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Emerging Artist Talks Sunday Edition

June 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Listen and get to know the 2022 Emerging Artists as they speak about their art practice with guests at The Gallery at Creative Pinellas.

This is an opportunity to get an intimate view into the thoughts and processes of three of the 2022 Emerging Artists

Meet Margherita Tibaldo Garcia @ 1pm

Margherita Tibaldo

2022 Emerging Artist Margherita Tibaldo is an Italian Fine Artist based in Dunedin, FL. At the young age of 19, Margherita and her family moved to Florida, all the way from Italy, where she has been able to focus on her art career. For the past few years, she has been honoring her skills in oil and acrylic painting, and wood and metal sculpture. Attending the College of the Arts at the University of South Florida has been fundamental for…… Read More

Meet Heather Rippert @ 1:30pm

Heather Rippert

2022 Emerging Artist Heather Rippert is a fine artist, living and working in Clearwater, Florida. Growing up an only child, she discovered a magical world to disappear into every time she picked up a pencil or paint brush. Michael Mulhern, her high school art teacher and mentor, was instrumental in her artistic development and love of water media. Her masterful and sensitive watercolors explore the vast beauty of the natural world, emphasizing light and mood. Rippert is keenly interested in…… Read More

Meet Ketsy Ruiz  @ 2pm

Sketzii (Ketsy Ruiz)

Ketsy ‘Sketzii’ Ruiz, a painter, digital illustrator, & muralist, conveys her ethnic identity and culture in her art. Growing up in the Puerto Rican diaspora of the United States greatly inspires her work. As a self proclaimed “military brat” she was raised in the subculture of the nomadic Army family. Living all over the US she was constantly seeking community and found diaspora Latinx wherever she traveled to. Her art is an ode to these diasporas that often feel left…… Read More


June 19, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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