Creative Clay’s Friday Art Market is Back for the Holidays – CBS Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Friday Art Market, in the courtyard of Creative Clay, will be hosted by transitioning student artists from Pinellas County Schools on December 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. .

“The Transition class is thrilled to debut their new pieces, including unique hand-painted wooden earrings, key chains and jewelry boxes,” said Amanda Drewes, ESE teacher, Extended Transition. “Freshly baked and newly baked and painted ceramic snowmen.”

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This art market is a chance to support local artists and get your holiday gift shopping started early.

“Shop for the holidays and support these young artists for a great day in the sun,” Drewes said. “I’m so proud of all their hard work!”

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Emily Turnage’s live music will also be part of the art market. Creative Clay will once again welcome British Food Stop as an Art Market Food Truck partner!

There will also be tables with items from Creative Thrift, Creative Clay’s a la carte store for art supplies, picture frames, books and more.

Creative Clay’s vision is to make the arts accessible to everyone. Its mission is to help people with disabilities lead full and inclusive lives through access to the arts by providing them with expressive, educational and professional experiences.

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Creative Clay’s core program is its Community Arts Program, which serves 50-60 adult artists with neuro-differences each week. By setting up additional offers, such as the inclusive Art Around the World Summer Camp, summer studio for older teens and young adults, Artistic link job program, Creative Care Arts in Wellness outreach program and its partnership with schools in Pinellas County Passage program, people of all ages and abilities are mentored, taught, and empowered to become working artists who actively create, market, and sell their work.

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