ArtWalk 2020ENJOY THE FALL WEATHER AS ARTWALK RETURNS!!

After a seven month hiatus of St. Pete’s Second Saturday ArtWalk due to COVID-19, we are returning with renewed energy, life and most of all ART WORK!  The studios and galleries of the Central Arts District, EDGE District, Grand Central District, Warehouse Arts District and downtown Waterfront Arts District will welcome visitors on Saturday, October 10th.

COVID guidelines will be in place at each individual venue.  The ArtWalk trolleys will NOT be running this month due to not having enough space for social distancing.

If you do visit an ArtWalk venue this week or on Saturday, be prepared to follow THEIR guidelines for entry into their establishment.  Each venue also has different Saturday hours.


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Also check out our new Curate St. Pete Website for Gallery Tours of some of your favorite ArtWalk venues!


Visit the following venues in person on October 10th!

(Please adhere to their COVID guidelines)

 Art Fusion Galleries – 106 Central Avenue North, St. Pete, FL. Open 11am – 6pm

See an eclectic variety of contemporary artwork by emerging and mid-career artists from around the world. From sculptures, paintings, photography, and more, there is something special for all of our new and existing customers! 

ARTicles Art Gallery & the Leslie Curran Gallery – 1445 Central Avenue, St. Pete, FL. Open 11am – 5pm

Features an extensive offering of artworks, from local artist Steven Kenny to Switzerland artist Heike Mueller, as well as innovative custom framing design to help recreate and create any space big or small.

ArtLofts – 10 5th St N, Saint Petersburg Second Floor (727) 391-890.  Open 12 – 7pm.

Visit with the artists of Artlofts in their working  studios and see where the art is made. Shown here is Swarm, oil on canvas, Rebecca Skelton. Guests must wear masks and social distance.

ArtsXchange Gallery and Studios – 515 22nd Street South (727) 256-0821. Open 6 – 9pm.

Masks are required.  The artist studios are going to be open by appointment only, and the visitors will have to be escorted to the individual studio. Not all artists will be participating.  Sixteen of the artists from The Studios at the ArtsXchange are now showing their work in an exciting group show.  Also visit the Burka Lounge for another show!

The Bula Barua Gallery – 501 Central Avenue (727) 900-1063. Open 12 – 6pm

Enjoy the vivacious and free movements of Bula Barua’s luxurious Blown Glass on Canvas.  Barua’s paintings are multi-dimensional and incorporate luxury materials such as precious gems, agate, geodes, 24 karat gold leaf, Swaroski crystals and genuine silver leaf.  An ingenious visionary combining nature’s elements together in perfect harmony, Barua is quickly becoming recognized as a prolific, modern master.

Carter Woodson African American Museum – 2240 9th Avenue South (727) 323-1104 – Although the museum is currently closed, they offer the best exhibit in town – that of their extraordinary Black Lives Matter Street Mural located directly in front of the museum.  Feel free to stop by, take photos and share the experience. Open to the public daily sun up to sun down.

Charlie Parker Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S., St. Pete, FL. Open 10am – 4pm

Celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a sale and horse hair workshops throughout the day. A full service ceramic studio with both memberships and classes available. Call 727-321-2071 for more information.

Craftsman House Gallery *Café*Pottery Studio – 2955 Central Avenue (727) 323-2787 Open 10am – 9pm.

Visit this award-winning gallery/cafe in an historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow. October features Autumn-inspired artwork and Fall treats in the cafe.  Representing over 300 local and national artisans – blown glass, stained glass, fused glass, pottery, jewelry, wood, furniture.

Creative Art Studios at 400 – 400 23rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712 – Open 5 – 8pm

See multiple mediums, from jewelry to acrylic, and watercolor to graphite. Please wear a mask while attending our event for the safety of our artists and fellow community.

 

NEW ADDITION – Dominice Gilbert Sculpture Studio – 2341 1st Ave. S. Saint Petersburg Florida 33712 – 708-990-2544 Open 5 – 9pm

Official opening! Featuring abstract metal sculptures in a variety of sizes and materials throughout the studio and outdoor gallery. 

