Emerging Designers Showcase at the Dalí

The Dalí Museum invites creative teens each year to learn the intricate art of fashion design – and runway presentation – while creating work inspired by Salvador Dalí. These emerging artists share their… Read More

Exploring the Arts Annual

Exploring the current Arts Annual exhibit as sculptor Don Gialanella shares how he developed his new large-scale work, “Climate Change Evolution.”… Read More

Postcards from Pinellas

By Jennifer Ring. On my recent arts scavenger hunt from North County to South County, I explored many ways you can enjoy arts and culture in Pinellas County…. Read More

“I’ve got forests growing inside me”

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

The Art History of Our Community II

This is the second in a series sharing excerpts from the amazing oral history interviews Hillsborough Community College is collecting to preserve and honor the work of vital visual artists in our community, this time featuring Akiko Kotani and Tom Kramer … Read More

Brimming with Excitement

. . . Brimming with excitement. That is how it feels to have been awarded the Emerging Artist Grant from Creative Pinellas. I admit that painting on larger canvases instills… Read More

The Movements of Life in Vivid Words

Poet Sara Ries Dziekonski is based in Gulfport and served as a Creative Pinellas 2021 Professional Artist Fellow. She was recently honored as the first ever Runner-Up for the 2024 Press 53 Award for Poetry, and shares 3 recent poems… Read More

The Economic Impact of the Arts

By Cindy Stovall. Those of us who call Pinellas County home have witnessed firsthand the rapidly increasing influence of the arts in our communities. Now a nationwide study by Americans for the Arts proves it…. Read More

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