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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

While it’s not usually ideal for teachers to have to turn away students from classes, arts education teachers at Vestavia Hills High School see it as a sign of growing interest and participation. Read more

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The event took place May 4-5 and was hosted by the Central Alabama Artists Guild. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Each month, there is one activity at the New Merkel House that manager Melanie Perry said is the most popular with Vestavia Hills seniors: Art with Tina. Read more

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Courtesy of the office of Rep. Gary Palmer

70 students from 19 high schools in the sixth district competed in the competition. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Alicia Hunsberger.

The event, in its third year, allows the community to spend the evening enjoying the creative work of VHECH students as well as a sampling of the community’s favorite restaurants. Read more

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Courtesy of Billy Pope & ADCNR

Ella Stephens was chosen out of 2,766 entrants. Read more

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Courtesy of VHCS, by Cecilia Kong

Before business got underway, students were recognized for their pieces of art entered in a state contest. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Larry Gibson’s classroom is likely one of the most colorful in Pizitz Middle School. The walls play host to a variety of drawings and paintings, while the tables are covered in sculptures, pots of paint and pottery wheels. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Becky Bolton.

Becky Bolton can recall making mud pies beneath the boughs of an old pear tree in her backyard at a young age. More than 40 years later, the Vestavia native still clings to the earthy material, which has inspired her career as a clay artist. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lynne Cooper.

The Riverchase Loves Artists art show will hold its 10th annual event this month. The event has grown each year, and now has more artists’ requests than they have room to accommodate. Read more

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Courtesy of Elena Llivina

Vestavia Hills High School sophomore Ginger Llivina had the opportunity to display her artwork at St. Vincent’s East in November. Read more

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Kolb’s philosophy of holistic teaching — focusing not just on art, but on the child as a whole — contributed to Kolb’s recent win as the Alabama Elementary Art Educator of the Year. Read more

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The award is a statewide award and was presented by the Alabama Art Education Association at its annual conference. Read more

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Bradley Copeland, a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School, is this year’s recipient of the Vestavia Hills Art Association’s Art Achievement Award. Read more

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Artists Incorporated Art Gallery, located in the “Little Red Barn” on Morgan Drive in Vestavia Hills, displays work from more than 50 local artists. This month’s featured artist is Melinda Mathews. Read more

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Arts on the Plaza returns Friday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rocky Ridge Plaza Shopping center. Read more

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On the first Friday of each month, Artists Incorporated invites the public to a Featured Artist reception to enjoy refreshments and meet the artists. This month’s featured artist is Barbara Prior. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lauren K. Tucker.

The Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights Legacy Wall is a collection of students’ artwork printed on ceramic tiles. Read more

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Artists Incorporated Art Gallery, located in the “Little Red Barn” on Morgan Drive in Vestavia Hills, displays work from more than 50 local artists. Read more

Amy Collins

Photo courtesy of Amy Collins.

Learn more about Artists Incorporated Art Gallery's featured artist, Amy Collins. Read more

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