Roger Sparks, Artist and Architect

Birmingham, Ala. (May 19, 2016) – Roger Sparks, one of the CMH family, is both an artist and an architect.  He and his wife, Rosie, who is a full-time artist, have started a side family business, Sparks Design.  Through their work they try to share their delight in the natural & imagined elements of the visual world.  Rosie creates original mixed media jewelry from a variety of materials, including opaque and frosted shrink plastics, assorted beads and crystals, and silver-plated findings and chains.  Roger illustrates a vast array of scenes, creatures, and objects using tiny dots of various sizes and colors, a style of painting otherwise known as pointillism.  Rosie turns these images into night-lights, Christmas ornaments, prints, greeting cards and mobiles using shrink plastic & paper.  Roger has won several design competitions including an Architectural study grant that allowed him to travel in Europe, Asia & Africa. He has received purchase prizes for his art work, and also had it exhibited in several art museums.

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Kim Davis: Caribbean Explorer

This week, we are featuring one of our long-time and immensely hard-working employees, Kim Davis. She has been an integral part of the CMH family for 19 years! She is currently one of our executive administrative assistants and dabbles in CMH’s marketing efforts as well. Outside of the office, she is an avid traveler with… Continued

Sketch of the Week – Lakeside Pavilion

Birmingham, Ala. (March 15, 2016) – A design study for a new lakeside pavilion that straddles a spillway at a north Shelby County residential development.  The project includes a prep kitchen, restrooms, and a grand pavilion hall that can be used for neighborhood events or for private parties.

CMH Designs Housing for New Charity Project

Birmingham, Ala. (May 27, 2014) — CMH recently had the pleasure of working with Mary Wright from Heritage Homes and Land Acquistions (HHLA) to develop prototype loft style apartment housing designs.  The purpose of Mary’s HHLA organization is to help former convicts from the state prison system get back on their feet with an affordable,… Continued