About the Book
For decades, Texas-based folk artist F.L. "Doc" Spellmon painted scenes of life in the South. Inspired by his rural upbringing, religious surroundings, and African American heritage, Spellmon found national success through his hundreds of paintings and mixed media pieces. His art focuses on the vitality in everyday life, the joys of family and community, the universal themes found in religious images, and the importance of cultural heritage in today's world.