Artsqueeze Weekend Roundup, Feb. 20-21

7-9 p.m. – Opening reception for Complete with Illustrated Manual, new work by Ellen Mueller, at William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, USF Tampa.

8-11 p.m. – Art After Dark featuring Carnival photographs by Jamie Manzur, latin rhythms by Sol Caliente and body painting with Joanne Conte at the Tampa Museum of Art; $10.

8:20 p.m. - Pecha Kucha Tampa Bay Volume 1, an evening of ideas featuring nine presentations of 20 slides in 20 seconds by Neil Cosentino, Adam Fritz, Alfred Goldberg, Julia Gorzka, Michael Haflants, Jason Jensen, Peter Kageyama, Andres Orozco and Larry Wilder, at 1812 15th St., Ybor City; $5.


10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Copyright Basics for Creative Arts with attorney Alison Steele at Florida Craftsmen Gallery. General admission, $12; members, $10; students, $5. Limited availability: Please RVSP to Elizabeth Kozlowski, Galleries Manager, at 727-822-4294.

3-6 p.m. – Reception for Selected Work: Paintings and Watercolors by William Pachner at Brad Cooper Gallery.

5-9 p.m. – For the Love of Art Art Mixer at Tampa Artist Emporium featuring spiritual readings by Rev. Liana Virella-Badillo.

Megan Voeller is Creative Loafing’s visual art critic. She teaches at the University of Tampa and The Art Institute of Tampa and blogs at

A 2001 installation by Jin Soo Kim. Courtesy Selby Gallery.


5-7 p.m. – Opening reception for What’s Next?: Installations and Digital Films by Jin Soo Kim at Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design.

6 p.m. – View & Review with guest critic Joe Mitchell, retired Art Supervisor for the Polk County School District, at the Polk Museum of Art.

View & Review is one of Polk Museum of Art's newest monthly programs. Local artists are invited to bring one piece of artwork for feedback from the guest critic. Art lovers are welcome to come listen to and join in the discussion. Admission is $15 for artists who are presenting artwork, and $5 for the audience. A cash bar will also be available. Artists must pre-register.

6-10 p.m. – Opening reception for dis/Order, recent work by Melissa Fair and George Byers at the West Tampa Center for the Arts.

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