Florida CraftArt – 501 Central Avenue (727) 821-7391 – Open 11am – 4pm

See an Artist as Activist “Sneak Peek” – As artists are often the harbingers of community problems, the ones to sound the alarm of danger to our democracy or bring a crucial awareness to a social issue. This exhibit features artists who create socially engaged art and inspire dialogue within the community.  Also discover original fine craft, such as handmade jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood and fiber. More than 200 of Florida’s finest craft artists are showcased in our main gallery. It’s a great destination for gifts, home décor or just artful browsing! 

Graphi-ko Gallery – 669 Central Avenue (727) 667-8126 – Open 11am – 6:30pm

Graphi-ko features one of a kind made on site jewelry as well as items from around the world.

Luis Sottil Studios St. Pete – 400 Beach Drive NE, Ste. 146, St. Pete FL 727.220.1567. Open 12 – 8pm

A contemporary fine art gallery, offering original and limited edition works by national and international artists is currently hosting multiple artists.

MGA Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South (727) 327-3473 – Open 5 – 8pm.

Please note that no one will be admitted without a mask on. The Studio floor is off-limits to the public since they are an active metal shop and the equipment they use can be dangerous without protective gear. You may request an appointment by calling us at 727-327-3473. MGA specializes in large scale public artwork. Stop by to see their latest sculpture that they are working on, finishing up the First Flight monument, a life-sized tribute to the Benoist airboat that took the first commercial flight over the Tampa Bay in 1914. The 46′ airboat will be installed at the new St. Petersburg Pier late Fall 2020.

Artists at the Mirella Cimato Art Gallery2145 1st Avenue South, St. Pete, FL Open 5 – 7pm

Featured exhibit: Images of Industry by Janos Enyedi and his artistic interpretation of industrial architecture. The artist makes you realize that anyone involved in the industry is in fact an artist.  Copies of his book are also available. Up to 5 visitors at a time, mask required, temperature check at the entrance.  Can also visit by appointment by contacting 727- 823-2040 or mirella.cimato@gmail.com.

Morean Arts Center & Glass Studio Open 10am – 5pm Mondays thru Saturdays and 12 – 5pm: Sundays

https://www.moreanartscenter.org/aurailieus-fairly-local-featuring-bob-the-robot-prince-of-denmark/

Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street. South (727) 896-2529 – Open 10am – 7pm and is celebrating the arrival of the 2020-2021 Artists-in-Residence. They have an exhibition in the front gallery featuring the diverse talent of these young. Tess Oldfield’s exhibition also remains in the Morean Center for Clay – definitely best viewed in the evening … https://www.moreanartscenter.org/2020/08/st-pete-artist-uses-light-to-express-global-recurrent-theme-of-covid-19-moving-on-air/

Rock Shop Fine Gems & Jewelry – 529 Central Ave. – Open 11am – 6pm.

A full-service jewelry store specializing in custom design.  Visit online at http://www.rockshopjewelry.com to see featured diamond & colored gemstone jewelry crafted in their studio. 

Shapiro’s Gallery – 300 Beach Drive NE, St. Pete, FL (727) 894-2111 – Open 10am – 9pm

Showcasing the finest in American made blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes and sculpture.

Soft Water Studios – 515 22nd Street South (727) 480-8754 Open 5 – 8pm

Featuring the new exhibit 2020 Vision – Focusing on 3D Art.  See Stereographs of 20 distinguished artists working in their studios by Jim Swallow. Featured artists in the show include: Jim Swallow, Cheryl Anne Day Swallow, D YaeL Kelley, Rebecca Skelton, Demeree Barth, Carrie Jadus, Dee Perconti, Kayla Harbeitner, Charlie Parker, Josh Poll, Mark Aeling, Duncan McClellan, Kyu Yamamoto, Teresa Sullivan, Benjamin Mallett, David Bradford, Brian Ransom, Kevin Brady and Rachel Stewart. Social Distancing and Masks required!

St. Pete Art Works – 2412 Central Avenue, St. Pete, FL (727) 710-7716 – Open 12-8pm.

