Alvin Sella was a seminal figure and touchstone of the Alabama arts community. His paintings resonate with life and longevity, especially within the resurgent currents of Minimalism and Abstract Expressionism in the art world today.
This year’s Bluff Park Preview Show runs through the end of August and includes artists Toby Klein, Debra Riffe, Brittany Carol Moore, Matthew Mayes, Terry Beckham, Leah Karol, Melanie O’Keefe and Rick Plasters.
Bethanne Bethard Hillwas born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and raised in Birmingham. She is a 1985 graduate of the Alabama School of Fine Arts and holds a BFA in painting and sculpture from Birmingham-Southern College.
Every February, the Hoover Public Library celebrates authors, artists, musicians and performers during the Southern Voices Festival. Each year a piece by the exhibiting artist(s) is purchased and added to the Southern Voices Permanent Collection.
Art by elementary, middle and high school students from Hoover City Schools will be on view throughout the Hoover Public Library during the months of March and April to celebrate Youth Art Month and to support creative endeavors in our schools.
Leanna Leithauser Lesley is a graduate of Auburn University with a B.A. in Art Education. Though she has used many mediums throughout her career, personal inspiration as an avid needlepointer and music lover has led her to her present fiber arts endeavor.