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ALL EYES ARE Smiling WHEN Buying ART” Second Saturday ArtWalk

  • 10 Mar 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
  • St. Pete, FL

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A LEPRECHAUN ONCE SAID, “ALL EYES ARE SMILING WHEN BUYING ART”


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”!
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Trolley #1 starts at 2955 Central Avenue  at 5pm
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue -Meet Amandine Drouet, internationally known for her mixed media installations using recycled materials. View her current work of beautiful plastic sculptures, lamps, and framed pieces of embroidered plastic. Amandine is the featured artist of the annual Art for the eARTh Show - art from recycled materials. https://www.facebook.com/craftsman-house-gallery-158706022997/?fref=ts
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Trolley Stop #2 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.
Charlie Parker-Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Watch live pottery demos. 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/
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Trolley Stop #3 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South

Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – Opening Reception: with the Flow. with Asheville Artist Alex Bernstein and Los Angeles Glass Blower Kazuki Takizawa Glass blowing demonstration begins around 6:15pm. Live jazz with the Henry Ashwood Jazz Project from 8pm.
https://dmglass.com/join-us-opening-glass-show-flow/
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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
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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 - Different Strokes: the work of three very different and unique artists - Cathy Knudsen, Barbara Zegarek and Cynthia Cooper. https://www.facebook.com/dazzio.art.experience/

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Luck-themed group art show called Strokes of Luck. 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 - Cosmos Celebration - Solo Exhibition by Joan Tripp. A solo exhibit for astronomical painter and a member of the International Astronomical Artists Association, Joan Tripp. Her art features space related objects such as variable stars, pulsars, and nebulae. https://www.facebook.com/events/549677358741718/
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Trolley Stop #6 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WoodsonMuseum/
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Trolley Stop #7 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - Florida Heat Surface presenters’ exhibition. 5th Annual Florida Heat Surface workshop presenters’ exhibition. https://www.facebook.com/CenterForClay/timeline
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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

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Trolley Stop #9 – 2006 2nd Ave. South
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
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Trolley Stop #10 – 2010 1st Ave. South
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South – Celebrate the 5th Anniversary. Demonstrations: watch the gas firing and see instant results of the saggar fired pottery. https://www.facebook.com/ClayCenterofStPetersburg/
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Trolley Stop #11 – 1114 Central Avenue

Creative Clay – 1846 1st Avenue South - Enjoy three exhibits at Creative Clay! 1) Walking Among Indians by Marissa H. 2) Abstract Art by Cornell W. 3) New Works on Paper by the Artists of Creative Clay. Also enjoy live Music by Chicago Bay Jazz Group by Andrew McCoy. Beer/wine/beverages available for donation. https://www.facebook.com/events/2027270577545515/
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Trolley Stop #12 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - Opening Reception: Black and Blue. An exhibition of enhanced photography by Andra Douglas. Defined by the courageous spirit of the 100+ women’s tackle football teams throughout the world, and inspired by the diversity of the players, Andra offers this work as a tribute to the female football players of all leagues and ages fueled by the force of their convictions. https://www.facebook.com/Studio620/
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Trolley Stop #13 –3rd St. S. between Central & 1st Ave. South

Libertine Contemporary - 200 Central Ave. Suite 111 - Celebrating Saint Petersburg’s Grand Prix. A special appearance from featured artist Timothy Raines, who will be showing some limited automotive artwork inspired by the Grand Prix. Located just two blocks from the track, Libertine Contemporary will be the perfect spot to continue your celebration of the race. 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. - Ring it On: An amazing collection of rings handmade in America. Featuring hundreds of rings at all price points and sizes and will include the always popular stretch rings, sterling silver, 24k gold, mixed metals, glass, semi precious stones as well as rings for men. At the conclusion of the show, the rings will be returned to the artists/jewelers/metalsmiths. Be sure to get them while you can. https://www.facebook.com/shapirogallery

Wyland Galleries Located at St. Petersburg -
400 Beach Dr NE, Suite 146 - TBA https://www.facebook.com/WylandSt.Pete/

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
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Trolley Stop #14 – 5th Street between 1st Ave. N & Central
Florida CraftArt - 501 Central Avenue – LightHeaded: New Directions in Fine Craft Lighting. More than 60 pieces of light art are featured with a dramatic gallery redesign, crafted to show the art in the best light. The show makes viewers take a new look at fine-craft lighting; it is curated by Mary Anna Murphy, a museum exhibition designer, and Catherine Woods, a nationally renowned glass and public art artist. In addition, Florida CraftArt’s gallery features 250 of Florida’s fine craft artists. https://www.facebook.com/Florida-CraftArt-352815711033/

