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Thirty-eight artists selected for arts council 50th anniversary exhibit

Will debut at Kentucky Crafted: The Market March 5-6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2016) — Kentucky Arts Council’s 50th anniversary Works exhibit, “This is 50,” will feature works from 38 Kentucky artists when it debuts at Kentucky Crafted: The Market from March 5-6 at the Lexington Convention Center.

artKentucky Crafted: The Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature event produced each year featuring the highest quality art, craft, literature, music and food found in the state. Dozens of Kentucky Crafted and select out-of-state artists, musicians and artisanal food producers make their finest work available to the general public during the two-day event.

The 41 pieces of artwork selected for the exhibit relate to the number 50, with various interpretations from participating artists. The selected artwork includes painting, photography, fiber art, collage, mixed media and other forms.

All Kentucky visual artists were invited to apply for selection to “This is 50.”

The artists selected for “This is 50,” listed by city and title of work or works, are:

  • Michelle Armstrong, Lexington, “50 Ways to Love Your Arts Council”
  • Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, Lexington, “Next Year I am 50”
  • Debby Bird, Louisville, “Arms of Experience”
  • Pat Briney, Bardstown, “50 Chrome”
  • Marianne Brown, Lawrenceburg, “Spiro Plate in Red,” “Spiro Plate in Green”
  • Tom Cannady, Louisville, “Rough River 1966”
  • Dorothy Cline, Georgetown, “Kentucky Landscape”
  • Susan Crum-Cox, Lebanon, “Synergy”
  • Damon Farmer, Versailles, “Cinquanta”
  • Cheree Federico, Bowling Green, “Bullseye”
  • Ricardo Federico, Bowling Green, “50mm”
  • Sanny Garrett, Louisville, “50 to 1 Odds”
  • Ronald Gosses, Richmond, “Celebration”
  • Jennifer Hart, Lexington, “Apple Pie”
  • Michelle Hayden, Richmond, “At the Stillpoint”
  • Paula Haynes, Clarkson, “50/50”
  • Jana Kappeler, Carlisle, “To the Horizon of Time”
  • Megan Khani, Louisville, “Achievement”
  • Christine Levitt, Lexington, “Whirling Around,” “Place & Time”
  • Amanda McGowan, Custer, “Celebration Extravaganza”
  • Marianna McDonald, Lexington, “Spiral 50”
  • Kasandra McNeil, Nancy, “Contemplation on Turning 50”
  • Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido, Morehead, “Then & Now: Razor and Blades,” “Then & Now: Scissors”
  • Gary Mesa-Gaido, Morehead, “Agricultural Construction, Peru”
  • Paula Murphy, Frankfort, “50/50 color”
  • Mark Needham, Louisville, “50 Drips”
  • Leslie Nichols, Bowling Green, “Reflection on 50”
  • Kathleen O’Brien, Harrodsburg, “50 Colors”
  • Raymond Papka, Versailles, “Reflections on the Past – Eye on the Future”
  • Fran Redmon, Frankfort, “Six of One, Half Dozen of Another”
  • De Selby, Nicholasville, “Shaker Lantern”
  • Anthony Stollings, Florence, “Days of Eden”
  • Paula Stone-Buckner, Mt. Sterling, “The Queen’s Court”
  • Jason Sturgill, Lexington, “Five Stages of Growth With 0 Sum Gain”
  • Clare Taylor, Bardstown, “50 Bottles of Bourbon on the Wall”
  • Kopana Terry, Lexington, “Cannel City Union Church”
  • Susan Tolliver, Anchorage, “Fowl Morning”
  • Catherine Triplett, Owensboro, “50 Feet Below”

The Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 5 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 6 at the Lexington Convention Center. Tickets to Kentucky Crafted: The Market, which includes access to the “This is 50” exhibit and other activities, are available at the door or can be purchased online and are $10 for one day or $15 for two days. Children 15 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. For more information about Kentucky Crafted: The Market, visit the arts council’s website.