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Capturing the Ephemeral

September 9, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Creative Pinellas invites you to a dance photography exhibition showcasing the incredible artistry of Tampa Bay photographers and dancers.

From the studio to the stage, dance photographers capture bodies in motion and the fleeting moments that make the art of dance so compelling.

Capturing the Ephemeral, a dance photography exhibition curated by acclaimed dancer, choreographer, teacher and Artist Laureate, Helen French, features the mastery of photographers and dancers from the Tampa Bay region.

Meet the Photographers

Erin Tindol

Erin Tindol is a native and current resident of St Petersburg, Florida. She is a self-taught painter and photographer who started learning and experimenting with both mediums when she turned forty. Her work is ever-evolving but always focused on capturing the unique essence of living things – people, animals, and nature. Erin’s watercolor pet portraits and acrylic & coastal artwork can be seen at Tropic Villeas Coastal Decor in Seminole, Florida. Erin has done portrait, dance, and headshot photography. Her…… Read More

Ricardo Romero

Born in South America, Ricardo developed an interest in photography at a young age. Soon after relocating to the USA, he studied photography simultaneously with English. While he attended grad school at Iowa State University, Ricardo continued taking photography courses. He began his journey with travel and architectural photography but eventually started to enjoy shooting portraits more. Right before moving to Florida in early 2018, he developed a passion for dance photography.  Ricardo is currently the editorial photographer for Brandon…… Read More

Tom Kramer

Tom Kramer is a dance, film, and theater photographer known for images termed “dramatic, technically sharp, incisive and capable of capturing the very essence of a performer.” His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg and the Leepa Rattner Museum, which also hosted a solo exhibit of his dance photographs in 2015. He is represented in the Dance Archives at the Walter Reuther Library at Wayne State University and was featured in…… Read More

Denzel Johnson-Green

Denzel Johnson-Green is a St. Pete poet and photographer. At 22 he started taking pictures of TheStudio@620 events and street photography around downtown. Since 2018 he’s been the resident photographer for local choreographer Alex Jones, and his dance company Project ALCHEMY. At 24, Denzel created an ongoing, weekly poetry workshop called Community Poetry where everyday people ponder life and write about anything they like. At 25 he created Neptune, a monthly poetry and art magazine made up of local poets…… Read More

Sorcha Augustine

Sorcha Augustine is a dance and theatre photographer from Sarasota, FL. She creates dynamic stage and promotional photography for dance and theatre companies as well as authentic portraiture of performing and visual artists, helping them promote their skill, personality, and passion. Augustine is best known in the Gulfcoast for her work with Sarasota Contemporary Dance and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe. She was the first woman in history to hold an official photographer’s badge at the Blackpool Dance Festival in England,…… Read More

Boyzell Hosey

Boyzell Hosey is a visual storyteller specializing in photography and journalism. He is the senior editor for visual storytelling at ProPublica and is a former Deputy Editor and Director of Photography for the Tampa Bay Times.  He has exhibited locally with Your Real Stories, Studio@620 and Creative Pinellas. He serves on the boards of University of Florida Journalism Advisory Council, National Press Photographers Association, Journeys in Journalism, and the Photo Technology Advisory Board of St. Petersburg College. He serves as…… Read More

Martha Ascencio-Rhine

I am a photojournalist and multimedia producer at the Tampa Bay Times. I shoot daily assignments for news, features, and sports and long-term visual projects and investigative assignments. After deciding to return to school, I graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. I am a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA). I live with my husband and two teen boys, a mile…… Read More

Angel Marie Tisdale

Angel Tisdale was born in Hopewell, VA in 1966. From her earliest years, Angel’s parents facilitated her incessant musicality, rhythm, and tumbling about through dance and gymnastics lessons, leading to her ever-present love of movement arts. Throughout her life, while involved in musical theater, as a dancer and singer herself, and later as a teacher, she has always been surrounded by and participated in performing arts. Eventually, though, photography captured her heart, particularly the photography of the dancer. To be…… Read More

John Pendygraft

John Pendygraft was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, and has been at the Tampa Bay Times since 1997. Pendygraft has received national awards for feature writing, video, and still photography from the American Society of News Editors, Society of Professional Journalists, Scripps Howard, National Headliner Awards, Pictures of the Year International, and the Emmys. His documentary revealing escalating violence and neglect in Florida mental hospitals was included in the winning entry for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for investigative…… Read More




September 9, 2021
October 17, 2021
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