Featured exhibition: “Above and Below: Selected Work by Lourdes Rosas-Rasdall” – a collection of works in water-media, two-dimensional mixed media and kiln-formed glass. inspired by a lifetime of coastal living. Musical entertainment by Leon Barickman.

Studio@620 – 620 1st Avenue South, St. Pete, FL.  – Open 2-8PM but must sign up for an appointment at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0E44AEAE2DA6F49-homage

The second month a three month celebration of photographic legend Herb Snitzer features works by a specially curated group of photographers. Masks required for entering the gallery.

Studio 521 @ 4 Gats – 521 27th Street South (207) 794-4690 – Open Saturday, 5-9pm with all covid protections in place so please mask up.  Their outdoor sculpture garden will also be open for people who would rather not come inside. Featured artwork is Randy Colbath sculptures.

Sunshine City Arts @ The St. Pete Pier Marketplace (727) 424-5245 – Open 10am-9pm. Featuring handmade art in a beautiful setting, created exclusively by St. Petersburg artists. Take a piece of St. Pete home with you. Shop 24/7 at:   www.sunshinecityarts.com/shop 

Wyland Gallery – 400 Beach Drive NE #146, St. Pete, FL  727.201.8285 – Open 12 – 8pm.

International and National Fine Artists creating intense tropical paintings and sculptures. Featured Artist’s Seascape Artist Walfrido Garcia, Wyland “Michelangelo” of Marine Artists, and Grammy Award Winning Artist Jim Warren. 


Shop online at the following venues

 

Art Fusion Galleries – https://artfusiongalleries.com/shop-art

See an eclectic variety of contemporary artwork by emerging and mid-career artists from around the world. From sculptures, paintings, photography, and more, there is something special for all of our new and existing customers! 

ARTicles Art Gallery & the Leslie Curran Gallery – https://www.articlesstpete.com   Browse and shop for artwork in their extensive online artist galleries.  Just click on the “Artists” in the page navigation to purchase and enjoy! 

The Bula Barua Gallery – http://www.bulagallery.com Enjoy the vivacious and free movements of Bula Barua’s luxurious Blown Glass on Canvas.  Barua’s paintings are multi-dimensional and incorporate luxury materials such as precious gems, agate, geodes, 24 karat gold leaf, Swaroski crystals and genuine silver leaf.  An ingenious visionary combining nature’s elements together in perfect harmony, Barua is quickly becoming recognized as a prolific, modern master.

Carter Woodson African American Museumhttps://woodsonmuseum.org/shop  Images of their extraordinary Black Lives Matter Street Mural are now available online in either a poster or t-shirts. 

Charlie Parker Pottery – https://www.charlieparkerpottery.com A full service ceramic studio with both memberships and classes available. Call 727-321-2071 for more information.

Craftsman House Gallery *Café*Pottery Studio – https://craftsman-house-gallery.myshopify.com Representing over 300 local and national artisans – blown glass, stained glass, fused glass, pottery, jewelry, wood, furniture.

Creative Clay’s Good Folk Gallery – https://www.creativeclay.org/shop-artwork PERSONAL CONNECTIONS – an October virtual group exhibit, featuring the artwork of Chris C.  Their artists’ joy in art-making is expressed in vibrant paintings, fiber art and mixed media.  Portraits, nature, animals, interiors and abstracts burst forth in color and rhythm. Please enjoy this exhibit! All the artwork is for sale.

Florida CraftArt https://floridacraftart.org/shop  Enjoy an ultimate shopping experience with thousands of original works of art including ceramics, fashion, glass, home décor, jewelry, sculpture and more. Florida CraftArt is a nonprofit organization that represents fine craft artists from around the state.

Graphi-ko Gallery – Shop their Ekeko Gallery online now. https://www.etsy.com/shop/EkekoGallery?ref

Graphi-ko features one of a kind made on site jewelry as well as items from around the world. 

Morean Arts Center & Glass Studio – https://www.moreanartscenter.org/

Rock Shop Fine Gems & Jewelry – http://www.rockshopjewelry.com  A full-service jewelry store specializing in custom design.  Visit online at to see featured diamond & colored gemstone jewelry crafted in their studio. 

