Fresh Fest is proud to announce @Trusted Property Advisers Inc. as a sponsor for the 2019 Fresh Fest! Trusted Property Advisers are a dependable source for your commercial property appraisal needs! If you want more info check out their website: www.trustedpropertyadvisers.com -we’re still looking for more sponsors and have very exciting sponsorship packages email is at tampabayfreshfest@gmail.com for more...

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Fresh Fest 2019 will be in partnership with @Ybor Art Alliance. The Ybor Art Alliance is the coming together of Ybor and Tampa’s art community. They unify existing communities through events, help assist new art organizations, and promote Ybor art events through various media channels. – Their partnership is a great seed of growth. If you’re an artist or business interested in participating please contact them, and like their...

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Oh wow! Thank you Creative Loafing Tampa for the amazing write up! “This is an artist-run initiative, basically artists doing this for the sake of artists, from a place of almost extreme positivity,” Stevens (Aurailieus Artist) says. If you’re interested in supporting or sponsoring please email tampabayfreshfest@gmail.com and check out the link to read our write up....

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Our next bio is for our amazing Chief Administrator, and all around fixer Skylar Suarez Nuclear Sky Art Skylar helped kick off the first Fresh Fest in April 2018. She made a splash with her mural “Geometric Anarchy” and a collaborative wall in honor of the festival. Since 2017 Skylar’s work has taken the bay area by storm. Some notable works include her 2017 mural “Rooted Bloom” in honor of the Seminole Heights victims, a car in...

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Our next staff bio is for Co- Social Media Coordinator @artystalulu Luisa Padró, the artist currently known as Artysta LuLu, is the president of the Ybor Art Alliance and has 8 years of exhibition and curatorial experience. Lulu is a painter and illustrator creating works of art in a multitude of sizes. Her style of work is cartoon expressionism and has been described as “urban” drawing from her Puerto Rican culture and...

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Aurailieus Artist (Aka Mark Stevens) is a long time artist and curator in the St. Petersburg area. He won Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay visual artist award in 2008, and was one of the three man team that brought us ARTofficial intelligence: the St. Pete Robot Exchange, and annual event now in its seventh year. He has also curated private collections for organizations such as UFSP, exhibited in many art shows from 2004-now,...

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All week long we will be sharing bio’s of the Fresh Fest Staff. Today we are starting with Our leader, director, and founder Eric “Esh” Hornsby. ‘Esh moved from New England to Tampa Bay in 1985, and developed a deep love of Florida’s natural world during his time working on controlled burns and having river adventures in Hillsborough County with the late great Terry Tomalin. This deep love of nature nurtured his creativity, as seen in...

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Have an empty outdoor wall?Let us turn it into a work of art!Murals are not only public art, but they become part of a neighborhood’s identity – they engage the community and bring people together. Additionally, they can:Increase walkability of surrounding areasBring in more traffic to businessesGive the area a sense of personalityTransform a location into a destinationHow It worksTampa Bay Fresh Fest is a large-scale mural...

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It’s for real now!  We have a website and everything!  We can wait to start on this new project so keep tuned for updates as we get closer to the event on February of 2019!  Use the email sign-up box to get updates and be in the know!

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