DOLLS! DOLLS! DOLLS! Dolls and Where They Live, Florida Craft Art's most recent exhibit. Look for their upcoming Exhibition, At Home With Craft, opening Sept. 7. In it, the gallery will be transformed into a loft style apartment in which every element will be a handcrafted work of art, dishes, furniture, light switches, everything...
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ST. PETERSBURG Studios, Galleries & Artists Directory

NOTE: Not all studios and galleries are open to the public at all times. Most are typically open by appointment and for Second Saturday Art Walk. We will note their hours as possible.

We strive to provide you with complete list of all working artists, studios and galleries in downtown and greater St. Petersburg. If you work with, own, or represent an artist or studio not shown here, please send an email with info to tampabayfreepress@gmail.com.

Alyssa Marie Gallery
300 Beach Dr. #125
St Petersburg FL 33701
www.facebook.com/thesirenaesthetic/

DL Stop 20
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

New collection of boats, pelicans and seascape oil originals. Giclée prints and Alyssa Marie 2019 calendars available. A portion of proceeds from every purchase goes back to Birds in Helping Hands, a local non-profit specializing in sea bird rehabilitation and release. More Info.

Anna Broshears Fine Art
Five Deuces Galleria
2135 3rd Ave S, Studio 2 St Petersburg
813-601-8304 www.facebook.com/
Anna-Broshears-Fine-Art-LLC

Paintings by artist Anna Broshears who specializes in large scale oil and acrylic abstracts, seascapes, and pop art.

Artwalk Trolley Stop 8

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Specializing in large scale oil and acrylic abstracts, seascapes, and pop art.

Articles - Leslie Curran Gallery
1431 Central Ave., St Pete, FL 33705
Artwalk Trolley Stop 17 727-898-6061
articlesstpete.com

CLOSED FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Dedicated to showcasing emerging and mid-career artists with monthly solo and small group exhibitions. Also offers fine art consulting and framing.

Art for Art
2734 Central Ave., St Pete, FL 33712
727-321-3222 a4a-wf.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop 17

Contemporary paintings, prints and drawings.

JANUARY ARTWALK.
Showing contemporary modernist paintings. More info.

ArtLofts
10 5 St N (upstairs)
St Pete, FL 33701
727-449-5146 theartlofts.com
www.facebook.com/artlofts/

Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

More than 18 working artist studios creating photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry, copper and mixed media. Open to the public for 2nd Saturday Art Walks.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Intentions Above: Florida Craftart the artists have selected artwork that represents intentions for the new year. It will feature paintings, jewelry, stained glass, sculpture, fiber art and photography from Artlofts artists. Visit with the artists in their working studios to see how the art is made. More Info.


ArtsXchange St Pete -
A Project of the Warehouse
Arts District Association
515 22nd Street South
St. Pete, FL 33712
727-826-7211
www.warehouseartsdistrictstpete.org/ArtsXchange

Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

A project of the Warehouse Arts District Association. 28 sustainable, affordable, air-conditioned art studios and over 2,500 square feet of gallery, education and event space including an artist incubator. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during Second Saturday ArtWalk for special exhibitions and performances.

Atelier
2380 6th Ave S
St Petersburg FL 33713
727-768-2333

Industrial Furniture made from Metal, Wood and Concrete. Modern Sculptures and Wall Reliefs. Main Artist Terry Krogmann.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Brick Street Clay Studio (Parking)
400 23 St S (upstairs)
St Pete, FL 33712
727-325-3143
brickstreetclay.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop 5

Classes in basic pottery along with advanced clay techniques like raku and saggar. New work displayed and pottery demonstration offered for 2nd Saturday Artwalk at 6:15 pm.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Visitors can enter a drawing to win one of six beautiful handmade mugs, all made at Brick Street Clay Studio.
More info
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Chihuly Collection
720 Central Ave
St Petersburg FL 33701

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Collectors Exchange
2939 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
articlesstpete.com

