Earned Media

A special thank you to the following editors and publications:


Elmore County Living Magazine

OCTOBER 2017

A LIFE REMEMBERED

The feature article promotes the 9th Annual Elmore County Veterans Day Tribute, dedicated to Dixie Art Colony Co-founder, and WWI veteran John Kelly Fitzpatrick.

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Birmingham Home & Garden Magazine

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2017

DIXIE ART COLONY REDISCOVERED

The feature article explores the past and present life of the Dixie Art Colony's home at Nobles Ferry on Lake Jordan. Nobles Ferry was home to the colony from 1937 until 1948.

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BOOM Magazine

AUGUST, 2017

TALLASSEE NOW! 2017 DAC EXHIBITIONS

The main exhibition, “Dixie Art Colony: A Look at its Lasting Legacy,” included 70 pieces of framed artwork by artists associated with the Dixie Art Colony. See page 36 AND 37. Learn more about the exhibit.

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Elmore County Living

OCTOBER 2016

DIXIE ART COLONY ARTIST MOON featured in Romania

Dixie Art Colony painter Carlos Alpha "Shiney" Moon was featured in an Art in Embassies Program exhibit in Bucharest, Romanina. See page 8. Learn more about the exhibit.

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River Region Living

SEPTEMBER 2016

DIXIE'S ARTISTIC ROOTS RUN DEEP Alex Haley wrote, "In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future."

The feature article includes a look at the journey of discovery, which led to the formation of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation and interesting personal remembrances of time spent at "the Dixie" by Shiney Moon's daughter Martha Moon Kracke.

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Elmore County Living

JULY 2016

DIXIE ART COLONY REDISCOVERED A Lake Jordan Couple finds a legacy of Southern art under a shed at the former home of the Dixie Art Colony

Almost lost to the undergrowth and overgrowth at an abandoned Lake Jordan cabin, an important slice of Southern history will be preserved and shared after Robert and Chrys Bowden purchased the former home of the idyllic Dixie Art Colony.

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Elmore County Living

MARCH 2014

ARTISTIC REBEL Wetumpka's renowned Kelly Fitzpatrick: Alabama's premiere art promoter

John Kelly Fitzpatrick, an artistic rebel of the Depression era, is credited as a founder of the Alabama Art League, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Montgomery Museum Art School and—most memorably—the Dixie Art Colony.

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The Wetumpka Herald

JUNE 14, 2014

ARTISTIC REBEL Wetumpka's renowned Kelly Fitzpatrick: Alabama's premiere art promoter

John Kelly Fitzpatrick, an artistic rebel of the Depression era, is credited as a founder of the Alabama Art League, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Montgomery Museum Art School and—most memorably—the Dixie Art Colony.

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