BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Panel Discussion

12th February 2022, 10AM – 12PM

With Samantha Gholar (Journalist for Gannett), Louis Parker (CEO of Visible Men Academy), and exhibiting artists Allan Mestel and Jesse Clark. 

Nneka Jones | Artist Talk

April 2022

SPAACES talks will be chatting with Nneka Jones about her work.

Nneka Jones grew up in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago. She uses embroidery to create moving, representational images, usually portraits, to reflect on social issues. Her astounding love for color and special attention to detail, as influenced by her culture, is prominent in her work. The twenty-three-year old artist graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts and a minor in Marketing from the University of Tampa in May 2020. She created a commission for TIME magazine to produce the cover artwork for the August 31st/ September 7th issue 2020 and now speaks at events like Adobe MAX, inspiring others to make their dreams a reality. https://www.artyouhungry.com/




DIGITAL ART | Panel Discussion

November 2021

Jessica Mowery is a practicing contemporary artist with a SPAACES studio. She has a varied professional background that has included selling vehicular armor, running an accomplished interior architecture studio and is currently a cryptocurrency analyst. Jessica is also the co-founder of a private NFT investment fund launching in 2022. The fund is committed to bringing together unique talent and licensing opportunities for artists, creators and investors. Jessica will provide a broad overview of the NFT market. She will break things down in layman’s terms explaining the technical basics, why NFT’s are important to the art market and how to comfortably purchase your first NFT.  

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Greetings From Quarantine: Off The Page | Open Mic

March 2021

Art Speaks SaraSolo

February 2021

Sarasolo members will attend Ian North’s exhibition on opening night and choose an artwork of their choice. They will then have one week to create a solo performance based on their chosen piece, and on performance night, will then translate what it means to them through interpretive acting. 


Life is the Story We Tell Ourselves Artist Talk | Ian North

February 2021

Marianne Chapel, Director of SPAACES, interviews Ian North. Visitors will be able to hear, first hand, about his creative endeavors in both art and music. 


#WhollyFool Artist Talk | Dawn Lowndes

January 2021

Visitors will be able to see Lowndes work in progress during this open studio. Lowndes will discuss her work and practice, which includes meditation and the pursuit of spirituality and artistic methodologies.


The Living Tarot Performance | Booker High School Student Dancers

January 2021

SPAACES is excited to collaborate with five Booker High School VPA students to produce socially distant solo performances integrated with the exhibition Wholly Fool.