Governor’s Derby Exhibit on display in Frankfort

Features work by 29 Kentucky artists

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 7, 2017) — Work by 29 Kentucky artists will hang in Frankfort for the Governor’s Derby Exhibit, an annual initiative coordinated by the Kentucky Arts Council.

This exhibit is on display through May 8 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Capitol Rotunda, 700 Capital Ave. in Frankfort.

Unlike most Kentucky Arts Council exhibits, which are only open to adjudicated arts council program participants, the Governor’s Derby Exhibit includes art from any Kentuckian age 18 or older.

“In For the Cure” by Franklin County artist Fran Redmon.
“In For the Cure” by Franklin County artist Fran Redmon.

Artists:

  • Bill Berryman, Clark, “The Piper”
  • Bill Burton, Daviess, “Keeneland Fall Meet”
  • CeCe Butcher, Pulaski, “Tribute to Bill Monroe”
  • Robert Clark, Scott, “Mine That Bird’s Derby”
  • Laura Eklund, Carter, “Kentucky Sky”
  • Darryl Halbrooks, Madison, “Natura Morta 5”
  • Jerielle Hanlon, Fayette, “Kentucky Agate and Cloud Abstract”
  • Marilyn Holmes, Jefferson, “I Too Sing America”
  • Frederica Diane Huff, Jefferson, “A Kentucky Girl and Her Horse”
  • Robert Hunt, Madison, “Kentucky Derby Story”
  • Shirley Jeter, Fayette, “Tradition”
  • Betty Liles, Christian, “The Apple Barn”
  • David Neace, Jessamine, “Earth 1946”
  • Kevin Osbourn, Clark, “The Rock Bridge”
  • Ken Page, Kenton, “The Maestro Takes a Walk”
  • Linda Pierce, Christian, “Troop Train”
  • Monica Pipia, Fayette, “The Turnaround”
  • Fran Redmon, Franklin, “In For the Cure”
  • Cassandra Russell Dossett, Jefferson, “My Old Kentucky Saddler”
  • Marcheta Sparrow, Franklin, “Intensity – Expression of a Kentucky Champion”
  • Wayne Stacy, Franklin, “Faith Abandoned”
  • Paula Stone-Buckner, Montgomery, “The Queen’s Court”
  • Jason Sturgill, Fayette, “Face Shielded from the Sun Floating Slowly Down the River”
  • Billy Tackett, Boone, “Pearl Bryan”
  • Susan Tolliver, Jefferson, “Surging Ahead”
  • Patty Trujillo, Jefferson, “Uncle Damon”
  • Connie Vice, Oldham, “Worthington’s Garage”
  • Amy Welborn, Oldham, “Mimosa Sunrise”
  • Angela Wells, Jefferson, “Abe’s Last Garden”
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