1. A new mural for the North Kenwood Neighborhood Association in St. Petersburg was painted by the Vitale Bros. in May 2022.
  2. Frank Strunk III's "Q and A" is on display in "Nox Lux et Motus" at Strunk's gallery, with an opening event on May 14.
  3. This screenshot shows Facebook unpublishing the Dunedin Fine Art Center's page for violating Community Standards. Until recently, the center was in "Facebook jail" for a year.
  4. The crowd at Riverfest 2017 watched hot air balloons at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. The illuminated balloons will return for Riverfest May 6-7 in Tampa.
  5. This rendering shows the Tampa Museum of Art on the Riverwalk after its expansion.
  6. Marvel actor and former WWE star Dave Bautista watches as tattoo artist John Kural works to finish a tattoo sleeve on the arm of Mia Lanz, 41, of Tampa at DC Society Ink in Tampa. Bautista and Kural are the owners of the Kennedy Boulevard tattoo studio, which opened in January.
  7. The Dalí Museum and Grande Experiences will present "Dalí Alive," a digital exhibition featuring Dalí's artwork that will travel the United States.
  8. Shelby Dillon created this poster art for Mainsail Art Festival 2022, which returns to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg on April 16-17.
  9. The art exhibit “Sunflowers for Ukraine” is at the Dunedin Fine Art Center.
  10. Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for "King Richard" at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
  11. This photo shows an event by Zero Empty Spaces. In partnership with Simon Property Group, Zero Empty Spaces will provide affordable artist studios in Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg.
  12. The head, neck and legs of the 21-foot sculpture of a flamingo were set in place at Tampa International Airport. The artwork is titled "Home" and was created by Matthew Mazzotta. It will be fully installed by late April/early May, 2022.
  13. Stephen Zane, 26, owner and founder of Coastal Film Lab, is pictured between rolls of 35mm color negative film and a shelf of vintage film cameras at Coastal Film Lab, 1704 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa.
  14. The exhibition "Bernini and the Roman Baroque: Masterpieces From Palazzo Chigi in Ariccia" is at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg through May 8.
  15. Shelby Dillon created this poster art for Mainsail Art Festival 2022, returning to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg April 16-17, 2022.
  16. A toilet shaped like Lars Ulrich of Metallica sits in the Ripley's Believe It or Not! warehouse in Orlando.
  17. Tampa-based artist Nneka Jones won the Best of Show award at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts on March 5, 2022. She poses with her winning mixed media piece, "Modern Renaissance."
  18. "Twister II - Twist Again" by printmaker Betsy Best is the featured image for promotions for the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, which returns in person to Tampa's Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park on March 5-6, 2022.
  19. The Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College is undergoing a $6 million expansion.
  20. Robert Pattinson as Batman stands with the Batmobile in a scene in "The Batman," which opens March 4. The car and film costumes will be on display Saturday at Tampa's Armature Works.
  21. Generator: USF Contemporary Art Museum is an “incubator of new ideas and a place for expanded artistic experimentation,” according to a news release.

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