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Celebrate Our Country With Local Art - Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 14 Jul 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL


Celebrate Our Country With Local Art - Second Saturday ArtWalk

Come see 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 - Once-a-year Studio Sale – Great prices on seconds, overstocks, oddballs, etc. An award-winning gallery/cafe in an historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow. Representing over 300 local and national artisans - pottery, blown glass, jewelry, wood, art furniture. 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. – Watch live pottery demos by MUSE award winner Charlie Parker. 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 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South
Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – New Horizons: Artists residency exhibition continues. New works created during a month long residency by local glass blowers Eli Cecil and Nikolai Morse. Meet these talented artists, who will be giving free glassblowing demonstrations with Team McClellan throughout the evening. https://dmglass.com/july-14th-art-walk-opening/

Trolley Stop #4 – 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 #5 – 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 - Summer Sizzler: An open show for all 2 dimensional artists. Awards will be given at ArtWalk. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - A rotating gallery features artworks for sale of emerging and mid-career artists working in a wide variety of mediums. 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 - ltered Reality – Photography of Rob Fazio. A solo exhibit by WADA member, Rob Fazio. Many of his works are highly manipulated versions of the real shot. Rob enjoys finding and highlighting basic patterns in things, often revealing the simple beauty in structure and lines. This often draws the viewer in, allowing them to see the item differently and exposing the beauty that is there but perhaps unnoticed. Also can browse the studios of 25 working artists in disciplines ranging from painting, jewelry making, journalism, sculpture, photography and more. Some may even be showing live demos. https://www.facebook.com/events/655981761420704/

Trolley Stop #6 – 2240 9th Ave. South

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - Roots and Branches: Paintings from three series by Cora Marshall.
1) mixed media painting series,
2) abstract paintings from family portraits,
3) paintings influenced by jobs held by kin.

Trolley Stop #7 – 420 22nd St. South

Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Artist in Residence Exit Show Featuring works by Tucker Claxton
WUS. In WUS, Tucker focuses on our cultures fascination with masculinity and how people choose to identify within that spectrum. Through mixed media and humor, Wus also celebrates queer sexuality using commonly fetishized objects. Artist in Residence Exit Show Featuring works by Colby Charpentier Object(ive) This collection of sculptural pottery is an investigation of industrial architecture. The objects displayed represent translations of architectural shapes into pottery forms, with varying degrees of abstraction. https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay/timeline

Trolley Stop #8 – 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

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 #9 – 2010 1st Ave. South
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South – Meet 50 member artists and watch a sculpture, wheel, and firing demonstrations. 10,000 square feet of eclectic art from clay https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/

Trolley Stop #10 – 1846 1st Avenue S.
Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - The Good Mask Show: featuring ceramic and mixed media masks by the studio artists. Tour the vast folk art collection, and find treasures in the repurposed art supply store, Creative Thrift. https://www.facebook.com/creativeclaystpete/

Trolley Stop #11 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - Artistic director and founder Bob Devin Jones has hand selected a variety of artists from the recent community art show to be featured in this special exhibition. This exhibit is an opportunity to see a broader scope of their work. Continue this exploration of our creative community and celebrate this achievement with featured artists: Angela Alvarez, Eva Broadbent, Katie Deits, James Eric Hartzell, Patton Hunter, Alan Johnson and Mary Khosh. https://www.facebook.com/Studio620/

Trolley Stop #12 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South
Libertine Contemporary - Fine Art Gallery - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Sugar Show: featuring several local artists displaying artwork inspired by the theme “Sugar”. All artists will be in attendance to discuss their work. This exhibition has been curated from an open call for art by artists in the St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area. 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/

Vladimir's Collections - 201 1st Street NE (727) 895-9755

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 #13 – 5th Street between 1st Ave. N & Central
Florida CraftArt - 501 Central Avenue – In addition to Florida CraftArt’s gallery featuring 250 of Florida’s fine craft artists, visitors will see “Dolls and Where They Live” in its exhibition gallery. Original handmade dolls will be featured in environments created by nationally renowned doll makers and other artists. https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - Tequila Sunday on a Saturday. Artist and illustrator Morgan Houston of Tequila Sunday will be showcasing her growing collection of portraits, some of which are Tampa Bay folk. The faces have been curated and collected through the Tequila Selfie Hashtag Project. Also visit with the 18 artists in their working studios where you can interact with the artists and learn the techniques behind their art. https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/

Salt-Light ART - 649 Central Ave - TBA https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Hosting the art work of many local artists in the gallery for a month; and to kick off this exhibition of talent, each featured artist will be live painting outside during Artwalk. See first hand some of St. Petersburg's most talented artists at work. Each artist will be presenting their own style of painting, so there will be art work for every taste. https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts

Trolley Stop #14 – 719 Central Ave.
Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave - One Hundred: 2018 Members Show. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Morean’s annual members show. To celebrate the 100th exhibition, they have asked each member to bring a work of art that expresses the theme of “one hundred”—interpreted any way they choose.
> Danee Kinzel: Enter Here. The Best of Show award winner from the 2017 members exhibition receives a solo show in a Morean gallery to coincide with the current member showcase. Danee Kinzel’s luminous pastel paintings draw the viewer into a world of salt marshes, sand dunes, and sentinel palm trees.
> Pride Pop Up. A pop-up show in the gallery store celebrates the LGBTQ community through art. Highlighting 6 artists from our community whose work deals with LGBTQ themes. Tucker Claxton, Nicolas Glenn, Leroy “The King of Art” Gehres, Melanie Posner, Saumitra Chandratreya, John Gascot.

Trolley Stop #15 – 1445 Central Ave

ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. Metropolis: Stephen Brook with special guest, David David Figueroa. Born in London in 1957, Stephen Brook is self taught and has worked as a professional artist for over 30 years. His main interest is in painting views of cities like London and New York and capturing the changes and effect of light on the cityscape from early morning to late at night. Joined by special guest, sculptor David David Figueroa. https://www.facebook.com/lesliecurrangallery/

Trolley Stop #16 – 17 21st St. N.
Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - 5th St. N: Two Inches Off the Ground: Austin Lauber, photography. "Emptiness is Form. Form is Emptiness." The photographs and the process were influenced by the principles of Zen. Over the past year there has been a lot of change and growth in the artist's life and how he views the world. The photographs tell his story through form and emptiness, black and white, failure and accomplishment, and everything in between. The photographs are cyanotypes, RC paper, digital prints, and transparencies. https://www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart

Trolley Stop #17 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets
Woodfield Fine Art - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Offering some of the finest art in the region, all by local artists. See the works of award winning artists; such as, John and Margaret Bayalis, Jakki Koufman, Ronn Johnson, Carol Crumrine, and many more. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/

St Pete ArtWorks - 2412 Central Avenue (727) 710-7716 Featured exhibition: A Busy Mind. Drawings, stained glass and more by artist Sarah Ruehmann. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/

Trolley Stop #18 – Central Ave. between 27th & 28th Streets
ART for ART - 2734 Central Avenue - An exhibit of abstract paintings by Russell Richardson. 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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