The Art Lofts of St. Petersburg, FL - 10 Fifth Street North (upstairs) - Redemption: a series of second chances by Rebecca Skelton. Work uses the human figure as the imagery. They are drawn directly from the model on either handmade paper recycled from old drawings or layers of drawings and acrylic paint. capture the experience and energy from the past drawings and channel it into the new drawings. Enjoy the show then visit with the 18 artists in their working studios. Artists’ work includes photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry, copper and mixed media https://www.facebook.com/artlofts/

Fourward Glass Gallery - 611 Central Avenue - family owned and operated business that honors glass blowing artists that create water pipes, pendants and decorative bowls and plates. https://www.facebook.com/fourwardglassgallery/?fref=ts

St Pete ArtWorks - 635 Central Ave - Featured exhibition, Simplistically Deep: The artistic endeavors of Hance Clay. Live original music by singer-songwriter Danielle Mohr. https://www.facebook.com/StPeteArtworksGallery/?fref=ts

Salt-Light ART - 649 Central Ave - New release: Sea Glass Jewelry Collection. As always, a broad selection of abstract paintings and mixed media pieces. https://www.facebook.com/saltlightart/

Graphi-ko Gallery/ Jewelry - 669 Central Avenue - Featuring an exhibit by St. Petersburg artist Katherine Davidson, a multi-medium abstract artist who specializes in fluid resin painting. The inspiration for this series is a balance of elements from the physical and metaphysical worlds. Most of her work includes a little piece of the earth, ranging from crystals to fruit juice to clay. Just in time for Spring. https://www.facebook.com/Graphi-ko-Gallery-Jewelry-125300180883521/?fref=ts
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Trolley Stop #15 – 719 Central Ave.

Morean Arts Center - 635 Central Ave - Opening reception: Fresh Squeezed 2: Emerging Artists in Florida. The purpose of Fresh Squeezed is to encourage, support and celebrate artists who fly under the radar, who haven’t had their big break, whose work may not be typical gallery or museum fare. For Fresh Squeezed encourages artists to break boundaries, to think of ways their work can create a dialog in our community, our region, in our wild, wacky, wonderful state. Featured artists: Catherine Gomez, Glenyse Thompson, Jack Fields, Katrina Sarah Miller, Lauren Mitchell and Matthew Cicanese. PCCA Senior Thesis Exhibition. See works from emerging artists Christopher Velez, Nicolas Glenn & Sara David, all seniors in the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School. https://www.facebook.com/MoreanArtsCenter/
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Trolley Stop #16 – 1445 Central Ave
ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing - 1445 Central Ave and Leslie Curran Gallery - 1431 Central Avenue. DELIVER ME: new sculptures by Frank Strunk III, a solo exhibition by the critically-acclaimed artist. Strunk's trademark kinetic sculptures revel in the excitement he first felt surrounded by the mechanical energy of the presses. What is always startling about these works is the delicate simplicity of the resulting motion from such a complex mechanical system. The self-taught artist moved to St. Petersburg over 20 years ago, developing his signature industrial style through years of hard work and self-reflection in the studio. His striking and recognizable work combines the brute qualities of welded metal sculpture with the profound message of an introspective philosophical pursuit. https://www.facebook.com/lesliecurrangallery/
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Trolley Stop #17 – 17 21st St. N.
Davidson Fine Art - 2036 Central Avenue - Opening reception: Tourist Trap. The first solo show of Amanda LaForest, a local artist working under the moniker The Peach Moon. Born in Florida, her work is a colorful exploration of what it means to grow up in a tourist state. https://www.facebook.com/davidsonfineart
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Trolley Stop #18 – Central Ave. between 22nd & 23rd Streets
Woodfield Fine Art - 2253 Central Avenue #105 - Highlighting the local landscape art of Charles Gray, who paints on site to capture the beauty of our Florida landscapes. https://www.facebook.com/woodfieldfineartgallery/
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Trolley Stop #19 – Central Ave. between 27th & 28th Streets
ART for ART - 2734 Central Avenue - Featuring Abstract Expressionism from local St. Petersburg artists. 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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