The collections of art galleries in the area strongly reflect the ideals and passions of coastal life. Not only are many regional artists represented, many of the themes and subjects depicted are very particular to life in the Gulf. Here you'll find works of art that draw on maritime history, on Creole heritage and on French traditions.
This arts organization in Fairhope is a community arts group in every sense. It houses four separate art galleries with exhibits that change monthly. In addition, a gallery features member artists' work for sale. It offers a wide variety of classes and workshops in five spacious studios.
Burris Sporting Art presents classic renderings of outdoor life. In addition to their many pieces of fine art, the gallery is home to many vintage decoys, lures and other outdoor collectibles. Burris Sporting Art is located in Loxley on the eastern side of Mobile Bay.
Richard Templeton's artwork reflects the interests of the communities within the Gulf Coast region. His love of coastal life is reflected in the warm impressionistic tones of his sketches and watercolor paintings. A native of New England, Templeton spent the majority of his life in Mobile, and deeply enjoyed capturing the vivid lifestyle of the region.
The Cathedral Square Gallery features artworks of various medium, including oils, watercolors, sculpture, pottery, photography, and hand-crafted jewelry. The gallery displays works from the best artists in the Mobile Bay area. Styles range from impressionism to modern abstraction.