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Art in the Gardens

Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, 2015

Saturday, June 13th 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Sunday, June 14th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stroll through the Gardens and see the works of some of the best artists in the country, and, of course, shop! A multitude of artisans will compete for category and best of show awards in this juried open-air show that features only Alabama artists. Returning again this year will be crowd favorite jewelry artist Julie Jackson, plus many fresh faces in woodworking, jewelry, glass, sculpture, painting, watercolor, photography, drawing, clay, printmaking, and mixed media.

Food will be available for purchase and an ATM will be onsite in the Aldridge House.

Your $5 per person entry fee supports the arts at Aldridge Gardens - visitors younger than 16 get in free.

Off-site parking with shuttles will be available at the Bed Bath & Beyond parking area on Lorna Road. The shuttles will run from 30 minutes before the show begins until 30 minutes after the show ends on Saturday and Sunday.

Here are just a few of the artists scheduled to be there:
- Troy Crisswell (
- Debra Riffe (
- Michael Davis (
- Julie Jackson (
Samples of each artist's work are included (in order) in the image to the right.

The following is a listing of all artists scheduled to appear at this year's event:
Sondi Barton - Mixed Media Painting
Beverly Bates - Painting
Janice Bellows - Jewelry
Anita Bice - Painting
Joyce Byrd - Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting
Paveen "Beer" Chunhaswasdikul - Clay
Maurice Cook - Painting
Troy Crisswell - Painting
Daniel Curry - Drawing
Michael Davis - Painting
Bart Ehmann - Painting
Joseph Frye - Sculpture
Lourie Givens - Clay
Julie Jackson - Jewelry
Robin Johnston - Jewelry
Bryan & Laura Jordan - Clay
Ronald Lewis - Painting
Karin Mack - Sculpture
Butch Oglesby - Photography
Chaille Raines - Painting
Lori Rhodes - Jewelry
Debra Riffe - Linoleum Block Relief Prints
Ellen Rodgers - Jewelry
JoAnna Sanders - Jewelry
Kandis Scudder - Jewelry
Steve & Sally Smith - Glass
Carl Smith - Woodworking
Ben Smith - Woodworking
Kennen Spivey - Sculpture
Gyl Turner - Painting
Sherri Van Pelt - Glass
Sandra Walters - Mixed Media Painting
Allison Dailey & Jamie Carnathan - Photography
David Byland - Glass and Leather
Michael Mixon - Photography
Jenny Patterson - Jewelry
Craig Roderick & Sara Beck - Photography
Edina Shrestha - Jewelry
Shannon Hopkins - Painting
Joel Lockridge - Bourbon Pens