Prattauga Art Guild
The Prattauga Art Guild office is located in the Creative Arts Center at 342 Chestnut Street behind City Hall in historic Downtown Prattville. This 1890’s house is nestled among the live oaks and magnolias along the Autauga Creek and the beautiful Autauga Creekwalk. The Center is also home to The Art Gallery, which features works by members of the Prattauga Art Guild and guest artists with exhibits changing throughout the year.
The Art Gallery is home to the Art Guild’s permanent collection of artwork by Prattville’s own internationally known artist Charlie “Tin Man” Lucas, Russell Everett (artist and stone sculptor of Troy University), and internationally recognized quilt artist Yvonne Wells, of Tuscaloosa, as well as other national, regional and local artists.
Art classes and workshops for children and adults are offered in a variety of media at the Creative Arts Center. Award winning artists and art teachers offer classes in painting, drawing, clay, and more.
Through its various exhibits and programs, the Prattauga Art Guild brings fine arts and art education to Prattville and the River Region. As a part of the Prattville Council for the Creative and Performing Arts, the Art Guild is funded by the City of Prattville.
Officers and Executive Committee
President, Keith Farrar
Vice President, Julianne Hansen
Secretary, Donna Pate
Treasurer, Rosalie McKnight
Annual Fall Art Show
Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery will be awash with color and texture as the Prattauga Art Guild holds its Annual Fall Art Show in October. This exhibit will feature works by local and regional artists in a variety of art media as well as many different artistic styles.
Artists ages 18 and older and no longer in high school are invited to submit their works on Friday, September 30, from 3-6:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There are six categories: opaque painting, transparent painting, drawing and printmaking, mixed media and collage, photography and sculpture. There will be place awards in each category, as well Best of Show, Award of Honor, and Purchase Awards.
The Fall Show will open with an awards reception on Sunday, October 9, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery on Chestnut Street in Historic Downtown Prattville. This picturesque gallery is an 1890’s house which is listed on the Historic Registry. It sits at the edge of the beautiful Autauga Creek Walk in the heart of Prattville. Hours of operation are Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Sundays from 1-4:00 p.m. or by appointment by calling the Cultural Arts and Special Events Office at 334-595-0854. The exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.
For more information, for an artist application, or for information on being a Purchase Award Sponsor, please contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.