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Only in Sarasota: Canned Ham Vintage, Rosemary District

Illustrator John Pirman goes retro with Canned Ham Vintage.

04/26/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Rae House, Siesta Key

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a restored Sarasota School of Architecture house on Siesta Key.

02/28/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Dorset, Lido Beach

This month: a mod moment at Lido Dorset.

01/25/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: SRQ Airport, Winter Afternoon

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the local airport on a sunny afternoon.

12/27/2017 By John Pirman

Artful Wear

J. McLaughlin Taps Sarasota Magazine Illustrator John Pirman for a Collection of Holiday Tees

The Sarasota J. McLaughlin store hosts a celebration for Pirman Dec. 11 to benefit the Sarasota Architectural Foundation.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach on a summer afternoon.

08/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Nathan Benderson Park, U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships

Sarasota is gaining a reputation for world-class sporting events.

07/26/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach Pool and Pavilion

This month: an affordable way to stay in shape in a beautiful beach setting.

06/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

06/01/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Alfred R. Goldstein Library, Ringling College

Sarasota's newest library has a Florida view.

04/26/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Window Washers

If you doubt that art imitates life—and vice versa—consider the recent juxtaposition of the balancing act of a window washer at downtown’s Courthouse Centre with the sculpture in the background.

03/01/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Sarasota High School

John Pirman illustrates the Paul Rudolph-designed Sarasota High School

08/30/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Selby Gardens

John Pirman sketches an iconic Selby Gardens tree.

07/29/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Bird Key Park

John Pirman illustrates Bird Key Park.

06/22/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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View from the Ringling Bridge

Illustrator John Pirman takes in the panoramic views from the top of the Ringling Bridge.

03/01/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Architecture

Only in Sarasota: Center for Architecture Sarasota

For this month's Only in Sarasota illustration, John Pirman sketches the newly restored Center for Architecture Sarasota.

01/25/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: The Blue Pagoda, Downtown

Victor Lundy's blue pagoda-style building in downtown Sarasota caught illustrator John Pirman's eye this month.

01/01/2016 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach, Weekday Afternoon

John Pirman sketches the brightly colored umbrellas on Lido Beach.

12/01/2015 By Megan McDonald