Arts Council
Kentucky Arts Council selects Berea photographer as featured artist

Press Release Date:  Monday, January 12, 2015  
Contact Information:  Tom Musgrave
Communications Director
502-564-3757, ext. 489

Kentucky photographer David Zurick, of Berea, has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council's featured artist for January.

Academically trained as a geographer, Zurick uses his background to take stunning photographs of cultural and environmental landscapes around the world. Zurick is a two-time recipient of the Kentucky Arts Council's Al Smith Visual Artist Fellowship, and his work has won numerous awards including the National Outdoor Book Award in 2006. His most recent book, "Land of Pure Vision," is the culmination of 10 years of work documenting the sacred geography of Tibet and the Himalayas.

To learn more about Zurick, visit the arts council's website at The feature page includes:
  • A story about Zurick's work.
  • A video of Zurick discussing his work.
  • Contact information for the artist.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, fosters environments for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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