With only about a dozen community-based aphasia centers across the country, Voices of Hope for Aphasia is one of the largest — and a PCF grant recipient since 2020. Through this partnership, PCF helps foster an environment where everyone is heard.
Articles on Older Adults
Creativity Sustains My Sistah’s Place, Golden Generations
Golden Generations program participants shop for seniors during the pandemic to keep the program going and help our most vulnerable citizens.
Findings from Older Adult Survey Shared
Last Spring, the Pinellas Community Foundation (PCF) and the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas (AAAPP) joined forces to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of the area’s aging community.
Community Project Explores How It Feels to Age Through Art
Creative Clay, PARC and The Arc Tampa Bay chose four community artists over the age of 60 who used art to answer the question: How does it feel to age?
ACT II: Behind the Studio Door – Setting the Stage
What kind of environment gets your creative juices flowing? A quiet, orderly space? Soft music, nature sounds or perhaps heavy metal? Whatever your motivation, build your stage to inspire your work.
ACT II: Behind the Studio Door – The Power of Observation
We tend to think that we “know,” at least generally speaking, what we are looking at. But are we really seeing what we are focused on?
ACT II: Behind the Studio Door – Another Way to Draw on a Different Kind of Paper
Invert Positive Space With Reductive Drawing Drawing is generally thought of as applying lines to a surface. The lines are the positive space, while the surrounding background is the negative space. I like to use a reductive style of drawing, which inverts the...
Warming Winter Soups
In this coolish, almost winter weather, I am thinking of soup, glorious soup. Soup must have been one of the earliest cooked meals humans invented. They likely cooked the food in some kind of pot in a pit lined with hot stones. Water would enhance the mixture, and after a while, SOUP!
ACT II: Feats of Service – The Tuskegee Airmen
Callie Odom Gentry served as a stenographer for the infamous Tuskegee Airmen, who were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 for their invaluable service during World War II.
ACT II: Behind the Studio Door – Waiting for Inspiration
It seems for most people “being Inspired” is criteria for being able to make art. Without it, nothing can happen. Don’t let your lack of inspiration stop you from working. Learn how to just do it.