More stories of artists and makers from Alabama. Jackie Clay takes us on a tour of The Coleman Center for the Arts in York, Alabama. Artists featured this episode are Paul Cordes Wilm; a folk-pop artist, Erin Mitchell; collage and mixed media artist. and Byron Sonnier; mixed media artist.
French native Jean-Jacques Gaudel has called Birmingham, AL home for decades, thanks to pure serendipity. It’d be easier to name things this man HASN’T done over the course of his life than to list his many projects. Gaudel is renaissance man to his core, living in an incredible Salvador Dali-worthy abode of his own creation.
Birmingham based mixed media painter Erin Mitchell uses her work to confront personal vulnerabilities, carve out confidence, and celebrate strength in her experience.
Love is Love is Love.
This is the message Paul Cordes Wilm is spreading with his interactive mural at Birmingham Museum of Art. He combines folk and pop art to create his own genre, folk-pop, with bright colors and bold imagery.