History As Art: Winners Announced

 The Shelby County Arts Council and the Shelby County Museum and Archives are please to announce the winners of the 2017 "History As Art" Adult Juried Art Exhibit.  Sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the exhibit challenged artists to create work inspired by a item (or items) on display at the Museum.  The exhibit is one of the events for Alabama 200, a three-year celebration of the people, places, and events that form the rich history of our state.


Best in Show: “Passage” / Stan Copeland 

Best in Painting: “Has The Phone Changed Us “ Lynita Motes

Best in 3D: “Relics” Dave Livesay

Best in Mixed Media: “Return to Saw Mill Town” Scott Owen

Best in Drawing: “Powder Check” Ainsley Mc Neely

Best in Photography: “Soldier’s Belongings” Penny Wegener

Judges Award for “Process”: “Shelby Iron Works” Jared Ragland 

Judges Award for Unique Approach : “Alabama 200 Liner Diner” Ben South


View all the works of this exhibit online.  Click Here


Congratulations to all the winners and artists who participated in this year's History As Art Exhibit.