Art Uplifts Humanity

We Uplift Art and Artists All Across Pinellas County

Our mission is to foster and sustain a vibrant, inclusive, and collaborative arts community across Pinellas County. We provide support, connection, and opportunities to artists, organizations, and the public in order to grow and sustain the area as an internationally recognized arts and cultural destination.

Our Values


Our work includes all mediums of art from all over the county and we prioritize equitable representation across identities.


We are better together and we strive to make connections that will drive our mission and expand our impact.


Art should be accessible to all and we endeavor to increase availability of and access to art experiences in everything we do.


We are enthusiastic participants in the arts, always searching for ways to support our community and co-create the arts and culture scene.


We are creative in our approach and flexible in our thinking, allowing space for divergent ideas and unconventional actions.

Meet the Board of Directors

David Warner, Board President

I have been a journalist for more than three decades in Tampa Bay, Philly, and Vermont, with a year off for good behavior on an arts journalism fellowship at Columbia… Read More

Tony Satterfield, Vice President

I am currently the President of FLA Native Hospitality. I am also a former Tourism Development Council member (16 years). I am a 40-year veteran of the hospitality Industry. Married… Read More

John Brielmaier III, Treasurer

John Brielmaier is a Pinellas County native, CPA, and appreciator of the arts. John enjoys being a part of the community through local nonprofit board participation as well as professionally… Read More

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Meet Creative Pinellas

Barbara St Clair, CEO

The board agreed and I became the ED (now CEO) of Creative Pinellas, the County’s Local Arts Agency.

Since then, we have launched multiple successful programs, from grants for professional and emerging artists, to grants to send kids to arts summer camp. We have graduated 200 artists from the Co.Starters training program for creative entrepreneurs. … Read More

Ed King, COO

I love going to work with a mission to align the transformative power of the arts with businesses, municipalities, and the greater community in order to create jobs, boost economic… Read More

Kimberly DiVito, Associate Director of Strategy

I lead with my strengths as an empathetic, futurist who believes and understands that humans, can accomplish much. I apply this in my current role as Digital Strategy Manager at… Read More

Danny Olda, Curatorial Manager

Art Critic | Curator | General Arts Professional… Read More

Charlene Harrison, Office Manager

Experienced professional with 16+ years progressive experience in a variety of positions functioning in Client Account Implementation, Staff Training, Customer Service and Support…. Read More