An interview with Tracie Noles-Ross, our 2017 Featured Artist

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized

Want to learn more about the 2017 Featured Artist, Tracie Noles-Ross? We’re asking her about her tools, her symbiotic relationship with nature, and how it has manifested in her artwork. Check out our interview with her below. How has art fostered your relationship with nature, and vice versa? Taking the time to photograph or draw from nature […]

An interview with Designer, Heather Garner

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized

We hope you have been enjoying the 2017 design campaign created by graphic designer & UAB graduate Heather Garner and showcasing the artwork of Tracie Noles-Ross. It’s beautiful! We love how she worked with the featured art piece and incorporated it into various designs for the campaign. We asked her a few questions about working on this big […]

2017 MRF Featured Art & Poster Design

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized

The making of the featured artwork by Tracie Noles-Ross for the 2017 Moss Rock Festival Poster. Scroll below for a blown up image of the art and to the bottom for the final poster design! When we met with Tracie Noles-Ross at Birmingham Breadworks earlier this summer to invite her to be Moss Rock Festival’s (MRF) […]

Moss Rock Festival 2016 in Picture

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized

At Moss Rock Festival 2016, Nature, SmartLIVING, Art + Design & much more aligned for an exploratory experience like no other. We kicked off the festival’s 2nd decade at The Preserve in Hoover, Alabama with much anticipation. Thousands of visitors ventured outdoors November 5 & 6 excited to interact with the Fall festival’s unique and engaging programming presented […]

2016 Poster Art by Paul Cordes Wilm

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized

Introducing “Primping On The Preserve”, a painting created by Birmingham’s Paul Wilm for Moss Rock Festival’s 2016 Poster and festival media campaign. We hope you love it as much as we do! Read about the making of Paul’s painting on our blog, plus see the finished 2016 Poster design. Click here. To access our home page and start making your list […]

The Making of the 2016 Poster Design featuring art by Paul Cordes Wilm

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized

If you caught our August blog announcement, you’d know that prolific Birmingham artist Paul Cordes Wilm was selected as the 2016 Featured Artist for Moss Rock Festival’s (MRF) 11th annual poster. Selecting Paul’s work was the easy part. Honing in on an existing piece from one of his numerous art series proved more difficult. So we decided to commission him to […]

Paul Cordes Wilm selected as 2016 Featured Artist of Moss Rock Festival

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized

Moss Rock Festival has been delighted by many memorable animal subjects created by amazing local artists for its poster over the last 3 years. Susan Shoemaker’s “Dwarf Rabbit” had personality out the ying yang and a hypnotic gaze and expression that could make anyone smile. Darrell Ezekiel’s “Swirl Squirrel” was brought to life using recycled quilts as viewed through a modern, graphic silhouette.  Last year, […]

See featured art by Chiharu Roach come to life!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized

We asked Moss Rock Festiavl’s featured artist, Chiharu Roach, to document the stages of her process when creating the beautiful work of art being showcased on the 10th anniversary poster for the eco-creative festival happening November 7 & 8 at The Preserve in Hoover. See the beautiful piece come to life from pencil sketch to […]

Chiharu Roach’s artwork selected for MRF’s 10th Annual Poster

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized

It is our pleasure to announce that the artwork of Birmingham artist, Chiharu Roach, was selected for Moss Rock Festival’s (MRF) 10th annual Poster. Chiharu was born and bred in Nagoya, Japan and immigrated to the United States 15 years ago. She attended UAB where she graduated with a Bachelor of Art Studio degree. Eventually […]

MRF’s “Art Summer” Blog Series – TENA PAYNE, Earthborn Studios

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Artist Spotlight, Blog, Uncategorized

As we get ready for Moss Rock Festival’s 10th anniversary coming up on November 7 & 8 at The Preserve in Hoover, we decided to kick off this milestone with an “Art Summer” Blog Series spotlighting some of our favorite artist exhibitors over the last 9 years of the eco-creative Fall festival. We’ve chosen a local, […]

Alabama Outdoors has your outdoor gear!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized

Alabama Outdoors is very Moss Rock Festival! They invest in the local community through local organizations promoting outdoor usage, conservation, access and education. That is one reason why they are a great fit for the eco-creative festival and our nature-inspired, eco themes and educational approach. Did you know this Birmingham outdoor institution will be turning […]

An interview with Darrell Ezekiel, MRF’s 2014 featured artist

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized

How long have you been a professional artist? Have you ever seen yourself in an another career? I took the plunge to become a full time artist back in 1999. At the time, I was working as a sales rep for the Atlanta Merchandise Market and traveled the state of Alabama calling on retailers and […]

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