Spruce up your interior decoration + support local artists in Birmingham

These concert prints by Ann Sydney Williamson would be perfect for any home. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Everyone has a little interior decorator in them—you just need the right tools! Birmingham is home to some amazing artists, and their art can be just the piece that ties your room together. Learn more.

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Meet Shawn Fitzwater, the artist restoring Homewood’s “ghost sign”

Ghost Sign
Shawn Fitzwater on the scaffolding on the side of the Trilogy Leather Building. Photo via Nathan Watson for BhamNow

As a Birmingham history nerd, I love seeing the business signs painted on the sides of old buildings. However, these signs fade over time. That’s where Shawn Fitzwater, Birmingham’s ghost sign painter, comes in.

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