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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.

Membership form

Officers and Executive Committee

President, Peggy RainesVice President, Keith Farrar
Secretary, Donna Pate
Treasurer, Rosalie McKnight

Past Presidents
Barbara Simpson
Kellie Newsome
Sherry George

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The Prattauga Art Guild will hold its Annual Youth Art Show in May with an Awards Reception on Saturday, May 2, in conjunction with Prattville City Fest. Local students in grades K-12 are invited to be a part of this exhibit and to submit artwork that they have created in art class, at home, at church, etc.

This exhibit includes six categories in four grade divisions. Artwork includes painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and printmaking. Artwork can be submitted on Friday, April 24, from 3-6pm or Saturday, April 25, from 10am-2pm at the Prattville Creative Arts Center on Chestnut Street behind City Hall/Police Station.

“This will be our 10th Annual Youth Art Show and we are very pleased to have been encouraging the creativity of our youth for so many years. It is through exhibits like this one that we are able to show children firsthand the importance of art in a community,” said Prattauga Art Guild President, Peggy Raines.

The students will receive their awards on stage again this year as part of the Prattville City Fest events. “This is an exciting part of the show for the children, as well as for the Art Guild and the City to be able to showcase our young and talented participants at this event. As in previous years, the awards will be presented by Mayor Gillespie,” said Cultural Arts and Special Events Coordinator, Barbara Simpson.

For more information about the show or for a copy of the Call for Entries, contact the Special Events Office at 334/595-0854.



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