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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DAC on the Road in Birmingham

JANUARY 9, 2018: Highland Book Club  Presentation & Video: Dixie Art Colony: A Look at Its Lasting Legacy. On January 9, 2018, the Highland Book Club, established in 1891, hosted the DAC Foundation at the Mountain Brook Club located in the Birmingham area. The group included family members of two Dixie Art Colony

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January 17, 2018 Event Rescheduled

John Kelly Fitzpatrick (American, 1888-1953), Boggs Pottery, 1936, watercolor on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, Association Purchase, 1967.5 "From the MMFA Vault" Lunch & Learn program RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, January 24, 2018  Due to potential severe winter weather, and the possibility that road conditions may be a concern Wednesday morning, we

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Veterans Day Event to Honor Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick received the “Presidential Wound Certificate.” (What is today the “Purple Heart”) Wetumpka Artist John Kelly Fitzpatrick to be Honored at Elmore County's 9th Annual Tribute to Veterans  Join us on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Wetumpka Alabama to honor Dixie Art Colony co-founder

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Dixie Art Colony: A Look At Its Lasting Legacy at Tallassee NOW 2017

Trustmark, 304 Barnett Boulevard, June 9 & 10, 2017 On June 9 and 10, 2017, the Dixie Art Colony Foundation held two exhibitions at the 304 Barnett Boulevard branch of Trustmark located in downtown Tallassee. The exhibitions were held in conjunction with the 2017 annual "Tallassee NOW" event. On Friday, June 9 an

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