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Online Gallery Experience  | Presenting the 2020 Emerging Artist Virtual Exhibition, Curated by Danny Olda

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Thank You from American Stage

American Stage

americanstage.org | Artists from American Stage sing a classic song as a tribute to today’s heroes on the front lines of this pandemic. Actors in our Hero video: Senna Prasatthong, Julia Rifino, Kristin Clippard, Skye Lindberg, Marissa Koch, Wedeline Casimir, Matt Acquard, Cranston Cumberbatch, John Perez, Orchestrated and Created by Jeremy Douglass, Florida Bjorkestra: Jeremy Douglass: Piano; Joe Grady: Bass; Paul Stoddart: Guitar.

Typewriter Talks: Keep St. Pete Lit

Maureen McDole and J.D. Scott

keepstpetelit.org | Episode 3: J.D. Scott – Typewriter Talks with Keep St. Pete Lit is a weekly online show where we interview and showcase literary works by Tampa Bay writers. JD Scott is an author and his writings have appeared in Best Experimental Writing, Best New Poets, Denver Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, Indiana Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and elsewhere. You can find them at www.jdscott.com.

Conversation: 2020 Emerging Artists

Emerging Artists

Arts In: Premiere | EmergingArtists
Join the 2020 Creative Pinellas Emerging Artists for this special conversation. The artists share their art journeys, how they tap into and hone their creativity and trends in art, artistic expression, and innovation.

Donate $5.00 to the Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund and watch the recording of the We are Family: Pinellas County Virtual Festival of the Arts


Half An Hour

Victoria Jorgensen

AMovieProductions.com  | A woman past her prime, prepares for her ‘date’. There is an old photo of a younger version of her dressed in circus show garb, stuck on the mirror. As she prepares for the ‘date’, she musters strength from the memory of her former, untainted, idealistic self. Victoria Jorgensen Producer, Director, Screenwriter; Marina Shemwell Original Story; Melissa Fair as Madge; Charles Bregg Director of Photography; Rich Roddman,CSI Edit and DI; Mike Barnitt Sound

The Garden

Michael Dayton

vimeo.com/spikeydayman | A psychedelic journey through a garden and to the end (or beginning?) of the world. – Michael Dayton


Victoria Jorgensen

AMovieProductions.com | A documentary about STUFF, Several people are interviewed in their surroundings concerning their inability to get rid of their stuff.  – Written, directed and produced by Victoria Jorgensen Edit and Soundtrack by Sandra Brogioni Cameras: Ray Day and Mic Knight Sound Ray Day and Tere Taracido Music Ronnie Elliott


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O Som Do Jazz

David Manson

osomdojazz.com | Brazilian jazz group O Som Do Jazz performing on the 2020 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival – Andrea Moraes Manson – vocals, Jose Valentino Ruiz – flute/sax, Rafael Pereira – percussion, David Manson – trombone, Adolfo Mendonca – piano, Alejandro Arenas – bass, Mark Feinman – drums, Elizabeth Baker – videographer

Love & Bossa Nova

Daniela Soledade and Nate Najar

danielasoledade.com | Brazilian born vocalist Daniela Soledade and St. Petersburg native, jazz guitarist Nate Najar present “Love and Bossa Nova” from their balcony in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg. – Daniela Soledade – vocals Nate Najar – guitar Bruna Soledade – producer

Long Steel Train

The Wandering Hours

thewanderinghours.bandcamp.com | An original folk song about reincarnation and getting off that train. The Wandering Hours: John Hoover- vocals/mandolin Gabby Hoover- vocals/guitar Patrick Doyle- vocals/banjo Produced by Dylen Terflinger of The Ghost Motel

Performing Arts

Quarantine Cabaret: Connection

Becca McCoy

beccamccoy.com | A trio of songs about Connections – Becca McCoy

Les falaises

Helen Hansen French

reedydance.org | A dance film featuring St. Petersburg based dancer, Helen Hansen French – Dancer: Helen Hansen French Choreographer/Director: Karen Reedy Dance Videographer/Sound Editor: Ludovic Jolivet Camera Assistant/Sound Recorder: Lauren Burke Composer: Carl Landa Costume Designer: Yao Chen Seamstress/Draper: Paige Arms 