Showcasing works paintings, sculptures, and glass art from local collectors. Much-loved works from local collectors that are back on the market.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Newly acquired art works by James Michaels, BC Woo, John Eckert(ceramic) and James Bassham. Showcasing Featuring paintings, sculptures, and glass art. https://www.facebook.com/collectorsexchangedtsp/

COLOR StPete Art Studio
2215 6th Ave S
St Petersburg FL 33712

The painting partnership of husband and wife team Andre Kupfermunz and Michelle Passoff, currently producing paintings on corrugate aluminum, Hardi Board and canvas for interior and exterior, residential and commercial design.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Charlie Parker Studio
2724 6 St S
St Pete, FL 33712
727-321-2071
charlieparkerpottery.com
www.facebook.com/
Charlie-Parker-Pottery-z

Artwalk Trolley Stop 2

Full-service ceramic studio and gallery offering handmade pottery created in the studio. Also offers memberships and classes.

CLOSED FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Clay Center of St. Petersburg
2010 1 Ave S
St Pete, FL 33712
727-439-8522
claycenterofstpetersburg.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop 11

A supportive working space and equipment for clay artists and pottery artists at all levels. Raku, Sagger and Horse hair firing offered.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Decorate a bowl for the upcoming Empty Bowls exhibit in March. Then come back in March for the Empty Bowls event and find your bowl. Watch Clay Center members Saggar Fire.

Craftsman House Gallery (Parking)
2955 Central Avenue
St Pete, FL 33712
727-323-2787
craftsmanhousegallery.com
www.facebook.com/craftsman-house-gallery

Artwalk Trolley Stop 1

Award-winning gallery/cafe in a historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow. Representing over 300 local and national artisans - pottery, blown glass, jewelry, wood, art furniture.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Music To My Eyes: The photographs of Jimmy LaFave and the paintings of Tom Russell.
Tom Russell is one of America's greatest living singer-songwriters. “Rarely does an artist cross over to another discipline and reach—and exceed—the creativity and success that he did in his original pursuit. Tom Russell has done exactly that,” one reviewer wrote of his paintings. Jimmy LaFave was a beloved singer-songwriter who passed away last year. His collection of photographs spotlight the rusted out American landscape. More info.

Creative Clay – Good Folk Gallery
1846 1st Ave S
St Petersburg FL 33712
727-825-0515
creativeclay.org

Artwalk Trolley Stop 12

Creative Clay’s mission is to provide educational, expressive and vocational opportunities in the arts for people with obstacles to arts access. Serving people with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, as well as people in healthcare settings, children and veterans. Creative Clay also provides outreach art experiences in the community.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Into the Forest: An exhibit of ceramics, mixed media and paintings by the artists of Creative Clay. Tour the gallery's vast folk art collection and find treasures in their repurposed art supply store, Creative Thrift. More info.

D gallerie
203 1st St N
St Petersburg FL 33701
407-921-3608
www.d-gallerie.com
info@d-gallerie.com

DL Stop 18
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)

Emerging and mid-career artists from Latin America and Florida.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

More info

Davidson Fine Art & Zebra Color Lab
2036 Central Ave, St Petersburg FL 33712
727-827-1888 zebracolor.com
www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart
info.davidsonfineart@gmail.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop Number 18

Art Gallery, Custom Framing, Giclee Printing, Art Supplies and Film Processing. Each of their framers has 30 years or more of experience. One of the last film processors in the Bay area.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Dazzio Art Experience (Artwalk Parking)
535 22nd St S
St Petersburg FL 33712
727-821-3420
www.dazzioartexperience.com

Art Gallery, Jewelry, interesting objects d’art.

Artwalk Trolley Stop 6

JANUARY ARTWALK
A Paint Around
. Four artists. Each comes with a planned painting. They work on their own paintings for the first 15 minutes Then, they must pass their painting to another artist who will spend 15 minutes on it. All 4 artists will work on each painting. Each artist gets his original painting back with 15 minutes to finish. More info.


Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum
(Artwalk Parking)
2240 9th Ave S St Petersburg FL
727-323-1104
www.woodsonmuseum.org

Artwalk Trolley Stop 7

The Museum presents the historic voice of the St Petersburg community in the perspective of local, regional and national history.

JANUARY ARTWALK
The Colorful World of Ken Falana. Prints and drawings by contemporary artist Ken Falana. A former art educator with a 30-year career as an artist, Falana's body of work includes graphite drawings, serigraphs, lithographs, mixed media and collages. More info.

Duncan McClellan Gallery
2342 Emerson Ave S
St Petersburg Florida 33712
855-436-4527
dmglass.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop 4

Gallery includes a working hot glass facility and sculpture garden and showcases more than fifty internationally recognized glass artists through rotating monthly shows, lectures, and glassblowing demonstrations. Private, corporate and charity events venue.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Renowned Seattle Glassblowers Shelley Muzylowski Allen and Rik Allen. Admire their new exhibition, Biome, before the glassblowing demonstration by the Allens, beginning around 6:15pm. Live jazz with the Henry Ashwood Jazz Project from 8-9:30pm. More info

Florida CraftArt
501 Central Ave, St Petersburg FL 33701
727-821-7391 www.floridacraftart.org

Artwalk Trolley Stop 12
*Connects to Downtown Looper*

A non-profit gallery featuring 250 of Florida's fine craft artists

JANUARY ARTWALK
Nineteen artists from ArtLofts present their work in Florida CraftArt’s exhibition gallery. Paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography, sculpture, glass and jewelry. Thousands of original works of art including fine jewelry, ceramics, glass, home décor, fashion and more. Florida CraftArt is a nonprofit organization that represents fine craft artists from around the state. More info.

Fourward Glass
611 Central Ave
St Petersburg FL 33701
fourwardglass.com
727-433-9991

Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

Fourward Glass Gallery and Smoke Shop specializes in scientific glass, decorative glass and heady glass for smoking use.

From Mayan Hands
2006 2nd Ave S
St Petersburg FL
727-488-6800
frommayanhands.com

Artwalk Trolley Stop Number 10

New and antique handmade Mayan folk art. A large selection of Santos, nativities, day of the dead, dance masks, colorful wooden animals and antique Mayan art.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK.
More info
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Graphi-ko Gallery
669 Central Ave
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-667-8126
www.graphi-ko.com/Default.asp
Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

Fine arts and jewelry, local and internationally designed and produced. Open Monday – Saturday.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Opening: By the Sea, featuring 20 local artists presenting their inspiration from the water around us. More info.

Kokol Art Studio & Gallery
515 22nd St S
St Petersburg FL 33712
bethkokolarts.com

The working studio and gallery of visual artist Beth Kokol.

Artwalk Trolley Stop 14

Lynn Merhige Gallery
216 4th St N (Located in the Historic Orange Blossom Building)
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-409-4871 lynnmergallery.com

DL Stop 4
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)

Original paintings and works, photography and sculpture. A premier exhibition space, walking distance to museums. Since June 2002 this gallery has featured clay works and paintings by owner, artist Lynn Merhige, and paintings, graphics, and mixed media by her St. Pete and Florida artist friends.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK.

Mize Gallery
689 Dr. MLK St N, St. Pete 33701
727-251-8529 chadmize.com
Thurs Dec 6 - Stuff & Things & Stuff

Moe's Furniture and Art
Five Deuces Galleria
2135 3rd Ave S, Studio 7
St Petersburg FL 33712

Artwalk Trolley Stop 8

Original art and unique one-of-a-kind furniture. Specializing in custom bars and wine related home accessories. Custom work available.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Morean Arts Center
719 Central Ave
St Petersburg Florida 33701
727-822-7872
www.moreanartscenter.org
Artwalk Trolley Stop 16

One of four St. Pete Art Centers: Glass Studio & Hot Shop, Gallery, Chihuly Collection and Center for Clay.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Morean Arts Center for Clay (Train Station)
420 22nd St S
St Petersburg FL 33712
727-821-7162
www.moreanartscenter.org

