Gallery AIA at the new Tampa Bay Center for Architecture and Design in Ybor City hosts a visual arts exhibit and reception during Fourth Friday Event.
Tampa, Fla. (February 8, 2019) – Gallery AIA proudly presents ART by ARCHITECTS, with an opening reception on Friday, February 22nd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm., in conjunction with the Fourth Friday Tampa event. The Center for Architecture and Design second annual visual arts exhibition was organized by Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture & Design and includes 25 local architects, designers, and artists whose work explores the ways in which we relate art and architecture to our daily routine. The Center is located at 1315 East 7th Avenue, Ste. 105 in Ybor City. The exhibit can be viewed during business hours through March 22nd.
“Art and architecture have never been more closely intertwined. We look at many and various points where the arts and trade overlap. What follows is an explosion of imagination as architecture’s enthusiasts, blurring the lines between the tools and concepts of the trade creating amazing pieces and experiences.” according to Juan Ricardes, Gallery AIA Chair.
Contributing architects and artists are based out the of Tampa Bay Area and are members of our local American Institute of Architects’ Chapter. They include Julia Schrader, Assoc. AIA, Dolores Browne, Assoc. AIA, Nolan Christensen, Assoc. AIA, Michael Huston, Assoc. AIA, Mary Alvarez, Assoc. AIA, Taylor Razey, Assoc. AIA, Stan Loper, AIA, Bruce Houghton, AIA, Brian Seufert, AIA, and Ed Hoffman, AIA.
For additional information about the artists and the exhibition, please contact Eli Castro 813-229-3411 ext. 202 / firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Center for Architecture and Design
Tampa Bay’s Center for Architecture and Design is located in the historic Sans Souci building at 1315 East 7th Avenue, Suite 105, in Ybor City’s Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark District near downtown
Tampa. The Center is a 2,000 sq. ft. multi-use space which includes an exhibit, classroom and meeting space. The Center is home to The American Institute of Architects, Tampa Bay Chapter (AIA Tampa Bay) and its related Foundation. The Center offers programs for the public to inspire the exploration and appreciation of architecture and the built environment, including exhibits, classes, lectures, tours, and Tampa Bay Design Week, an annual festival that takes place each fall.
About Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture & Design
TBFAD is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the exploration and appreciation of architecture and the built environment and how it influences shaping our city, our neighborhoods and our lives.
TBFAD’s mission is implemented through educational activities and public awareness events engaging citizens of all ages.
Established in 2015 with the generous support of the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay Chapter and the Tampa Community Design Center, TBFAD is committed to nurturing creative cooperation with community and regional organizations to promote and celebrate architecture, the arts, and the built environment. The foundation’s activities focus on public education, research, and scholarships.