LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky to the World (KTW), a non-profit dedicated to telling a new story of Kentucky’s accomplishments on the world stage, has released its first deck of illustrated playing cards.
“We are excited to take the artistic renderings of these exceptional individuals and create a deck of playing cards,” says Shelly Zegart, president and CEO of KTW. “Not only can they be used to play games, but also to educate students and enthusiasts about the artists, writers, thinkers, and game changers that are elevating the narrative of Kentucky throughout the world.”
Card features include:
Limited edition of 1000 decks; first deck in an ongoing series
52 illustrated cards highlighting individual portraits of people you know and people you should know
16 royal cards showcasing past KTW Speaker Series program presenters
Created by artist and Kentucky to the World team member August Northcut
Designed and manufactured in KY
Printed in the USA by USPCC/Bicycle Cards
Zegart added, “KTW inspires Kentuckians to realize their own potential through sharing stories that boost the value of our state’s positive impact across the country and around the world. Those featured on the cards are doing just that and making these stories happen one feat at a time.”
All proceeds from the sales of the playing cards support the ongoing work of Kentucky to the World.