Artistic Tribute to an Art Show Founder
Painter Mark D. Bird honors a beloved art show event and historic neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky with a portrait of his uncle’s “grand home” in St. James Court. Here’s how that tribute came full circle.
Watercolor artist Mark D. Bird recently found himself as a central figure in a celebration of the historic neighborhood in Louisville where his family lived, and a banner year for the St. James Court Art Show, one of America’s top ten art fairs and festivals. I spoke with him about the history surrounding the area and the art show itself.