Join the DAC Foundation on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Trinity Episcopal Church for the 10th Annual Elmore County Tribute to Veterans dedicated to all that served in World War I, including Dixie Art Colony co-founder John Kelly Fitzpatrick. The “Gallery of Honor” exhibit, which will include 10 oversized storyboards about the history of Veterans Day, Kelly Fitzpatrick’s service in World War I, will open at 4:00 pm. The exhibit will also include a new ten-minute video about the history of Veterans Day and information about DAC artist Arthur Walter Stewart, II and his service in WWII. The concert will begin at 6:30 pm. Guests can also view the exhibit at the reception which will follow the concert. Trinity Episcopal Church is located across from McDonalds at 5375 US Highway 231 in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Gallery of Honor Storyboards sponsored by Chuck’s Marina Inc.: Greg Harris and Jane Garrett Harris; Kwik Kopy Shop, Montgomery, AL; Mark Harris, MHC Creative; Dixie Art Colony Foundation, Wetumpka, Alabama.
Learn more about the effect of WWII on the Dixie Art Colony: Wartime And The Dixie Art Colony
Anyone having additional information about Fitzpatrick’s combat service or the existence of artwork created by Fitzpatrick during WWI is encouraged to contact the DAC Foundation: info@DixieArtColony.org