Category: Visual Arts

McKenzie Smith invited to Byrdcliffe as guest lecturer

Ceramic cups with fish

McKenzie Smith, a potter, adjunct professor, and Instructional Support Specialist in the Fine Arts Department at SPC’s Clearwater Campus, was recently  Recently Professor Smith was invited to the prestigious and historic Byrdcliffe Barn studio in Woodstock, NY to be a guest artist and lecturer in August 2018.

SPC professor’s screenplay, LIBERTAIRE: THE PLAY, opens May 11

Libertaire: The Play art

LIBERTAIRE: THE PLAY, an award-winning screenplay written by SPC Art Professor Elizabeth Indianos is also an adapted stageplay premiering May 11-13, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center. The play tells the story of newspaperman Joe Pulitzer and French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, who fight discrimination and indifference for a woman no one wanted: Lady Liberty.

Empty Bowls At SPC Fights Hunger In Pinellas County

Empty Bowls Table

The St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus hosted the college’s first Empty Bowls fundraiser on Nov. 12. Volunteers raised more than $3,000 to help RCS Pinellas feed the hungry in Pinellas County. Empty Bowls brings together artists, educators Donors enjoyed delicious soup from area eateries and got to pick out a one-of-a-kind bowl to take home with … Continue reading Empty Bowls At SPC Fights Hunger In Pinellas County

SPC Arts Faculty to Exhibit at LRMA

LRMA Visual Arts Exhibition Invitation

On Oct. 2, 2016 Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art (LRMA)will open its newest exhibitions: SPC Visual Art Faculty Show 2016, a special exhibition featuring the work of many of the college’s visual arts educators, and Satirical Opera: The Beggar’s Opera by Abraham Rattner and The Threepenny Opera by Jack Levine, an exhibition featuring two portfolios by two accomplished printmakers. … Continue reading SPC Arts Faculty to Exhibit at LRMA

Dance, music, and art event at LRMA June 24

Photo of cellist Theresa Villani, and pianist Colleen Schmitt in a composite photo.

“In the Galleries: Contemporary Music for Cello and Dance,” an evening program featuring dance, music, and art at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art (LRMA) will delight the senses on Friday, June 24 from 6-8 p.m. Cello artists complement event Experience a dynamic blend of sound and motion as you tour the museum galleries. Cellist and … Continue reading Dance, music, and art event at LRMA June 24

SPC Environmental Society hosts Valentween fundraiser Feb. 29

Butterfly garden

If you like Halloween and Valentine’s Day, then you’ll love Valentween, a fundraising event on Feb. 29, from noon to 2 p.m. at St. Petersburg College’s Downtown Center. Sponsored by the Environmental Society, proceeds of this event will go to the campus earth garden, and for Mission Blue, an ocean conservation group that promotes a … Continue reading SPC Environmental Society hosts Valentween fundraiser Feb. 29