Author: mergeculture

Introducing New Roots Art Collective

Cities across America are painting Black Lives Matter on streets to make a statement of solidarity with the movement, but as we look to putting up new artwork, important conversations surrounding expanding diversity in public art conversations should be had. In the world today, there are very few African American curators, gallery owners, public art […]

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Tampa Black Lives Matter Street Mural

This isn’t just paint. The city of Tampa is fortunate to have a Black Lives Mural in the heart of Downtown Tampa. The collaborative piece by ten African American local artists sits at the intersection of Cass and Jefferson streets, and the words “Black Lives Matter” are painted in the westbound lane of Cass street […]

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Mergeculture Gallery Teams Up with Art Up Organization

Mergeculture Gallery has been in operation for 5 years, and we just expanded our reach by partnering with Tampa area businesses, civic associations, and both public and private entities for art placement and programming. Art Placement: If the artists we represent choose – their work can be displayed in alternate local venues, such as restaurants […]

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JULIO OCHOA

Donation links to Help with Police Brutality Protests

People need help with bail and legal funds, as well as the families of the victims. Here is a list of places you can donate: This is the Tampa Fund for protesters: Filmaker Matthew A. Cherry has provided these resources for other cities. And there is also this GITHUB page with an extensive list. Thread […]

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Sunday Feb 23: Rooster and the Till Brunch and Print Release

Sunday, Feb 23 | 10am – 2pm Rooster and the Till Brunch and Print Release: Michelle Sawyer releases this print through Mergeculture Gallery during brunch at Rooster and the Till. Guest DJ: Blenda Guest Bartender: Sean O’Connor Menu is below: RESERVE

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Next Event: Mind the Bap at Nebraska Mini Mart

Saturday, Feb, 22nd Jujmo will be live painting at Nebraska Mini Mart! The piece will be a 4′ x 8′ piece broken into 4 sections, framed and ready to hang. You could own the piece for a $10 raffle ticket. The raffle will go live on Saturday night, and will be live for 30 days. […]

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Invader places Star Wars Mosiac Street Art Pieces in Djerba

A few days ago, famous street artist Invader announced a few new pieces in Djerba, at locations where the first Star Wars movie was filmed. On Instagram View this post on Instagram In 1976 G. Lucas went to Djerba to shoot two scenes of the first Star Wars movie. One of them was the house […]

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Mint Condition – December 21st – This is the Holiday Party to attend in Tampa this Season

Join us for Mint Condition, an all red and white event. We’ll be showing artwork from local bay area artists, as well as by artists from around the country during this unique red & white experience. The holidays are sometimes stressful, so we just decided to have a fun themed exhibit that is based on […]

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How to Buy Art? Buy Art Worth Something.

Galleries are open doors to a simple transaction, or an art collecting journey, but sadly, most art is bought from department stores. We will be hosting workshops on how to start a collection, but the purpose of this article is to just touch on how a simple art purchase can transition any art buyer into […]

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November 23rd – Wavvy Nights at Nebraska Mini Mart

Come out to this Wavvy event, featuring Miami based producer Ashiyushi, Tampa Dj and producer from Beats and Chill Dj Raul THE FOOL, staple in the hip hop and producer community Wally, and performers NDO and Rugawd music. NOIRS ONE will be live painting on site, he’ll be producing a 4×4 panel that will be […]

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