Venus

Venus

Venus is a grassroots incubator for conscious creative community facilitated by the nonprofit St. Pete Women’s Collective, a local organization that Mitzi currently serves as Board President. The vision at Venus is to encourage forward-thinking artists and entrepreneurs along their journey of creative and professional growth. The 1,600-square-foot ADA accessible public facility features a gallery, co-working and vendor space, five […]

SPACEcraft

SPACEcraft

SPACEcraft brings creativity into an active environment, presenting hands-on art experiences inside of two converted shipping containers. Both instructor-led and self-guided programs on the themes of Make, Play, Read, and Grow will invite people to interact and create together at each site SPACEcraft visits. Conceived and developed by artists Carrie Boucher, Bridget Elmer, and Mitzi Gordon, this one-of-a-kind project is […]

CARMADA

CARMADA

Carmada makes street art accessible and fun for all ages. Founded by Mitzi in 2014, this colorful art car project travels Florida’s Bay area and beyond, setting creativity loose as inspiration on wheels, as artists create mobile masterpieces at hands-on, all-ages events such as the SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival and the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. Want more information? […]

Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books

Founded in 2011, Mitzi’s little blue bookmobile roams Florida’s Bay area and beyond with a mission to promote reading and expression through accessible book culture. The Bluebird Books bus rolls into public and private spaces with pop-up programs for all-ages audiences, sharing books, typewriter poetry, storytelling, paper craft, zine making, and more. Want more information? Contact Mitzi here.

Following the READ Movement

Following the READ Movement

At READ, they believe art has the power to cultivate change.  Established in 2007, READ Movement is an artful message campaign designed to promote the love of education, one impression at a time.  I love to see these types of community partnerships take root. I’ve been following and supporting this campaign for several years now. Since the recent re-launch of their […]

CARMADA rolls into 2020

CARMADA rolls into 2020

The colorful CARMADA art car project will return again to the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts in Tampa during their 50th Anniversary Celebration on Feb. 29 and Mar. 1, 2020 in Tampa. Set in a new riverfront location, with local artists painting live on a host of unusual vehicles, the fest promises a creative and fun-filled weekend! Look for us […]

SPACEcraft is taking off!

SPACEcraft is taking off!

After a year of contracting and fabrication, the SPACEcraft public art project is slated to launch in early 2020. I’m so excited to be a part of the artist team, alongside Carrie Boucher and Bridget Elmer, that will bring this traveling project into communities throughout Pinellas County! Our vision is to share engaging art experiences that encourage visitors to tap […]