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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Dixie Girls: Donnave & Louise

— From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 20, 1945 Dixie Girl Artists, Home for Holiday, Put South on Canvas for Gotham Exhibit:  At six Donnave Brennan was a failure. She couldn’t draw cats. She couldn’t draw automobiles or rabbits or houses or boats. She was, in short, an artistic flop. This situation grieved

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Fitzpatrick 1939 World's Fair New York

JKF Sketch Added to the Collection

1939 Fitzpatrick World's Fair Sketch Discovered: An original Fitzpatrick sketch, executed on one of the Dixie Art Colony excursions to nearby Beeline Pottery has been added to the DAC Foundation Collection. The sketch is numbered 154 and noted by Fitzpatrick as a study sketch for an oil painting he was to produce

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