Gerry Florida/ Florida Recycled updates

February 18, 2018 5:02 PM | Anonymous

I am very thrilled to be an honoree of the…

“13th Annual Women of Achievement Award”

Cribs for Kids 2018

This was a most welcome surprise and I feel so honored to stand proud with Pittsburgh’s finest women achievers who have made significant contributions to our communities ….and to be represented such an important organization!

March 1, 2018


I am pleased to be part of the Carnegie Mellon Osher Lecture Series and will be speaking at Carnegie Mellon on March 26th, 2018

An Exercise in Social Justice: Transcending Tradition…One Artist’s Journey from Art to Awareness

Gerry Florida, Artist and Osher at CMU Study Leader


Please Join Me for an Exhibition Titled:


 I have one piece in this show

Percolate Gallery
​317 S. Trenton Avenue
Wilkinsburg PA 15221

Reception: March  24, 2018

 6 pm - 8:30 pm


Come Join Us and Create a Bus Billboard!

“Get on the Bus!” 

In Partnership with Florida Recycled and

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

When: May 20th, 12-5pm

Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

214 North Lexington Street 

Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Gerry Florida /Florida Recycled and Shuman Juvenile Detention Center have partnered with Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse to launch its first “Open Community” bus billboard campaign that will be seen traveling the Pittsburgh area on the rear of a Port Authority bus in the summer of 2018.

Stop in and visit me the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse  and join in the coloring madness

See your artistry on the back of a port authority bus!


The “Why Art? Billboard” Calendar

is now linked on the Allegheny County Website

as a

Free Download !

“WHY ART?” Calendar

  Shuman Center / Florida Recycled Allegheny County News

Florida Recycled / Shuman Center Facebook Allegheny County

Florida Recycled / Shuman Center Allegheny County Twitter

If You have not seen the complete Calendar of the twelve Port Authority billboards created through Gerry Florida/ Florida Recycled at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center you can get your free download on the Allegheny County website.


Gerry Florida/Florida Recycled has partner with Construction Junction to open a second studio “Shuman Studio Blue at Construction Junction” where released residents can serve their sentenced community service time with Ms. Florida. Working with the courts the studio is now a community service site.

Both Studios will have a combined 

Grand Opening Kickoff

of hand painted furniture in April 2018

Look for the upcoming announcement!


Stop by and visit Studio Blue at Construction Junction meet my talented crew of painters!

  • Join Our New
  • Open Furniture Painting Workshops
  • Starting in April 2018
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  • Gerry Florida  / Florida Recycled will be at the Reuse Festival in Lawrenceville showing off some funky recycled jewelry and cool painted furniture with her crew from Studio Blue
  • Hosted by “I Made it Market” for EARTHDAY Weekend
  • Saturday from 10am to 2pm
  • in the UPMC Children’s Hospital Parking lot off of 55th and Butler.

Home and Garden Show 2018

Stop by the Construction Junction booth and see some of the functional furniture handywork that will be part of the Construction Junction display!

Created by Studio Blue


Booth Number: 3212

Used and surplus building material

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