The bay area’s public art community is reeling from the April 13 death of Tampa-based mural artist Matt Callahan. Investigators still don’t know how he received the head injury that left him clinging to life in the middle of the night, on his back in a weedy Gandy Boulevard median. Foul play, they say, has not been ruled out.
These days, Chad Mize’s signature St. Petersburg design is as ubiquitous as green benches were in the 1950s. You can’t turn a corner without seeing a black T-shirt with white letters that say Paris London Tokyo St. Pete.
“I am very pleased that the legacy established by Linton Tibbetts has not only thrived, but has passed on to the next generation, and continues to grow from strength to strength,” Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said.