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Exhibits and Events
at the Florida Craftsmen Gallery

2004 Schedule

March 19 ­ May 1, 2004
Metals & Otherwise: Jewelry Media Connections

Curated by Texas jewelry artist and art professor Sandra Zilker, this eclectic group of nationally recognized jewelry artists merge fine metals with diverse non-traditional materials.

Passed + Present, Then + Now

A tribute to the 40-year career of master artist/educator Robert Ebendorf and the wide range of his mixed media metal and jewelry works.

Month of April, 2004
Survivors Speak

Offsite at the Univ. of South Florida¹s Poynter Institute, downtown St. Petersburg. Artwork produced by sexual abuse survivors of all ages in honor of National Sexual Violence Month. Sponsored in part by Target®.

May 14 ­ June 26, 2004
Fresh Dimensions

A juried selection of fine craft art produced by Pinellas & Hillsborough County high school students, promoting new talent and encouraging young artists to pursue contemporary craft careers.

Celeste Simon: New Works

Solo exhibition by this St. Petersburg mixed media artist in the Esther Klein Memorial Gallery.

July 9 ­ August 21, 2004
Roots/Ráizes: A Harmony & Contrast in Cultures with Packard de la Vega

Phillippe Packard and Ricardo de la Vega combine influences of Mexico and Florida. Their colorful, collaborative mixed media sculptures portray many social, natural and cultural forces.

Deane Kellogg: New Works

Solo exhibition by this St. Augustine sculptor in the Esther Klein Memorial Gallery.

September 10 ­ October 22, 2004
Rocky Bridges: Bridging the Art of Craft

Solo exhibition of a new series of mixed media wall pieces and objects by this acclaimed Tarpon Springs artist.

John Penrod: New Works

Solo exhibition by this Tallahassee woodturner in the Esther Klein Memorial Gallery.

November 5­ December 31, 2004
A Season of Giving: Members Holiday Show and Sale

The Holiday Exhibition is an 18-year tradition in St. Petersburg that features gifts made by hand and objects of desire by 250 Florida fine craft artists. Call for special hours and events.