Saturday, September 27, 2014

This As above, so below Weekend, Sept 27th

Getting cooler, slightly cooler, inching towards Fall, which is a good thing...still behind.

We are happy to announce that the NOMAD Art Bus will be participating in Creative Pinellas' CARMADA event in downtown St. Pete.

It's all day Saturday, September 27th. You don't want to miss this FREE event.

CARMADA is a local celebration of the international art car movement. The waterfront plaza will be invaded by art cars from our community, and the Art Bus will be there so you can exercise your own creative inspiration in or ON the bus.

More info from the official CARMADA event page:
The art car movement takes over St. Petersburg on Saturday, Sept. 27 when CARMADA rolls into the Plaza at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, between the Salvador Dali Museum and Mahaffey Theater.

This special event, a partnership between Creative Pinellas and the City of St. Petersburg, will present custom art cars by regional artists, live painting, interactive projects and crafts from community arts organizations, and more.

While artists transform cars into mobile artwork live on site, visitors can learn about the State of the Arts specialty license plate (which helps fund local arts agencies) and feast from food trucks as DJ Blenda spins.

CARMADA event proceeds will jointly benefit Creative Pinellas, Class Acts Performance Series arts education for school children, and professional local artists. A $5 suggested donation at the door includes free craft activities. (VIP ticket information coming soon.)

Current confirmed participating CARMADA artists include Sebastian Coolidge, Derek Donnelly, James Oleson, Stephen Palladino, Hunter Payne, Joshua Pearson, and the NOMADstudio Art Bus.

Current confirmed community partners representing at CARMADA include Mahaffey Theater, The Dali Museum, Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida and Keep Saint Petersburg Local, with more to be announced.

Save the date for this exciting event, and be there when the rubber hits the road in St. Petersburg!

CARMADA is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, by Ferman BMW/MINI, and by Red Bull. Opportunities are still available; please contact for information.



A pop up solo show of new, small scale work by John Taormina.
Saturday, September 27th @ Octave
Starts at 7pm
Featuring the music of Astari Nite
Along with Autarx & First Born Souls


Chalet Comellas, Kaitlin Crockett, Lyman Edwards, Bridget Elmer, and Christina Poindexter invite you to experience and participate in the beginning of a series of art events entitled Assembly Is Required (AIR), taking place on September 27th.

This date marks the addition of new artists to the studio, the one-year anniversary of the studio space, and it is the birthday of two of the artists!
Please join us at sunset and be a part of the celebration!

There will be locally crafted beers on hand by Cycle Brewing and Peg’s Cantina. And there’s a very good chance that cake will be involved.




Friends of Tempus Projects:

Monday, September 22nd officially marks the end of summer for 2014. It’s been a long, hot summer and we plenty of reason to make merry. We are happy to dance our way into the fall season, while we celebrate our new 501(c)(3) non-profit status! YAHOO!

Please join us this Saturday, September 27th when Gabe Echazabal DJ’s another mini-fundraiser dance party at Tempus Projects from 9pm - midnight. All proceeds will go toward future programing and operational costs at Tempus Projects for the fall season.

A $5 suggested donation would be greatly appreciated at the door. Refreshments and snacks will be offered. While you are visiting the gallery see “dry” a group exhibition that explores the artists perspective on the basic, varying themes and interpretations of dry....”solid as opposed to liquid”, “lacking embellishment”, “having no personal bias or emotional concern”, in various media. Exhibiting artists include Justin Myers, Ryan de la Hoz, Taylor Finke, Chris Otten, Christina Humphries, Tony Lee, Hildebrando Bellizio, Linda Armstrong, Hector del Campo, Andrea Hope, Elizabeth Plakidas and more.We prefer that you leave your cell phones and cameras at home, secured elsewhere, or stashed away in a locker at Tempus. We insist that we do not see it out during the dance party in the main gallery. So we can all dance and have a good time with out the worry of being forever immortalized shakin’ it on the ‘inter-webs’. It is a NO-MEDIA-Dance-Party at Tempus Projects. Always.

TEMPUS PROJECTS is dedicated to nurturing established and emerging local, national and international artists through exhibitions and events. The project promotes artists working in all media and originates, organizes and hosts exhibitions that engage the Tampa Bay community through the visual arts. Established in 2009, TEMPUS PROJECTS has presented over 43 exhibitions featuring the work of more than 178 artists and collaborators.

Located at 4636 N. Florida Ave.Tampa, Florida 33603 in South Seminole Heights, TEMPUS PROJECTS is highly regarded as cultural catalyst and a neighborhood touchstone. It has contributed greatly to the district’s emergence as a unique and creative local destination. In acknowledgment of its contributions to the arts and the community, Tampa’s Creative Loafing awarded TEMPUS PROJECTS the "Best Alternative Art Space" Loafie award for three consecutive years. TEMPUS PROJECTS has worked in collaboration with Experimental Skeleton, Silver Meteor Gallery, Tampa’s Downtown Partnership, and Creative Loafing.

What: Mini-fundraiser Dance Party ; Public reception/art exhibition, refreshments.
When: Saturday, September 27, 9pm-Midnight
Where: Tempus Projects; 4636 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33603





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