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Dorian Angello

2022 Emerging Artist Growing up in Florida before a widespread understanding of neurodiversity, Dorian found... Read More

Sketzii (Ketsy Ruiz)

2022 Emerging Artist Ketsy, a painter, conveys her ethnic identity and culture in her art.... Read More

Margherita Tibaldo

2022 Emerging Artist Margherita Tibaldo is an Italian Fine Artist based in Dunedin, FL. At... Read More

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Arts Coast Studios Premiere 2022 Summer

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Arts Coast Studios for Arts Organizations 2022 Summer

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Recent Art Coasts Magazine Articles

Poetry by M. Thandabantu Iverson

By M. Thandabantu Iverson. here’s a word of thanks
lettin’ you know I heard
testifyin’ that I ain’t scared no longer
to say out loud that listenin’ at the table and hearin’ all those prayers
mixed in with all the truthtellin’ makes sense to me now… Read More

Exploring Land Art

By Tony Wong Palms. It is all an adventurous, a celebratory, and a life preserving act when seeking out art – whether going couple of miles to galleries or museums in town, or a few thousand miles cross country, or over the ocean blue. A recent road trip had me driving from Tampa to Death Valley, where huge land art sites are dwarfed in an even more enormously vast untamed western landscape…. Read More

Healing Inspired by Zora

By Kendra N. Bryant. Creating a work on Zora Neale Hurston might seem trite for a Florida literary journal. However, years ago, while I was a student of Deborah G. Plant, Hurston scholar who edited Hurston’s Barracoon, I asked her, “How much more can we write about Zora?” Just as much as we can write about love, she said. & so it is…. Read More

Recent Arts Coast Studios Videos

WE Convene: Accessibility and Equity

 This important discussion centered around exploring these ideas of REACH and ENGAGEMENT as we looked at Accessibility and Equity in Pinellas County. Co- Hosted by Dr. Carter G. Woodson… Read More

Look Touch Move Exhibition

“Look, Touch, Move,” a dynamic artistic collaboration encompassing artist Sharon McCaman’s interactive art exhibition “Reiteration,” and “Reprise,” a new work choreographed by Creative Pinellas artist laureate Helen French. “Reiteration” will… Read More

WE Convene – Public Art and Placemaking Session

Take a listen to the first WE Convene session from February 24th at the Auditorium at Creative Pinellas. … Read More