebook.com/ ZenGlassStudio/timeline

Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - One-of-a-kind furnishings, exotic slabs and lumber using trees from our local neighborhoods that would have been mulched or become landfill. Showcasing the figure and colors of urban lumber, utilizing artistic and time-tested builds, and completing each project with natural finishes. Love for fine wood and passion for the environment translates into beautiful furnishings, lighting & décor designs. https://www.facebook.com/ Funktionhouse

Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Static Flow: artist's reception with Zac Gorell. Zac has been blowing glass for 15 years in Cleveland, Corning, NY, Taiwan, South Florida, and recently he returned home to be the technical specialist in the glass department of The Cleveland Institute of Art. Free glass blowing demonstrations begin at 6pm. http://ow.ly/4n4joD

Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. Artist demonstrations. https://www.facebook.com/ brickstreetclay/?fref=ts

Dazzio Art Experience Gallery & School of Art - 535 22nd Street South - Spring Fling! And as always, great refreshments and wine are offered. https://www.facebook.com/ dazzio.art.experience?fref= ts

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Featuring the works by resident Soft Water Studio artists - Katee Tully, Carrie Jadus, Mark Aeling, Wendy Durand, Caitlin and Nicko Dahlstorm, Vanessa Seagraves and Bob Ribits. https://www.facebook.com/ sws.art.art/

Mga Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South - A commission driven sculpture facility that specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of sculptural objects in a variety of mediums from cartable materials to metal fabrication. Currently working on several large scale commissions for local private entities and across the country. https://www.facebook.com/ MgaSculpture

Gallerie 909 - 909 22nd Street South - A Voice in Color. Featuring visionary artist Ramel Jasir. Artist talk at 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/ events/928952430535294/

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - Still I Rise, a solo exhibition by Cora Marshall presenting a selection of works that feature women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Paintings, mixed media, photography. https://www.facebook.com/ WoodsonMuseum/?fref=ts

Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Kenyon Hansen exhibition. https://www.facebook.com/ CenterForClay/timeline

Nancy Smrekar Art Studio - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #5, Five Deuces Galleria Garden Building. Featuring acrylic/oil paintings in impressionism, realism, and abstract styles by emerging artist Nancy Smrekar. https://www.facebook.com/ nancysmrekar.artist/ ?fref=ts

From Mayan Hands - 2006 Second Avenue South -
Featuring handmade Mayan folk art, both new and antique. Also a large selection of santos, nativities, day of the dead, dance masks, colorful wooden animals, outrageous Mayan art, and religious folk art. https://www.facebook.com/ From-Mayan-Hands-7687259998 53388/?fref=ts

Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South – Throwing demonstrations of pottery being made on the wheel. Plus, try your hand at throwing a pot on the wheel. https://www.facebook.com/ ClayCenterofStPetersburg

St. Petersburg Opera Company - 2145 1st Ave South - Discover the enormous Custom Room, the Grand Preis Hall where you will have the opportunity to observe the opera singers rehearse the music and staged scenes from La Boheme, and the unique immense workshop where all stages for the Operas performed at the Palladium, are created. The art gallery features local artists Jeannine Hascall and Mavis Gibson exhibiting their art which will transport you to France reminiscing the Opera La Boheme to be performed at the Palladium in June. https://www.facebook.com/ StPeteOpera

Trolley Starts Here at 5pm

Creative Clay – 1114 Central Avenue - The Good Earth: Sea, Land and Air. Featuring paintings, mixed media sculpture and ceramic garden ornaments, from our folk art collection. https://www.facebook.com/events/219794828389169/

The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - That Child of Always by April Hartley features modern textile interpretations of childlike images while Paintings from LAla Land by Eva Avenue express the surging vibrancy of Los Angeles through the medium of watercolor. Each exhibit will transport you to places familiar, foreign, nostalgic and new. https://www.facebook.com/events/158163084582169/

Michele Tuegel Contemporary – 320 Central Avenue - Theo Wujcik: Paintings from the Estate. Wujcik was and remains an iconic figure in the Tampa bay cultural scene and his legacy will continue to exert an impact on subsequent generations. The paintings in this exhibit were curated by his widow, Susan Johnson, and represent pieces from a variety of themes the artist pursued.

