FRANKFORT, Ky. — Nineteen businesses in three states have been designated Kentucky Crafted Retailers by the Kentucky Arts Council, the agency announced today.
Each of the businesses – 17 from Kentucky and one each from Ohio and Indiana – met specific qualifications to be part of the initiative, a new endeavor of the arts council. The retailers are listed online in the Kentucky Arts Council web directory.
“We had an excellent response to the call for participation in this program,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director. “We are excited to form new partnerships with businesses that work daily to strengthen the bonds between art and economic development in their communities. Kentucky Crafted Retailers have proven they have the capacity to promote the state as a leading producer of high-quality art and craft.”
The 19 Kentucky Crafted Retailers are:
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
The Gift Shoppe on Main – Brookville, Ind.
indigenous, a handcrafted gallery – Cincinnati, Ohio
Rough River Dam State Park – Falls of Rough
Completely Kentucky – Frankfort
Gallery on the Square – Franklin
Amerson Farms – Georgetown
True Kentucky – Glendale
Kentucky Market House – Greensburg
Locust Grove Museum Store – Louisville
Damselfly Gallery – Midway
Fuzzy Duck Coffee Shop/Coffee Tree Books – Morehead
The Gallery Store at Yeiser Art Center – Paducah
The Meadows Pottery Studio and Gallery – Bardstown
Kaviar Forge and Gallery – Louisville
Gallery Janjobe – Louisville
Artique at the Lexington Center – Lexington
Artique at Lexington Green – Lexington
David Appalachian Crafts – David
For more information about becoming a Kentucky Crafted Retailer, email Lawrence at [email protected]