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Works from 15 Kentucky artists for sale at Governor’s Derby Celebration

Scheduled for May 7

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 21, 2016) — Fifteen Kentucky artists will exhibit and sell their work during the Governor’s Derby Celebration, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7, on the lawn of the Old State Capitol.

artsThe chosen artists represent a diverse sampling of more than 300 artists in the Kentucky Arts Council’s Kentucky Crafted program, an adjudicated program that provides assistance to Kentucky visual and craft artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training.

“The Kentucky Derby is a proud Kentucky tradition, and the Governor’s Derby Celebration in Frankfort always draws a crowd,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. “With that many people in downtown Frankfort, it’s a wonderful opportunity to showcase the best of Kentucky arts and crafts and provide our Kentucky Crafted artists with another outlet to sell their work.”

Artists exhibiting:

  • Roger Ballard, Paul Roger Ballard Photography, photography, Woodford County
  • Marti Brown, Made on Magnolia, fiber handbags, Shelby County
  • Marta Dorton, Marta Dorton Artworks, painting, Fayette County
  • Gary Graham, Gary Graham Wood Art, segmented wood vessels, Fayette County
  • Steve Heartsill, Steve Heartsill Ceramic and Metal Design, mixed media 3-D, Fayette County
  • Eugene King, TG Designs, wood utensils, Powell County
  • Tracy Leasor, Candlewicking & Embroidery Creations, candlewicking, Jefferson County
  • Sharon Major, Frog Hollow Creations, jewelry, Jefferson County
  • Ben Mansur, Southern Star Custom Doors, wood carvings, Harrison County
  • Alisha Martin, The Bad Button Bespoke Corsets, wearables, Franklin County
  • Joe Offerman, Wood Carvings by Offerman, carved figures, Daviess
  • Jeannette Rowlett, Jeannette’s Jewelry/H & J Associates, jewelry, Madison County
  • Audrey Schulz, Audrey Schulz Horses, fiber soft sculpture horses, Jefferson County
  • Michelle Lyn Strader, Silver Run Ceramics, ceramics, Boyd County
  • Jim Waugh, Seven Oaks Wood Gallery, turned wood vessels, Hardin County