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May 15, 2012 - PRLog -- Jackson’s Bar & Bistro will host Tampa Bay’s 6th ‘Art on the Water’ event this Sunday, May 20th from 11am to 6pm. The event was originally scheduled for April, but was canceled due to rain. This Sunday, ‘Art on the Water’ will take place at its new location on Harbour Island’s water-walk next to Jackson’s, and will feature more than 80 local artists, live music and several businesses supporting local art.

“This event continues to grow and gain popularity with each and every event”, said Mike Piper, President of Pied Piper Productions. “It’s a terrific way for local artists to showcase their work, and the Harbour Island water-walk makes for a magnificent venue.”

The first ‘Art on the Water’ event took place July of last year. Tampa artist Brian Taylor came up with the idea for ‘Art on the Water’ after witnessing year after year that the fine art shows always seemed to be taking place across the bridge in St. Petersburg. Taylor felt as though Tampa art was dying, and being a local artist himself, he was not about to let that happen.

Who: All Ages
What: The 6th Art on the Water event
Where: Harbour Island Water-walk next to Jackson’s, 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602
When: Sunday, May 20th, 2012 from 11am – 6pm, followed by cocktail hour sponsored by Blue Moon
Note: Valet and Self Park is available

ARTIST HIGHLIGHT: JULES BURT - seen on NBC’s Today Show, Dateline NBC, Access Hollywood, Oxygen, provided set designs for the NBC Series "Friends". Collectors: Elton John, Madonna, Katie Couric, Joan Collins. More info:

ADDITIONAL ARTISTS: Kathryn Fulmer, RJ Runas, BC Cunningham, Junior Polo, Nancy Maxwell, Zack Kirkland, Stephanie Budd, Justyn Farano, Justyn Farano, Teresa Dunn/Beth Z, Julie Dilbert, Allisha Barnett, Jared Conley, Susan O’Hara, Paola Chamorro Ward, Luisa Medina, Jacey Leichtenschlag, Amanda Dinan, Rena Charles/Esther, Mike Goodwine, Joshua Valdez, John Dispenette, Johnathon Lee, Jon Larson, Sean Kerwin, Michael Hunter/Case, Matt Callahan, DaMucca/Javier, Scott Spillman, Paul Cote, Fabio Perez , Michael Bachman, LaDarius Halton, Jeffrey Jacoby, Greg Andrews, Urban Kai Paddleboard, Betty Bead,  Mark Rae, Dan Haverty, Erica Hope - Ego Girl, Jerry Taylor, Tony Lima, On Running,  Bryan Womack, Patricia Semack-Ritter, Miriam Roebuck, Mark Noll, Jason Jenkins, Julia Conkling, Murphy Elliott, Alli Bell, Lorrie Herald.

NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional venue/event questions please contact Mike Piper at 813-390-8181. For artist questions please contact Brian Taylor at 813-541-5904.

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