Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Call for Entries for Fall Exhibit at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015  
Contact Information:  Gwen Heffner
gwen.heffner@ky.gov
Information Specialist
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Phone: 859 - 985-5448 Ext. 230
 


Kentucky artists are invited to submit entries for the exhibit “It Takes Two: Collaborations by Kentucky Artisans” to be held Sept. 19, 2015 through Feb. 27, 2016 at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Each year the Kentucky Artisan Center develops and presents several special exhibits to showcase works by Kentucky artisans. These exhibits focus on a specific medium, theme, technique, or subject and often include artists and works not regularly on display at the center.

The center’s “It Takes Two” exhibit will showcase works created by Kentucky artists working together. Collaboration can result in exciting new work as each artist brings his or her own skills and aesthetics to the process. Pieces submitted for this exhibit can be two- or three-dimensional and can be created by two artists working in the same medium or by two artists working in different media. Artists will be asked to detail their specific contributions to the finished work.

Information about the exhibit and an entry form are on the Artisan Opportunities page of the center’s website at www.KentuckyArtisanCenter.ky.gov  You can also request an entry form and prospectus by mail at: Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Attn: “It Takes Two”, 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403 or by calling 859-985-5448. Deadline for entry is June 27, 2015.

The center features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Special exhibits currently on display include, “Turn, Turn, Turn: Lathe-Turned Works by Kentucky Artisans,” through Sept. 12, 2015; and on display in the lobby “Kentucky Murals by Frank W. Long.” For more information about events call 859-985-5448, go to the center’s website at www.kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kentucky.artisan.center.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is an agency in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.