Program consists of 18 hours of sessions
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2015) — Thirteen artists completed the Kentucky Arts Council’s Community Scholars Program on Nov. 18. The program consists of six three-hour sessions at the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman.
Graduates join a network of more than 200 Community Scholars across the state who are qualified to identify, document, conserve and present living traditions, culture, arts and oral history of their respective communities.
The new Community Scholars are:
- Bonita Adams, Letcher County
- Isaiah “Izzy” Broomfield, Perry County
- Freda Bush, Perry County
- James Michael Dixon, Letcher County
- Jessica Evans, Knott County
- Lacy Hale, Letcher County
- Jacob Mack-Boll, Knott County
- Doug Naselroad, Clark County
- John Skaggs, Carter County
- Kandi B. Slone, Knott County
- Michael S. Slone, Knott County
- Corey Terry, Knott County
- Randy Wilson, Knott County
For more information about the arts council’s Community Scholars Program, contact Mark Brown, arts council folk and traditional arts director, at 502-564-3757, ext. 495 or [email protected].