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KY Arts Council designates Kentucky Crafted retailers

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Twenty-four businesses have been designated Kentucky Crafted Retailers by the Kentucky Arts Council after demonstrating their commitment to market quality craftsmanship and artistic excellence produced by artists in the Kentucky Crafted Program. 

Kentucky Crafted Retailers represent a broad range of retail stores and galleries that offer a wide variety of merchandise and actively promote the Kentucky Crafted brand. Retailers can be found in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

Kentucky Arts Council“Kentucky Crafted Retailers are the Kentucky Arts Council’s partners in promoting the highest quality art and craft that is made in Kentucky,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. “We thank these businesses for their continued support of Kentucky-made products and for doing their part to actively demonstrate the value of work by Kentucky artisans.”

The current Kentucky Crafted Retailers are:

Taste of Kentucky, Louisville

Aladdin’s Art Gallery, Ashland

Artique at Lexington Green, Lexington

Bowling Green Area CVB Gift Shop, Bowling Green

Completely Kentucky, Frankfort

Gallery 916, Bowling Green

Gallery Janjobe, Louisville

Gallery on the Square, Franklin

indigenous, a handcrafted gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Kaviar Forge and Gallery, Louisville

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Kuntry Kutter Gallery, Owensboro

Locust Grove Museum Store, Louisville

Lucia SoapsEtc, Henderson

Moss Hill Bath + Body Collection, Louisville

My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Bardstown

Shoppes at Otter Creek, Brandenburg

Studio 105 Art and Frame Gallery, Owensboro

The Gift Shoppe on Main, Brookville, Indiana

The Meadows Pottery Studio and Gallery, Bardstown

True Kentucky, Glendale

Wild Birds Unlimited, Lexington

Yeiser Arts Center, Paducah

Zig Zag Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

The announcement is being made in conjunction with American Craft Week, celebrated nationally Oct. 3-12, and proclaimed in Kentucky by Governor Steve Beshear.

Detailed information about the retailers, and a list of Kentucky Crafted artists carried in their stores, can be found on the arts council’s website at http://artscouncil.ky.gov/KentuckyArt/retailers.htm.