Arts Coast Magazine

Arts In – Merry Lynn Morris

Dancer, choreographer, professor – and inventor – Merry Lynn Morris talks with Barbara St. Clair about her work exploring dance and disability, and how dance companies and educators are embracing a diversity of dancing bodies in performance. You can listen to her conversation, explore videos and read highlights from the transcript…. Read More

My 2023 Emerging Artist Grant Experience

By Troy Bernardo. The 2023 Emerging Artist Grant gave me a feeling of professionality and legitimacy – like I was actually moving toward being a successful writer and not just doing the work. What I didn’t expect was that I would also be making art for the Gallery at Creative Pinellas. … Read More

The Darker Side of Mozart

By Kurt Loft. Keyboard virtuoso Dejan Lazić makes an indelible imprint as an interpreter of Mozart, and listeners can judge for themselves when he joins The Florida Orchestra in the Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466. This dark and turbulent work opens the orchestra’s final masterworks program of the season, anchored by Wagner’s Ring Without Words… Read More

Be Inspired – Arts Coast Magazine

Arts Coast Studios

Beyond the Walls – The Sheraton Sand Key Resort featuring John Gascot

Check out this Interview with Arts Annual – 2022 Beyond the Walls Exhibiting Artist – John Gascot at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort!… Read More

Making a Mural for SHINE Mural Festival 7 – Aurailieus Artist

Come along with Aurailieus as he paints a mural from start to finish, for SHINE mural festival 7…. Read More

Fractal Immersion – Tod Stephens

Fractal Immersion is a series of iterative mathematical formulas that assign pixel color values and locations that result in unique abstract artwork moving through time and space…. Read More

Discover – Arts Coast Studios

Arts Coast Galleries

Javier T Dones

Javier’s current work springs from a lifelong passion and fascination for the elements of nature, her power, arrangements, and structures. The medium is metals and chemistry. Copper is the main working material…. Read More

Mark Mitchell

Arts Coast Galleries Artist Mark Mitchell is an International Multimedia Artist, specializing in painting Conceptual Pop Art…. Read More

Patricia Kluwe Derderian

Arts Coast Galleries Artist Patricia Kluwe Derderian has always loved to draw, even the smell of her uncle’s colored pencils inspired her to major in architecture – since art was not an option in the little city where she was raised in Brazil. She has used her art to express her projects and ideas…. Read More

Take a Walk Through– Arts Coast Galleries

Arts Coast Artists at Work

Setting and Enveloping Action: A How to Video

Yesterday, I made a video on Setting and Enveloping Action and why each is important. This is something I have been working on with my students over the last few… Read More

In Every Story There Is Love: A Podcast Conversation

I had the opportunity to be interviewed on my podcast, The Black Hand Side by my Emerging Artist Mentor, Fanni Green on my entire Emerging Artist experience from start to… Read More

Part 2: Art, Computers and Systems

As digital technology began taking root in the mid-20th century, artists started incorporating various technical and conceptual systems into their practices. This reframing of art, in terms of systems, built… Read More

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