Arts Coast Magazine – Visual

Traci Mims – Give Us The Sun

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. Traci Mims’s exhibition at the Woodson provides a real sense of humanity. The faces of each person show lines drawn from living. … Read More

Women Shine in Two Pinellas Galleries

By Rebecca Skelton

By Rebecca Skelton. There are a number of organizations throughout Florida that feature women’s art, and we are pleased to announce two exhibits in Pinellas County this summer…. Read More

Support Local Artists

By Sheila Cowley

By Julie Haura. For working artists to continue thriving in our community, admiration isn’t enough. Artists need tangible support to keep creating, and that support comes in the form of sales…. Read More

Lizzi Bougatsos & Lonnie Holley

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. Lizzie Bougatsos and Lonnie Holley’s collaborative exhibit at the MFA explores humanity in personal and universal perspectives … Read More

Always Creating

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. Of the many happenings in Ybor City’s Kress Contemporary – the galleries, the Fringe Theatre, the microcinema, the artist studios – two recent exhibitions were gems…. Read More

Try Something New

By Libby Lewis

By Libby Lewis. For anyone struggling to find inspiration or improve as an artist, just try something new. You never know where it will lead you…. Read More

Words – Songs of Comfort

By Emily Lee Stehle

By Emily Lee Stehle Originally published February 2021 . . . Words have always been important to me. I went into journalism because I realized that my mom, born in… Read More

The Hollander Hotel & Artist Chad Mize

By Cindy Stovall

By Cindy Stovall. St Pete visual artist Chad Mize describes his new mural at the Hollander Hotel as “a love letter to the city.”… Read More

SQUISHED at Eckerd College

By Tom Winchester

By Tom Winchester. Izzy Pav’s “SQUISHED” recently on view at Eckerd College exhibited sculptures and paintings to convey how overwhelming daily life can feel…. Read More

Clearwater Arts Alliance Resolution to Inspire

By Carlene Cobb

By Carlene Cobb. Clearwater Arts Alliance (CAA) celebrates 25 years in existence in December 2024. President Beth Daniels says the volunteer-powered organization… Read More

Jewelry That Tells a Life Story

By Margo Hammond

By Margo Hammond. Barbara Dunnavant hasn’t written her memoirs yet, but you can “read” the story of her life in the delightful pins she wears…. Read More

At the 2024 Emerging Artists Exhibit

By Kaitlin Crockett

By Kaitlin Crockett. A week later and I’m still gushing about the Creative Pinellas Emerging Artist Exhibition. Seeing family, friends and our community enjoying the print installation and my work was very special to me. … Read More

Upcycled Fashion Shows in St. Pete

By Dalty Rey

By Dalty Rey. Millions of tons of clothing are tossed into landfills – but two St. Pete artists are giving new love and purpose to garments previously discarded…. Read More

Yayoi Kusama, A Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe

By Tony Wong Palms

By Tony Wong Palms. At Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is “Yayoi Kusama, A Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe” –  an engaging crossover between art and science, with a horticultural response…. Read More

SHAMc Launches First CommUNITY Art Day

By Laura Kepner

By Laura Kepner. Safety Harbor Art and Music Center welcomed artists of all ages to the center’s first monthly CommUNITY Art Day…. Read More

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