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See the art of
Fay Hyatt and
other artists at her
Kaleidoscope Gallery
in Historic Downtown Valdosta, Georgia




My strongest inclination in art is to draw and paint people…their many characteristics ..to convey their
personalities and dignity, humor and change…to catch the humanspirit. This is the greatest motivation in my art."

"A portrait has the capacity to capture likeness..feeling..and character, while enhancing your décor with beautiful movements of paint and brushstrokes and color. A work of art…a favored possession"

—Fay Bridges Hyatt, Exodus 35:35


Portrait of Spencer
Spencer, Son of Dr. & Mrs. Anthony Fister
Alpharetta, Georgia 30" x 40", oil on linen (click to enlarge)
Valdosta, Georgia artist, Fay Bridges Hyatt has years of experience in fine art portraiture, having painted portraits for families, individuals, and institutions throughout the Southeast and Midwest. The artist paints people of all ages capturing likeness, dignity and poise. In fact, her ability to achieve likeness and expression is noted among her clientele. Fay enjoys painting and gives each portrait the attention it demands to achieve a beautiful fine art piece.

The artist lived in metro Atlanta for ten years. While there she maintained a busy portrait painting schedule and had several pieces accepted into juried art shows in the metro-Atlanta area. These include: The Atlanta Artists Club's Dogwood Festival Exhibit, 1991; The Atlanta Artists' Club's Galleria Exhibit, 1993; the Gwinnett County Fine Arts Center,1993; and The Atlanta Artists' Club's Galleria exhibit, 'Spring Fest', 1994. Her portrait of Lisa and Tim Hultin's daughter, "Claire", was one of six featured portraits seen during the Christmas season at The Children's Alliance Theater's 1994 Christmas House at the Hultin's historic Atlanta home Knollwood. The artist's watercolor portrait of "Jolie"was juried into The Portrait Society of Atlanta 'Fall 1995' exhibit at Chateau Elan Gallery, Brazelton, Georgia.

The artist's work has also been shown in Bainbridge and Valdosta, Georgia. The Bainbridge showings were C & S National Bank, First Federal Savings and Loan, Amoco Fabrics and Fibers Company, Troupe Street Theater, and Bainbridge College. In Valdosta her work has been exhibited in the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, 2001 and the Smith Northview Hospital, 2007. The artist has been featured in "Valdosta Voice" and one of her paintings was featured in "Valdosta Scene" magazine. The artist's painting, entitled "Jewel Radiance" was accepted into the Annette Howell Turner Center's permanent collection. In June of 2007 her portrait of Parker Greene was unveiled at a ceremony dedicating the new Parker Greene Base Support Center at Moody Air Force Base where the portrait will hang.

Over the years the artist has received numerous awards for her fine art compositions in Southeastern regional competitions. These include an "Honorable Mention", 1988, and a "Best in Show", l989, Riverside Art Fest, Bainbridge, Georgia. In Valdosta the artist has entered the Annette Howell Turner's Center for the Arts annual, 'Spring Into Art' and was awarded "Second Place" 2001, "Best of Show" 2003, and "First Place 2007.

Fay strives to make creating the fine art portrait an enjoyable experience for her clients, who frequently comment on her ability to put them at ease throughout the process. Portrait samples as well as portraits in progress can be seen at Fay's studio by appointment. Photographs of previous commissioned portraits and other portrait specifics will be mailed upon request. The artist will be happy to travel to your area to begin the portrait you envision. *References available


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