Student nominations sought for EcoArt Contest Program to recognize high school artists

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is soliciting nominations for the 2017–18 EcoArt Contest. The contest, which is in its ninth year, provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment. Used as a tool for environmental education, art supports DEP’s mission to protect Kentucky’s environment. Multiple...

Find those one-of-a-kind gifts at WKCTC’s Paducah School of Art and Design Holiday Art Sale Dec. 2-3

West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) invites the public to its seventh annual Holiday Art Sale in the college’s Clemens Fine Arts Center Gallery December 2-3. The Holiday Art Sale will be open in the gallery Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Providing the opportunity to purchase unique...

Bluegrass Greensource: Photography helps
us see natural world from a different angle

Bluegrass Greensource intern Preston Sabharwal spent the day at Dupree Nature Sanctuary taking photographs, shared here and below.   By Preston Sabharwal Special to KyForward   When the sun is ready to emerge, it will blossom in a marvelous explosion of light. It shifts its head upward and slowly peaks over the horizon. Its roasted orange spark shoots violently, mixing with the popping...

Earth Day photography contest celebrates the beauty and diversity of nature in Kentucky

  The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has kicked off its fifth-annual ‘Capture the Earth’ digital photography contest for all Kentucky students in grades 6-8.   Judges will look for originality and creativity, photo composition, and a brief explanation of how well the photograph celebrates the beauty and diversity of Kentucky and encourages others to care about the state’s environment...

Bright colors, history and all sorts of artistic mediums are on display in the Capitol Annex

“Kentucky Moonrise” by Alexey Stiop of Georgetown (Photo provided)   The hallways of the Capitol Annex are vibrant with art, as “Kentucky Visions at the Capitol” is on exhibit through March 30.   The annual Kentucky Arts Council exhibit features 56 pieces of artwork by 20 Kentucky artists, including three Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship recipients and 17 artists...