Summer is fast descending upon us, but it's still only feeling like 95 outside....
Saturday May 24th
Crafty Fest Market our buy local, handmade &
vintage fabulous monthly event! It is a fav with the locals and always a
great time. All ages welcome & free to the pubic event. Our
markets are a ton of fun and feature the best artisans in Tampa Bay
including lots of ETSY folks too. Come enjoy the Fest and make a day out
of your ARTpool adventure by eating with us at our cafe, shopping with
vendors and checking out our funky shop & gallery too!
Sellers can reserve their booth at www.artpoolgallery.com
The Fests for this season will be hosted at:
ARTpool Gallery located at 2030 Central Avenue, St Petersburg FL 33712
May 24 & 25 11am-5pm both days
June 28 & 29 11am-5pm both days
Bloom Grand Opening!
May 24th, The Oleson Gallery presents Bloom. A 7,000
sf. multi-purpose, multi-level gallery event space located at 910 5th
Avenue North, St. Pete FL. Our grand opening will include works in all
mediums, subject matter, and scale, by an exciting and impressive
culmination of 100 or more artists, and feature a mezzanine
solo exhibition by Scott Hillis. On the music side of the night, an
amazing lineup of bands will be performing, including Jun純, Goodnight Neverland, Archaic Interest, RedFeather, Empire Cinema, Hussar, Catatonic Scripts
& More! Also browse our nine Bloom Studios who's artists will open
up their doors for the evening as well! Doors open at 7 pm with DJ Earl Grae
to greet you. 8 dollar entry at the door. A ton to see, hear and be a
part of all under one roof...And there's plenty of parking! See you all
Participating artists -
Margaret Juul - Lorraine
Ulen - Robert Gallardo - Chris Parks - Josh Poll - John Taormina - Van
Der Luc - Maria DiSclafani - Sebastian Coolidge - Emily Miller - Korey
Lightford - Don Orcutt - Natalie Kuehn - Jake Fox - STOIC - John Suarez -
Justin Wagher - Jenipher Chandley - John Lichtenstein - Elena Sarn -
Juliana Vilamil - Jennifer Kosharek - Dee Dee Seruga - Nicolas Franklin -
Chad Mize - Derek Donnelly - Aurailieus - John Vitale - Saori - Stephen
Palladino - James Oleson - Xina Scuderi - J. Christopher - Brandon
McLean - Nikita Glueck - Juliette Inostroza - George Retkes - Julian
Grimes - Virginia Boller - Reid Jenkins - Jessi Donnelly - Sue Woodall -
Evan Thomas Neimann - Laura Miller - Jason Bromley - Misa Oliver -
Kristin Eschenroeder - Calan Ree - Rebekah Lazaridis - Laura Spencer -
April Seelbach - Eric Kent - Cassandra Wahuhi - Zulu Painter - Naomi
Glueck - Dena Lowery Sawbladehead - Eva Avenue - Marc Levasseur - Misa
Reinersten - Mark Mitchell - Laura Miller - Beleek Vickers - Alex
Duensing - Sharon Britton - Clint Thomas - Phillip Clark - Moy Loera -
Johnnie Profhet - Victoria Berrios - Thomas Ris - Bruce Norris - Perry
Anne - Sean Williams - Sheri Kendrick - Jay Herres - Chuck Majewski -
Renee Little - Mr. Sawbladehead - Mishou Sanchez - John Butler -Callie
Ferraro - Josue Saenz - Zachariah Bowden - Bridget Bryson - John Fisher -
Christian Thomas - Amanda Elaine Killen - Margaret Schnebly Hodge -
Laura James - Cindy Linville - Noe Lozano - Leandro Gongora & More!
On May 24 Eight of Tampa Bay's most daring writers will face off in live literary combat!
In Lucha Libro two authors are given a random prompt and then they have
five minutes to create an original piece of written brilliance, right
before your eyes! After the frenzy of spontaneous creation, our
combatants will present their work and a winner will be declared!
Winners move on to the next round until only one remains!
At Cafe Hey, 7 PM. 1540 N. Franklin St. Tampa.
Sunday, May 25th