Sarasota Creators

Sarasota Creators

Sarasota Creators, Merle Evans

Merle Evans, Band Leader Merle Evans was born in Kansas in the early 1890’s. He was always interested in music and began playing the cornet in the children’s band in ...

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Sarasota Creators, TRM

Thomas Reed Martin, Architect Thomas Reed Martin (TRM) was born in Wisconsin in 1866 and moved to Chicago with his family in 1883. While in Chicago he apprenticed with the ...

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Sarasota Creators, Helen Sawyer

Helen Sawyer was born around 1898 in Washington DC. The daughter of painter Wells Sawyer, Helen saw success as an artist at a young age. She was only 16 years ...

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Marcia Ashton Rader, Educator and Advocate

Image courtesy of Sarasota County Historical Records Marica Ashton Rader moved to Sarasota in 1919 and worked as the Art Supervisor of the Sarasota School System. Marcia’s strong appreciation of art ...

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Sarasota Creators

Those of us who know and love Sarasota are proud of our local arts and culture scene. We are fortunate to have arts organizations in all sizes and disciplines, quality ...

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