DJ Rocko Makes You Move

You might call it a fortuitous accident, or a mistake, but the way Tony Rodio tells it you’ll just laugh.

Shredding The Past: Meet Lisa Marie Michitti

“Why do you spend so much time on art that is so ugly?” This is not a question you would expect to hear, but artist and educator Lisa Michitti once did—from a student—and she saw it as a teaching opportunity.

Claire Cormany: Strokes of Summer Joy

A self-described “coastal girl,” Claire Cormany’s artwork is influenced by the surf, the sea, and the sand.

DJ Steve Casey Spins Reggae

For Birmingham-based record collector and DJ Steve Casey, reggae music has always been a labor of love.

Get Your Fix

Sea Fix

Written By Brett Levine
Photo by Beau Gustafson

The Art of It All

In performance art there is always an element of the unexpected, and for artist Jenny Fine, this is quite all right with her.

Jamorris Rivers

For dancer and choreographer Jamorris Rivers, you could say creativity is all about inspiration—and his inspiration comes from a diverse range of sources.

Celeste Pfau

When she’s not painting, drawing, making prints, or designing jewelry (among other art forms), Pfau teaches as a summer camp instructor at Space One Eleven.

Sarah Heath

Four years ago, just out of graduate school, Birmingham-based artist and sculptor Sarah Heath graced the cover of this magazine as part of a story about the challenges facing recent college graduates.

Amy Soverow

Glass artist Amy Soverow has collaborated on pieces that adorn the restored Lyric Theatre, St. Vincent’s East, and UAB Hospital.

Doug Barrett

“I was 42 years old, and I had worked in advertising for 20 years,” Barrett says, “when the idea of going to graduate school actually seemed a possibility.”