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Show Your Heart, Buy Art - St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 11 Feb 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL


St. Petersburg's Second Saturday ArtWalk presents over 40 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 have one traditional red trolley and one coach bus for the evening.


Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue  at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - Wire & Wood: The Art of Bim Willow. The legendary willow furniture maker, author, and activist debuts his new collection of wire sculptures. Patsi a world-renowned psychic from Golden Peacock Psychic Readings, will be giving readings on the porch. https://www.facebook.com/craftsman-house-gallery-158706022997/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #2 – Station Numberthree - 2701 5th Ave. South

Thee Photo Ninja - Open gallery. https://www.facebook.com/theephotoninjaphotography/

Civil Savage Design - TBD

Trolley Stop #3 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.
Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Demos by Charlie Parker through out the evening. https://www.facebook.com/Charlie-Parker-Pottery-143278235683807/

Zen Glass Studio – 600 27th Street South - The Women of Glass show. Featuring an all female line-up of glass artists. Also visit all of the glass studios and glass galleries for the 1st annual Sunshine Glass Week & Glass Trail ArtWalk. And the latest work from your friends at Zen Glass Studio. https://www.facebook.com/events/142589632902727/

Trolley Stop #4 – 562 25th St. South
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - Closed for February. https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse

Consilience - 2501 Emerson Avenue South (727) 280-3638 - TBD

Trolley Stop #5 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South

Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Ciao Amici! Salvadore and Ferro Brothers from Murano, Italy! https://dmglass.com/join-us-opening-glass-show-ciao-amici/

Trolley Stop #6 – 400 23rd St. South
Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. New work on display. https://www.facebook.com/brickstreetclay/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #7 – in the parking lot of 515 22nd St. South
Dazzio Art Experience Gallery & School of Art - 515 22nd Street South - St. Petersburg: Each artist has portrayed our City in their own unique way. Everything from realism to abstraction. Some choose our buildings to define St. Petersburg, while others paint the colorful citizens in situations that make them interesting to paint. The featured artist of the month is Pat Green. Meet artists, many who will be demonstrating and painting. Live music. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/?fref=ts

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - A 1500 sq ft. rotating warehouse gallery featuring sculpture, pottery, and paintings. The opening for Surrealist Tendencies by Timothy Innamorato. Timothy's work is full of color and full of life. Resident artists will open their studios to the public. https://www.facebook.com/sws.art.art/events/

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


Trolley Stop #8 – 2240 9th Ave. South

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/?fref=ts

Gallerie 909 - 909 22nd Street South - TBA https://www.facebook.com/gallerie909/

Trolley Stop #9 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Opening reception: Florida Heat Surface Gallery Show. https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay/timeline

Trolley Starts in the Parking lot of 3 Daughters Brewing at 5pm
- Free parking lot for trolley riders
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

Trolley Stop #11 – 2006 2nd Ave. South
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, and outrageous Mayan art. Plus the usual religious folk art. https://www.facebook.com/From-Mayan-Hands-768725999853388/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #12 – 2010 1st Ave. South
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South – Featured artist Ryan Raines. Ryan is a local artist new to the area. Visit with Kyu Yamammoto (Muse Winner). Raku firing throughout the night. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/events/

Trolley Stop #13 – 1114 Central Avenue
Creative Clay – 1114 Central Avenue - Civil Rights: Yesterday and Today. A Black History Month exhibit honoring those who initiated The civil rights movement in the 1950’s through the present. Featuring ceramics, mixed media and paintings by the Transition & member artists of Creative Clay. Also on exhibit, Elegant Women, paintings by our featured artist, Shasta G. Live music 6-8pm. https://www.facebook.com/creativeclaystpete/events/

Trolley Stop #14 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - Local artist Tyler Staggs exhibits a new body of work, Connections, which explores the correlation between life experiences and inter-personal relationships. Staggs has taught art in a wide range of settings to people with varying abilities and disabilities. This exhibition embraces Stagg's own fears of vulnerability by showcasing personal growth through art. Through performance art and painting he'll share his philosophy of individual transformation and overcoming inner obstacles. He hopes that by sharing the importance of relationships, viewers will create their own personal connections. https://www.facebook.com/events/1233228313391308/

