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River Clay Fine Arts Festival is Positively Educational!

The Positively Decatur team is please to have Stevi Price, the immediate past president of the River Clay Fine Arts board of directors, share her perspective as an educator.

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The River Clay Fine Arts Festival (RCFAF) has evolved into an amazing arts centered event in Decatur, AL! RCFAF brings together people from across the region to celebrate visual arts in all its forms.

The juried fine arts festival includes an artist market featuring local and national artists, children’s art activities, student art exhibits and much, much more.

In addition to experienced artists, the festival celebrates up-and-coming artists from local schools. This year we were pleased to provide $7,500 worth of funding towards art initiatives within districts, public and private, throughout Decatur City and Morgan County. This is made available through an annual grant opportunity provided to our local art teachers.

“We are teaching the kids about this. They are going to remember, Decatur has always had River Clay!” – Mary H. Reed, Artist Liaison

In recent years we have had the opportunity to fund a wide variety of visual arts projects including stained glass, photography, pottery, a natural dye garden and more. The RCFAF grants provide a new and exciting way for our students to experience art and its diverse mediums. We celebrate these teachers and appreciate the work they do to cultivate tomorrow’s artists!

Stevi Price

Executive Director | Decatur City Schools Foundation

Stevi Price, of Decatur, AL, is the executive director of the Decatur City Schools Foundation (DCSF). She earned a B.S. in business administration from the University of Alabama in May of 2006. Upon graduation, she interned with Southern Living at Home and then began her nonprofit career as an executive director for another local nonprofit. In March of 2013, Stevi started working for DCSF and was later promoted to executive director.

Stevi serves as the Immediate Past President of the River Clay Fine Arts Foundation, Vice President of the Decatur Youth Symphony, committee member of the Best & Brightest Initiative and has co-chaired multiple committees for the Decatur-Morgan Hospital Foundation Guild. She was recognized as the Associated Builders and Contractors of North Alabama’s 2016 and 2017 Excellence in Marketing Award Winner for project submissions on behalf of her husband Brandon’s company. Stevi and Brandon stay busy raising their two children and enjoy all things outdoors!

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