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In the Gallery

Past Perfect/Present Tense

An exhibition commemorating Florida Craftsmen's 50th Anniversary featuring award winners from the historical statewide Florida craftsmen Annual Exhibitions.

The show opened September 13, 2002, and will continue until October 26, 2002, at the Florida Craftsmen Gallery, 501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 5:30 pm. Call (727) 821-7391 for more information.

The show features the artists' earlier winning piece side-by-side with their current work, providing a rare visual opportunity to compare the artists' development of style, technique and occasionally a change in media.

curated by Marilyn Mars, Tampa Bay arts consultant and Florida Craftsmen President.

Exhibition Sponsors:

Diane Arthur and Jim Cowan
Rachel and Don Engle
Extra! Extra! Graphics

Invited Artists (winning year)

Raymond C. Ferguson (1971)
Christine Federighi (1976)
Elmer Craig (1979)
Nofa Dixon (1980)
Ray Azcuy (1981)
Peter Kuentzel (1981)
Kristin Holeman (1983)
Sally Broadwell (1984)
Michele Tuegel (1986)
Grady Kimsey (1989)
Bob Kopec (1989)
Laura Militzer Bryant (1997)
Cheryl Tall (1998)
Georgina Holt (2000)
Eleanor McCain (2000)
Jacquie Fort (2001)

Upcoming Events

Downtown Arts Association Gallery Walk

Second Saturday of each month, 5:30 pm to 9 pm, downtown St. Petersburg.

Take a walk on the Art Side in the downtown arts district.

CraftArt Festival

October 27-28, 2002.

Sixth annual outdoor festival celebrating contemporary craft, artists and the community in historic Plant Park on the University of Tampa campus in downtown Tampa.