See why emerging Birmingham artist Chip Hudson’s art is on display in Chicago

Chip Hudson, a self-taught artist from right here in Birmingham. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

It’s no secret that Birmingham is brimming with talented artists. Meet Chip Hudson, a local who has presented at the Bham Art Crawl, Studio 2500, and was recently selected to display his art in a Chicago Emerging Artists exhibit.

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Birmingham artist Willie Williams, Jr. chosen to display sculpture in Chicago

Willie Williams, Jr. outside of Studio 2500. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Local artist Willie Williams Jr. recently took a trip up to Chicago to install his sculpture, “Trinity,” in West Pullman Park. But how did an artist from Alabama grab the attention of a Chicago art group? Keep reading to find out.

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Bridge the Gap Community Dialogue @ Studio 2500

Join our discussion series at Studio 2500 featuring G.L. Matthews, who is the author of “From the Ghettos to the Promised Land”. He will be discussing his philosophy on community and human development and applications of his methods. This event is free and open to the public.

Studio 2500, North Birmingham’s premiere studio for emerging artists

Willie Williams, Jr. of Studio 2500
Willie Williams, Jr. next to his piece, “BLK2THEFUTURE.” Photo by Nathan Watson for BhamNow.

In an old warehouse in North Birmingham, local artist Willie Williams, Jr. saw the potential for a thriving art studio. As a result, Studio 2500 is now a venue where artists of all backgrounds can exhibit their work. Learn more about the vision.

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