• Bruce Andrews Executive Director
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    Bruce Andrews wide array of experience includes:

    • Singer-song writer and Inductee in the Alabama Blues Hall of Fame with 40 plus years of performance experience.

    • Grant writing and Arts program planning

    • Venue management and coordination with artists including event promotion

    • Commercial Music marketing with The Benson Music Group (now Provident Music

    • Extensive Mural painting experience working in concert with interior designers

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  • Lindsay Dyess
    Lindsay Dyess Arts and Education Manager
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    Lindsay Dyess is a graduate of the University of  Montevallo  with a Bachelors of Fine Art.  She began volunteering with the SCAC in 2013 and in June of 2016 joined the staff.  In Fall of 2019 she took the position of full-time Office Administrator and Arts and Education Manager . Lindsay is responsible for managing classes and instructors, overseeing gallery exhibits and working our events.  In her leisure time (which is not much) she enjoys photography, traveling, and creating artwork which she sales at local art shows and online in her Etsy Store (LindsayDyessArt).

  • Katlyn Coley
    Katlyn Coley Arts and Education Coordinator
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    Katlyn Coley graduated from the University of Montevallo in 2019 where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) with a concentration in painting and a Minor in Art History. She currently resides in Chelsea, Alabama with her husband Brantley.

    Katlyn is a painter, working primarily in oils. She joined the SCAC as a teacher of  children’s ceramics, foundational drawing, and private lessons. In the fall of 2021 Katlyn was hired full time as the Arts and Education Coordinator for the Shelby County Arts Council.

  • Julie Howard
    Julie Howard Business Manager
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    Julie is a graduate of Auburn University with a BSBA in Marketing and has two decades of experience in multi-media sales & marketing, event project management & accounts receivable for the local television and newspaper advertising industry.  She is currently earning her Masters in Accounting at UAB Collat School of Business. She has a strong passion for volunteering. She has served as a Board of Directors for Easterseals of the Birmingham Area, an Auction Fundraiser & Transport Volunteer for the All American Dachshund Rescue and Supporter of the Salvation Army, she has adopted over 20 Salvation Army Angels. Julie absolutely loves to craft and will craft anything if you give her the chance! Residents Helena, AL since 2009, she and her husband love antiquing and their long-haired dachshunds.

  • George Dudley
    George Dudley Production Manager
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    To call Mr. Dudley a “Production Manager” is like calling Jeff Bezos a Business Owner. The talents and skills that George bring to the arts council stretch far and wide. His attention to detail and love for sound and music make George a perfect fit for us at the Arts Council.