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Justin Slaughter, Self Taught, Wins Congressional Art Competition

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Justin Slaughter, a recent graduate of Center Point High School, has gone from a self-taught artist to first-place winner in...

2019 Art on The Rocks Kicks off Friday

By Kyndall Stoker bhamnow.com The Birmingham Museum of Art is bringing back Art on the Rocks—three nights of art-centered entertainment—on June 14, July 12 and August...

Photos of Every Mural That We Could Find in Birmingham

Birmingham is no longer a city of black and white, thanks to local artists and artist collectives. The Magic City’s many murals have made...

Meet Marcus Fetch: The Man Behind Some Of Birmingham’s Notable Murals

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When Marcus Fetch arrived in Birmingham in 2012 with $50 to his name, he saw the city as another stop...

The Rainbow Wall: Community-Led Painting Effort Brings Ray of Sunshine

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Walking along brick-paved Morris Avenue downtown Birmingham, it’s hard to miss the vibrant array of colors visible in the distance....

Photographer Caroline Japal Creates Space For Artists, Other Women To Thrive

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times In the past two years, Caroline Japal has used her talents to not only create an art magazine but also...

Artist Jon Osborne once lived in a car near same park...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

Myrna Gates once volunteered at Magic City Art Connection; last week...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Myrna Gates is a long-time Magic City Art Connection (MCAC) supporter: she’s attended for more than a decade, first as...

How Matthew Mayes learned that ‘Art Encompasses All’

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Matthew Mayes said he once believed that love, food, and music were core passions that transcended all race, creed, and...

Larry Allen: Ceramicist who makes something out of nothing

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Larry Allen enjoys making something out of nothing. The 65-year-old ceramicist of Leeds, Ala. remembers the first time he stuck his...

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