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Date(s) - Sat, Nov 8, 2014
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk with over 40 galleries and studios in the Waterfront Arts District, Central Arts District, The EDGE District of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District Association and the Warehouse Arts District come together as one arts destination. Along with dozens of St Petersburg art venues, ArtWalk will be broadened for this one month to celebrate the BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit.

Featuring ocean themed art work, visitors will 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 and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.

Duke Energy is our sponsor. 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.

Handmade, one of a kind, unique, local art make excellent gifts! It’s impossible to take in ArtWalk in one night so please download the map for a list of participants to plan your artful evening. Browse, watch and purchase “Where Art is Made”!

Trolley starts here at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue – In celebration of Blue Ocean Film Festival the gallery is transformed into an Ocean of Art. Select American artists have been invited to show their works related to the ocean – fish, octopus, mermaids, coral, anemone, etc. Ocean Art in blown glass, clay, jewelry, wood, metal, paintings, paperweights, tiles, lamps, silk scarves, … Representing over 300 American Artists. Ocean inspired snacks. Play a round in the Go Fish card tournament, to benefit our local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Craftsman-House-Gallery/158706022997

Charlie Parker Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Handmade for the Holidays. Looking for that perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table or maybe a new platter and matching gravyboat for your turkey, we have it. Need some great gift ideas for that hard to buy for person in your life, look no further then Charlie Parker Pottery. With over 12 artists to choose from we have something for everyone.https://www.facebook.com/events/1535777223332470/

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

Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S – One-of-a-kind quality wood furnishings and lighting. Also supply unique slabs, turning blanks, and lumber to artists and craftsmen world-wide using urban trees cut down and discarded from St. Pete neighborhoods. Love for wood and passion for the environment is translated into beautiful warm, modern, and elegant designs. https://www.facebook.com/Funktionhouse

Duncan McClellan Glass – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – “A Cut Above”, featuring glass sculptures by Chattanooga’s Kerrick Johnson and Philadelphia’s Jon Goldberg. Free glass blowing demonstrations by the visiting artists. https://www.facebook.com/DuncanMcClellanGlass

Trolley starts here at 5pm
Clay Center of St. Petersburg – 420 23rd Street South – Buy a plate build your own pizza from our pizza bar. All proceeds go to the Kind Mouse. Who provides PAC a sack for children on the weekends. Throwing demonstrations. Handbuilding demonstrations.https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg

Soft Water Studios – 515 22nd Street South – Anita Wexler will be the featured artist. The working studios of our resident artists,Carrie Jadus, Clifford Holensworth, Mark Aeling, Paul Glass, Carrie Jadus, Wendy Durand and Katee Tully, will be open to the public during this event. https://www.facebook.com/events/504615329682447/

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

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum – 2240 9th Avenue S. – My Soul is a Witness by Prof Archie Boston. A retrospective exhibition from 1963 to present. Free prints, posters, & books will be raffled off. Live music.
The hub for African American art and culture in St. Petersburg. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dr-Carter-G-Woodson-African-American-Museum/116551169863

Gallerie 909 – 909 22nd Street South – In honor of Thanksgiving, this show will celebrate Native Americans and Africans. https://www.facebook.com/events/709998665744819/

Morean Arts Center Clay Studio – 420 22nd Street South – Rolling out the BLUE carpet at the opening of it’s 2014 Biennial Plate Show. Over 100 juried plates created by amazing clay artists from all over the country. Also on display and sale is ocean and sea life inspired pottery created by local artists.https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay

Richard Clark and Jim Corp – Five Deuces Galleria Building – 420 23rd Street South – Paper and paint, prints and canvas. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=739036012796403

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

St. Petersburg Opera Company – 2145 1st Ave South – An exhibit of paintings by Mirella Cimato Smith that is themed in conjunction with our upcoming production of Neapolitan Festival / Pagliacci. Mirella is Italian by birth and her work is very colorful and lively. It is well suited to the idea of an Italian street festival.https://www.facebook.com/StPeteOpera

Creative Clay – 1114 Central Avenue – Live music and the largest folk art collection in the region. On exhibit will be ocean themed artwork in addition to our exhibit, The Good Folk Show. Shop for holiday gifts, crafts and ornaments. https://www.facebook.com/events/969945013022064/

Feathered Serpent Gallery – 1018 Central Avenue – International artist Zenaida Cajahuaringa visiting from Lima, Peru and her exhibition “Painting my Dreams” with nature and magic-filled images. Cajahuaringa will also be doing a watercolor demonstration. Peruvian jewelry and handicrafts. https://www.facebook.com/events/973940295953160/

Michele Tuegel Contemporary – 320 Central Avenue – Good Cheer! A Holiday Fiesta. From holiday cards designed by artists to gift-priced, handmade work in clay, jewelry, wood, fiber, glass … to fine, collectible artworks – by over 100 artists throughout the country –the selection for the holidays is a delight. Come join us for refreshments and lots of good cheer!https://www.facebook.com/events/293158277561375/

