"Kentucky Visions at the Capitol" Continues through April 15
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Arts Council, by invitation of the Senate leadership, has coordinated a visual arts exhibition of two-dimensional work on display throughout the Senate offices in the Capitol Annex. Artists invited to participate have previously been accepted into the Kentucky Arts Council's Kentucky Crafted program or have been the recipients of an Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship Award or Governor's Award in the Arts.
"Kentucky Visions at the Capitol" showcases 58 pieces of artwork by 34 artists from 18 Kentucky counties. All works are for sale (commission free) and the total value of the artwork in the exhibition is $63,090. The exhibition opened on January 6, 2009 and continues through April 15, 2009.
Participating artists are Dobree Adams, Archival Inkjet Print, Franklin County; Philis Alvic, Weaving, Fayette Coutny; Dan Neil Barnes, Mixed Media/Glass, Fayette County; David Bartlett, Digital Photograph Print, Rowan County; Garry Bibbs, Steel/Bronze/Mixed Media, Fayette County; Patricia Brock, Photography on Metallic Paper, Jefferson County; Catherine Bryant, Oil Painting, Jefferson County; Paul Burns, Watercolor Painting, Madison County; Jim Cantrell, Oil Painting, Nelson County; Kim Chalmers, Screen Ink on Canvas, Warren County; Lynn Dunbar, Oil on Canvas, Jefferson County; Laura Ekland, Oil and Oil Sticks on Canvas, Carter County; Bruce Frank, Limited Edition Archival Print, Scott County; Linda Fugate-Blumer, Photography, Fayette County; Ellen Guyer, Mixed Media, Fayette County; Elsie Harris, Acrylic on Canvas, Fayette County; Gwen Heffner, Wood Engraving, Estill County; Cathy Hill, Acrylic on Canvas, Jefferson County; Christopher Hill, Mixed Media, Jefferson County; Kim Huber, Dyed and Painted Silk, Jefferson County; Shane Hull, Enamel on Panel, Jefferson County; John Lackey, Wood Engraving and Acrylic on Canvas, Fayette County; Catherine Logsdon, Acrylic on Canvas, Kenton County; Mike McCardwell, Ink Drawing, Shelby County; Marianna McDonald; Pastel, Fayette County; Sandy Miller Sasso, Oil on Panel, Calloway County; Barry Motes, Pastel, Oldham County; Kathleen O'Brien, Mixed Media Collage, Mercer County; Carol Reesor, Watercolor, LaRue County; Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Fiber, Fayette County; Randy Simmons, Digital Media Photography, McCracken County; Karen Spears, Oil on Canvas and Charcoal on Prismacolor Paper, Fayette County; David Toczko, Photography, Hardin County; and Ralph Tyree, Photography, Clark County.
The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet that creates opportunities 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, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
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