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Emerging Artist Grant 21

How Long Does it Take to Write a Play

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By Tatiana Baccari How Long Does It Take to Write a Play?   How long does it take to write a play? For some, they write a play in 24… Read More

A Petrified Forest

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A Petrified Forest   The trunks and branches bare no leaves The trees still made sound The wicked wind from the West huffed and puffed The roots held tight to… Read More

The Opening

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Emerging Artists Paint a Vivid Picture of the 2021 Emerging Artists Exhibition When I walked into the Creative Pinellas Gallery on Wednesday, July 14 for the opening of the 2021… Read More

From Solitude to Togetherness

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Emerging Artists Paint a Vivid Picture of the 2021 Emerging Artists Exhibition Writing has always been a solitary pursuit for me. I’m an only child of much older parents and… Read More

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon or My Misadventures in Social Connecting And the Installation Blog #26

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We were done with Blog #25, so I thought. But some things have happened since then that will complete Part 1 of my Emerging Artist journey. My story, my work… Read More

Emerging Artist Grant 22

Catharsis

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When my words flood out onto the page, someone’s paint splatters across a canvas or melodic tunes drift by on a whisper of the wind only the musician can hear…… Read More

Semiotics For Fun And Profit

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Trust me on this: next time there is a lull in the conversation, mention “Semiotics.” Be sure to use “juxtaposition,” “vernacular” and “context” peppered throughout the conversation. ‘POOF’ – you… Read More

Pareidolia…for now.

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The last several years have robbed us of one of the most fundamental, beautiful and almost innate acts that we share as a community, that deepens the fabric of who… Read More

Happy Pride Month!!

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We are lucky enough to be located close one of the biggest and longest PRIDE Celebrations in the country; the city of St. Petersburg celebrates everyone under the Rainbow, all… Read More

Grocery Shopping, Intimate Dinner and Night Walks!

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Here’s the third part of Camera Roll, explained. “February 19th, 12:18pm” 20”x20”, acrylic and oil on canvas If you know me, you know I am obsessed with kombucha, so this… Read More

Pinellas Recovers Grant 2022

Pinellas Recovers Individual Grant DEADLINE IS APPROACHING

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New Funding Opportunity for Pinellas Arts Organizations and Professional Artists.
Get ready to apply to Creative Pinellas’ Pinellas Recovers grants funded through the National Endowment for the Arts. 
Creative Pinellas is excited to announce applications for Pinellas Recovers grants will open online on February 1 at 3PM…. Read More

Professional Artist Grant 21

Do It Anyway

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Well that went quickly. Already it’s time for the last blog post. The last 5 months have been packed with events both personal and professional. I’ve appreciated the opportunity to… Read More

Too Modest?

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By Don Gialanella Too Modest? An anti–artist‘s statement for my last blog entry! Self deprecating and satirical, from the point of an artist with impostor syndrome. Donald was born on a dark… Read More

Blueprints for Better Words

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Writing speculative fiction acquaints one with liminal spaces: where things come to be, areas of transition. Luckily that’s one of my favorite places to be.  Again I find myself in… Read More

My First Radio Interview

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Good news. My first radio interview is coming up. The fine folks from Tuesday 8 O’Clock Buzz at WORT 89.9  in Madison, Wisconsin want to entertain the morning rush hour… Read More

Seeing Creativity in the People Around You

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Looking Outward – Seeing Creativity in the People Around You One of the best things about teaching and coaching writers is witnessing that creative spark lighting up in others. I… Read More

Professional Artist Grant 22

Lights, Camera, Action…Literacy

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Summer offers wonderful opportunities in the realm of commercial acting work. I don’t think I’ve addressed this aspect of my career yet. A first!  A commercial or any type of… Read More

“Di Times Change”

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To exhibit overseas is no easy task for an artist. Plane fares, shipping work, lodging can be very costly. Fortunately, I have close friends in Kingston Jamaica where  I can… Read More

A day as an Artist.

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Prague Diaries 6/22

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First days in Prague I arrived in Prague three days ago to study and perform with the Prague Shakespeare Company. It has been an eventful start. My flights were badly… Read More

Semiotics For Fun And Profit

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Trust me on this: next time there is a lull in the conversation, mention “Semiotics.” Be sure to use “juxtaposition,” “vernacular” and “context” peppered throughout the conversation. ‘POOF’ – you… Read More

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