As part of the one-year commemoration of the devastating tornadoes that destroyed much of Pratt City on April 27, 2011, the City of Birmingham, the BMA, and the community of Pratt City collaborated on an artistic project to mark the occasion. During the month of April, Artist-in-Residence Toby Richards and contract artist Pansy Nelson engaged students from Daniel Payne Middle School in this creative initiative. Approximately 35 students who attend the after-school program, cosponsored by the First United Presbyterian Church of Forestdale and other community volunteers, contributed to the project. Students created ten 4' × 8' paintings that celebrate life, community, and hope. These bright, celebratory murals were installed in front of the Pratt City Library as part of a construction-zone barrier, while the library is being rebuilt. The panels were unveiled on April 28 at a community gathering in front of the library. We hope these works of art not only showcase the talents and spirit of Pratt City’s youth, but also provide a colorful burst of community pride and inspiration.