With only a dozen community-based aphasia centers across Pinellas County, 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
Golden Generations program participants shop for seniors during the pandemic to keep the program going and help our most vulnerable citizens.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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...
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!
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.
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.