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Kentucky Crafted adds 19 artists to marketing program

More than 335 visual and craft artists in program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 13, 2016) — Nineteen artists have been selected for Kentucky Crafted, the Kentucky Arts Council’s adjudicated arts marketing program. In addition to being able to use the Kentucky Crafted brand to promote their product, the artists added to the roster of more than 335 visual and craft artists will have access to marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training.

Artists adjudicated into the Kentucky Crafted Program, listed by name, business name, city and artistic discipline include:

  • Chad Balster, Chad Balster Glass, Louisville, glass
  • Robert Clark, Horse & Dragon Studio, Georgetown, painting
  • Jessica Daman, Sugar Mountain Jewelry, Florence, metal
  • Ray Daugherty, RaysLens.com, Sadieville, photography
  • Jennifer Dunham, It’s In The Cards, Versailles, graphics
  • Johnny Gordon, Gordon Glass Studio, Louisville, glass
  • Amy Henson, Rock Bottom Soap Co., London, natural/organic
  • Ernest Hunt, Hunt’s Woodcraft, Lawrenceburg, wood
  • Kimberley Mahlbacher, HeirloomCroft Art in Wool, Louisville, fiber
  • Laura Poulette, Meadow House Studio, Berea, mixed media
  • Gerald Price IV, LeGrand Metalsmithing, Berea, metal
  • Al Scovern, West Third Ceramics, Lexington, clay
  • Scott Soeder, Scott Soeder Illustration, Louisville, graphics
  • Shawnna Southerland, Shawnna Carney Southerland, Berea, fiber
  • Jason Sturgill, Xenosketch: the Art of Jason Sturgill, Lexington, mixed media
  • Billy Tackett, Billy Tackett Studios, Florence, painting
  • Sharon Tesser, Sharon Tesser, Louisville, fiber
  • Sara and Brian Turner, Cricket Press, Lexington, printmaking

In addition to marketing assistance, the Kentucky Crafted Program provides business training and exhibit opportunities to participants, such as inclusion in an online directory and exhibiting at the annual Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the arts council’s award-winning fine art and craft showcase.