Artwalk Trolley Stop 8

The Historic Train Station, located on 22nd Street S. in the Warehouse Arts District of St. Petersburg, has become one of the largest working pottery centers in the Southeast US with an over-arching goal of promoting and enhancing the education of contemporary and historic ceramics. Workshops, Gallery and Classes.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

My Favorite Art Place - Sundial
167 2nd Ave N
St Petersburg FL 33701

2nd Location for Studio Gallery from Clearwater

Nancy Smrekar Fine Art
Five Deuces Galleria Garden Building
2135 3rd Ave S, Studio 5
St Petersburg FL 33712
813-601-8304
www.nancysmrekar.com

Paintings by emerging artist Nancy Smrekar.

Artwalk Trolley Stop 8

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Ocean Blue Galleries
284 Beach Dr NE
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-502-BLUE (2583)
oceanblue.gallery

DL Stop 19
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)

Artwork in a variety of mediums including painting, glass and wood by local, national and international artists.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK
National and International artists. Limited editions and original paintings, sculptures & glass masters.

Ruppel Studio
Five Deuces Galleria
2135 3rd Ave S, Studio 7
St Petersburg FL 33712

Artwalk Trolley Stop 8

Two thousand square feet of warehouse space filled with oil, acrylic and charcoal works by artist Janet Ruppel. Large and small pieces. Parental Advisory - some adult content.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

SaltLight ART Gallery
649 Central Ave (located in the Crislip Arcade)
St Petersburg FL 33701
334-341-1035 www.facebook.com/
saltlightart/

Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

SaltLight ART Gallery featurs original paintings by Mary McAlpine Long.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK

Shapiro’s Gallery
300 Beach Dr NE
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-894-2111
www.shapirosgallery.com

DL Stop 20
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)

American made blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wooden boxes and sculpture.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK.
More info.


Stark Design + Art
Five Deuces Galleria
2135 3rd Ave S, Studio 7
St Petersburg FL 33712

Landscapes and still lifes from St. Pete, Canada, France and New York by artist Pegie Stark in photograph, pastel, charcoal and oil, all created en plein air (outdoors). Stark is the former Art Director for The St. Petersburg Times, Graphics Director for The Detroit Free Press and Graphics Editor for The Detroit News.

JANUARY ARTWALK: Work by artist Pegie Stark.

St Pete Art Works
2412 Central Avenue
St Petersburg FL 33712
727-710-7716
www.stpeteartworks.com
Artwalk Trolley Stop 15

Co-operative art gallery with 17 independent local artists. Featured Artist monthly. Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Glass, Jewelry and Mixed Media.

JANUARY ARTWALK
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St Pete First Central Collective
212 3rd St N
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-894-4661
facebook.com/pg/StPeteFirstArtCollective
Gallery Hours: Sun 8a-1p
Tues & Weds: 4-8 pm

Unique space based out of the St. Pete First United Methodist Church. The St. Pete First Art Collective is a unique group dedicate to creating opportunities and space for rtists and community to come together. The SPFAC features local artists in the beautiful Gilbert Chapel Gallery across from Williams Park in downtown St. Pete.

St Pete Sculpture Experience
780 Central Ave
St Petersburg FL 33701
727-316-1718
stpetesculpturemuseum.org

Studio of monumental sculptor, Jon Hair. Classes with Jon Hair available.

Studio@620
620 1st Ave S
St Petersburg FL 33701
(727) 895-6620
www.thestudioat620.org

Artwalk Trolley Stop 13

The Studio@620 is a home for visual, literary and performing arts in downtown St Petersburg – where the answer is always YES. Founded in 2004, The Studio serves our community by providing a venue for diverse groups of artists, audience and volunteers to experience visual art, theater, dance, film, poetry, talks, music and more. The Studio’s calendar is always full of events, many of which are free or inexpensive.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Midtown Through Our Eyes: 14th Annual Journeys in Journalism Exhibition featuring photography from scholars at Melrose Elementary, John Hopkins Middle and Lakewood High schools. Poetry Slam and reception. More Info.
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Vladimir's Collections
201 1st St NE
St Petersburg FL 33701
www.vladimirscollection.com

DL Stop 18
DOWNTOWN LOOPER STOPS
(Connect to ArtWalk Trolley on 5th St between Central & 1st Ave)


Russian Art, Antiques, Souvenirs, Jewelry, and more.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK
More info.

