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Exhibiting designer Sue Woodall-Metas will showcase her creations at Wearable Art Thirteen.Dunedin Fine Art Center

Friday's a busy night for art lovers, while art meets fashion on Saturday

Arty Apparel: Wearable Art 13 The lines between art and fashion are so often blurred that they're nearly non-existent. The Dunedin Fine Art Center has been celebrating that connection for 13 years, with Wearable Art, which returns Saturday. Designers including Julian Hartzog, Lina Teixeira and Sue Woodall-Metas wil …

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  1. Friday's a busy night for art lovers, while art meets fashion on Saturday

    Visual Arts

    Arty Apparel: Wearable Art 13

    The lines between art and fashion are so often blurred that they're nearly non-existent. The Dunedin Fine Art Center has been celebrating that connection for 13 years, with Wearable Art, which returns Saturday. Designers including Julian Hartzog, Lina Teixeira …

    Exhibiting designer Sue Woodall-Metas will showcase her creations at Wearable Art Thirteen.
  2. Who is really making 'Chihuly art'?

    Visual Arts

    SEATTLE — More than 40 years later, Jeffrey Beers still vividly remembers what it felt like to have Dale Chihuly call up to convene a pre-dawn glassblowing session. You felt flattered and inspired, he said, jazzed by Chihuly's caffeinated freight train of energy and the idea of making art with him while most of …

    The artist Dale Chihuly in his Seattle office, which holds some of his collections. [Kyle Johnson | for The New York Times]
  3. Beach Drive mural is a first for St. Pete's swanky waterfront street

    Blogs

    Mural mania in St. Petersburg is spreading east.

    This mural in progress is on the side of the Smith & Associates building on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg.
  4. St. Pete Sculpture Museum announces move to Central Avenue

    Visual Arts

    Another museum is joining the mix in St. Petersburg's downtown Central Arts District.

    Sculptor Jon Hair with his 26-foot lion sculpture. Hair's St. Pete Sculpture Museum will soon move to a prominent spot on Central Avenue, Hair said. [Courtesy of Jon Hair]
  5. This art show celebrates the '90s nostalgia with a DJ bumping jams

    Visual Arts

    THROWBACK: KID AT HE(ART)

    Artist collective He(Art) puts together art exhibits around Ybor, and their latest one — Kid at He(Art) — happens Saturday at the Creative Loafing event space. The show features the work of 14 artists, including Sebastian Coolidge, Daisy Robles

    Emiliano Settecasi’s work is part of the Young at HeART exhibit.
  6. Altered Minds gives like-minded artists an opportunity to create

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY

    For members of the Altered Minds mixed media art group, a monthly gathering with those who share a flair for coloring outside the lines is fuel for creation.

    Margaret McLoy, 59, left, demonstrates techniques in creating marbled to Ronnie Dewa, 45, right, and Ellen DeIntinis, 64, center, during a meeting of the Altered Minds mixed media art group. Members meet monthly explore new art ventures and share something they have created during show-and-tell.
  7. There's a trove of edgy local art inside Great Bay Distributors

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG

    Nestled in an industrial complex, invisible from any main road, sits the corporate headquarters of Great Bay Distributors. You'd never suspect that inside lies one of the edgiest collections of local art and murals in Tampa Bay.

    Kegs and Collections attendees pass a large mural by the Vitale Bros. during a behind-the-scenes tour at Great Bay Distributors in St. Petersburg in July. The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg’s membership group organizes tours of the collection.
  8. His job at Art of the Brick? To keep your hands off the Lego sculptures

    Events

    TAMPA — Ivan Crawford greets the long line of people that snakes around the sidewalk to the Art of the Brick. He has worked for four years at Amalie Arena, cleaning carpets. But these days, he has found a new calling. He is a herder of crowds.

    Ivan Crawford, 48 greets visitors to the exhibit and is the first employee they meet once entering the building.
The Art of the Brick Lego exhibit has hit over 75,000 visitors. The free exhibit sponsored by the Vinik Family Foundation is open Wednesdays through Sundays through Sept. 4 at 802 E Whiting St. [Photo by Luis Santana | Times]
  9. Love the beach? Two styles of beachy art on display at Leslie Curran Gallery

    Visual Arts

    Above and Beyond: Sarah Hull and Catherine Woods

    Sarah Hull’s painting Elevation No. 38 is part of the Above and Beyond exhibit at the Leslie Curran Gallery.
  10. Bekky Beukes delves into 'Debris,' Tampa Bay History Center maps Florida-Cuba connections

    Visual Arts

    When artist Bekky Beukes came to Tampa from her native South Africa in 2014, she took off her fashion designer hat and started painting. She is opening her second solo show, "Debris," at the Blue Goose in St. Petersburg this Saturday. It's probable that you've seen her work, as she has several murals …

    Artist Bekky Beukes opens a solo show, “Debris,” at the Blue Goose on Aug. 5.