Degradated Shadows, Mike Conway @ Salt Creek - Mike is showing a year's worth of work at this exhibit. Interesting multimedia work, some of which I've had the privilege of seeing already. Opening on Saturday, Feb 19th, 6-9 PM, runs through March 11th. 1600 Fourth St. South, St. Petersburg.
Art on Central Ave. St Petersburg - More than forty artists will be live painting on Central Ave.'s 600 block. Saturday, Feb 19th, from 11AM to 6 PM. AT is looking forward to this one. Free.
Art After Dark @ Tampa Museum of Art - Monthly event has become a popular mixer with the Tampa Community. This time it's the Phillip Booth Quartet in collaboration with thee Ybor Jazz Festival. $10, free to Museum Members. Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza. Friday, Feb 18th. 8-11 PM.
Dunedin Craft Festival - Massive craft Festival on Downtown Dunedin's picturesque Main St. Feb 19th and 20th, Sat and Sun, from 10 AM to 5 PM. Free.
Figurative Exploration @ Cafe Bohemia - One of my favorite hangouts, Cafe Bohemia, is showing Felicia Stamp, Isabella Samneny and Heather Linton. Thursday, Feb 17th to March 11th. 937 Central Ave. Saint Petersburg. Be sure to treat yourself to the excellent coffees, beer, sandwiches and particularly, the falafels (best in Bay).
Visions of Nature - Environmental Film Festival @ Eckerd College - Unusual chance to see Environmentally-themed movies. They will be shown at Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College, at 7:00 PM except for 2 PM on Sunday. 4200 54th ave.S. St Petersburg. Free.
Tampa Lights Up: Lights on Tampa - Every two years Tampa puts on a light show, shining light on its architecture. It all happens around Curtis Hixon Park. There will be light shows on ten buildings. At Riverside, there will be the Portal to the Arts, a metal structure with three large screens showing artists' videos. I hope they'll have maps to guide people around. Starts @ 5:30 at Curtis Hixon Park on Ashley Dr. Downtown Tampa.