Dixie Art Colony Foundation

Eva Lyle Wilkinson Painting Donated To DAC Foundation

This oil on canvas portrait by Alabama artist Eva Lyle Wilkinson, dated 1947, was recently donated to the Dixie Art Colony Foundation. Eva Lyle Wilkinson, Unknown Portrait, 1947, 26 x 21 inches; ELW-2020.AW.0001 Wilkinson's name can be found repeatedly in the DAC Foundation Archives. However, the extent of her involvement in the Elmore

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Donnave Lindsey Painting Added To DAC Collection

Shown is a recent acquisition by Dixie Art Colony artist Donnave Brennan Lindsey. This large, colorful watercolor painting depicts a scene from Lindsey's trip to The Butchart Gardens located  in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. Donnave Brennan Lindsey, The Butchart Gardens, 1995, 22 x 30 inches; DBL-2020.AW.0001 Lindsey was born on November 23, 1919 in Columbus,

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Paintings from the Doris Alexander Thompson Collection

Shown are two of Doris Alexander Thompson's colorful paintings included in our recent acquisition. Research shows that she studied painting with Roderick Mackenzie and Alexander Abels. DORIS ALEXANDER THOMPSON, Untitled Landscape I, n.d.; DAT-2020.AW.0030 Mackenzie's family immigrated from England to Mobile in 1872. After his mother's death in 1880, Mackenzie was sent

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OUR LARGEST DONATION TO DATE

As mentioned in our September 2, 2019, blog post, "Our most prized donations are the UNSOLICITED DONATIONS." Since launching the DAC Foundation website on December 1, 2015, our website has led to numerous unsolicited donations, including our LARGEST DONATION TO DATE. DORIS ALEXANDER THOMPSON, n.d., Magnolia Springs, AL; 13 x 17 inches; WCL-2013.PH.0001

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