Artsqueeze Weekend Roundup, Nov. 21-23

10 a.m.-5 p.m. – CraftArt 2008 at Florida Craftsmen Gallery, Central Ave. & Fifth Street, St. Petersburg; with potter’s wheel demo by Charlie Parker and the St. Petersburg Clay Company (11 a.m.-4 p.m.), hand-dyed silk scarves demo with fiber artist Marlene Glickman (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) and basket weaving demo with Carole Hetzel (1-2 p.m.).


10 a.m.-6 p.m. – 1st Annual Arty Ornament Sale at Creative Native Gallery.


10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. – Introduction to Repoussé Art Workshop at Bok Tower Gardens.


11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Opening reception for Eyes of a Child at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts.


8-11 p.m. – WineRave ART XTC, wine tasting and fundraiser for West Tampa Center for the Arts and Sweetwater Organic Farm, at the West Tampa Center for the Arts. $25 in advance, $30 at door (cash or check only). Tickets and more information available at clwineclub.com.


Sunday


10 a.m.-5 p.m. – CraftArt 2008 at Florida Craftsmen Gallery, Central Ave. & Fifth Street, St. Petersburg; with potter’s wheel demo by Charlie Parker and the St. Petersburg Clay Company (11 a.m.-4 p.m.), hand-dyed silk scarves demo with fiber artist Marlene Glickman (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) and basket weaving demo with Carole Hetzel (1-2 p.m.).


11 a.m.-4 p.m. – Made by Hand Art Show, a fundraiser for the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc., which supports city parks and recreation programs, at Kate Jackson Community Center, 821 S. Rome Ave, Tampa.


1 p.m. – Gallery Talk by Noel Smith, curator of education/Latin American and Caribbean Art, Graphicstudio/USF Institute for Research in Art, in conjunction with Twice Exposed: Photographic and Print Works from the Collection of the USF Contemporary Art Museum at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts.


Megan Voeller is Creative Loafing’s visual art critic. She teaches at the University of Tampa and The Art Institute of Tampa, edits the weekly online newsletter of CreativeTampaBay and blogs at Artsqueeze.com.

Steel sculpture by Dominique Labauvie.

Friday

5-7 p.m. – Opening reception for László Horváth at Gallery 501, Blake High School, 1701 N. Boulevard, Tampa.

7-9 p.m. – Opening reception for Je veux l’art, an exhibit of work by USF undergraduate and graduate students and faculty who traveled to Paris in June 2008, at Centre Gallery, USF Tampa.

7-10 p.m. – Opening reception for Dominique Labauvie: Sculpture Scale and Tales at [5]art; exhibit runs through Dec. 19.

Saturday

10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Made by Hand Art Show, a fundraiser for the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc., which supports city parks and recreation programs, at Kate Jackson Community Center, 821 S. Rome Ave, Tampa.

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