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Staff photo.

Sarah Conklin is the featured artist for the 2019 Moss Rock Festival in The Preserve subdivision in Hoover on Nov. 2-3 and will be there to showcase and sell some of her work. Read more


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Photo courtesy of General Sumter Chapter DAR.

The General Sumter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented its annual chapter art and essay award winners in May. Read more


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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 40 people attended the second of four Future Hoover meetings designed to let residents share their vision for the city. Read more


Hoover Elementary Music Festival 2017

Artwork created by Trace Crossings Elementary art teacher Adriana Northcutt and Trace Crossings first-graders

Each of the city's elementary and intermediate schools is sending a group of children to Hoover High School to either sing, play instruments or dance. Read more

Hoover Schools

Ryland Lovvorn

Photo courtesy of Ryland Lovvorn.

OMHS alumna Ryland Lovvorn continues to grow in her art. Read more



Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Local painter Kim Kreis finds affirmation in ‘redirection’ that led her to vivid florals. Read more


Rebecca Wells

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. Read more



Photo courtesy of Mary Jean Henke.

Mary Jean Henke is a 13-year Inverness resident and avid painter. To other artists in the area, she is perhaps best known as the co-founder of Artists Incorporated in Vestavia Hills, a gallery for Birmingham area artists to display their work. Read more


0614 Chelsea art winner

Photo courtesy of Lori Risher.

Elisa Britton, an eighth-grader at Chelsea Middle School, won first place in the Shelby County Superintendent’s Art Show. Read more

Chelsea Schools

0614 LMPS art winner

Photo courtesy of Linda Rummell.

David Dauphin, a seventh grade student at Liberty Park Middle School, received awards in two art competitions. Read more

Liberty Park Schools

John Solomon Sandridge

Photos by Brian Wallace.

Chelsea resident John Solomon Sandridge became the first black American to be licensed by Coca-Cola International. Pieces from his collection are being displayed at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute through March 23. Read more

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Berry Middle School student Jade Jolly was recently named winner of the 2013 Alabama Pharmacy Association Poison Prevention Art Contest. Read more

Hoover Schools

Ray Brown fell in love with water, brushes and paint when he was studying commercial art at the University of Alabama. That watercolor love affair has continued throughout his life, as graphic art director and art teacher. Read more


Spain Park High School junior Annabelle DeCamillis won a Scholastic Art and Writing National Gold Medal Award for her oil painting, “Rococo Renovation.” Read more

Hoover Schools

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