Thursday, January 10, 2013

This Gangster Squad Weekend, January 11th-13th

Carol Mickett & Robert Stackhouse, "Breath of Water"

Phases of Identity: Robert Stackhouse and Carol Mickett @ Selby Gallery @ Ringling College of Art and Design - These two multi-talented St. Pete artists will be doing an installation and showing paintings about identity. Opening reception is 5:00 - 7:00 PM Friday, January 11th. A director's tour takes place at 11:30 AM on Monday, Jan. 14th. All at 2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.


Farming, Family, and Folk Art: Ruby C. Williams @ Gallery 221, HCC Dale Mabry - This Central Florida artist has shown at The Smithsonian Anacostia Museum in Washington DC, been awarded a Florida Folk Heritage Award and many other accolades. Her roots go deep in Floridian history and she will be showing a wide variety of work. The show opens on Monday, January 14th. The opening reception is on Thurs. January 17th, 5-7 PM. Gallery 221's director is familiar with Folk art, so this should be good. All at HCC Dale Mabry, 4001 W. Tampa Blvd. Free admission.


Village Birth Circle presents: TRUST BIRTH Art ExhibitA group of collective artists with a passion and belief in natural childbirth are creating work to enlighten and strengthen the idea of natural, un-medicated childbirth.
There will be belly castings, bellydancing, wine/beer, hors d'oeuvres and food trucks! Free and open to the public.

For the exhibition, Village Birth Circle invited a mix of professional artists, emerging artists and passionate people they admired to come up with their own interpretations. All at Charlie Parker Pottery,

2724 Sixth Avenue S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33712


 Zen Glass Get it While it's Hot, Saturday 1/12/13
*2nd Saturday Artwalk*
Glassblowing live auction.

Get on down to Zen Glass Studio and grab up some glass in an exciting atmosphere of live glassblowing!

These cats are dancing. The pieces being made are bid on, the Dj. spinning good beats, the glass being formed before your eyes.

The bidding is open from start to finish of the piece, highest bidder taking home that experience in the form of art and stories.. .


600 27th Street South, Saint Petersburg,

Make this a Warehouse Arts District Triple Play, with the Zine Fest @ Venture Compound, Birth at Charlie Parker, and Zen Glass _________________________________________________________________

St Pete Zine Fest @ Venture Compound -

The Venture Compound is holding the Saint Petersburg 'Zine Fest, coming up on January 12th, 2013 (2nd Saturday) starting at 6 PM. The event is sponsored by St. Pete Community Acupuncture and St. Pete Free Skool and is attracting a wide variety of 'zines and their authors, including Malcom Johnson and Coralette Damme.
At 2621 Fairfield Ave. South, St. Pete. This event is Free.




featuring work by invited St. Petersburg College,
Clearwater Campus Ceramic Professors
McKenzie Group
Jonathan Barnes
Mark Fehl
Kim Kirchman
McKenzie Smith
Meet the artists
Friday evening, January 11th, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 pm


Rocky Bridges @ HCC Ybor - Bridges is a mostly metal mixed-media artist. The reception is on Thursday, January 17th.  4:30-7:30, with the artist speaking at 6:30. HCC Ybor, 2204 N. 15th St. Tampa/Ybor.



I Love St. Pete Art Show @ Artpool - It is that time again. Art, Geri-X for music, and fashion by local designers, including Eugenia Woods. Admission is $10 at the door. 2030 Central Ave., St. Pete.


Morean Functional/Dysfunctional January 12 from 5 – 8 pm

FREE entry and cash bar available.
In the Morean Arts Center Galleries.
OPENING NIGHT PARTY for our newest exhibitions: Functional/Dysfunctional and Florida Heat: Instructor Work
Functional/Dysfunctional is a National Juried Ceramics Exhibition of functional and sculptural works. Artists Kathy King and Steven Young Lee selected ceramic pieces by artists hailing from across the US.
Florida Heat: Instructor Work is comprised of works by artists affiliated with Florida Heat, St. Petersburg Clay Company, Highwater Clays and the Morean's annual 11-day long firing symposium.


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