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LexArts announces University Open Fine Arts Exhibition Open to showcase emerging talent

LexArts is once again conducting its University Open, showcasing the state’s emerging talent. Now in its eleventh year, University Open is a juried competition and exhibition between fine arts majors attending Kentucky colleges and universities. The exhibit will be on display at ArtsPlace Gallery May 18 – July 1. LexArts will host a special opening reception and awards ceremony on Wednesday,...

Hop all around downtown Lexington in the second-to-last LexArts Gallery Hop of 2014

The layered works of Marjorie Guyon look both contemporary and ancient. (Photo from MGStudio)   Friday, Sept. 19, is the second to last Gallery Hop of 2014 in Lexington. From 5-8 p.m., visitors will take a self-guided tour of visual arts in downtown and nearby areas of the city.   What’s on for the September Hop?   ‣ The Ann Tower Gallery at 141 E. Main will present an opening...

Lesley Cissell: Latest Gallery Hop so full of art, music, people to meet hard to take it all in

This Guy Mendes photograph is entitled “Marble Creek in Summer” and is hanging in Ann Tower Gallery. (Photo from Facebook)   Lexington’s latest Gallery Hop takes place tomorrow night, Sept. 20, all throughout the city and especially downtown from 5-8 p.m. Managed by LexArts and sponsored this year by Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, the Hop happens five times a season and tomorrow night’s...

Lesley Cissell: Latest Gallery Hop so full of art, music, people to meet I can’t take it all in

This Guy Mendes photograph is entitled “Marble Creek in Summer” and is hanging in Ann Tower Gallery. (Photo from Facebook)   Lexington’s latest Gallery Hop takes place tomorrow night, Sept. 20, all throughout the city and especially downtown from 5-8 p.m. Managed by LexArts and sponsored this year by Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, the Hop happens five times a season and tomorrow night’s...

Artist ‘painting in the paddock’ opens exhibit of personal collection at ArtsPlace Gallery

LexArts is excited to announce the opening of Paintings Dear to Me – A Peter Williams Retrospective at ArtsPlace Gallery. The exhibition will open to the public today and remain up through Oct. 31.   Peter Williams is an international artist who has painted from life, always in oil, for 50 years. He has won numerous awards and exhibited his works on five continents. He is best known in Kentucky...

ArtsPlace displays award-winning photos by Lexington native Jahi Chikwendiu

This photo of Winter Solstice 2011 was posted on Jahi Chikwendiu's Facebook page.   ArtsPlace Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by Lexington, Kentucky native Jahi Chikwendiu, award-winning photojournalist with The Washington Post, and formerly with The Lexington Herald-Leader. The World As I See It: The Work of Jahi Chikwendiu will feature photographs from Chikwendiu’s...