Notes From Our Supporters

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationAs we move forward in our fourth year, one of the most rewarding aspects of this journey is when we receive confirmation that we have in some way brightened someone’s day.Since launching the Dixie Art Colony Foundation website in December of 2015, we started

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Camellias: Alabama’s “Rose of Winter”

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationGrowing up in Alabama, each spring I found myself surrounded by camellias. I have fond memories from my childhood of my grandmother Winfred Morgan Harris and her avid love of camellias. Each spring her yard was filled with an assortment of camellia blossoms, including

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Happy Birthday Norma LaMae Forbes

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationNorma LaMae Forbes was born on March 4, 1919 in Birmingham, Alabama to Edythe LaMae Nixon Forbes and Robert Forbes. In the 1930s she studied art and fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York City. In the 1940s she studied with

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