ART IN THE HEART OF DIXIE: Lake Jordan’s Dixie Art Colony offered inspiration and haven for artists in 1930s and 1940s.
Article by: Carla Davis, Alabama Power Company
Part of the mission of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation is to promote the local creative economy and tourism. WE ARE ALWAYS PLEASED WHEN AN OPPORTUNITY ARISES FOR US TO BE INVOLVED IN PROMOTING THE ARTS, ELMORE COUNTY, WETUMPKA, AND ALABAMA’S LAKES.
Thank you, Alabama Power Company for helping us spread the word about this important part of Alabama’s history by featuring the DIXIE ART COLONY FOUNDATION in the Summer 2019 issue of Shorelines magazine. Shorelines is a quarterly coffee-table style publication mailed each quarter to residents of Alabama Power managed lakes throughout the state of Alabama including the following: Bouldin, Jordan, Lay, Logan Martin, Mitchell, Neely Henry, Weiss, Harris, Martin, Thurlow, Yates, and Smith. The publication’s total quarterly distribution is approximately 27,000.
The article can also be found online on the ALABAMA NEWSCENTER website under the community section. To view and read the article, follow the links below. For more information call us at 334.513.1086.
Dixie Art Colony Foundation, Wetumpka, Alabama