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Hallucinations and Medications
Saturday, July 06, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

"Hallucinations and Medications" unfolds as a mesmerizing odyssey through the kaleidoscopic intersection of mind-altering substances and the revelations they unveil. This immersive exhibition plunges visitors into a sensory journey, transforming the gallery into a realm where hallucinatory experiences are captured and translated into profound visual narratives. The curated collection spans an eclectic array of artworks, from vivid paintings and intricate sculptures to multimedia installations, each echoing the surreal and introspective nature of altered states. As patrons navigate the space, they encounter a dialogue between hallucination-inducing substances and the unique insights they illuminate. Collaborative installations amplify the experience, creating an environment of heightened sensory perception with dynamic lighting, interactive soundscapes, and evocative projections. Sections dedicated to various substances and the revelations they inspire provide a nuanced exploration of altered consciousness. "Hallucinations and Medications" serves not merely as an artistic spectacle but as a contemplative platform, inviting viewers to explore the profound intersections of art, altered perception, and the revelations that arise from the communion of mind and substance.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. House of Shadows will be inviting thousands of followers and fans and the exhibition will be marketed through the Tampa Bay arts community, including artists with studios in the Kress Contemporary building.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
Paint it Black
Friday, August 23, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

"Paint it Black" emerges as a striking celebration of the color black, transcending its traditional associations to explore its multifaceted meanings across diverse contexts. This exhibition transforms the gallery space into a captivating exploration of the enigmatic hue, showcasing a curated collection that spans paintings, sculptures, and multimedia installations. Artists delve into the symbolic, cultural, and emotional resonance of black, interpreting its significance in various historical, social, and personal contexts. Visitors are immersed in a visual journey that transcends the conventional perceptions of the color, encountering evocative narratives that explore themes of mystery, sophistication, rebellion, and cultural identity. Collaborative installations enhance the sensory experience, incorporating dynamic lighting and interactive elements. "Paint it Black" not only celebrates the aesthetic allure of the color but serves as a thought-provoking platform for artists to examine and reinterpret the profound meanings associated with black, inviting viewers to reconsider and appreciate the complexity of this seemingly simple yet profoundly rich hue.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. House of Shadows will be inviting thousands of followers and fans and the exhibition will be marketed through the Tampa Bay arts community, including artists with studios in the Kress Contemporary building.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
The Invented Self
Friday, September 13, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

"The Invented Self" unfolds as a captivating exploration of artists' introspective visions, delving into the dynamic interplay between self-perception and the desire to craft a distinct identity. This exhibition transforms the gallery into a profound showcase of introspection, featuring a diverse array of artworks, ranging from introspective self-portraits to innovative multimedia installations. Each piece invites viewers to contemplate the multifaceted nature of selfhood, challenging conventional notions of identity and unveiling the various facets of the invented self. The artists navigate the realms of personal narratives, societal expectations, and cultural influences, crafting evocative visual stories that question, reimagine, and redefine the concept of the self. "The Invented Self" serves not only as a mirror reflecting the artists' inner worlds but also as a contemplative platform for viewers to engage with the complexities of self-perception and the imaginative ways in which individuals choose to present themselves to the world.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. House of Shadows will be inviting thousands of followers and fans and the exhibition will be marketed through the Tampa Bay arts community, including artists with studios in the Kress Contemporary building.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
Nightmare on 7th Ave.
Friday, October 11, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

"Nightmare on 7th Ave" emerges as a spellbinding exhibition, casting an enchanting and eerie spell on the gallery space with a curated collection that delves into the realms of Halloween, horror, darkness, and witchyness. This hauntingly immersive showcase transforms the gallery into a sinister tableau, featuring an array of artworks ranging from chilling paintings to spine-tingling sculptures and bewitching multimedia installations. Artists conjure the macabre and mysterious, inviting visitors to traverse a visual labyrinth where the boundaries between reality and the supernatural blur. Collaborative installations amplify the spine-chilling atmosphere, incorporating dimly lit spaces, interactive soundscapes, and evocative projections. Sections dedicated to the spectral and supernatural themes provide an exhilarating journey through the darker aspects of creativity. "Nightmare on 7th Ave" stands not only as a celebration of the Halloween spirit but as a bewitching platform for artists to showcase their mastery in capturing the thrilling and mysterious aspects of the supernatural, offering viewers an immersive encounter with the artistry of fear and fantasy.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. House of Shadows will be inviting thousands of followers and fans and the exhibition will be marketed through the Tampa Bay arts community, including artists with studios in the Kress Contemporary building.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
Odd and Obscure
Friday, November 08, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

