Arts Annual Visual Artists

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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

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Agueda Zabisky’s ceramic sculpture studio tour

Blog Post 11 – Agueda Zabisky I put together a short video on my ceramic sculpture studio (#29) at The Clay Center St. Petersburg. It is a dynamic and inspirational… Read More

Artistic Discovery 2023: 13th Congressional District of Florida Exhibition

Celebrate this Artistic Discovery 2023: 13th Congressional District of Florida Exhibition this Spring…. Read More

Getting out of my comfort zone

Blog Post 10 – Agueda Zabisky If we break down the phrase “stepping out of our comfort zone,” it means doing things that we don’t feel comfortable doing or pushing… 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

Off to the Races: Rehearsals Begin

This week, I held the first two rehearsals for my grantee project. The first rehearsals for a play primarily are referred to as “tablework”. This is time when the director… Read More

2023 Emerging Artist Exhibition – Artist Talks

Listen and get to know the 2023 Emerging Artists as they speak about their art practice and exhibition collection at The Gallery at Creative Pinellas…. 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

Exploring Visual Movement

The Clearwater Arts Alliance in partnership with Creative Pinellas is excited to present a free exhibit of K-8th grade works of art from Pinellas County Schools. The vibrant artwork is inspired by the theme of Visual Movement – how to convey motion or action through an image…. Read More

Opera Celebrating a Heroic Woman

By Kurt Loft. A woman risks her own life to rescue her wrongfully imprisoned husband. “It’s about democracy over tyranny and the things in life that aren’t fair,’’ says Mark Sforzini, conductor and artistic director of the St. Petersburg Opera, which stages a new production of Fidelio March 24-28… Read More