Exhibit Dates: Thursday, May 4th – Saturday, June 24th
Opening Reception: Friday, May 5th, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
PAVA (Professional Association of Visual Artists) will kick off the summer season with a photography-only exhibit at The Cool Art Shop in Dunedin running from Thursday, May 4th through Saturday, June 24th. This curated exhibit will showcase an array of photographs in both color and black and white from locally and nationally acclaimed PAVA member photographers. The opening reception will be held on Friday, May 5th from 6 p.m.-8:00 pm, and is open to the public. The exhibit will be open Thursdays-Saturdays from 11am – 3 pm. Both the exhibit and reception will take place at The Cool Art Shop, located at 1240 County Road 1, Dunedin, Florida.
In addition to the photography exhibit, some of PAVA’s 3D (three dimensional) artists will be “making memories” by showcasing various artworks in the mediums of jewelry, metal, pottery, and other fine craft. All of the photography and fine craft will be available for sale at the opening reception and during the shop’s normal business hours, Thursdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
PAVA, the Professional Association of Visual Artists, is a non-profit organization run by volunteer artists to serve local artisans and support the arts community in the Tampa Bay Area. It provides exhibition and education and grant opportunities for its members. Additionally, PAVA supports local art centers, and is a local sponsor of Pinellas County Schools, and Pinellas County Education Foundation Art Awards where scholarships are provided to students for art instruction.