Shapiro’s Gallery – https://www.shapirosgallery.com/collections/all Showcasing the finest in American made blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes and sculpture.

St. Pete Art Works – http://www.stpeteartworks.com Featured exhibition: “Captured from Nature: Assemblage Sculpture by Vanya Robinson.”

Woodfield Fine Art & Portraiture – https://www.woodfieldfineart.com Art collectors and enthusiasts can view the works of more than 40 Tampa Bay area artists.

Zen Glass Studio – 600 27th St S, St. Pete, FL 33712 (727) 323-3141 – Open 5 – 9pm.

A flamework glass studio founded in 2002 by artists David Walker and Josh Poll. They have been active in the St. Petersburg art community ever since. The studio offers glass art classes, workshops, studio rental space as well as custom hand blown glass jewelry, glassware, marbles, sculptures, figurines, wall art and multi-media! Dave and Josh also design custom commercial and residential glass art installations. 


Take a virtual tour online at these venues!

 

Geoffrey Baris Photography – virtual tour of New Photographs – https://youtu.be/-qfrTK7VxwI

 Morean Arts Center & Glass Studio Open 10am – 5pm Mondays thru Saturdays and 12 – 5pm: Sundays

https://www.moreanartscenter.org/aurailieus-fairly-local-featuring-bob-the-robot-prince-of-denmark/


 Visit the following venues by appointment only!

 

Clay Center of St. Petersburg – Not open but please enjoy this video of their gallery where 60 members share their unique work. https://curatestpete.com/claycenter

 Duncan McClellan Glass – Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm by appointment for the exhibition “Finding your Way”, with new works by Rob Stern. Rob Stern is a Miami Artist whose works are sought after in collections throughout the world. He has created a new body of work for the Duncan Mcclellan Gallery exhibition. Proper wearing of masks is required.

Geoffrey Baris Photography and the Five Deuces Galleria – 2101 3rd Avenue South, St. Pete, FL (206) 465-2777 – By appointment only to see Geoffrey’s fine art photography, portraits by appointment and shooting high definition copies of art work for other artists.

Lynn Merhige Gallery – Take a video tour of this downtown gallery where you can find prints, painting, clay work and handmade books.  Call for an appointment at (727) 409-4871

MGA Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South (727) 327-3473 – https://www.mgasculpture.com/ Showroom is open Monday through Friday, 10 AM – 5 PM. Please note that no one will be admitted without a mask on. The Studio floor is off-limits to the public since they are an active metal shop and the equipment they use can be dangerous without protective gear. You may request an appointment by calling us at 727-327-3473.

MGA specializes in large scale public artwork. Their latest sculpture that they are working on is the First Flight monument, a life-sized tribute to the Benoist airboat that took the first commercial flight over the Tampa Bay in 1914. The 46′ airboat will be installed at the new St. Petersburg Pier late Summer 2020.  Go Behind-the-Scenes on our website to see the evolution of First Flight and to preview our upcoming projects! https://www.mgasculpture.com/-behind-the-scenes

Artists at the Mirella Cimato Art Gallery – 2145 1st Avenue South, St. Pete, FL. Open by appointment only. 727-823-2040, mirella.cimato@gmail.com  Featured exhibit: Images of Industry by Janos Enyedi and his artistic interpretation of industrial architecture. The artist makes you realize that anyone involved in the industry is in fact an artist.

Moe Ink, LLC – Arts Exchange Campus at 2211 6th Ave South. By appointment only at (239) 898-6988 or check out her re-designed website at www.MoeInkLLC.com.  Handcrafted and one of a kind furniture & home accessories with liquor themes. Some furniture pieces contain elements from previously constructed furniture, which were transformed into a BAR or other unique home furnishing.  She mainly uses reclaimed wood & hardware because of the distinctive purity of “older” wood & metals.

Nancy Smrekar Fine Art – Call, text or email for a studio appointment to see her artwork at 813-601-8304 or nsmrekar@ij.net. Visit her web site to learn more about her art: http://www.nancysmrekar.com   Nancy’s art features mostly Abstract Expressionism, some Color Field and Impressionism works of art.