Saturday, October 8, 2016

This Open Streets Weekend, 10/8/2016

After a narrow miss with hurricane Matthew, it's a little cooler.


Jerk Dog Records
1119 12th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34205

Come celebrate zines and comics with us! Bradenton Zine Fest will be held at Jerk Dog Records in Bradenton's Village of the Arts neighborhood, and will coincide with the October First Saturday Art Walk. This event will be free to table and to attend! ♥

For tabling info, please contact



Trolley Stop #1 – 2955 Central Avenue starts here at 5pm.
Craftsman House Gallery – 2955 Central Avenue - Celebrating American Craft Week with The Face Jug Show. Featuring Face Jugs from the south’s top contemporary Face Jug artists – on display & available for purchase. Learn the history of face jugs which originated in the south in the early 1800’s. The gallery features handmade clay, blown glass, jewelry, wood, furniture - all housed in an historic 1918 Arts & Crafts bungalow.

Trolley Stop #2 – 2701 5th Ave. South
Station Numberthree - 2701 5th Ave. South

Thee Photo Ninja - Commercial, headshot, sports and fitness photography. Featuring personal, creative photography projects from collaborations and travels.

Civil Savage Design - See their newest concrete design and enjoy a medieval themed night. Food and drink. Costumes are welcomed.

Trolley Stop #3 – 26th Ave. South between 26th & 27th St.
Charlie Parker Pottery – 2724 6th Avenue S. – Demos by Charlie Parker through out the evening.

Zen Glass Studio – 600 27th Street South - Enjoy live glassblowing, auctions, demonstrations and a gallery show of our newest creations. Featuring the works of Zen Glass artists Joshua Poll, Dave Walker, and Christian Zvonik.

Trolley Stop #4 – 562 25th St. South
Funktionhouse Urban Lumber & Furnishings – 562 25th St. S - Tim Arruda vintage and fine art photography. One-of-a-kind furnishings, exotic slabs and lumber using trees from our local neighborhoods that would have been mulched or become landfill. Showcasing the figure and colors of urban lumber, utilizing artistic and time-tested builds, and completing each project with natural finishes.

Trolley Stop #5 – 2342 Emerson Ave. South
Duncan McClellan Gallery – 2342 Emerson Avenue South – The official opening of the new Sculpture Gardens. Guest artists will include Rob Stern from Miami blowing glass, as well as sculptors Mark Chatterly and Jane Jaskevich. Glassblowing demonstrations begin around 6pm; jazz around 8pm.

Trolley Stop #6 – 400 23rd St. South
Brick Street Clay Studio - 400 23rd Street South. New work on display and a stoneware kiln opening.

Trolley Stop #7 – in the parking lot of 515 22nd St. South
Dazzio Art Experience Gallery & School of Art - 515 22nd Street South - A Look at Expressionism. Kerry Didday will be the featured artist, along with paintings by many of this area’s top artists.

Soft Water Studios - 515 22nd Street South - Mark Making: Saori Murphy. View artwork that explores the intersection of culture, identity, and human behavior. Saori describes her work in "Mark Making" as a symbiotic time-lapse of singular events from one end of the spectrum to another. A journey of frustration, struggle, defeat, and peace.

Mga Sculpture Studio – 515 22nd Street South - A commission driven sculpture facility that specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of sculptural objects in a variety of mediums from cartable materials to metal fabrication. Currently working on several large scale commissions for local private entities and across the country.


Trolley Stop #8 – 2240 9th Ave. South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum - 2240 9th Avenue South - Paintings that Heal in the Sacred Phi: Featuring the artwork of Paul Houzell. Paul's work is strongly inspired by the human figure. He is an artist, teacher and lecturer seriously concerned with humanitarianism, spiritualism and education. He seeks to communicate the importance of a cultural identity, especially with young African Americans and Latinos, to show the valuable role art should play in orchestrating world change by improving communication between them and all people worldwide.

Gallerie 909 - 909 22nd Street South - Opening Reception: Darwin Leon - Fish Out of Water. See scenic images that portray the nature of expressive design through the movement of action and textured aspects. With a sharp sense of humor and figurative imagination, Darwin Leon details the social context of pseudo-political, human involvement with a gift for enhanced form and characterization. Displaying the imbalances of society with a satirical perspective, his artistic creations animate the discontinuities of the post industrial order. Leon's paintings play on the interpersonal deceptions that move a society. Artist talk at 7pm.

Trolley Stop #9 – 420 22nd St. South
Morean Center for Clay – 420 22nd Street South - TBA

Trolley Stop #10 – in the parking lot of 3 Daughters Brewing Starts Here at 5pm - Free parking lot for trolley riders
Nancy Smrekar Art Studio - 2135 3rd Avenue South, Unit #5, Five Deuces Galleria Garden Building. Featuring acrylic/oil paintings in impressionism, realism, and abstract styles by emerging artist Nancy Smrekar.

Trolley Stop #11 – 2145 1st Ave. South
St. Petersburg Opera Company / Mirella Cimato Art Gallery - 2145 1st Ave South - Artistic photographer Jim Swallow, Creator of the Photographic Art Society Inc. will exhibit his Golden Collection photographs as well as Highlights from the 10th Season of the St. Petersburg Opera Co. Free guided tours exploring the St. Petersburg Opera building: you will discover the enormous Costume Room, the Grand Preis Hall, the Work Shop where the stages for the Operas performed at the Palladium are built, and more.

Trolley Stop #12 – 2006 2nd Ave. South
From Mayan Hands - 2006 Second Avenue South - Featuring the Mayan Dance of the Deer and some prehistoric American Indian pottery. Handmade Mayan folk art, both new and antique. Also a large selection of santos, nativities, day of the dead, dance masks, colorful wooden animals, and outrageous Mayan art.

Trolley Stop #13 – 2010 1st Ave. South
Clay Center of St. Petersburg - 2010 1st Avenue South – Mojito's Marbeling & More! Island music, mojito's and glazing a pot with the marble technique. Don't have a pot? They'll provide one for you!! Dance with the steel drums and marble your pot and have a drink on the Clay Center! Space fills up fast. Call 727-439-8522.

Trolley Stop #14 – 1114 Central Avenue
Creative Clay – 1114 Central Avenue - Opening of The Good Folk Show Invitational: Portraits of Creative Clay member artists by local & regional professional artists. Visit the largest folk art collection in our region featuring work in all medias. The musical duo Chant the Trees performs 6pm – 8pm.

Trolley Stop #15 – 620 1st Ave. South
The Studio@620 - 620 First Avenue South - A collaboration with Drayton Callison featuring a wide variety of innovative, unique and handmade kites from around the world, ranging from popular sport models, to one-of-a-kind works of art


Saori Murphy is an artist whose work explores the intersection of culture, identity, and human behavior. She describes her work in "Mark Making" as a symbiotic time-lapse of singular events from one end of the spectrum to another. A journey of frustration, struggle, defeat, and peace. We are proud to be displaying her works this coming Second Saturday Artwalk at Soft Water Studios- October 8th-5-9 PM. Please join us!



Come meet award-winning local artist David Williams and hear the stories behind his paintings in his solo exhibition "I Wish You Could Hear What I'm Thinking."

Sallie Hackett Brown's sculptures called "Reconstructions" transform found objects into striking visual representations of her challenging observations on familial and societal issues. Terry Brett's large black and white compositions have the immediacy and power of action paintings that express more emotion than pointed narrative.

Join us for the opening reception of BLUNT FORCE in conjunction with St Pete's 2nd Saturday ArtWalk.