Gallery 1356, located at 1356 S. Ft. Harrison in Clearwater (corner of Lakeview and S. Ft. Harrison), invites the public to their Grand Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6-9 p.m. Part of the Tampa Bay Sculpture Center and Creative Studios, Gallery 1356 will feature recents works from artists with studios located there.
“We’re proud to house studios of some of the best of the best artists in Pinellas County,” states J. Harrison Smith, sculptor and owner of the complex. “Our award-winning artists have regional, national and in some cases, international recognition. Beginning collectors and experienced aficionados will be pleased to know that great art is right here in Tampa Bay.”
Artists’ works shown at the opening include J. Harrison Smith, sculptor; June Harben, oils and pastels of local landscapes and florals; Lisbeth Graham, painting, collage and sculpture; Sylvia Shanahan, oils, pastels and portraits; and Liz Smith, linoprints and decorative arts. Sharon Drenner, art concierge and consultant, is also affiliated with the group.
Future plans for the gallery include ongoing openings, parties, demonstrations, classes, workshops and drop-by evenings of art, music and fun.
For more information on Gallery 1356, The Tampa Bay Sculpture Center and Creative Studios or any of the artists located there, contact J. Harrison Smith at 727.458.4206 or firstname.lastname@example.org.