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Adam and Kayte Bush

Adam and Kayte are a husband-and-wife team, dedicated to making an impact, not only in... Read More

Alex Kaufman

2022 Emerging Artist Alex Kaufman is an artist and designer based out of St. Petersburg,... Read More
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Dorian Angello

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

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Summer Camp Grant 2022

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Recent Art Coasts Magazine Articles

The Irresistible URGE to Create

By Emily Stehle. Go to the Tampa Museum of Art – this weekend! – for the experience of seeing work by a group of talented and inspired artists from Western and Central Florida you’ve never heard of – or seen before. Your experience will be eye-opening, exhilarating, soul-searching. . . and perhaps, a little sad. The Florida Outsider Art Collection celebrates artists who create – to create. They don’t have traditional art training. But to them, “. . . making art was as essential as breathing”… Read More

Women’s Work

By Tom Winchester. Women’s Work: A Survey of Female Photographers, emphasizes the early contributions of women in photography. The exhibition includes artworks created by many of photography’s most notable women, as well as several whom viewers will be meeting for the first time. The exhibition reveals that men weren’t the only pioneers of photography, and that women were creating photographic imagery that was meant to be understood as art from the earliest days…. Read More

A Look at Harriet Monzon-Aguirre

By Laura Kepner. Harriet Monzon-Aguirre opens the front door to her Safety Harbor home. “Come in,” she says. Her smile is authentic. Her kitchen offers the welcoming aroma of freshly-brewed coffee. “It’s not a big space,” she says, handing me a full cup. She carries her two-year-old son Thomas as she walks toward a brightly-lit back room — the Florida room. “But the sunlight – it’s perfect for painting.”… 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