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Changing Vistas of the Tennessee Valley

By • Mar 10th, 2015 • Category: Current Exhibit

March 17 – April 25, 2015 – In the 1930s, the Tennessee Valley changed for the better in landscape and lifestyle. The vistas continue to change but still maintain a beautiful balance of natural resources, productiveness, and ingenuity as shown in art by The Committee. The Committee artists include Shirley C. Barnes, Heike Covell, Mary […]

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Alabama Revisited: Recent Photographs of Alabama’s Past

By • Nov 5th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

January 20 – March 10, 2015 – In January 2014 Decatur native and photographer, Tillman Crane lead a group of photography enthusiasts through visual treasure troves of North Alabama. From industrial Birmingham to the backwaters of the Tennessee River, these photographers found beauty in the still, the rusted, and the silent shadows of Alabama’s past. […]

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Create Inspire Teach!

By • Aug 21st, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

November 19, 2014 – January 11, 2015 — Create, Inspire, Teach! is inspired by the excellence in art education at all grade levels in the Decatur, Alabama area. Designed to give art teachers and instructors a venue to display their works to further encourage their students and showcase their individual talents, this exhibit was open […]

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Embracing Art: A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists

By • Jul 24th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

August 12 – September 20, 2014 — Embracing Art : A Coming Together of Area Amateur & Professional Artists was the inaugural exhibition at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in 2003. The annual show now commemorates the opening of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center as a place of art for all people, and celebrates the […]

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Dreams and Reality: The Artwork of Leslie Wood

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

June 24 – August 2, 2014 – The multi-faceted exhibit features paintings and sculptures, as well as metal jewelry and elaborate art journals by Huntsville, Alabama-based artist Leslie Wood. Leslie shares via video her inspiration and process of art journaling. Artist Statement: “Dreams and Reality is a theme not only in my art but in […]

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Reflection: Works in Oils by Mary H. Reed

By • Apr 9th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

April 29 – June 14, 2014 The 50 painting exhibit features new works and works from private collections. Lush vistas, eclectic still life paintings and personal portraits are included in the solo show. Art has always been a part of Mary’s life, although serious pursuit of the art of oil painting is relatively recent. Born […]

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Watercolor Society of Alabama 73rd National Exhibition

By • Mar 12th, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

On Exhibit March 11 – April 19, 2014 — The Watercolor Society of Alabama 73rd National Exhibition features 75 paintings by premier watercolorists from across the United States. The 2014 annual exhibit was juried by Mr. Jeff Bass of Pensecola , Florida. Mr. Bass also judged the paintings, awarding approximately $10,000 in prize money and […]

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Captions of Carnegie Carnival

By • Jan 21st, 2014 • Category: Current Exhibit

JANUARY 21 – MARCH 1, 2014 Last year The Carnegie put out a call for photographers to come capture Carnegie Carnival, our annual Mardi Gras inspired fundraising community event, in photographs. The resulting images were so outstanding we decided to share them in an exhibit. Captions of Carnegie Carnival features photographs by Paul Blackburn, Michael […]

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How Have You Made Your Mark? A Study of Hands

By • Nov 1st, 2013 • Category: Current Exhibit, Uncategorized

Late in 2012, a call for nominations went out asking people to recommend members of our community, Decatur, Alabama, who have made an impact on a local, state, national, or even global level. The context of the search was summed up in the statement, The Question at Hand: How Have You Made Your Mark? A […]

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Exclamations! Works by the Students of Jackie Goode Briscoe

By • Apr 2nd, 2013 • Category: Calendar, Current Exhibit

For almost 50 years, Jackie Goode Briscoe of Decatur, Alabama has inspired and taught art to students, from six years old to “well-seasoned.” This exhibit features 98 works of art by 43 of her current students. Mrs. Briscoe says of her artistic life, work, and relationships: “My students’ talent and diversity has always amazed me. […]

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