Friday, August 12, 2016

Call to Makers: Pinellas Arts Village Holiday Market


We are proud to bring to life a new holiday tradition. The First Annual Pinellas Arts Village Holiday Market will transform the heart of Pinella's Park's creative district into a charming outdoor holiday bazaar where you will find unique locally-made gifts for your friends and family. Shop while enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of the season.
On Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12-6 pm head on over to the Pinellas Arts Village (5600-5700 blocks, Park Blvd. N., Pinellas Park, FL). You'll be glad you did!

We are now accepting vendor applications in the following categories:
Fine and/or Functional Crafts, Stationery, Jewelry, Apparel, Home and Garden Decor, Kids, Bath and Body, Vintage or Antique Apparel, Collectibles and Furnishings.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Call for Artists: Top of the Pops



The Cider Press Cafe, St. Pete and I (as curator) invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for its upcoming exhibit Top of the Pops. 
This 3-6 artist group exhibit will focus on popular culture themes explored and executed in the Pop Art style. You may submit up to 10 quality images (at least 500x500 and no larger than 1000x1000 pixels) of available works. Each entry should measure no less than 10" x 10". There is no size limit and medium to larger works are encouraged and welcome. All work must be properly wired and ready to hang upon delivery.

Top of the Pops will run from November 7 th 2016 through January 7th, 2017. Commission split is 25%, with 75% to the artist. Please submit images along with Title/Medium/Size info for each to: jgascot@gascot.com
Submission deadline: Monday, October 24.
Acceptance emails will be sent by Wednesday, October 26. 
All accepted works must be delivered on Saturday, November 3, 10 am.
An opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Saturday, November 12, 6-9pm during St. Pete's Second Saturday Art Walk.

If you wish to receive email notifications about future artist calls or if you are submitting for this one please join the Artist Call email list via the link below:

Call for Artists: Homegrown: Art of Florida

Art by Bob Canning

UPDATE: 8/16/16
Due to an overwhelming number of submissions for this exhibit, this  call is now CLOSED.
Please consider joining the Art Call email list at the end of this post to receive notices as new calls become available.
The Cider Press Cafe, St. Pete and I (as curator) invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for its upcoming exhibit Homegrown: Art of Florida. 
This 3-6 artist group exhibit will focus on Florida themes such as wild/marine life, Florida landscapes, the Florida lifestyle or art created with materials which are indigenous to the state.   You may submit up to 10 quality images (at least 500x500 and no larger than 1000x1000 pixels) of available works. Each entry should measure no less than 10" x 10". There is no size limit and medium to larger works are encouraged and welcome. All work must be properly wired and ready to hang upon delivery.

Homegrown will run from September 5th through November 5th, 2016. Commission split is 25%, with 75% to the artist. Please submit images along with Title/Medium/Size info for each to: jgascot@gascot.com
Submission deadline: Monday, August 22.
Acceptance emails will be sent by Wednesday, August 24. 
All accepted works must be delivered on Saturday, September 3, 10 am.
An opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Saturday, September 10, 6-9pm during St. Pete's Second Saturday Art Walk.

If you wish to receive email notifications about future artist calls or if you are submitting for this one please join the Artist Call email list via the link below:

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Swimming with Lillies

Swimming with Lillies, acrylic and ink on canvas, 12" x 16"
Available from Latin Pop Shop.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Impromptu Prince Sketches

I did many minimal quick Prince sketches at the studio yesterday. Only 7 made the cut. Here they are.
They are 5" x 7", matted and ready to frame. Only $15 each with Free Shipping.
Available through Latin Pop Shop. Check them out.

SOLD








Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Call for Artists: Bow Wow Meow!

Boston Martini, acrylic and ink on canvas, 12" x 16", available


Pom Pom's Teahouse and Sandwicheria, St. Pete invites Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for its upcoming exhibit Bow Wow Meow!: Art Exhibit for Friends of Strays.  This is exhibit, benefiting Friends of Strays' emergency medical fund, will focus on the two types of animals rescued, housed and cared for and adopted out at the non-profit shelter; cats and dogs. Anything from realism, portraiture, whimsical and even abstracted depictions will be considered in the jurying process. You may submit up to 5 quality images (at least 500x500 and no larger than 1000x1000 pixels) of available abstract works. Each entry should measure no smaller than 8" x 8" and no larger than 30" x 40". All work must be properly wired and ready to hang on a display system upon delivery (no sawtooth hangers, wire only, please).

Bow Wow Meow! will run from October 3rd through December 4th, 2016. Commission split is 40% (curator/charity), with 60% to the artist. Artists may choose to voluntarily donate a greater percentage to Friends of Strays. Please submit images along with Title/Medium/Size info for each to: jgascot@gascot.com
Submission deadline: Friday, September 23.
Acceptance emails will be sent by Monday, September 26. 
All accepted works must be delivered on Sunday, October 2nd, 5:00 pm.
An opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Saturday, October 8, 6-9pm during St. Pete's Second Saturday Art Walk.

If you wish to receive email notifications about future artist calls or if you are submitting for this one please join the Artist Call email list via the link below:

Friday, July 22, 2016

Best of the Bay Awards

Hello all!
The Studios at 5663 and myself have been nominated for Creative Loafing's annual Best of the Bay awards. I ask that you consider taking a few minutes to cast your votes in support of our endeavors. It is greatly appreciated. And tell your friends and fams to vote too! I've included a sample below.
VOTE HERE.