"Odd and Obscure" beckons the adventurous and the daring into an enigmatic labyrinth of unconventional artistic expressions, where oddity and obscurity reign supreme. This exhibition transforms the gallery space into a realm of uncharted creativity, showcasing a curated collection of artworks that defy conventional norms, stirring a potent concoction of curiosity and discomfort. From perplexing sculptures to surreal paintings and disquieting multimedia installations, the artists navigate the fringes of the bizarre, beckoning viewers into a world where the peculiar and the unsettling converge. Sections dedicated to the inexplicable and the arcane invite patrons on a perplexing journey through the bizarre and the uncanny. "Odd and Obscure" stands as an unapologetic celebration of the peculiar, providing a thought-provoking platform for artists to delve into the unsettling realms of the strange and the obscure, challenging viewers to confront the unusual and find beauty in the discomforting.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. House of Shadows will be inviting thousands of followers and fans and the exhibition will be marketed through the Tampa Bay arts community, including artists with studios in the Kress Contemporary building.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
TBSoPA Fall Exhibition
Friday, September 06, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

This is the Fall showcase of photographic art produced by our TBSoPA members.



This exhibition will take place in the Kress Contemporary Art building in Ybor City, Tampa. The 2-day exhibition will drive art buyers and visitors to the 3rd floor for an exclusive art-buying experience. TBSoPA will be inviting hundreds of followers and fans as well as throughout the Tampa Bay arts community.


Phone: 813-773-4111
Venue: Kress Contemporary • 1624 E 7th Ave • Ybor City • FL • 33605 • US
SKIN! The Sexy Art Show 2024
Friday, July 19, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

Our Best of the Bay award winning event will be held July 19 & 20, 2024 at South University Tampa. This year's theme: The Rise of the Phoenix. We continue present world-class original artists, entertainers, and performers at our show, all showcasing work focused on the nude in art and fashion. From traditional fine art including paintings, sculpture, photography, digital media, fashion, and more, to our incredible and unique presentations, we promised to stay true to our mission and expand the experience to be aroused in your SKIN! Show Hours: 6pm (VIP) 7pm (GA) -midnight on both days.


Phone: 352-610-1520
Venue: South University Tampa • 4401 N Himes Ave., Suite 150 • Tampa • FL • 33614 • US
SPLASH OF RED @ Five Deuces Galleria
Saturday, August 03, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SPLASH OF RED



Five Deuces Galleria is seeking submissions for our upcoming 6-WEEKS LONG guest art exhibition, "Splash of Red." 



Red, a color of passion, intensity, and emotion, has captivated artists for centuries.  Whether it's the fiery glow of a sunset, the bold strokes of abstract expressionism, or the symbolic significance of red in cultural contexts, we want to see your unique perspective.



Join us in celebrating the power and allure of the color red. Let your creativity flow freely, and then capture the intensity, passion, and variety that the color red can bring to art.



Submission Guidelines:





  • Artists may submit up to 10 works for consideration.




  • The exhibition is open to any theme, allowing artists the freedom to express their creativity without limitations.




  • We welcome submissions in any medium, including but not limited to painting, mixed media, photography, sculpture, and more.





As one of the premier art galleries in the area, we are dedicated to promoting and celebrating the diverse talents of emerging and established artists. We look forward to hosting, promoting, exhibiting, and selling your work in this group show. 



SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:59pm



We are using CloudFolios to assist in curating the show.  If you don’t already have an account, you can set one up (free) during the submission process.  



ELIGIBILITY:  





  • Open to all mediums of art by artists who can coordinate a local drop off & pick up of any unsold work.  




  • All submissions must be original works of art created by the artist.




  • All work must be for sale.  




  • All accepted artwork for the exhibit must be ready to hang.  




  • Submitted and accepted artwork should be priced equivalent to what you would sell it for on your own.  If an artwork sells during the exhibit the curators will work with you to replace it, thereby offering you additional sales opportunities.    





SUBMIT YOUR WORK HERE: SUBMIT YOUR WORK.  Please note, the images you submit with your work are 1) the primary tool the curators use to evaluate, accept, or reject a piece and 2) the same images the marketing team will use in promotional materials for accepted work throughout the duration of the exhibit, will be displayed in our online gallery, and will be included in our buyers guide.  While the images do not have to be perfect by a hired professional, unsatisfactory images will affect the curating.  



