Join Birmingham artist Darius Hill as he leads a three-hour mixed media workshop using your own imagery, for teens to adults. Hill is a multi media artist, the Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the Alabama School of Fine Arts and his work is featured in MMofA’s current exhibition Our People, Our Places, Our Collection. Each participant should bring several images to use as inspiration for their artwork including personal photographs. Personal photographs will be copied so as not to damage the original. Supplies will be provided by the museum.
Friday, August 10, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 11, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Darius Hill is Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. He holds a BFA in printmaking from the Atlanta College of Art and a MFA in studio from the University of Alabama. He is an exhibiting artist, participating in shows throughout the southeast including New Vision Gallery, Atlanta, GA; the University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL; and the Crossroads Initiative, New Orleans, LA. Hill’s work is represented in many collections including museum, corporate, and private, throughout the U.S. He has earned several honors and awards including Operation New Birmingham Best in Show Award at the Magic City Art Connection and he was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. He was one of 13 Alabama printmakers selected to work with the University of Montevallo’s Big Print project. Work generated from the project traveled to major museums throughout the state of Alabama. Hill’s work has been selected by many juried exhibitions such as the Red Clay Survey, Huntsville and the Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta. His work has been reviewed in publications such as Art Papers, Birmingham Magazine, B-Metro Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Birmingham News.
Hill will also be joining us for an art talk on Thursday, August 9. Click here for more info >>