Laura Zabel

Executive Director, Springboard for the Arts Laura Zabel is the Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts, an economic and community development agency run by and for artists. Springboard provides programs… Read More

Dr. Dallas Jackson

Artist, Educator, Researcher, Arts Consultant Dr. Dallas Jackson is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been a public servant for over 30 years working as a probation officer and public-school… Read More

Shan Leah

Shan Leah’s debut thriller, Thieves, Beasts & Men, was a Finalist for the 2021 American Fiction Awards, a Finalist for the 2021 Shelf Unbound Awards for Best New Fiction and… Read More

Courtney Elvira

Courtney Elvira is a Mexican-American, mezzo-soprano with her hometown roots in Pinellas County, FL. Courtney began her  career as an opera singer, singing for Dayton Opera; Brava! Opera Theater; Opera… Read More

Eileen Marquez

Eileen Marquez recently relocated to the area from Brooklyn, New York. After graduating with a BFA from Florida International University she exhibited her art for over 20 years throughout the… Read More

Tamia Iman Kennedy

Tamia Iman Kennedy is an up-and-coming filmmaker, specializing in writing, directing, producing and acting. Childhood visits at Blockbuster, Redbox, and local theatre’s, is where Kennedy recalls finding her joy in… Read More

Sarah Emery

(pc: Jeff Cravotta) Sarah Emery is a choreographer, dancer and instructor living in St. Petersburg, FL. New to the area, she has roots in Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA. Her… Read More

Roxanne Fay

Roxanne Fay is an actor, playwright, Artistic Director of Circle in The Water. As playwright, Roxanne has been awarded residency by the Hosking House Trust, Stratford Upon Avon, UK, to… Read More

Rachel Stewart

Rachel Stewart received a BFA in sculpture from Boston University College of Fine Arts and a MA from Union Institute and University. She lived and worked in Jamaica making it… Read More

Frederick “Rootman” Woods

I have been painting and drawing for more than 30 years. I grew up in a small North Florida town called Hampton and began drawing at a very young age…. Read More

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