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Spooktacular ART for “Artober” Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 13 Oct 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • St. Pete, FL


Well over 200 artists representing painting, drawing, pottery, glass, sculpture, multimedia and more are featured in some 45 studios and galleries open for your discovery during ArtWalk from 5-9 p.m. You can choose to spend an entire evening just visiting your favorite type of arts.

  • Ceramic Arts - Visit Charlie Parker Pottery, Brick Street Clay Studio, the Clay Center of St. Petersburg and the Morean Center for Clay to see over 75 potters and their creations.
  • Fine Arts - Visit the Warehouse Arts District’s ArtsXchange with some 26 studios, ArtLofts with 18 studios, or Artworks with 18 artists or Five Deuces Gallery artists. Galleries including Articles, the Leslie Curran Gallery, the Resale galleries, Art by Art.
  • Glass Arts - over 20 working glass artists can be seen at the Duncan McClellan Gallery, Zen Glass and the Morean Arts Hot Shop.
  • Craft Arts - Visit Craftsman House and Florida Craft Art for the finest crafts arts in Florida.

Five Arts District come together as one arts destination. The Central Arts, EDGE, Grand Central, Warehouse Arts and Waterfront Arts districts unite once a month as Opening Night feature their studios and galleries. Download the map and list (link above) of all participating galleries, studios, trolley stops and free parking.

Many of our ArtWalk galleries celebrate the opening of brand new exhibitions each month. It’s an exciting time to see new work by local and national artists, enjoy refreshments and often live music.

A very St. Pete informal community art fest as you meet with old friends and talk to new people who support the arts like you do. Make an evening of it with dinner, drinks or dessert at a nearby bar or restaurant.

Many thanks to Courtyard by Marriott St. Petersburg Downtown and Duke Energy for supporting ArtWalk sop that the entire evening and trolley transportation is all free. The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance coördinaties the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk with the EDGE District, the Grand Central District and the Warehouse Arts District associations.

ArtWalk is a St. Petersburg Arts Alliance economic strategy to small businesses. Shop local! The Arts Alliance is the umbrella organization serving this vital arts and cultural community. Join us in advocating for the arts, facilitating the growth of our arts community and driving arts-related economic development in St. Petersburg.

Our free trolley shuttles will have an art guide on board talking about each venue on our one continuous trolley loop. 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, and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.


Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue  at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - Fall harvest with Autumn-inspired pottery, glass blown pumpkins, face jugs, and pumpkin & spiced apple drinks in the cafe. 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

The Collectors Exchange - 2939 Central Avenue. Showcasing much-loved works from local collectors that are back on the market. Featuring paintings, sculptures, and glass art.

Trolley Stop #2 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.

Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Random Musings: a solo show by Ignacio Meldrom. Ignacio's art is influenced by mythical, Polynesian and tribal art. His sculptures reflect a spiritual quality which can be both provocative and insightful. 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 – Vibrant Perspectives I opens with works by Claire Kelly and Jennifer Violette. Guest artist Claire Kelly will be on hand to blow glass, beginning at 6:15pm. Also opening will be a special exhibition by the September DMG School Project residency artists, Aya Oki and Steve Hagan. Aya and Steve spent the month of September creating new bodies of work in the hot shop, and will be back from California and Pennsylvania to assist Claire Kelly in the glassblowing demonstrations. Watch three talented, accomplished artists blow glass. https://dmglass.com/september-8th-art-walk/

Atelier - 2380 Sixth Avenue South - Featuring Industrial Furniture made from Metal, Wood and Concrete. . . Modern Sculptures and Wall Reliefs. Main Artist Terry Krogmann Hosted by Bruce Alliums and Terry Krogmann. https://stpeteartsalliance.org/directory/atelier/

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 - Creativity 101. The artists will be showing some of their most unique pieces. come meet many of these local artists who will be on hand. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Sinuosity: The Human Landscape. A group exhibition exploring the human body’s diverse and expansive geography. There will be live music, and fan dance performances. 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 - Featured gallery show: El Sũeno Americano exhibit by Tom Kiefer. Mr. Kiefer's photographic exhibit (The American Dream) is a remarkable photographic depiction of the choices undocumented migrants’ make when packing their most valuable items to journey across the border. ArtWalk will be this visually stunning and powerful photographic art exhibit’s Florida debut. Also browse the studios of 25 working artists in disciplines ranging from painting, jewelry making, journalism, sculpture, photography and more over two floors! Some may even be showing live demos. https://www.facebook.com/events/244052209582635/

Trolley Stop #6 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBA

Trolley Stop #7 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Works by Ronan Peterson. 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

Anna Broshears's Fine Art - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #2

Stark Design + Art - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #7

Moe's Furniture and Art - 2135 3rd Avenue South - unique, one of a kind furniture pieces; specializing in bar carts, mini bars, and wine related home accessories; custom work available; original art

Ruppel Studio - 2135 3rd Avenue South - This 2,000 square foot warehouse is home to hundreds of paintings by Janet Ruppel in oil, acrylic and charcoal featuring faces and figures. Large to small works many containing adult content.

