Thursday, October 4, 2012

This Wallflower Perks Weekend, Oct 4th - 7th.

Gallery221@HCC presents 
Out of the Woods – Sculpture by Charles Parkhill
Thursday, October 4 – November 1, 2012

TAMPA, FL - Hillsborough Community College’s Gallery 221@HCC on the Dale Mabry campus opens Out of the Woods – Sculpture by Charles Parkhill on Thursday October 4, 2012.  A reception with the artist will take place October 11, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, including a question and answer session with Parkhill around 6:00 pm. Free admision. All at 4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd. Gallery is on 2nd floor of the library.

Fanaddict: Vince Kral's first Solo Show @ BOX on 5th -
Enter the mind of artist Vince Kral via his first solo exhibition, dubbed FanAddict,  at BOX on 5th (1801 E. 5th Avenue, Ybor City). Step through the door and be whisked to galaxies far, far away. Wear a costume (Halloween) and be among the 1st 20, and get a t-shirt. Of course, Bluebird comes out of the Bus and will have books on the big table for sale, including some of Vince's.

The opening reception takes place Friday, Oct. 5 from 7:30 to 10 p.m Free admission.

 Trunk Sale @ The Crislip Arcade -  Eugenia Woods and the Crislip Arcade artists will be having
Photo: Come see what we're getting our mitts into First Friday! a Art Trunk Sale on Friday, Oct 5th, from 6-9 PM. There will be music and more. This promises to be a great evening. All in the middle of the 600 block on Central Ave., St Pete.


Philip Levy
Prof Levy
  Civil War Era Photographer's Art: USF History Professor Philip Levy @ FMoPA -  In conjunction with the ongoing exhibit on Civil War Photography (reviewed here), USF History professor Philip Levy will discuss the transition from daguerreotypes to ambrotypes to tin types and the advent of commercial photography. Sunday, Oct. 7th, at 12:30 PM. $10 admission for non-members. 400 Ashley, Tampa.

Photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson @ Tampa Museum of Art - The photographer who invented The Decisive Moment, master of the Leica, who spawned legions of followers who work in the genre, many to this day, is being shown at TMA. This is a comprehensive show from a classic and highly influential photographer, with 300+ prints of his work. All at Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza. $10 admission.



The Bradenton Blues @ The Village of The Arts - Blue-themed art, Blues music, Village of the Arts, food and free admission. The galleries and restaurants there put on a festival this Friday, Oct 5th 6:00-9:30 pm, and Saturday, Oct 7th, 11 am - 4 pm. 1015 W. Ave. W. Bradenton.


BOGO Fest @ The Morean Arts Center - The MAC is having a 2-for-1 (for an equal or lesser ticket) deal on ticket prices to the MAC, Glass Studio/Hot Shop, and Chilhuly Collection. Only valid Monday through Friday. All at the MAC, 719 Central Avenue, St. Pete.


Tour of Importance of Being Photographed, by Curator Jane Simon @ USF's CAM - A rare opportunity to get an insight into the curator's thinking on this show. At the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, 3821 Holly Drive noon to 1 pm. Thursday, Oct 4th. Free, but parking is $5.


Jacques Bautista @ 620 - Studio 620 is changing shows more frequently than many hipsters do their blue jeans. Large format paintings, sculpture and video by Jacques Bautista. A closing reception will take place on Oct 13th. Free admission. 620 1st ave South, St. Petersburg.


 El Grito de Yara @ Nuance Tampa - The last show of the Artists of the Oriente/East Cuba Cultural exchange. Thirty new paintings are being shown about Cuban independence from Spain. If prior shows are any indication, this should be good. Saturday, Opens with a reception on Sat. Oct 6th, at 6 PM. 804 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa.


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