Acrobotic:Mark & Sarah’s Acrobatic Duo

Nicole Hays

nicolehays.com | Acrobotic is an original performance created with Creative Pinellas’ ArtsUp Grant. , Nicole Hays-Producer/Performer A.J. Vaughan-Viola Sarah Stuve: Acrobat Mark Myers: Acroba 


Mark Feinman

Mark Feinman is the drummer for the eclectic jazz trio, La Lucha – and an inventive composer.

Find out more about La Lucha’s music and performance schedule at www.laluchamusic.com/.

Cora Marshall

Cora Marshall can express herself in almost any medium. That’s thanks to teaching high school art for many years, where she had to show students how to do everything from drawing to throwing pots on a wheel.

Helen Pruitt Wallace

St. Petersburg Poet Laureate Helen Pruitt Wallace talks about growing up in St. Pete’s “Pink Streets” neighborhood and shares poems inspired by her rollicking childhood, the joys and grief of family, and her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s.

Stories & Words

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Storytelling with Patrick A. Jackson

Martina Smith

Premiere | americanstage.org
Join us for a special storytelling with American Stage Adult Education Associate Patrick A. Jackson, as he shares one of his favorite stories, Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe, with you!  This video is part of a series from the American Stage called Creative Tips. Perfect for all ages! Patrick A. Jackson – Adult Education Associate, Priscilla Wyatt – Video Editing

Typewriter Talks with Keep St. Pete Lit ep2

Maureen McDole and Bob Devin Jones

keepstpetelit.org | Episode 2: Bob Devin Jones – Maureen McDole interviews Bob Devin Jones, actor, writer, playwright, director and co-founder and Artistic Director of the Studio@620, in St. Petersburg, now in its fifteenth year. Maureen McDole and Bob Devin Jones

Read Along with Becca #5

Becca McCoy

@actorbeccamccoy | Featuring ME, TOO! by Nicole Riveros – Grab your preschooler and Read Along with Becca, featuring ME, TOO! by Nicole Riveros, a St. Pete-based author / teacher, an original song by Joseph McCoy, and a drawing segment with Justin Groom. – Becca McCoy (reader / singer) Joseph McCoy (guitarist)  Justin Groom (artist) Nicole Riveros (author)

Visual Arts

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Files & Film 2019 Installation

Xina Scuderi

filesandfilm.com | MIZE Gallery Owner Chad Mize collaborates with Xina Scuderi, producer of Files & Film Photographic Art Show to hang over 70 artworks. Timelapse footage ran over 8 hours in real life.   Xina Scuderi – Kyle Fleming – Chad Mize / Appearances: Georgia Hardage – Nin McQuillan – Jon Stine

Javier T Dones copper art, this is what I do!

Javier T Dones

dlcopperart.com | Feel the Power of the Elements of Nature! Javier T Dones discusses new pieces, his techniques and inspiration.

Abstract Shapes In Black And White

Geoffrey Baris

geoffreybarisart.com | This Video features Black and White Abstract Art Photos by Fine Art Photographer, Geoffrey Baris. Geoffrey’s photos are featured in his studio in Five Deuces Galleria. Geoffrey Baris

Relative Motion: focused observations

Neverne Covington

Premiere | nevernecovington.com
Solo Art Exhibiti Relative Motion: focused observations by Neverne Covington – Producer – Shari Barnhart of Rainbow Productions 

Glass in the Gallery

Arts In Orginal | Various Glass Artists

creativepinellas.org/glass | Online Gallery Experience  –  A group exhibition of glass art curated by artistic director, Mary Childs and the Duncan McClellan Gallery

The Creation of Life Lines

Nathan Beard

@nathanbeardfineart | Life Lines debuted at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, February-May 2019. Watch how it was created and learn more about the concepts behind it. – Nathan Beard

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