Tampa neighborhood Seminole Heights gets Illsol mural tonight

The husband-and-wife team partnered with Stella Artois for "The Art of the Chalice" mural.

click to enlarge That... that's not the chalice we mean. - Walters Art Museum [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
Walters Art Museum [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
That... that's not the chalice we mean.

Raise your glass — or you chalice, as it were — to Seminole Heights artist duo Michelle Sawyer and Tony Krol as they unveil their mural "The Art of the Chalice" tonight at the Tampa River Center. The mural, assisted by Stella Artois, features the Tampa skyline and has heavy Cuban nuances. It also pays homage to the city's biggest — and perhaps oldest — marketing festival with a likeness of the José Gaspar "pirate" ship and the Gasparilla invasion. Stella Artois is also sponsoring music from Chris McCarty.


"The Art of the Chalice" unveiling | Tampa River Center, 402 W. Laurel St., Tampa | Nov. 6: 7 p.m. | RSVP for the unveiling of the Illsol mural here

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Cathy Salustri

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