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Starving Artist

Starving Artist


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Owned, operated, and staffed by working local artists and musicians.

Starving Artist Movers is a full service moving company based out of sunny St. Petersburg, Florida. Since our start in 2014 with two artists and a pickup truck., we've quickly grown in size and provide full size residential and commercial moving services by providing smart, careful, and efficient service at affordable prices. We're well equipment to handle moves of any size, large or small. 

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Expertly trained, friendly, courteous, and efficient movers at your service!

Started by local St. Pete musician Blake Daniels in 2014, our staff is exclusively comprised by local artists and musicians. We believe that artists are uniquely equipped to help you move in a careful, friendly, and efficient way. Here's a little more to help you get to know us!

Blake Daniels

Owner / Operator / Team Leader

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A St. Petersburg native, Blake founded Starving Artist Movers in 2014 with just a pickup truck. Prior to starting this company, he helped manage Lakeview Movers in Chicago IL for 5 years. When he's not helping St. Pete with it's moving services, he's an accomplished local musician who's proudly been featured prominently on local radio station WMNF 88.5, as well aa in Creative Loafing Magazine and playing show's with his band all around the Tampa Bay Area.

Josh Barbour

Head Manager/ Team Leader

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Originally hailing from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Josh moved to St. Petersburg with his family at the age of eight. Josh joined our team shortly after its inception and was instrumental in helping build Starving Artist Movers into what it is today. Josh is also a musician and you can find him playing in various projects all around the Tampa Bay area. When he's not providing excellent moving services, you can catch his band Soul Hybrid at the Island Grill where they play regularly. 

Justin Higgins

Team Leader / Team Member

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Born and raised in the Tampa Bay area, Justin has over a decade of experience in the moving industry. His many years of work experience on live music and film sets has fine tuned his efficient and careful moving skills. There's not much that Justin can't move which is why his work nickname is "the Viking". He's also a logistical expert and all around great guy. When he's not helping St. Pete move, you can find him performing spoken word poetry around the Tampa Bay Area.

Anthony Saunders

Team Leader / Team Member

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Originally from the Venice/Sarasota area, Anthony has been on the Starving Artist Movers team near it's official inception as well. His careful and efficient workmanship has helped countless folks and families into their new homes all around St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area. He's also a talented pianist, bassist, and songwriter and you can find him performing in various projects around Tampa Bay.


What We Do

With a wide range of services that suit your every need and requirement, our team has the know-how and expertise to get done what you need done. Let us know how we can help, and we guarantee your experience with our professionals is enjoyable and satisfactory. We love to hear from our customers, so feel free to contact us with your feedback.


Expert Service

Do you need help with a full residential move?  Our team has the experience and equipment necessary to move you from A to B in a careful, timely and efficient manner. We understand how stressful moving day can be, which is why our trained staff takes great care in providing you with fast & friendly service for a worry free move.


Attention to Detail

Do you need a few strong movers to assist with loading/unloading? Whether you're moving in from out of town or just need a few heavy items moved around the house, Starving Artists can provide you with strong, professional movers to lend a helping hand. Our dedicated team has the training and experienced to ensure your belongings are moved safely and efficiently


Always Prepared

Need help delivering that sweet new piece of furniture back to the living room? Our expert staff has the experience and equipment necessary to pad, wrap and protect your belongings to ensure stress free delivery. Our flat rates and quality service guarantee a safe and efficient delivery that wont break the bank.

Contact us today for more details about the services we offer.


"These guys are so nice! They are fair, amiable and quick quick quick. I have used them twice now and have no regrets. Give them an opportunity to delight you as well."

- Tara S.


"These guys have to be two of the hardest workers in Florida.  Very easy to work with and even the Florida heat and humidity didn't slow them down.  Highly recommended."

- Granville M.


"I've done a lot of moves, and used a lot of moving companies. Cross-states; in-town; big; small - every possible size and shape.  These guys were flat out the best I've ever seen. Courteous, efficient, careful with every single thing and can't beat the pricing. Excellent work, gentlemen. Next move, no question who I'm calling."

- Kendra S.