"Succulent" by Pat C, Jennings in the exhibit, "The Threads That Bind: Textile Works by Kentucky Artisans
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Meet-the-Artists Exhibit Reception Sept. 30 – Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
A meet-the-artist reception will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea for the center’s exhibition “The Threads That Bind: Textile Works by Kentucky Artisans.” This exhibit features pieces composed of fabric, fiber and/or thread, with significant use of thread or other fiber strands to weave, embellish, construct, shape, quilt or otherwise create the design.
Many of the 21 textile artists whose work is on display will join visitors for the Sept. 30 reception. At 1:30 p.m., a short program will begin in the exhibit gallery with artists present speaking a few minutes about their work and their exhibition piece. Following this program, artists will remain on hand to answer questions and talk further with visitors. Light refreshments will be served throughout the event. This reception is free and open to the public.
Artists with work in the exhibit include Dobree Adams, Frankfort; Lydia P. Allen, Pewee Valley; Philis Alvic, Lexington; Ann Butwell, Berea; Stacey R. Chinn, Lexington; Mary Colmer, Berea; Pat DaRif, Louisville; Marilyn Foulke, Louisville; Yvonne Abma Fritze, Louisville; Pat Jennings, Berea; Gloria Kemper-O’Neil, Louisville; Lily Liu, Paducah; Gena Mark, Lexington; Margaret Merida, Farmington; Marti Plager, Louisville; Bobbie Rafferty, Louisville; Jennifer Reis, Morehead; Felice Sachs, Louisville; Barrett Shaw, Louisville; Cindy Vough, Lexington; and Joanne Weis, Louisville.
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., with the cafe open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.
The center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. For more information call 859-985-5448 or visit the center’s website at www.kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is an agency in the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.