The Gulfport Merchants Chamber has a few large holes to fill; three board members resigned this October, including the woman who organized the Art Walk and Fine Arts Festival. It’s unclear who will step in to fill their absence.
The downtown Gulfport studio is the center of many local art events. This May, the shop celebrates three years of open doors, art, and local creators.
We ask four people if they agree with using pesticides in Gulfport’s dog park.
In five years Gulfport’s ArtJones Studio Tour has expanded past the tight-knit group of Gulfport artists, and it’s expanded to allow St. Pete artists.
Despite a drizzly start, eager artists crowded Veterans Park for the Gulfport’s Fine Arts Festival on February 13 and 14.
First Friday Art Walk features artist of the month Patricia Kluwe Deridian; Mize Gallery keeps it “cute” and calls for Florida artists.
In spite of the challenges, Gulfport Fine Arts Festival will go on with the show while still ensuring a healthy environment for all.
Creation and navigating the business of art is tricky. The Gulfport Merchants Chamber helps artists navigate both with its Rise & Shine grant.