Singing Stone Gallery and Studio is proud to present 'Handmade in America,' an exhibition featuring handmade fine art and contemporary craft. This multi-media show exhibits a wide array of the handmade, which is rich in traditions and expressive of regional craft artisans, and their contributions to America's cultural heritage. The juried exhibit will showcase contemporary jewelry, photography, paintings, glass, fiber, wood, ceramics, metals, and mixed media handcrafted by American artists. The works will be on view during regular business hours from July 4, 2014 to August 31, 2014.
Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of work for this exhibition. All mediums are accepted. Artists may complete the online application, submit photo's of their work, and describe their handmade art as well as the materials used for the submitted works. Exhibition criteria is based on craftsmanship, concept, and design. All art must be family friendly, ready to display, and handmade in America. The entry deadline for applications and digital images is Sunday, June 1, 2014. There is no entry fee.
Handmade in America’s opening reception will be held on Friday, July 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. After the event, artists, collectors, family and friends, are able to travel on Tampa’s Heartline Trolley Car System, located steps from the gallery (Stop # 1), to Channelside Bay Plaza for fireworks and live entertainment.
Singing Stone is a working studio and gallery featuring Dan Balk designer jewelry, contemporary craft, fine art and silversmithing instruction. The Gallery is owned and managed by Nataly Balk, who takes pride in exhibiting and supporting local and regional artists' work.
The exhibition will be held at Singing Stone Gallery and Studio in historic Ybor City on 8 Avenue and 19 Street at 1903 N. 19 St., Tampa, FL 33605. Ybor City is located minutes from trendy and affluent South Tampa. A popular destination that boasts 45,000+ visitors on any given weekend, it is a entertainment district offering dining, shopping and cultural arts venues.
For more information, call (813) 728-4325. The gallery website is www.SingingStoneOnline.Com. Enjoy complimentary parking in front and behind the gallery. Admission is free and open to the public.
To apply, click on the artist application link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dDdKREhzb2l1SnE0QlF1Y0p1QjlnNXc6MA#gid=0