Award Winning Artist Missionary Mary Proctor conducts workshops and sells her art at Folkfest St. Pete!! (above)
Folkfest St. Pete was created to support Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center, a studio & gallery that empowers adults with disabilities to express themselves in the arts. While you visit Folkfest you’ll be able to meet the Member Artists of Creative Clay and see their work and even have your portrait done!
Folkfest St. Pete also brings professional folk artists from all over the southeastern United States. Folk art is the raw, intuitive, self-taught form that captures the artist’s unique vision and imagination. The evolving nature of this style of art has grown in to a vast array of themes, mediums, and forms.
Folkfest St. Pete 2016 includes art and folk creations by:
Art by MR. B – “Playing with Sailboats”
In the past, Folkfest St. Pete artists have included: Author Tom Levine, Roger Allen, Sandy Hall, Kathy Finton, Kerry Topjun & “Altered” by Michelle, Dave Bruner, Tranquil Abiding – Theresa Rubbo, Morris “MoJo” Johnson, Paul Yonke, Evan Thomas Nieman, Jen’s Henna, Lauren Smith, Marc Levasseur, ARTicles Gallery, Linda Newcomb, Rapha House, Davidson Fine Art, Danielle Lynch, Mara Chanin, Kaha Spirit – Rose M. Brown, Photo Art Creations by Teresa, Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport, Apsara Fashions, Mary Hausler, Nancy Reed, Dolores Murawski, Amy May, Jill Heisy, Frank & Linda Dominguez, and Zen Glass (Among others!)