Joyce Cates Byrd
is another of the artists in Birmingham Sketchbook.
Joyce has loved art her entire life and was encouraged to draw and paint by her high school art teacher. Her inspiration has come from God’s beautiful earth, as shown in her main subject matters of landscapes, water scenes, seascapes and flowers. Her painting mediums are oils, acrylics, watercolors and mixed media. Mainly a self-taught artist, she has taken workshops from internationally known and local artists, namely, Margaret Hoyback, Dirk Walker, Donny Finley, Bill Cleere, Bettye Howell and Carol Weston.
Joyce has been an exhibitor in galleries and juried art shows. Her work has been featured in the Birmingham -Hoover Sketchbook.
Joyce currently resides in Alabaster, Alabama.
Affiliations: Mountain Brook Art Association
Vestavia Hills Art Association
Hoover/Shelby Art Association
The Watercolor Society of Alabama
National League of American Pen Women in Art
Hoover Arts Alliance