St. Petersburg, FL (February 8, 2023) – For the past nine years, the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance has been celebrating the diversity of all the arts and culture in St. Petersburg, and pays tribute to the remarkable talent and variety that can be discovered around every corner of our amazing city including the annual celebration of six outstanding 2023 MUSE award winners! These winners are stellar representatives of our “City of the Arts” to the world! Congratulations goes to:
- MUSE Arts Ambassador Award Honoree – Katie Deits/Florida CraftArt – “I was totally SURPRISED and THRILLED to be selected for the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance MUSE award for Arts Ambassador. St. Pete is a great arts destination and I am SO HAPPY to be part of it as the CEO of Florida CraftArt! Many thanks for the honor. If anyone wants to come to the huge and REALLY fun party they throw for it, it’s March 3.”
- MUSE Literary Arts Award Honoree – Maggie Duffy – “I’m thrilled to receive this award from the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance,” said Duffy, who has worked professionally in the local art scene as a gallery manager and curator. “Covering the arts is a dream job, and to be recognized for doing it is a true honor.”
- MUSE Patron of the Arts Award Honoree – Belinda Dumont – “The main thing about St. Pete is the people, and the Arts. They have always been of the utmost importance to me, and they are all in themselves so very worthy of support. For 20 years a supporter of the Florida Orchestra, I’ve been able to be on their board for many of those years.”
- MUSE Performance Arts Award Honoree – Alexander Jones and projectALCHEMY – “This is such an honor. Thank you St. Petersburg Arts Alliance and our awesome community support in St Pete”
- MUSE Art & Technology Award Honoree – Mikhail Mansion – “I’m deeply honored to be awarded this year’s Muse Award for Art + Technology by St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. I’m always amazed at the level of support this area extends to the creative community; it’s rewarding to know that my contributions are too becoming part of that legacy.
- MUSE Visual Arts Award Honoree – Catherine Woods – “Surprised and delighted! Having recently installed the SunRunner art glass panels, it is wonderful to be honored at this time. Looking forward to the MUSE party, and sharing the love with my fellow award winners!”
Click here to learn about each of them then purchase your tickets to join the celebration on March 3, 2023 at the Morean Center for Clay!
The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance is the umbrella organization for the arts — advocating for the arts, facilitating the growth of the creative arts community, and driving arts-related economic development in St. Petersburg. www.stpeteartsalliance.org