Art on the Runway - June 4, 2018
It was fun participating in this show at the Bessemer Airport with my good friend Lee Barnes. I had a personal goal of participating in this show less than a month after having knee replacement surgery and made it! I showed my license plate ceramics and my home made candles.
Central Alabama Artist Guild Art Show - May 4 and 5, 2018
What a great two day show. I showed some of my paintings, ceramics and glass and was honored to win first place in the painting category. It was also a blast to appear on Fox6 with Jinger Glasgow and Daphne Kelly to promote the show.
Moonlight on the Mountain - February - May 2018
I am very proud to show my work at this live music venue in Bluff Park, a true music listening room.
Daniel Day Gallery - For the Love of Mardi Gras Show - February - May 2018
Daniel and Melanie at this gallery are great people and they have created a tremendous venue. I showed four paintings at this show, all with a New Orleans or musical theme.
Daniel Day Gallery - Holiday Art Show - December 2017 - February 2018
I displayed some of my "Abstract Under Glass" pieces for this show (the white framed pieces across the top in the pictures below.) Doesn't Melanie do a great job on the posters for her events?
Nan Braswell Holiday Art Show - December 3, 2017
My good friend Nan hosted a show in her beautiful home. I showed many of the same pieces as the SCAC show below. I also enjoyed sharing a room with my friend Lee Barnes and her gorgeous pottery.
Shelby County Arts Council - Artist Market - December 1 and 2, 2017
I showed my paintings, pottery and glass pieces in this show. The SCAC is an awesome place and organization. You should visit their gallery in Columbiana!
Daniel Day Gallery - Aquatic Dreams Show - August 2017 - November 2017
We had such a good time at the opening for this show on August 18 that we forgot to take pictures of my work. The pictures below are samples of the type of work I am showing. They are kiln formed glass, stained glass and other media mixed with resin on clear glass and framed. Thanks to Daniel and Melody for running such a cool place offering art, music and fun times. It is located at 3025 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233.
Nan Braswell Art Show - July 13, 2017
Thanks to my good friend Nan for including me in this show at her beautiful home along with Vickey Wheeler and her precious metals jewelry, Kay Moates and her natural fiber mantles and of course Nan's beautiful paintings. I showed my kiln formed glass jewelry, glass buggzz, wind chimes and ceramics.
Studio Three June Bug and Backyard Critter Contest - June 24, 2017
It was fun to participate in this contest. All participants used kiln formed glass to make bugs. I was honored to receive the award for cutest bug. Debbie Ballog is a wonderful teacher and is located at Artists on the Bluff in the Bluff Park area ofHoover. I highly recommend her classes.
Shelby County Arts Council - History as Art Juried Show - June 23, 2017
I was very honored to be chosen to show a painting in this juried show. The following description is taken from the SCAC Facebook page: "This competition challenged artists to do personal historical research sourced from the Shelby County Archives Museum. Their resulting art piece need only be "inspired" by that research. The event, contest and exhibition are made possible by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Alabama 200 initiative! Come and enjoy. (The exhibit will be moved to the Shelby County Archives Museum)." My painting was inspired by a photograph of Confederate cannon balls on the Archives Museum website.
Pelham Palooza - May 20, 2017
This was my third year to participate in Pelham Palooza, held at the Pelham Civic Center. I showed a mixture of items including paintings, ceramics, warm glass jewelry and warm glass buggzz.
Arc Stories - Word To Your Mother - May 13, 2017
I scratched off another item on my bucket list when I was selected to tell a story at the Arc Stories event, Word To Your Mother. It was held at the Avon Theater in the Lakeview area of Birmingham in front of around 500 people. Here is a link to an audio recording of my story: https://soundcloud.com/arc-stories/african-orchid?in=arc-stories/sets/word-to-your-mother-stories-about-moms.
Art in the Hills - Vestavia City Hall - April 15, 2017
It was a beautiful day for an art show and it was fun to share a booth with my good friend Nan Braswell. I mainly showed my warm glass jewelry and wind chimes with a few paintings thrown in.
The Janice Art Class - April 1, 2017
It was fun to have several good friends at my house for an art class taught by yours truly. It was a gorgeous day and everyone had a good time and left with a painting.
Daniel Day Gallery - For the Love of Mardi Gras Show - February 2017 - May 2017
I was excited to participate with several other artists in exhibiting at this great gallery. As the name suggests, there was a Mardi Gras theme for the show and I showed various pieces depicting musical instruments.
Mountain Brook Art Association Show - December 2016
I was one of several artists participating in the Mountain Brook Art Association Holiday Art Show. The show was in the old Banana Republic space at Brookwood Village Mall from December 2 - 17. A portion of all sales were donated to Hand in Paw, an animal assisted therapy organization.
