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Beautiful ART for Beautiful Hearts Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 10 Feb 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL



Open your beautiful heart to the marvels of art and explore St. Petersburg’s five exciting arts districts. Open the door of a gallery you’ve never visited before, or try our free trolleys and a whole new neighborhood.

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.

We are very grateful to these sponsors for their continued support of our creative businesses:

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. 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”!

Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue  at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue -Meet Pennsylvania artist Ellen Silberlicht. Ellen's unique artwork combines black ice porcelain clay with felted forms, embellished with mixed media. She is bringing special raku pottery vessels adorned with felted wool sculptural tops, embellished with glass beads and other mixed media objects, just for this show. Craftsman House is an award-winning gallery/cafe in an historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow. Representing over 300 local and top national artisans - pottery, blown glass, jewelry, wood, art furniture, fiber, Dr. Seuss,... https://www.facebook.com/craftsman-house-gallery-158706022997/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #2 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.
Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. –
Celebrating Charlie’s Muse Award for visual artist of the year. https://www.facebook.com/Charlie-Parker-Pottery-143278235683807/

Zen Glass Studio & Gallery – 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/

Trolley Stop #3 – 562 25th St. South
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - CLOSED for February - https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse

Trolley Stop #4 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South
Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Opening Reception: Body and Soul. Works by Deanna Clayton and Alexis Silk. Glass blowing demonstration begins around 6:15pm. Live jazz with the Henry Ashwood Jazz Project from 8pm. https://dmglass.com/12057-2/

Trolley Stop #5 – 400 23rd St. South
Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. New work on display and demos throughout the night. https://www.facebook.com/brickstreetclay/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #6 – in the parking lot of 515 22nd St. South

COLORStPete - 2215 6th Avenue South - COLORStPete is the painting partnership of husband and wife team Andre Kupfermunz and Michelle Passoff. The company currently produces paintings on corrugate aluminum, Hardi Board and canvas for interior and exterior, residential and commercial, design.

Dazzio Art Society Gallery & School of Art - 515 22nd Street South - The Three Divas: Paintings by three of the most unique women artists in our area. Artists Kally Harvard, Linda Slator, and Elaine Anagnos..all top award winning artists. A blend of three very different points of view. Judith Dazzio’s Holocaust paintings are back for a short time https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Featuring their resident artists, Dawn Lewis, Beth Kokol, Carrie Jadus, Wendy Durand, Jim Kammerud and Marc Levasseur. A professional artist studio space and art gallery. 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

ArtsXchange St Pete - 515 22nd Street South - Always Leave Them Wanting More: Solo exhibition by Jake Troyli. Jake’s work is an examination of the condition and idea of Otherness. Utilizing a graphic style, a meticulous attention to detail and subtle levity to inform thoughtful subject matter, Jake provides through his work an ongoing investigation of what it means to be the “Other”, and what happens when the role is shifted. https://www.facebook.com/events/259755344559327/

Trolley Stop #7 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/

Trolley Stop #8 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Florida Heat Surface presenters’ exhibition. 5th Annual Florida Heat Surface workshop presenters’ exhibition. 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 #10 – 2006 2nd Ave. South
From Mayan Hands - 2006 Second Avenue South -
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, featuring new and discounted items. https://www.facebook.com/From-Mayan-Hands-768725999853388/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #11 – 2010 1st Ave. South

Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South –
An evening of bubbles. Glaze your own piece of art work using the bubble glaze method...or use one of our pieces and blow bubbles while enjoying the bubbley. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/

Trolley Stop #12 – 1114 Central Avenue
Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - Creative Clay member artist Marissa H. exhibits "Walking Among Indians," a collection of new work that includes paintings, drawings, mixed media and print. Also featured will be works by member artist Cornell W. Mitzi Gordon of Carmada will also bring local artist Brooklyn, who will paint characters on one of the Creative Clay vans. Learn more about Carmada here: http://www.carmadafl.com/ Beer, wine, soda and water available for donation. Visit other galleries and art districts via the free trolley, which stops at our doorstep on First Ave. S. https://www.facebook.com/events/1997377163612604/