The Gallery – 200 Central Ave S. (entrance on 1st Avenue South across from Midtown Sundries) – A wave to the ocean! Come view aquatic themed artwork by gallery artists. Florida Mangroves to the Keys by Carlton Ward Jr., abstract expressions of the sea by Timothy Raines, & our “Blue Heron” bronze by the late Dennis Anderson. https://www.facebook.com/thegalleryart

SHAPIRO’S Gallery – 300 Beach Drive NE. Showcasing blown glass by over 25 American Artists. Featuring Buzz Blodgett: Blown glass inspired by the beauty of the breaking waves in Southern California.https://www.facebook.com/shapirogallery

Florida Craftsmen, Inc. – 501 Central Avenue – Florida CraftArt’s holiday extravaganza! The ultimate shopping experience with fine jewelry, clay, glass, ornaments & more handcrafted by Florida’s most talented artists.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-Craftsmen-Inc/352815711033?fref=ts

Art on 1st – 550 First Avenue North – Two Artists, Two Visions – See featured works by nationally recognized artists, Mary Alice Braukman and Jean Grastorfhttps://www.facebook.com/events/750101281729601/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry – 669 Central Avenue – Stone carver Shawn Moore will be working on one of his latest pieces in alabaster. Shawn is a native of Halifax NS Canada. His art is heavily influenced by Haida and Inuit art with a mix of his own ideas and themes. His two main themes seem to revolve around figure work and purely abstract. He welcomes any interested folks to drop by to watch and talk.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry/125300180883521

St. Pete ArtWorks — 635 Central Ave – A cooperative art gallery with guest artist exhibitions and multimedia events. Featured Exhibition: “Transparencia” by Lourdes Rosas-Rasdall. https://www.facebook.com/St.PeteArtWorks?fref=ts

Strands of Sunshine – 8 Sixth Street N – Kick off your holiday shopping with our handcrafted jewelry and locally sourced goods! Special event: Kosharek art pop up show featuring a wide variety of small gift items and art pieces by artist Jennifer Kosharek, along with a new collection of rag dolls made from original printed fabric, wool, bamboo, vintage and designer fabrics.https://www.facebook.com/events/1562780420625391/

Morean Arts Center – 719 Central Avenue – There’s No Time Like the Presents: 2014 Holiday Show and Sale. Find a unique work of art for everyone on your holiday shopping list created by members of the Morean! Ornaments, stocking stuffers, jewelry, functional pottery, and other items for gift giving for every taste and price range, all from local artists.

Thomas Murray: This is Our Garden
In his most recent series of paintings, Thomas Murray uses flowers and figures to provide the vehicles for an exploration in decorative pattern which carries with it a subtle critique of the ownership of deities. A consummate painter and draftsman, this is Murray’s third solo exhibition at the Morean in the past 15 years. Gallery talk with Thomas Murray at 5pm followed by the reception. https://www.facebook.com/events/770210526358740/

ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing – 1445 Central Avenue – Presenting the 2nd installment of Nathan Beard’s exhibition UPWARD SPIRAL: Studies in Rhythm. Including new work and early studies from the Exit Music series. A friendly and approachable gallery for everyone to discover and support local art, presenting a revolving showcase of great new work by some of St Pete’s best. https://www.facebook.com/ArTiclesIncCustomFramingArtGallery

1of1 Customs / QRubini – 1701 1st Avenue North – Custom painted anything – Rasta puts paint where it ain’t. Rasta has painted over 2500 custom shoes, handbags, etc. Also, handcrafted leather handbags and hand smocked children’s wear by QRubini. Stop by for Mo’s Mint Julep Soda Pop. A handcrafted soda pop that will launch this month. https://www.facebook.com/1of1Customs

Art Central Studios – Art Central Building, 2109 Central Avenue, 2nd Floor – Six established visual artists – Carol Dameron, Mary Grieco, Frank Lewis, John Bartone, Herb Snitzer and Zala Highsmith, will be showing and speaking about their most recent works.http://www.artcentralstudios.com/

Grand Central Stained Glass & Graphics – 2401 Central Avenue – An array of terrific glass artists on hand, each working on their current piece – stained glass, fused glass or mosaics! Curious? Want to chat? The students are happy to visit with you, answering questions about the art form and more. Sweet treats, coffees, teas, and cocoa are always available!https://www.facebook.com/grandcentralstainedglass/timeline

Augustine Ludovico Studio & Academy of Art – 2851 1stAve North – Come experience the extraordinary gift of portrait artist, Eckwood Ellison. Seeing his demonstration is a must! The gallery will also display work by James McPhail, Chuck Staunko, the resident artists, and many more. https://www.facebook.com/AugustineLudovicoStudio

Our partner associations also have great listings for art events!!
• Keep Saint Petersburg Local
• Grand Central District Associationhttps://www.facebook.com/GrandCentralDistrictAssociation?ref=ts&fref=ts
• 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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