Organic Inhabitants, David Hicks and Patricia Sannit @ Mindy Solomon Gallery - Earthen materials, organic form sculptures. Opens Saturday, July 14th, 6:30-8:30 PM. 124 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg. One of the many things MSG does that is unusual and very good is have the artists speak at the openings. Free admission.
Cast of Characters @ Duncan Mc Clellan Glass - This is two exhibits, one is the continuing "Urge", which has been reviewed here already [Link]. The new exhibit, "Cast of Characters", a group exhibit in parallel with the MFA's "Global + Local" glass exhibit. Opens Saturday, July 14th, 5:30-9:30 PM. Runs through July 30th. Free Admission.
Artists from the Oriente @ Nuance Galleries, St. Pete - Cuba is short and wide. The Eaternmost province, Oriente, has played a major part in Cuban (and US) history in spite or because of its distance from Havana. Nuance Galleries is opening a show on artists from the Oriente province on Saturday, July 14th, at Nuance, 2924 Central Ave. St. Pete, 6-9 PM. Free Admission. It then reappears at Union Marti-Maceo in Ybor City on July 28th, 7-11 PM for a fundraiser ($25 admission).Afterwards, it travels to Nuance in Tampa, 804 S. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, on August 2nd, from 6-9 PM. Free admission.
Nuance Galleries, 2924 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-209-212. Gallery Hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. (727) 209-2125 .Nuance Galleries, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, (813) 875-0511. Gallery Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.____________________________________________________
Free Plein Air Workshop with Frank Bolock @ Old Hyde Park Art Center - Pen, ink and watercolor with Frank Block. Thursday, July 12th, 7 PM @ Old Hyde Park Art Center, 705 Swann Ave., Tampa. 7:00 PM. Amazingly, Free
Face Off! St. Pete's Got Talent @ Facebook and Artist's Lofts - Members of the Gulf Coast Artists' Alliance present an online FB exhibit. Works will be viewable in meatspace @ Artslofts, 10 Fifth St. N, St Pete. Free. Opens 5:30-8:30 PM Saturday, July 14th.
Polly Zoom @ Artpool - Paula Allen, AKA "Polly Zoom", who has a show hanging at Rob Davidson Fine Arts (review coming here soon!), is doing a "Street Art Inspired" Workshop at Artpool. This is for children, who must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $35/adult-child pair. One makes work and takes it home. Saturday, July 14th, 1-3:30 PM. At 2030 Central Ave.
Saturday, July 14th ---> 10am - 8pm
(Get here early for the best selection)
Don't miss this once-a-year sale where the potters of Craftsman House sell their seconds at amazing prices. Pots could have slight imperfections or quirks that clay connoisseurs enjoy. Some are perfectly fine but do not have a spot in the gallery. Work by Stephanie Schorr, Jeremiah Jacobs, and Chris Ottaway.