Immerse Yourself at the Belleview Inn with Heather Rippert

Heather Rippert

2022 Emerging Artist Heather Rippert, fine artist, living in Clearwater, Florida, has been painting and drawing from the time she could hold a pencil. Growing up an only child, she… Read More

Belleview Inn

An Iconic Florida Hotel Bridging Classic and Contemporary. Tucked away in beautiful Belleair, steps from famous Clearwater Beach…. Read More

Artsy Places to Visit in the Area

In Arts Coast News

Transitioning to “I Don’t Have a Day Job!”

By Sheila Cowley

It’s not easy to earn a living as a full-time artist. We asked a range of visual, literary and performing artists how they made the transition to a full-time career… Read More

Writing in Paradise

By Ashlyn Fransen

By Ashlyn Fransen. Writers in Paradise at Eckerd College is widely renowned in the literary community. Visiting author Luis Alberto Urrea said, “There’s a palpable love in this space that you don’t find at other conferences.”… Read More

“I’ve got forests growing inside me”

By Sara Ries Dziekonski

By Sara Ries Dziekonski. These are poems from the workshop I facilitated at the Gulfport Senior Center, by a wonderful group of four women. Every week we read poems, wrote poems on our own and community poems, and shared our creations…. Read More

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