Unity Church - August 2016
This show is at Unity Church, 2803 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. I showed several of my acrylic paintings of women in addition to some resin and cracked glass pieces. Thanks to my friends who set up the show for me while I was in the hospital.
Pelham Palooza - July 16, 2016
I was proud to participate in my second Pelham Palooza at the Pelham Civic Center. This year I focused more on my glass and ceramic items along with some of my hand made candles and soaps. Thanks to the many friends who stopped by my booth.
Kessler Building Lobby--July 2016
This building was originally a department store so it has those gorgeous display windows and tile floor at the entrance. Now it is several floors of Lofts which is becoming very popular in Downtown Birmingham. Beside being an honor and a privilege to hang my art there, it's also fun to "Dress" the windows.
Hoover City Hall--March and April 2016
What an honor, as a member of the Hoover Arts Alliance, to be selected to exhibit my artwork for two consecutive months at Hoover City Hall. I was able to hang work on two opposing walls. One was acrylic and oil paintings and the other wall was variations of resin, stained glass and canvas.
First Presbyterian Church, Downtown Birmingham January 2016
It was my pleasure to exhibit my artwork with Jim Craig at the First Presbyterian's Sacred Art Gallery. He is so talented and our work together complimented each other.
"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Janice" Christmas Show November 2015
A very gracious Kim and Thad Ryals hosted my Christmas show at their house in November 2015. It was an all fused glass, resin and alcohol ink show that gave me a chance to display some alternative media. It was a very successful show and I'm so appreciative of all the support from Kim, Leah Dodd and a host of good friends!
Art Walk September 2015
Pelham Palooza, July 2015
I was excited to participate in the first Pelham Palooza on July 18. It was nice to be inside with air conditioning in the middle of summer. We were surrounded by a lot of other great artists and vendors. There was also music and food. Thanks to Debbie Navez with Plan Ahead Events and Paula Holly with the City of Pelham for putting on a great, well organized event. Also, thanks to our neighbor Emily Hagood for helping us and hanging in there for the whole day.
Wade Smith Gallery, Downtown Birmingham June 2015
I participated in Art Crawl on June 4 in the Birmingham Art Association spot at Wade Smith Gallery, right next to El Barrio restaurant. Wade was kind enough to allow me to display my work there though the end of June. It was great to meet Wade and his fiancé Carrie Hill. Thanks to everyone who came by and visited.
Kessler Building Downtown Birmingham, May 2015
I displayed my "Big and Wet" collection through the end of May at the Kessler Building located at 1926 3rd Avenue N, Birmingham, Alabama 35222. "Big" signifies large paintings, perfect for those big empty walls in a loft apartment. There are three 60 x 48 paintings and three 30 x 40 paintings. "Wet" signifies watercolors along with a couple nautical themed wood, crushed glass and resin pieces. The pieces range in size from 8 x 10 to 18 x 24. Thanks to Ann Phillips with the Birmingham Art Association for coordinating this for me.
Birmingham Art Association Rojo Show, February 2015
I was excited to join several other members of the Birmingham Art Association in displaying my art at Rojo on Birmingham's Southside from February 5 - March 3, 2015. I displayed five paintings: "Lips Like Jagger", "Carmelita", "Shimmichurri", "Oreo" and "Not Just Any Cock-a-Doodle-Doo".
Birmingham Art Association Member Show, November 2014
The show was at Kings House Antiques and Oriental Rugs in Pepper Place from November 15 - November 22. Each participating artist displayed two or three pieces. I displayed two paintings, "Tuscan Village" and "Lips Like Jagger", and one of my glass and resin pieces, "Cracklin' Resin". "Lips Like Jagger" won an honorable mention.
Birmingham Art Crawl, October 2, 2014
We were located at John's City Diner. Had lots of visitors, even though it rained (again). Grateful for the overhead protection and lighting. Got to meet Beth Bradley and spend time with her next to our booth. Thanks again Miranda for all your hard work!
Birmingham Art Crawl, September 4, 2014
Art Crawl in September! We were in front of Storkland and next to El Barrio. A Prime Location! Then the rains came. It poured!!! I mean flooded! So Storkland was nice enough to let us inside and sit in their comfy chairs. They were so comfy I bought two of them and a chandelier!!! Thanks to Miranda McPherson for all the work on Art Crawl!!!
Art on R Mountain, April 4th, 2014
Art on R Mountain was the most organized Art Show! And they are so good to their artists! They had a reception the night before for their artists and security all night for the tents. Saturday morning was Frosty but they had breakfast for us and the day warmed up and was beautiful. Mitchell Nash and Jeff Willoughby are excellent event organizers!