LEARN MORE: https://www.cloudfolios.com/exhibitions/307



CALL TYPE: Six Weeks Long Gallery Exhibition



LOCATION: 2101 3rd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL  33712



OPEN TO: All artists who can arrange for a local drop off + pick up of any unsold work



ENTRY FEE: $30 for a maximum of 10 entries (+ 10% CloudFolios processing fee).  All submissions will be curated by Five Deuces Galleria, selecting up to 10 of the submitted pieces per entrant.  This fee is non-refundable.



Please, do not submit your work for consideration if you are not serious about exhibiting. By submitting and if accepted, please understand that there is a possibility that 1 or more of your works may be chosen. 



IMPORTANT DATES:





  • Final Submission Deadline:  Thursday, July 18, 2024, 11:59pm EST




  • Curation/Finalization of work: Sunday, July 21, 2024.  Artists will be notified of acceptance and or rejection via email.




  • Work drop off: Sunday & Monday July 28 & 29, 2024 11:00am-3:00pm EST  




  • Artist Conceptual Statements Due: Tuesday, July 30, 2024 (for those accepted. Instructions will be sent via email.)




  • Grand Opening Event: Saturday, August 3, 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST




  • St. Pete ArtWalk: Saturday, August 10, 2024, 5:00pm-9:00pm EST




  • St. Pete ArtWalk: Saturday, September 14, 2024, 5:00pm-9:00pm EST




  • Exhibition Duration: July 21 - September 16, 2024




  • Unsold Work pick-up: Sunday & Monday September 15 & 16, 2024 11:00am-3:00pm EST 





The gallery also will be open for other special events throughout the month, to be announced at a later date.  In addition, the gallery is open to visitors most weekdays from 11am-4pm and by appointment.



SHIPPED ARTWORK



We cannot accept shipped artwork at this time. 



COMMISSIONS & SALES



Five Deuces Galleria will retain a 30% commission on any sold work in the gallery during its exhibition run  All sales of the displayed artwork will be processed by the gallery, regardless of whether it is an in-person or offline sale.  Payment processing fees will be deducted from artist payout, when applicable.  



Any artwork that is sold during the exhibition may be taken by the buyer immediately after purchase.  The artist may replace the sold artwork with approval from the curators.  



EXPECTATIONS FOR ARTISTS SUBMITTED + ACCEPTED WORK:



If you have any additions / changes / deletions for work after you submit for this call, you can make changes up until noon on the day the call closes.  Please contact me directly at FiveDeucesGalleria@gmail.com, and I will re-open your submission.  The system will not charge you again.   



***Once curation is complete, selected work is considered to be committed to the show for the duration.  Five Deuces Galleria will begin promoting the shows and the accepted work immediately after curation.  If a buyer contacts you directly for purchase at any time between curation and the end of the show, the expectation is for you to direct the buyer to Five Deuces Galleria for completion of the sale.  



We rely heavily on the good ethics and morals of our artists to ensure that the representation and sales process is done with integrity.  



IMAGE USE & COPYRIGHTS



The artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork. Digital images submitted with the artist's entry are for exhibition selection only. Artists selected to exhibit grant Five Deuces Galleria the right to use the selected image(s) on printed materials, social media,  and the gallery website for promotional purposes only. Five Deuces Galleria retains no copyrights to the artist's work.



LIABILITY



The gallery personnel will do all that it can do to protect your artwork while it’s being shown but cannot assume liability for the chance occurrence of fire, theft or any other damage. The door is locked during the day and night. The artwork can only be viewed during an open event or by appointment.  By submitting your art to this exhibit, you imply agreement with these terms.  



DISCLAIMERS



We reserve the right to refuse display of any accepted work that doesn’t meet gallery presentation standards. 



GALLERY CONTACT INFORMATION



www.FiveDeucesGalleria.com



2101 3rd Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL  33712



Email: fivedeucesgalleria@gmail.com



Facebook: @fivedeucesgalleria



Instagram: @fivedeucesgalleria



Five Deuces Galleria is grateful for your participation and recognizes your hard work and creativity.  I thank you in advance for your art submissions, for your interest in our exhibition, and for contributing to the world of art.    



If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email me at fivedeucesgalleria@gmail.com 


Phone: 206-465-2777
Venue: Five Deuces Galleria • 2101 3rd Ave S. • St. Petersburg • FL • 33712 • US

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