Artsqueeze Weekend Roundup, May 29-31

7-9 p.m. – Opening reception for Cash Only, a solo exhibition of ceramic works by Jamieson Cash, at St. Petersburg Clay Co.

7-10 p.m. – Bejeweled: Dali, Catalonia’s Gem, 8th annual martini tasting and silent auction featuring 20 Bay area artists, at Albert Whitted Airport Terminal.

8 p.m.-midnight – Pride and Passion, the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual celebration of gay pride and contemporary art, at Rivergate Tower.

10 p.m.-2 a.m. – Sweetberry Sampled, a Pride and Passion after-party featuring performances by Kalup Linzy and Santiago Echeverry, at Czar. Music by DJs Fuego & Vertigo; visual stimuli by VJ Robb Fladry. (Full disclosure: I'm a member of the group that organized this event.)


10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Artists’ talk for Paper: Off and On the Wall with Brad Erickson of Grand Central Stained Glass and Graphics and local artists Bluelucy, Anthony Zollo, and Janeen Salzgerber at Florida Craftsmen.

7 p.m.-midnight – La Di Da art show, featuring more than 75 local artists and vendors and performances by Mainstream, Shane Meade & the Sound, Bella Danza, Kinetic Dance Group, The Lindy Bombers, Melissa Oraath and more, at the Ritz Ybor.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. – yART Sale, hosted by St. Pete Craft Heroes, at the corner of 9th Avenue N. and 5th Street, St. Petersburg.

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

Wallpaper design by Jenipher Chandley, featured in Off and On the Wall at Florida Craftsmen. Image courtesy Florida Craftsmen.


5-7 p.m. – Opening reception for Re-Art, an exhibition of artworks made from repurposed objects by Dee Hood, Sheryl Haler, Kevin Dean, Gwen Fryer, Polly Holt, Rose Marie Prins and Peter Rampson, at ArtCenter Manatee.

5-7:30 p.m. – Opening reception for Jeremy Chandler: City of Tampa Photographer Laureate VI at Gallery AIA (American Institute of Architects), 200 N. Tampa St., Suite 100, Tampa. Kindly RSVP to publicart[at]

6-8 p.m. – Opening reception for Paper: Off and On the Wall, an exhibition of original wallpaper designs by more than 20 artists including Wade Brickhouse, Bluelucy, Claudia Jennings, Daniel Mrgan, Melia White and Anthony Zollo, at Florida Craftsmen.

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