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Artist Joe Minter’s renowned “African Village in America” in SW Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Joe Minter stands with one boot on a cinder block path, one on grass. His eyeglasses, the kind that go dark...

How Alabama Academics Plan to Preserve Artwork of Joe Minter

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times When he first arrived at the home of Birmingham artist Joe Minter in October 2020 to take digital photos for...

Where Does Birmingham’s Joe Minter Rank Among Black Artists in the...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Joe Minter is among several celebrated Southern Black artists, including Thornton Dial and Lonnie Holley, who were part of a...

Summer Slam Brings Urban Artists to Birmingham (PHOTOS)

(Photos by Tyra Grayson) The Independence Weekend Summer Slam on July 3 at Birmingham’s Legion Field featured headliner Jeezy, Lil Durk, Boosie Badazz, Yung Bleu,...

Artworks@DJD digital Series Premieres Jan. 29 Featuring Area Performers

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times For years, the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater (DJD) at the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) has been...

Yolonda ‘Yogi Dada’ Carter: The Essence of an Artist

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Yolonda “Yogi Dada” Carter’s artistry is limited only by her imagination.  Carter has produced a work she’s named GRAFFICA which is...

Poet Jahman Hill’s Short Film Explores Race and Health During COVID

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times Jahman Hill is always looking for ways to evolve as an artist. His idea for the ArtWorks@TheDJD series...

Cellist Hellen Weberpal: A ‘Suite’ Alabama Climb

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times If you think climbing a boulder and playing a cello are two completely unrelated skills, Hellen Weberpal is...

Local Art Collectors Recall Meeting Legendary Jacob Lawrence

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times When the iconic American modernist painter Jacob Lawrence came to Birmingham in 1994, local art collector Elias Hendricks...

Lauren “Lo” Harris: Bessemer (Ala.)’s Illustrious Illustrator

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times When Lauren “Lo” Harris broke her hand while riding a crowded train, it rekindled a passion she had put aside—ironically,...

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