River Region Artist Carol Barksdale

Carol Barksdale is pictured participating in a DAC Foundation plein air painting event at Jasmine Hill Gardens.  Jasmine Hill Gardens was a well-known plein air painting site for the Dixie Art Colony painter form 1937 until 1948. 1 2 • Jasmine Hill Cottage, 2018, watercolor on paper • San Miguel, 2018, watercolor on paper

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River Region Artist Shirley Esco

  Shirley Esco is pictured participating in a DAC Foundation plein air painting event at Nobles Ferry on Lake Jordan. Nobles Ferry was the home of the historic Dixie Art Colony form 1937 until 1948. 1 2 3 • Corn Creek, 2018, acrylic on canvas, 30"x24"  • Nobles Ferry, 2017,acrylic on canvas,

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River Region Artist Barbara Binford Davis

Barbara Binford Davis is pictured participating in a DAC Foundation plein air painting event at Nobles Ferry on Lake Jordan. Nobles Ferry was the home of the historic Dixie Art Colony form 1937 until 1948. 1 2 3 • Portrait of John Kelly Fitzpatrick, 2018, oil on paper, 12" x 9"  • Walk

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A Four-year Mystery Recently Solved

Mildred Nungester (American, 1912–2009), Weighing Cotton, 1944, oil on canvas, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, Association Purchase, 1944.7, 48" x 168"  1 2 3 Above are a few photographs from our January 2018, Lunch & Learn program at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. In the first slide, artist Elizabeth

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Karl Ferdinand Wolfe

  Karl Ferdinand Wolfe at the Dixie Art Colony. On January 25, 1904, DAC artist Karl Ferdinand Wolfe was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He was the oldest son of Wiley Wilson Wolfe and Elizabeth Heuck. He attended Soule Business College in New Orleans and later attended the Art Institute of Chicago, where

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Warree Carmichael LeBron

Warree Carmichael LeBron in her Coosa County studio. During the year 2018, we will begin recognizing individual Dixie Art Colony artists on their birthdays. Unfortunately, we do not have this information for all of the artists that participated. As we acquire new information, we will add more Dixie Art Colony artists

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PRIVATE SHOWING: Kelly Fitzpatrick

On WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017, members and guests of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation enjoyed a private tour of works by John Kelly Fitzpatrick. The tour took place at the Alabama Department of Archives & History and the Alabama State Captiol. 1 2 3 4 Thank you Graham Neeley, Museum

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Alabama Cotton Festival: Eclectic, AL

Representatives of the DAC Foundation had a great day on Saturday, October 29 at the Alabama Cotton Festival in Eclectic. It was a beautiful autumn day with lots of visitors interested in learning more about the historic Dixie Art Colony. Interested in owning a piece of Alabama Art History? Use the

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ALABAMA ARTIST: How High The Moon

"Youngerman's Barn," a watercolor painting by Carlos Alpha "Shiney" Moon, was included in an in a March 1953 exhibition at the Montgomery Museum Fine Arts. The painting was also shown in the 1953 Florida International Art Exhibition where it received a Grumbacher Award of Merit. 1 2 3 4 5

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Art in U.S. Embassies Exhibition

Shiney Moon included in Bucharest U.S. Embassy Exhibition: The Museum of Modern Art first envisioned the idea of a global visual arts program, and in 1963, President John F. Kennedy formalized it. Today, with more than 200 venues, ART In Embassies curates temporary and permanent exhibitions for the representational spaces

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