Trolley Stop #15 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South
The Gallery - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Featuring digital collage artist, Jason Brueck. The Waste and Taste of Space: a special exhibit featuring some of Brueck's newest work. Space represents both the finite and infinite. Recognizing and respecting the parameters of each, requires an urgency to change the way we're changing things. Meet the artist. https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryart/?fref=ts

Ocean Blue Galleries - 284 Beach Dr NE - St Petersburg's newest fine art gallery. Alexi Butirskiy will be painting live and in person. https://www.facebook.com/Ocean-Blue-Galleries-350976551912594/

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 - Showcasing top quality emerging and mid-career artists from Latin America and Florida. An unusually unpretentious place where art lovers can participate in the appreciation and collection of original art. https://www.facebook.com/dgallerieusa/

Lynn Merhige Gallery - 216 Fourth Street N - New show with clay sculpture by Paul Yelensky. Theme of his sculpture is You cannot control the wind, but you can adjust your sails. https://www.facebook.com/Lynn-Merhige-Gallery-146904772019134/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #16 – 5th Street between 1st Ave. N & Central
Florida CraftArt - 501 Central Avenue – Sharp Edges: Snip...Stich...Bang! They’ve created art from soda and beer cans, tins and various metals. You won’t believe the beautiful results! The gallery is the ultimate shopping experience with thousands of original works of art including fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, home décor, fashion and more. A nonprofit organization that represents fine craft artists from all over the state. https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - TBA. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/

Mesu360 Project Gallery - 578 First Avenue North - TBA - https://www.facebook.com/Mesu360Llc/?fref=ts

Fourward Glass Gallery - 611 Central Avenue - family owned and operated business that honors glass blowing artists that create water pipes, pendants and decorative bowls and plates. https://www.facebook.com/fourwardglassgallery/?fref=ts

Strands of Sunshine – 633 Central Ave – Lori Walters for It's a Love Revival. Be the love, live the love, share the love! It's all about love, love, love...and there will be lots of it to share with you! Paintings, prints, postcards, stickers...you name it! Come and find the most-perfect gift for your most-perfect valentine (and don't forget, the most-perfect valentine may just be your very own self)! https://www.facebook.com/events/1827383074169915/

St Pete ArtWorks - 635 Central Ave - Featured exhibition: Mixed Emotions: mixed media and more by Lourdes Rosas-Rasdall. Live original music by Florida folk favorites Ronnie Elliott and Rebekah Pulley. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/?fref=ts

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - St. Petersburg's go to location for designer jewelry, eclectic decor and local fine art. Featuring the art of Emma Holland, and Jenny Bleackley. Emma and Jenny are local fine artists that have earned their reputations as creators of beautiful, nature-inspired paintings. More than 25 recent works by these two fine artists. https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #17 – 719 Central Ave.

Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave - Major Mud Revisited. 6 ceramic artists have been invited from across the country to share their latest works. Though differing in style and studio practice, these cutting-edge artists all demonstrate how this ancient medium is still relevant, with connections to social media, podcasts, collaborations with retailers, and more. Journey: Photographs on the Way to a Destination. World renowned National Geographic photographer Sam Abell returns to the Morean to jury an exhibition that focuses on photography and community.

Trolley Stop #18 – 1445 Central Ave
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. Over Rules: Taylor O. Thomas & Nancy Cervenka
In this exhibition, Cervenka's ongoing exploration of movie film as sculptural material is paired with the wildly gestural mixed media works of Thomas. Both artists use unconventional materials to create strong linear marks that defy two and three dimensional picture planes. https://www.facebook.com/lesliecurrangallery/events/

Trolley Stop #19 – 17 21st St. N.
Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - Featuring The Golden Collection: a series of photographs taken over gold pigment by the photographer, Jim Swallow.

Trolley Stop #20 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets

Woodfield Fine Art Gallery - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Group exhibition, Reality Strikes. Prominent local artists who excel in contemporary realism will be featured. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/

Art for Art - 2734 Central Avenue (415) 333-3344
Featuring paintings and monotypes by Walter Frederick,
and relief collages by Linda Southworth.

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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