|Girls, Inc of Pinellas County
Click this LINK to see the
production process and read the
article in the Saint Pete Times.
Seabird Santuary Warehouse murals were a
beautification effort to resurrect the exterior of
the warehouse that had fallen into disrepair. I
was called on to add a graphic foliage mural
to the recently painted building.
The warehouse is over 70' long. Tropical
foliage over twelve feet in height boarders
each of the brick pillars along the wall. The
Sanctuary wanted a mural theme in keeping
with their image of wildlife and nature,
without creating confusion with their main
location in Indian Shores. This is why we
added no birds to the art.
Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary Earth Day Project: DUMPSTER BEAUTIFICATION!
Making the solid blue industrial dumpsters blend with the surroundings at the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary in Indian Rocks
Beach, Florida for an Earth Day celebration!
To learn more about the great works of the Sanctuary, click here and please help their mission!
In addition to my private work, I have been a contract artist with the Youth Arts
Corp. of Pinellas County, FL. I believe contributing to my local community in this
way is an important requirement in operating a socially responsible business.
improve the lives of young people, but extensive background checks to make
sure they are safe. I have passed all requirements to work with youth in Pinellas
Youth Arts Corps is a program of Family Resources, Inc. Funding is provided by
the Juvenile Welfare Board, City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Board of
Commissioners, Pinellas County Arts Council, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Youth Arts Corps is a youth development, arts education and job training
program that uses the fine arts to help youth reach their potential. The Corps
offers three after-school and summer arts education programs, provides arts
activities at a number of residential, recreational and juvenile justice facilities in
Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee counties, and offers training and technical
assistance in youth arts program development and implementation. All arts
workshops are taught by professional artists.
There are no fees for this service.
If you are interested and want to learn more about how your child can benefit
from this very special arts program, please click the link below.
The Skyview Recreation Center Pool Mural project in Pinellas Park, FL was an ongoing effort over several
months. After several weeks of classroom instruction and practice, the students designed and produced this
great project! We finished the mural in May 2009.
My thanks to my students (they are the best!), Family Resources, Inc., and the City of Pinellas Park for your
I(f your business is interested in a YAC Mural, please contact
Family Resources, Inc.
PLEASE SUPPORT YOUTH ARTS IN YOUR COMMUNITY!
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