Artists Market 2011 with artists selection

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  Contact: Public Relations Coordinator, Michelle Weyant, (727) 712-5217 or

Tarpon Springs, FL (Friday, March 18, 2011) – On Saturday, March 26th from
10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, March 27th from 1-5 p.m. the Leepa-Rattner
Museum of Art will host a two-day, in-door Artists Market.

Thirty local artists using a wide variety of media will display and sell their artwork
and a portion of the proceeds will go toward support of the museum and
Isabelle’s Museum Store. Admission is free to the museum as well as the Artists
Market and refreshments will be available for purchase through Ker’s Wing

In addition, the LRMA Education Department will host a free children’s art activity
area from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. Activities include
creating “Mini Masterpieces” based on Allen Leepa’s abstract paintings.

Selected artists and their media for the Artists Market are:

Kat Adams                                                Jewelry
Julie Maureen Baker                                      Ceramic Sculpture
Linda and Lois Berghoff                                  Florida Artists
Jack Beverland                                           Folk Art
Tony Blue                                                Photography/Acrylic
Frank Bolock                                                   Watercolor/Acrylic
Kathy Bowen                                                    Jewelry/Mixed Media
Rich Brown                                                     Sculpture
Patricia Coolman                                               Painting/Mixed Media
Judith Curtis                                                  Assemblages
Boo! Ehrsam                                                    Mixed Media
Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson                                     Painting
Barbara Kampe                                                  Acrylic
Ann Larsen                                                     Polymer Clay
Melissa Miller Nece                                            Colored Pencil/Painting
Rob Norman                                                     Photography
Alicia Saenz                                                   Oil Painting
Frank Saso                                                     Realistic Painting
Bettina Schott                                                 Photography
James Sechler                                                  Jewelry
Carole Shelton                                                 Jewelry
Don Silvestri                                                  Oil Painting
Curtis Sneary                                                  Oils/Acrylics
Claudia Ann Sodaro                                             Piano
Roxie Spell                                                    Ceramics
Kathy Sprecher                                                 Stained Glass
Cheryl Anne Day-Swallow                                        Gourds/Scarves
Jennifer Sweeney                                               Photography
Judy Vienneau                                                  Wire Sculpture
Joseph Weinzettle                                              Drawing /Painting
Judy Vienneau                                                  Wire Sculpture
Jack Viskil                                                    Painting / Printing
Joseph Weinzettle                                              Drawing / Painting

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art is located just west of U.S. Highway 19 at 600
Klosterman Road, on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College.
Museum hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m.
- 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission
is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and free to children, students and military families
with ID. On Sundays, admission is a suggested donation of $5 (but visitors
may “pay what you can and enjoy the museum”) and free docent tours are
offered at 2 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays.
Isabelle’s Museum Store is open during regular business hours. Please call
ahead for information or directions (727) 712-5762.

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for information on LRMA programs, events, exhibitions and the museum store.

Images available upon request from Public Relations Coordinator, Michelle Weyant, (727) 712-
5217 or

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