Now that we are starting to see the light at the end of "Pandemic-Time," what lies ahead?. In January of 2020, the DAC Foundation calendar was booked solid with large and small events, both local and out-of-town. The schedule was poised to be the most robust schedule to date. However,
EXPLORE THE DAC FOUNDATION COLLECTION and view more than 100 WORKS from the collection using our new online database. The DAC FOUNDATION COLLECTION consists of more than 700 works of art. The focus of the collection is work by Southern artists associated with the historic Dixie Art Colony and other
The DAC Foundation is pleased to announce another painting by Dixie Art Colony artist Richard Brough has been added to the collection. The painting is unique for several reasons. This Alabama landscape was commissioned by the Ford Motor Company for inclusion in the July 1963 edition of their magazine "Ford
–by Mark Harris, Founder & Director, DAC Foundation Growing up, I never thought much about the lives of those that preceded me. But as my body, mind, and soul grow older, I find that my desire to gather knowledge about the past seems to soar in concert with my age.
In PART ONE of this four-part series, we will examine examples of a variety of abstract works from the Dixie Art Colony Foundation Permanent Collection. Examples of both SURREALISM and ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM are included. Under each work of art, we have indicated the movement that we think best describes the
On February 3, 2021, we finished moving the remaining contents of Dixie Art Colony artist Doris Alexander Thompson's Magnolia Springs, Alabama studio to Wetumpka. This move included her studio easel, several wood furniture items, and her lithography press. Moving an 800-pound cast-iron press is no easy task. Lithography Press, The Fuchs
Due to our donors' generosity, we were able to make what is a VERY SIGNIFICANT purchase of this large oil landscape by Dixie Art Colony artist Arthur Walter Stewart dated 1940. The painting was acquired directly from Stewart by the grandmother of the person that sold us the painting. Opportunities
Finding artwork and biographical information for the lesser-known Dixie Art Colonists is a task that takes significant research, time, and tenacity. When researching these artists, our most fruitful source has been the family of some of the more widely-known colonists. Lucile Whitten Sharp, Untitled: Fall Landscape, 1948, 20x24 inches; LWS-2021.AW.0001 After searching