Maxine Kronick, actress, special events coordinator and arts champion, had co-founder Theaterrific in the late 1980s in Palm Coast, a theater program for poorer children, and remained involved in local theater at Buddy Taylor Middle School and elsewhere.
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Christopher Goodfellow has been collecting art for years. The new show at Salvo Art Project features his mostly-Flagler collection of the last five years, highlighting the wealth and variety of the local art scene.
For 30 years Marylou Baiata, who died July 25, was the lush radiance behind Nature Scapes, the garden center in Bunnell, which her son will take over as it also becomes the home of the reincarnation of JJ Graham’s Hollingsworth Gallery as the Salvo Neoteric Art Project.
The Palm Coast Arts Foundation, the Flagler County Art League, the Flagler Playhouse, and Flagler Youth Orchestra open their second Taste of the Arts festival today, but county arts organizations have a way to go before calling themselves truly, communally unified.
The Palm Coast Arts Foundation, lease finally in hand, plans to raise up to $7 million and build an events venue in Town Center, the first phase of a much bigger plan that would culminate in a $30 million, 2,300-seat performing arts center. It faces a tide of difficulties in a fractured arts community.
The Flagler County Art League’s first juried photography show netted 63 works by 23 photographers in seven categories, with digital photography drawing the most entries and judge Rafael Torres lending a critical eye.
Rick Cannizzaro, Ocean Publishing’s commissioned artist, exhibits paintings of loggerhead turtles while the publishing house showcases a new book on the Southeast National Marine Sanctuaries and Jean-Michel Cousteau.