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David Larson Evans’ solo exhibition of oil paintings, “On Being Human,” opens at St. Pete Artworks on Sept. 16.Courtesy of St. Pete Artworks

The artist list for the Shine Mural Festival is officially in

David Larson Evans: On Being Human The human figure, and the human experience, provide infinite possibilities for interpretation from artists. In his new exhibit, On Being Human, opening at St. Pete Artworks on Saturday, David Larson Evans captures the human figure in moments of stillness. The paintings portray the …

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  1. The artist list for the Shine Mural Festival is officially in

    Visual Arts

    David Larson Evans: On Being Human

    David Larson Evans’ solo exhibition of oil paintings, “On Being Human,” opens at St. Pete Artworks on Sept. 16.
  2. Toppled by Irma, Wish Tree at Salvador Dali Museum to be replanted

    Hurricanes

    ST. PETERSBURG — The beloved Wish Tree at the Salvador Dalí Museum might live on to accept more dreams.

    MONICA HERNDON   |   Times
Toppled by Hurricane Irma's winds, the Wish Tree at the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg will be righted and replanted, a museum spokeswoman said Tuesday.

  3. Tampa Museum of Art transforms into NYC for City event

    Visual Arts

    The Tampa Museum of Art will transform into a mini New York City on Saturday night, when it hosts City, its art and fashion fundraising gala that spotlights fashion icon Susanne Bartsch. Bartsch is a muse to many world-famous designers — including Alexander McQueen and Thierry Mugler …

    “Queen of New York City nightlife” Susanne Bartsch is the subject of an exhibit at the Tampa Museum of Art.
  4. Powerful exhibit open at Holocaust Museum, last chance for Art of the Brick

    Visual Arts

     

    It's the last few days to experience Nathan Sawaya's ingenious transformations of Legos at the Art of the Brick. You really must go if you haven't been. Among more than 100 pieces are a life-sized sculpture of a man ripping open his chest, a 20-foot-long T. rex skeleton, a giant skull …

  5. 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.
  6. 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]
  7. 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.
  8. 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]
  9. 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.
  10. 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.