Phone: 205-871-3516 ext. 8523


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jimmy McGowan

 Visual Arts Instructor/Lead Teacher Fine Arts Department/National Board Certified

A native of Birmingham Alabama. Graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a Bachelors degree in Art Studio, minor in Art History and a Masters in Art Education. Founder and director of Big Art Camp. Arts Coordinator for the Academy of the Arts at Samford University. A member of the Alabama Art Education Association, National Art Education Association, University of Alabama in Birmingham Advisory Committee School of Education,and Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. Married with two daughters.

Featured in B-Metro Magazine August 2015 issue: A Champion of the Arts

Recognized by the Alabama Art Education Association as the 2015 Middle School Teacher of the Year.

2019-2020 MBJH Teacher of the Year

2021 MBJH Teacher Mentor