When most think of beauty in the lower Appalachians, they think of stunning natural features and serene landscapes. A very different kind of visual satisfaction can be found in the many art galleries and museums throughout the area. From Huntsville to Athens, North Alabama is passionate about the arts.
Thomas Kincaid paints with a passion for life, and he uses his gift to convey inspirational messages. A devout Christian, Kincaid sees his art as a way to re-affirm important values. Kincaid has galleries across the country, with the nearest in Huntsville at Madison Square.
Signature Gallery represents a funky group of artists and craftsmen with a large collection of functional pottery, woodwork, glass items, and both traditional and contemporary jewelry. The gallery sports a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. You can find Signature Gallery on Whitesburg Drive in Huntsville.
Artistic Images is a one stop full service framing and art gallery center!. The establishment has over 60 years experience and a number of professional affiliations. Artistic Images features a new artist in their gallery every two months.
A painter, professional photographer and model, Carole Foret is based out of Athens. Both her commercial and her independent work in both mediums have gained attention throughout the southeast. Her art displays an upbeat energy and playful use of color and light.
The Tennessee Valley Art Association was established in 1964. to provide cultural enrichment to Alabama citizens. This non-profit, community supported organization offers workshops for both adults and children throughout the year. The Association is housed in the recently renovated Tennessee Valley Art Center.