Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Stanton Storer

Stanton Storer

An avid art collector and self-described vagabond, Stanton Storer shares his insights on getting involved in and supporting the local arts scene. Carpe diem…  Photographed at his art-filled home in the Beach Park neighborhood of Tampa. From Indiana to Spain to Puerto Rico to California – you’ve lived a lot of places.  Why Tampa?  Sunshine,Continue Reading

Theo Wujcik

Theo Wujcik

Sadly, Theo Wujcik passed away on March 29th, 2014, succumbing to cancer at the age of 78.  He was a pillar of the city’s arts community and is dearly missed.  This interview was conducted in March 2013. Painter and printmaker Theo Wujcik is one of Tampa’s most acclaimed artists.  A long-time inhabitant of Ybor City,Continue Reading

Brett and Julia Freeman

Brett and Julia Freeman

Brett Freeman and Julia Gorzka met at a Christmas Eve party in 2002.  Exactly one year after beginning to date, they were married on June 4, 2011 at Hyde Park Methodist where Julia sings with the Joyful Praise Ensemble.  Photographed at their 1920’s bungalow in Riverside Heights where they live with their pets LuLu, Feathurz, andContinue Reading

Mitzi Gordon

Mitzi Gordon

Mitzi Gordon is the creator and owner of Bluebird Books.  Housed in a converted short bus, her inspired project nurtures a passion for literature and builds community.  Part bookshop, part art house, it’s a vehicle where readers of all ages can explore the written word.   Mitzi is also the Media Manager for Creative Pinellas.Continue Reading

Ken Rollins

Ken Rollins

Fine Arts Consultant, Art Collector and former Director of the Tampa Museum of Art, Ken Rollins shares his insight on the Tampa Bay arts scene and why, after living in cities all over the US, he’s never found a better place to live than St. Petersburg.  Photographed in his home on North Shore Drive.  Why TampaContinue Reading