Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Call for Art: Play

The holiday season is a time for joy, cheer and reminiscing of our childhoods. Remember leaving the world behind and playing with complete abandon? This exhibit will explore and celebrate playfulness and young imagination through images of toys, games, storybook characters and cherished childhood memories.

The Cider Press Café and curator John Gascot invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for their upcoming exhibit, Play. Artists may submit up to 5 quality images of available works. Each entry should measure no less than 6x6". There is no size limit; larger works are welcome.
Play will run from November 6, 2017 through January 6, 2018.
Commission split: 30% curator/ 70% artist.
Please  submit images along with Title/Medium/Size information for each to

Submission deadline: October 28, 2017.
Acceptance emails will be sent by October 30, 2017.
All accepted works MUST be delivered on Saturday, November 4, 11:00 AM.

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.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Best of the Bay 2017 Nominations

We've been nominated!

Hello Everyone! I am thrilled to share that I, along with the Studios at 5663 and other artists of the Pinellas Arts Village have been nominated for some awards. If you enjoy my art and community engagement through art, please take a moment to cast your vote for me in the following categories:
Best Local Visual Artist
Best Artist CL Doesn't Cover
Best Visual Arts Curator

and the Studios at 5663 team (Best Gallery-non museum) for this year's Best of the Bay Awards.
Also consider casting a vote for Pinellas Arts Village artists in the following categories:
Best Art Party- Panting with Loy
Best Fashion Designer- Raul Del Castillo Designs
Best Mural- Jackie Robinson by Derek Donnelly
Best Public Art (non mural)- Trojan Horse by Vince Pompei and Derek Donnelly
Best Art Exhibit (non museum)- Female Persuasion (curated by Yours Truly)

You can vote from anywhere.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Use the link below: