ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coming out of the pandemic, two art galleries in St. Pete decided to use strength in numbers to keep their businesses growing. They decided to move into one big building, feeding off of each other, appealing to both collectors and artists.
It’s a busy week for Alejandro Quintero, for the first time in more than a year, his business D-Gallerie has a brick and mortar to call home.
“So for the past year we were mostly focused online, I missed the interaction with the clients, the interactions with the collectors with the people,” said Quintero.
While right next door, in the same building on MLK Boulevard, Leslie Curran is also preparing to reopen her own gallery, ARTicles.
“We just thought two art galleries together that represent different types of works was a really positive idea,” said Curran.
ARTicles has been around for nearly two decades, but