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SPOTLIGHT: CAROL DREXLER AND ELVIS

In August 1987, I was taking my 10th consecutive trip to Memphis to exhibit my art during Elvis Week. Though, I had been exhibiting my drawings for years, they had never been for sale. Little did I know that this year was going to be different. While I was sitting in the lobby of the Roadway Inn on Airways discussing

ELVIS EXHIBIT IN AUGUST

Upcoming Exhibits of Elvis Art by Betty Harper Elvis artwork by Betty Harper will be showcased at The Center for Southern Folklore, located at 119 S. Main Street in Memphis, August 1, 2012 – October 19, 2012 and at the Birthplace of Elvis in Tupelo, Miss., November 1, 2012 – January 15, 2003. In observance of the 35th anniversary of

WINNER: NAME THAT picture TITLE CONTEST

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the NAME THAT picture TITLE CONTEST. What a great job you did! Nearly 300 hundred entries were submitted which made my job of selecting one very difficult. This morning it became clear to me while driving and listening to Argo on ELVIS Sirius. I stopped at a light waiting to turn and he

FLASHBACK: ELVIS T-SHIRTS FOR THE FANS

Seeing old friends and meeting new fans during Elvis Week 2011 makes me reminisce over the past 30 years of traveling to Memphis. It was 1981 when I began exhibiting my Elvis Artwork in Memphis, from that point on it became a yearly event.  In 1984 I created my first t-shirt exclusively for the art exhibit. I wanted something special for the fans that they could not

ELVIS COMIC BOOK

  A dozen years ago, I decided  to do my very own Elvis comic book or as they are now so lovingly referred to as “Graphic Comics” or “Action Comics”. I  chose one of the most popular films, Jailhouse Rock. The comic was titled “From Prison to Hollywood”. I solicited the help of my friend Timmie Travis to do the adaptation and

ELVIS INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

Darwin Lamm started publishing Elvis International in the Spring of 1988, originally call “Elvis International Forum”. The magazine has definitely distinguished itself as an excellent Elvis publication. Through the years many pieces of my Elvis art have graced the pages of the magazine as well as the cover art for the July 2010 issue, and I am very pleased to