Walk on the Wild Side | Murals

Featured Image:  NED | Fly Fisherman

Wildlife Art Walk heads to Pelham, Ga permanently!

As part of the 25 th Wildlife Arts Festival, locals and visitors alike took a Walk on the Wild Side in downtown Thomasville, to experience a multi-faceted outdoor public art exhibition featuring the works of local and regional artists. Paintings of native fire-tolerant flora wrapped twenty-five lamp posts, and twenty-five larger-than-life murals of native fauna hung from historic buildings – paying homage to our unique Red Hills Region.

In February, Thomasville Center for the Arts took this exhibition on the road, and passed along a selection of 8 murals and 8 flora wraps to the Metcalfe and Cairo, Ga communities. Each town created their own version of a “public art walk” in their downtown, and built interest around their area, using art as a backdrop through mid-March.

On March 19, (8) hand-picked murals and (8) hand-picked flora wraps will travel to Pelham, Ga, where they will now live permanently. “We have been so blessed. Our rural communities have worked together, shared our unique assets with one another, and we are all standing stronger because of it,” says Darlene Crosby Taylor, Thomasville Center for the Arts Public Art Director. “Pelham was the perfect fit for a permanent location. They have a wonderful Wildlife festival in October, and this body of work will act as a backdrop for that – yet live on throughout the year.”

The Center for the Arts has also worked very hard to promote the amazing artists represented in these exhibitions. All artists represented were commissioned by the Center to create the artwork, and will also receive a commission for the work that was sold.  Any additional proceeds will support youth art programs at the Center.

To PURCHASE a 12′ x 12′ mural, select your choice below and support local artists and youth programming. Limited edition set of 25 unique mural postcards available by contacting dtaylor@thomasvillearts.org – 229.221.1859 for more information.

Toni Ardizzone

Black Bear Traveling to Blue Bear Farm, Cairo, GA Permanently!

NED

Bow Hunter Traveling to Your're Maker, Thomasville, GA Permanently!

Cindy Inman

Color Me Beautiful Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Joe Cowdrey

Pine Forest and Woodpecker Available for Purchase $500

NED

Hunting Wagon Traveling to WILDLIFE ARTS FESTIVAL 2021! Available $500

Joe Cowdrey

Pine Forest Rebirth Traveling to Wright Group, Thomasville, GA Permanently!

Sarah Painter

Pheasant Feathers Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Toni Ardizzone

Red Fox Traveling to 1861 Distillery, Thomasville, GA Permanently!

Cosby + Tony

Dog 2 Traveling to Humane Society, Thomasville, GA for Fundraising Auction

Toni Ardizzone

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Available for Purchase $500

Toni Ardizzone

Whitetail Deer Traveling to Gainous Well Drilling, Cairo, GA Permanently!

Joe Cowdrey

Dense Forest with Magnolia Framing into 3 Paintings - Available for Sale

Joe Cowdrey

Freshwater Spring Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Joe Cowdrey

Misty Morning Lake Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

NED

The Catch Traveling to WILDLIFE ARTS FESTIVAL 2021! Available $500

Cindy Inman

Night Life Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Toni Ardizzone

Rafinesque's Big-Eared Bat Framing into 1 small Painting - Available for Sale $300

Cosby + Tony

Dog 5 Available for Purchase $400

NED

Master of Fox Hounds Traveling to WILDLIFE ARTS FESTIVAL 2021! Available for Purchase $500

Cindy Inman

Safe and Sound Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Cosby + Tony

Dog 3 Available for Purchase $400

NED

Fly Fisherman Traveling to WILDLIFE ARTS FESTIVAL 2021! Available $500

Cosby + Tony

Dog 1 Available for Purchase $400

Cindy Inman

Feedin' Time Traveling to Apalachicola Permanently!

Cosby + Tony

Dog 4 Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!

Cindy Inman

Two's Company Traveling to Pelham, GA Permanently!