Dixie Art Colony

Dixie Art Colony: A Look At Its Lasting Legacy at Tallassee NOW 2017

Trustmark, 304 Barnett Boulevard, June 9 & 10, 2017 On June 9 and 10, 2017, the Dixie Art Colony Foundation held two exhibitions at the 304 Barnett Boulevard branch of Trustmark located in downtown Tallassee. The exhibitions were held in conjunction with the 2017 annual "Tallassee NOW" event. On Friday, June 9 an

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Photograph from the Dixie Art Colony Foundation archives. DID YOU KNOW that five of the painters associated with the Dixie Art Colony became well-known portrait painters? Over the coming weeks we will explore and examine portraiture. Particularly works by five artists that participated in the colony. The photograph above is a

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Dixie Art Colony Foundation

Goldthwaite Etching Added to Collection

ANNE with MAJOR and MINI, Anne W.  Goldthwaite, drypoint etching, 10"x8", 1918. This self-portrait was recently added to the Dixie Art Colony Collection. Goldthwaite studied etching with Charles Mielatz at the National Academy of Design in New York City. Goldthwaite, a Montgomery, AL native, is known to have attended the Dixie Art Colony in 1934, 1940 and 1941 as

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PRIVATE SHOWING: Kelly Fitzpatrick

On WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017, members and guests of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation enjoyed a private tour of works by John Kelly Fitzpatrick. The tour took place at the Alabama Department of Archives & History and the Alabama State Captiol. Thank you Graham Neeley, Museum Curator and Ryan Blocker,

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LeBron Painting Added to Collection

 ALABAMA COTTON, Warree Carmichael LeBron, oil on canvas, 20" x 24" This painting was donated to the Dixie Art Colony Foundation by Kimberli Messer of Spartanburg, South Carolina.  At one time her mother Rosemary Peters Rivers was a resident of Coosa County, Alabama.  Thank you Kim for your very generous donation to

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Arthur Stewart

DAC Exhibitions To Be Held In Tallassee

ARTHUR STEWART shown with two of the 14-foot murals which will be the backdrop for the upcoming Dixie Art Colony Foundation exhibition to be held at Trustmark in downtown Tallassee. In 1953 Stewart completed four large murals conceived and started by Kelly Fitzpatrick prior to his death. Four exciting exhibitions

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