Meet Creative Pinellas

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Troy Bernardo

Troy loves spending time reading, writing, camping, and drinking local craft beer. He is an... Read More

Amy Wolf

Amy Wolf is a ceramics and mixed media artist based in St. Petersburg, FL. Originally... Read More

Aimee Jones

Aimee Jones is a visual artist and educator currently working in St. Petersburg, Florida. She... Read More

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Pinellas Recovers – 2022 Arts and Cultural Organizations Mini Grants

Pinellas Recovers Mini Grants for Pinellas Arts Organizations Creative Pinellas offers Pinellas Recovers mini-grants to arts organizations with operating budgets... Apply Now

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Application End Date: 03/10/2023

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Arts Summer Camp Grant 2023

The Creative Pinellas Arts Summer Camp Grant was created to make it possible for young people in Pinellas County (ages... Apply Now

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Application End Date: 08/02/2023

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Recent Art Coasts Magazine Articles

Rediscovering Composer Joseph Bologne

By Kurt Loft. Why isn’t this talented composer played more often? Why are many of us hearing him for the first time this weekend? The music of Joseph Bologne merits more airspace, and his status as the first significant classical composer of color should be a topic in schoolbooks…. Read More

A Champion of Artivism

By Jake-ann Jones. Artist, educator and researcher Dr. Dallas Jackson is currently holding his MFA Thesis exhibit, “Bệte Noire: The Migrant and The Mendicant,” at The Studio@620. His paintings explore racism, poverty and dislocation during the 90-year period from post-emancipation through the pre-civil rights period… Read More

The Color of Classical Music

By Margo Hammond. Black classical musicians have been in the spotlight lately, thanks to two recently published novels by Black violinist Brendan Slocomb. The first African American member of The Florida Orchestra — violinist Mary Corbett — joined in 1989. Now 38 years later, she is still the only full-time Black player in TFO…. Read More

Recent Arts Coast Studios Videos

Beyond the Walls – The Sheraton Sand Key Resort featuring John Gascot

Check out this Interview with Arts Annual – 2022 Beyond the Walls Exhibiting Artist – John Gascot at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort!… Read More

Making a Mural for SHINE Mural Festival 7 – Aurailieus Artist

Come along with Aurailieus as he paints a mural from start to finish, for SHINE mural festival 7…. Read More

Fractal Immersion – Tod Stephens

Fractal Immersion is a series of iterative mathematical formulas that assign pixel color values and locations that result in unique abstract artwork moving through time and space…. Read More