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 – Conversation in clay 6:30 pm. Speak with artist and find out how they are inspired. Also throwing demos. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/

Trolley Stop #10 – 1846 1st Avenue S.
Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - By the Sea: an exhibit of ceramics, mixed media and paintings by the artists of Creative Clay. .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 - The Unseen by Rebekah Lazaridis, a unique art installation where theater curtains separate the galleries and patrons move through large scale artworks created from discarded theatrical scenery. Inspired by messages from the afterlife, The Unseen, illuminates stories of signs, symbols, and apparitions from “the beyond. Set construction by Eric Haak, lighting design by Joe Oshry and Megan Byrne, and movement direction by Helen Hansen French. https://www.facebook.com/Studio620/

Trolley Stop #12 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South
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

Vladimir's Collections - 201 1st Street NE - Russian Art, Antiques, Souvenirs, Jewelry, and MORE! https://www.vladimirscollection.com/

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 - Since June 2002 this gallery has featured Lynn's clay work and painting, graphics, and mixed media by her friends who are local St. Petersburg and Florida state artists. 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 – At Home with Crafts show transforms the gallery into a home complete with foyers, patio, living room, bedroom, dining room and more. Every item in every room, from the kitchen sink, hand towels and pottery to the furniture and the fountain is an original work of art created by an artist. Also, discover the ultimate shopping experience with thousands of original works of fine craft art by Florida artists, including ceramics, fashion accessories, glass, home décor, jewelry and more. Florida CraftArt is 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) - Natural Elements. A solo show of hand printed linocut and screen prints by Coralette Damme. Coralette’s work reflects her affinity for the natural world with images paying homage to the largest of trees, the smallest of insects and everything in between. Enjoy the show then 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 - Abstract paintings and new polymer clay and gemstone jewelry. https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Graphi-ko Gallery celebrates its 8th Anniversary debuting a new collection of original wearable art by Artist/Owner Wilmer Vergara. Wilmer's necklaces and bracelets incorporate leather, stainless steel and natural stones into unique designs. https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts

The Merchant - St. Pete - 683 Central Avenue - Purveyor of Local Goods - is a funky, urban general store & gift shop nestled in the eclectic Central Arts District in downtown St. Pete. https://www.facebook.com/themerchantstpete/

Trolley Stop #14 – 719 Central Ave.
Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave - Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival Exhibition. Featuring artists from this year’s festival as well as our local street artists and muralists. See new works by Daniel “R5” Barojas, BASK, Bekky Beukes, DAAS, Angela Faustina, Illsol, J&S Signs, Jennifer Kosharek, Ya LaFord, LOOK the Weird, Cecilia Lueza, Chad Mize, Palehorse, Gibbs Rounsavall, April Seelbach, the Vitale Brothers, Justin Wagher, Zulu Painter, and more. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter/

Trolley Stop #15 – 1445 Central Ave
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. Passionate: Heike Mueller. The Swiss artist returns to the U.S., exhibiting a series of paintings inspired by vintage family photographs, a source material she discovers in flea markets, antique shops, and used book stores. Her compositions on paper and canvas transform these anonymous, informal, and often incidental snapshots into new narratives that seem strangely familiar. https://www.facebook.com/lesliecurrangallery/

Trolley Stop #16 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets
Woodfield Fine Art - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Opening the exhibit Contemporary Realism. The works of 12 of the areas best realist painters will be on display. This is a unique opportunity for collectors of fine art who appreciate the skills required to create detailed representational paintings and drawings. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/

Trolley Stop #17 – Central Ave. and 24th Street
St Pete ArtWorks - 2412 Central Avenue - Liquid – featured exhibition of water-themed works by St. Pete ArtWorks gallery members. Ed and Nick will perform a fun acoustic mix of singer-songwriter and classic rock covers. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/

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