The Gallery - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Meet-the Artist: Kathryn Poch. Her exhibition of oil paintings on anodized aluminum reflect the unpredictability and surprises of nature using vivid colors, aggressive strokes, and infinite space culminate in imaginary settings. https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryart/?fref=ts

SHAPIRO'S Gallery – 300 Beach Drive NE. - Showcasing the finest in American made blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes and sculpture. https://www.facebook.com/shapirogallery

D-gallerie - 203 1st Street North - Original contemporary art & decor at reasonable prices. Presenting unique works of talented artists, from different parts of the world. https://www.facebook.com/dgallerieusa/?fref=ts

Art on 1st – 550 First Avenue North – Flowers, Birds, and More. Works by Rita Gould. https://www.facebook.com/Arton1st/timeline

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs). Art Blooms at ArtLofts. See the fresh new artwork by Artloft’s artists. Varied art includes paintings, sculpture, jewelry, stained glass, and photography. Then visit and purchase art directly from the Artlofts artists in their working studios. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/timeline

Florida CraftArt– 501 Central Avenue – A non-profit gallery featuring fine craft artists of Florida and a great place for gifts and additions to your collection. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-CraftArt/352815711033?sk=timeline

NEW ADDITION TO ARTWALK! Fourward Glass Gallery - 611 Central Avenue. Carefully selected pieces that will appeal to everyone - long time collectors, or just beginning to acquire pieces. Scientific glass, heady glass, or decorative glass, the staff is ready to guide you and explain special techniques that have been incorporated during the glass blowing process. https://www.facebook.com/fourwardglassgallery/timeline

Strands of Sunshine – 633 Central Ave – Featuring Creative Clay artist Sheryl L. for her first solo exhibition. Sheryl's optimistic outlook on life shines through her work, and her paintings are sure to invoke a cheerful response from viewers. The show will include original paintings, hand drawn greeting cards, and few additional painted objects. https://www.facebook.com/events/219794828389169/

St. Pete Art Works - 635 Central Ave - Featured exhibition: In Motion. A group exhibition by members of the Gulf Coast Artists' Alliance. Live, original music by local favorite Rebekah Pulley. https://www.facebook.com/St.PeteArtWorks?fref=ts

The Local COOP - 645 Central Avenue - inside the Crislip Arcade. An end-of-the-year teacher gift. Continuing to have a children's craft in our store. https://www.facebook.com/TLCStPete/timeline

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Continueing the 12 x 12 x $100 exhibit featuring over 60 works by 52 local artists. Each 12x12 work is priced at $100 in order to promote the ability to purchase original art & to support local artists https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts

Morean Arts Center – 719 Central Avenue – Four new exhibitions featuring artists who are inspired by their surroundings: Cuban artist Esteban Machado Diaz; Nancy Cervenka; Kendra Frorup; Orange State. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter/timeline

ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Avenue and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue -
Opening reception for the FILES & FILM 2016: 3rd Annual Photographic Art Show. This highly anticipated showcase of more than 30 of the area's premiere photographers features selections juried by Robin O'Dell (Museum of Fine Arts), Beth Reynolds (Morean Art Center), and Chuck Vosburgh (Morean Art Center + Tappa). Come and celebrate with us and cast your vote for The People's Choice Award! https://www.facebook.com/events/1775966355971817/

NEW ADDITION TO ARTWALK! 17 Art House Studio at 17 21st Street North, (727)385-8155. Discover unique, fine art & design work. Acrylic abstract paintings, razor blade artwork, object d’art, crystal adorned glass & clothing and interior design.

Woodfield Fine Art Gallery - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Places & Faces, showcasing the art of Rick Yearick, Jim Corp, Richard Clark, Rootman, David Rule, Nancy Smrekar, Melissa Harasz, Noel Aquino, John and Margaret Bayalis, Susan Williams, and Jim Woodfield. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/?fref=ts

Creative Soul Studio : Coffee, Wine, Art - 2425 Central Avenue. The latest series of works from St Pete's own Laurie Ross-Photographer. These arrangements chronicle local life and flavors sometimes missed by all of us who live here. Ms Ross is locally renowned for her 2013 book Shop Dogs: A Photo Essay of Dogs That Go To Work.
Our partner associations also have great listings for art events!!
Keep Saint Petersburg Local
Grand Central District Association
Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association

Choose 4 or 5 to visit this Saturday then come back the next Second Saturday to visit more!

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