A Creative Pinellas Fundraiser
Creative Pinellas Sets 2nd ARTS Annual Fundraiser To Salute The Arts on Thursday, Nov. 14. ARTS Annual, the second annual Creative Pinellas fundraiser, brings together over 25 of the most accomplished artists in Pinellas County for a group exhibition and performance.
In addition to an Exhibit of Visual Art from some of the most recognized artists in Pinellas County, this event highlights music, dance and theatrical monologue performances. This special evening will take place at The Gallery of Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Dr. in Largo.
The Arts Annual showcases professional and emerging artists who received our 2016, 2017 and 2018 individual artist grants. The event also serves up a buffet of hors d’oeuvres and drinks. VIP preview begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, with general admission from 7 to10 p.m. Tickets start at $25. VIP tickets include one-hour early admission, champagne and premium hors d’oeuvres.
In addition to the fundraising event, the 2019 ARTS Annual exhibit will be open to the public Friday and from Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 20 – 24. Admission is free to see the art works on display through Sunday, Nov. 15 to 17.
Pinellas County artists who will be participating in this year’s ARTS Annual include Mark Aeling (Feature artwork TOP of sculpture Installation), Kristy Andersen, Nathan Beard, Elizabeth Barenis (Above RIGHT), Daniel Barojas, Saumitra Chandratreya (Above LEFT),
Michael Conway, Brandie Dziegiel, Roxanne Fay, Marquis Floyd, Donald Gialanella, Kevin Grass, Jason Hackenwerth, Shannon Leah Halversen, Reid Jenkins, Kenny Jensen, Tenea D. Johnson, Victoria Jorgensen, Yael Kelley, Steven Kenny, David Manson, Cora Marshall, Mickett/Stackhouse Studio (above LEFT), Rose Marie Prins, Babs Reingold, Ari Robinson, Tom Sivak, Jonathan Talit, and Catherine Woods.
Throughout the evening, Tom Sivak will be performing songs from his upcoming show “Sunshine City the Musical,” which opens in April. St. Petersburg Jazz Festival Founder, Dave Manson (LEFT), will perform as part of a Jazz Trio. Marquis Floyd and Troop will give a Dance Performance, while Victoria Jorgensen will do Performance Art, and Tenea D. Johnson will give a Literary Performance during the evening. For more Tampa Bay area art check out this fourth Saturday event.
Content by Jackie McCallum. Photos courtesy of Creative Pinellas