Shows & Happenings

We’re now in Tennessee!

After 83 years of living and painting in Birmingham, Alabama, Miriam and the Drawing on the Promises Art studio has moved to Crossville, Tennessee. Despite her best efforts to social distance and isolate during Covid-19, Miriam tested positive for the virus a week before Christmas, December 2020. After a week of battling the virus effects,

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Art Studio Summer 2020 Update

It’s been a long Spring and early Summer to say the least. Miriam has been painting quite a bit during COVID-19 isolation and we hope to share some of those works with you soon. Daily living has been an adjustment as Miriam has to adjust to having groceries delivered, not driving much and dealing with

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Featured Art in Mt. Brook Magazine

We are pleased to announce that Miriam’s work was featured in the March-April issue of Mt. Brook Magazine on the Arts and Culture section. This wonderful article written by Elizabeth Sturgeon and accompanying beautiful images by talented photographer Mary Fehr chronicle Miriam’s art career through the decades. You can read the full version of the

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Miriam McClung “A Collection of Works” at Jacksonville State University

Allison McElroy, Art Professor, and Morgan Worsham, Gallery Coordinator, have been kind enough to curate a show of Miriam’s work at Roundhouse Gallery at Jacksonville State University. The work will be on display from October 29th – November 12th in preparation for a retrospective show this summer. Opening reception is October 29th from 5pm-7pm at

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Easter Stations of the Cross Exhibit

Miriam had a wonderful show sponsored by St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Mountain Brook, Alabama featuring many of her biblically inspired paintings and works depicting the Stations of the Cross. Many thanks to Kat Ladd (pictured above right) who curated and coordinated the show.

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Miriam McClung Is Aldridge Gardens Featured Artist for the Summer

Miriam will be the featured artist at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama this summer. The theme is works highlighting Birmingham and Alabama. Please come by and see the show if you are in the area. The opening reception for the public is Monday, June 10th from 6 – 7 p.m. in the main gallery at the gardens.

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Samford Beeson Divinity School Program

Miriam’s powerful work, “Twenty-One at the Beach” depicting the 2015 beheading of Copt Christians in Libya by IS forces was included in Samford’s Beeson Divinity School printed chapel booklet sent to alumni and friends all over the U.S. The theme was “The Noble Army of Martyrs”. The poem on in the booklet printed over the

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