Trolley Stop #13 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - Myafrika-Art, an exhibition of original works by Gary L. Lemons. Gary forges a connection between color, pattern, and spiritual energy. Gary's artistic longing has always been to connect to my cultural history rooted in African principles of color, shape, patterns, and designs that are as old as the creative Spirit of humankind. https://www.facebook.com/Studio620/

Trolley Stop #14 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South

Libertine Contemporary - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Celebrating everything new. Celebrate new beginnings and cheers to a rebranding in the same beautiful space. Libertine Contemporary offers a fresh experience in a classic downtown location with art from local and international artists. https://www.facebook.com/libertinecontemporary/

Ocean Blue Galleries - 284 Beach Dr NE - Experience a world of art. Top selling artists from around the country, and the world. Limited editions and original paintings, sculptures & glass masters 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

Wyland Galleries Located at St. Petersburg -
400 Beach Dr NE, Suite 146 - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WylandSt.Pete/

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 - TBA https://www.facebook.com/Lynn-Merhige-Gallery-146904772019134/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #15 – 5th Street between 1st Ave. N & Central
Florida CraftArt - 501 Central Avenue – TBA https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - New Exhibit: Pieces of Paradise, by artist Lee West. Get ready for Valentines day. Lee manipulates pieces of torn rice papers to create lush tropical flora against vibrant painted skies. Enjoy the show then visit with the 18 artists in their working studios. 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

St Pete ArtWorks - 635 Central Ave - Featured exhibition: Spontaneous Color Realization. Paintings by Daniel Anderson. Live original music by local singer-songwriter Amber Nicole. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/?fref=ts

Salt-Light ART - 649 Central Ave - Tons of new handmade jewelry and mixed media art. https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Featuring the modern abstract work of St. Petersburg artist Christopher Sullivan, who writes, "Painting is the avenue to voice my story by reaching others, who, like me, may be searching for an unspoken feeling and beauty of their own. The human experience influences me to express the feelings, thoughts and images I wish to communicate."

Trolley Stop #16 – 719 Central Ave.
Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave -
Christopher Barnes Drake: Known Survivors. A beloved local artist (1950 – 2014), Drake served as Artist-in-Residence at the Morean in the mid-80s. A look back at the painter’s life and legacy. Janet Folsom: Living Life. An exhibition highlighting what family means to us and the changing definition of the word. Bruce Marsh: Figure Drawings. An award-winning artist, Marsh, known for his detailed, luminous paintings of Florida landscapes, turns his attention to the human figure for this exhibition with ink and watercolor sketches. Drawing Artists Together: Celebrating the Saturday Morning Figure Drawing Session. The Morean has been hosting drawing sessions for at least 35 years. All artists who have participated in these sessions were invited to submit one work of art for display. See drawings and paintings in the figurative tradition by many of your favorite local artists as we celebrate the program and its longevity.
. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter/

Trolley Stop #17 – 1445 Central Ave
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. SITE | LINE: Charles Parkhill This solo exhibition of sculptures by Charles Parkhill features monumental sculptures made primarily of reclaimed materials embrace the color, grain, old paint, dents, scratches, and nail holes of its previous use while transforming them into remarkably harmonious and sublime forms. With a background in carpentry, Parkhill is known for creating elegant, abstract objects, both freestanding and mounted on the wall. https://www.facebook.com/lesliecurrangallery/

Trolley Stop #18 – 17 21st St. N.
Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - Opening reception: Global Warnings. A solo show of new, large paintings by artist Jay Herres, featuring massive icebergs and snow covered mountains under skies filled with spectacular and beautiful floating orbs, creating magical arctic scenes. https://www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart

Trolley Stop #19 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets

Woodfield Fine Art - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Opening reception: Love and Other Adventures. Many of the gallery's established artists will be showing new works, and many artists new to the gallery will be making their debut. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/

ART for ART - 2734 Central Avenue - Paintings and glasswork by Edward LaChall, as well as paintings and monotypes by Walter Frederick. https://www.facebook.com/artforartcontemporary/

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

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