Ramey Channell is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in June. The public is invited to the opening reception on Sunday, June 2, 2019, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm to view her beautiful artwork. Admission is free.
Ramey Channell began her love of painting and drawing early in life, studied art in high school, majored in journalism at Bellarmine College in Louisville, Ky, and majored in art at UAB. She is a member of the Portrait Society of America, and Leeds Area Visual Artists (LAVA). Her artwork exhibit includes oil portraits, multi-media illustrations, still life acrylic paintings, Native American art, wildlife portraits, and whimsical drawings.
Ramey became interested in poetry and creative writing in elementary and high school, and has had poetry, short stories, and children’s stories published. Her two published novels are Sweet Music on Moonlight Ridge, and The Witches of Moonlight Ridge, works of fiction based on her rural Alabama childhood. She is currently working on illustrations for two of her original children’s books.
Ms. Channell’s paintings will be on exhibit through July 4, 2019. The Arts Center is located at 8140 Parkway Drive, in downtown Leeds. The gallery is open during events. In case of inclement weather, call the center at 205-699-1892 to confirm opening hours.