Dixie Art Colony Foundation

The Elusive Mr. Richard B. Coe: Part Two

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationIn this post, the second in a series centered around Dixie Art Colony participant Richard Blauvelt Coe we will take a look at some of Coe's illustrations. In 1968, a children's book titled "Sam A Goat" was published by Astor-Honor, Inc.,

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Is Your Artwork Protected From Light Damage?

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationA large part of the mission of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation is EDUCATION and PRESERVATION. On May 16, 2019, the DAC Foundation held a “Lunch & Learn” program titled “Restoration & Preservation.” At this program, examples of how exposure to

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Dixie Art Colony Foundation

The Elusive Mr. Richard B. Coe: Part One

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationThis post is the first in a series centered around Dixie Art Colony participant Richard Blauvelt Coe. He was born on February 27, 1904, in Selma, Alabama. Coe lost his mother on July 10, 1910, at the tender age of 6.

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From the DAC Archives: Purple Wisteria

—by Mark Harris, Founder & Director of the DAC FoundationThis post, the third in a series centered around the December 1931 article in “The National Geographic Magazine” titled “Smoke Over Alabama” features Purple Wisteria. In this post, we are sharing images of two paintings of Purple Wisteria by Dixie Art

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