Woodfield Fine Art
2253 Central Ave #105 St Petersburg
facebook.com/
woodfieldfineartgallery

Fine art by local artists. Works by award winning artists; such as, John and Margaret Bayalis, Jakki Koufman, Ronn Johnson, Carol Crumrine, and many more.

OPEN FOR JANUARY ARTWALK
The Artists Enclave of Historic Kenwood. More than 20 Historic Kenwood artists displaying their paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography, jewelry, stained glass, and more. More info.

Zen Glass Studio & Gallery
600 27th Street South
St Petersburg FL 33712
727-323-3141
zenglass.com
www.facebook.com/ZenGlassStudio/

Flamework glass studio offering classes, workshops, studio space and custom hand blown glass jewelry, glassware, marbles, sculpture, figurines, wall art, multi media and a variety of installations.

JANUARY ARTWALK
Live glassblowing, auctions, demonstrations and a gallery show of the newest creations by Zen Glass artists Joshua Poll, Dave Walker, and Christian Zvonik. More info. /

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Sat Feb 9 -
ST PETE 2ND SATURDAY ARTWALK
Over 40 galleries & studios in the Waterfront Arts, Central Arts, Edge, Grand Central and Warehouse Arts District.

Saturday, February 9
Opening of "Transform: Contemporary
Korean Glass Art
" 5-9:30pm
6:15-8pm: glassblowing demonstration.
8:pm-9:30pm: live jazz.
Cash Bar and Free admission
Duncan Mcclellan Gallery

February 10
Art Glass Afternoon Noon-4pm
11:30-1pm: Glassblowing demo with John Brekke. 1:30-2:30pm: Lecture with Korean artists Jiyong Lee and Joon Yong Kim. Free Admission
Duncan Mcclellan Gallery

Thu, Feb 21 -
Night Market St Pete
St Pete Side Lot

 


ART EVENTS

 

 

PAVA Members Grant Program
A special grant program for PAVA (Professional Association of Visual Artists) members for the past 12 months in good standing (individul, student or family members), 18+. Applications encouraged from members in all mediums and artists at all levels, emerging to professional. Grant applications should be for a specific project designed to enhace the artistic skills or career of the individual artist.
More info here.

Open Call for Grant Panelists
The Hillsborough County Arts Council is seeking objective panelists with knowledge of & experience in the arts, business, nonprofit management, and the community to evaluate grant applications.
The Hillsborough County Arts Council administers three Grant Programs:
CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
Awards local, nonprofit and cultural organizations with up to $30,000 for general program support.
COMMUNITY ARTS IMPACT GRANT
Awards local, nonprofit organizations with up to $5,000 for specici cultural programs for underserved communities
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ARTIST GRANTS
Awards up to $2,000 to local, emerging or established creatives for education, experience or quipment that will advance the artist's career.
Find out more and apply to be part of the Arts Council's panelist pool for artist and organization grants here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019 5 pm
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Forever Young: Senior Photography Show | Florida Museum of Photographic Arts | Tampa, Florida FMOPA.ORG
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts invites residents 55+ and museum members to participate in the THIRD Annual Forever Young Show.

The call is open to local residents and FMoPA members 55+, both amateur and seasoned photographers. Digital and physical entries accepted. Max 1 digital, 1 physical submission per applicant. Digital submissions will be displayed on a TV in the gallery.
Deadline(extended) 5 pm February 7, 2019 to submit and drop off their work. More information

 

 

TAMPA BAY CALLS TO ARTISTS & GRANTS




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