New gallery Cool Art by PAVA opens on Sept. 16, 2020. [ Courtesy of PAVA ] Tampa Bay art fans know the Cool Art Show, the summertime artistic oasis that happens in the air-conditioned Coliseum in St. Petersburg.
The Professional Association of Visual Artists produces that show, as well as another one at the Gulfport Casino and an annual members show. But because of COVID-19, the 30-year-old nonprofit artist member organization hasn’t been able to hold the exhibitions.
The organization was also losing other opportunities to showcase their artists’ work and had moved everyone’s work online to an improved website.But when […]