Exposing Fragments form the Past - Dixie Art Colony Foundation

Exposing Fragments form the Past

 

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The Lost Colony Ceiling Panels:  One year at the Nobles Ferry site, colonists decided to paint the lodge's tin ceiling panels. The ceiling was divided into square panels and each artist was assigned a two-and-one-half-foot square for a composition about themselves. Thereafter, everyone who studied at the Nobles Ferry site was asked to paint a square. Some of the colorful and playful panels, like the one shown above by Heloise Hawkins, have recently been discovered. The DAC Foundation is working closely with the owners to piece together and preserve as much of the remains as possible.

This post is the first in a series about "The Lost Ceiling Panels." As this effort progresses, we will keep you posted on the progress of this exciting process.  See "Elmore County Living" magazine July, 2016 issue.

Mark Harris
President & Director, DCA Foundation