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On the Cover: Rickie Higgins, Issue 229

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Rickie Higgins was born in Tennessee in 1969, but has spent most of his years in Decatur, Alabama. Rickie began working in oils in 2003, and he has expanded to mixed media.  He paints on tar paper and uses wax and polish to create texture. Rickie completed a BFA in visual communication from Auburn University in 1991.  He also holds education degrees from Athens State and UAB. He has had a solo show in the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama. Rickie was selected as the Panoply poster artist two years in a row and is represented in local galleries in Kathleen’s in Decatur and The Little Green Store in Huntsville. He creates in his home studio in Decatur, Alabama.  Rickie and his wife Rebekah have three sons: Chris, Bailey, and Sam.

Awards and Publications:
Panoply Investor Purchase Awards
People’s Choice Award and 3rd place, Rooster’s Call Juried Show
Honorable Mention, Carnegie Embracing Art Exhibit
Best in Show, Double Decker Juried Show
Honorable Mention, Carnegie Embracing Art Exhibit
Featured in Art Galleries and Artists of the South Vol 5 Issue 1

River Clay Art Show
Bluff Park Art Show
Monte Sano Art Show
Carnegie Embracing Art Exhibit
Riverchase Loves Artists
Magic City Art Show
Kentuck Art Festival
Double Decker Juried Show


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