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New exhibit in Danville explores the world of creative gaming; ‘Gamecraft’ opens March 4

The Community Arts Center announced its newest interactive blockbuster exhibit, Gamecraft: The Art of Video Game Design. Once considered child’s play or a computer programmer’s hobby, video games have evolved into one of the most dynamic art forms today. Exhibit dates are March 4 through April 25.   Gamecraft will provide opportunities for children and adults to explore the full scope of the...

Work of muralist and historian is on display at Artisan Center, originals throughout state

“Berea Commencement in the Old Days,” 1940, by Frank W. Long, found in Berea’s police and municipal building (Photo by Berea Public Art Tour, Berea College and the City of Berea)   A new lobby exhibit, “Kentucky Murals by Frank W. Long” has opened at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, where it will be on display through April 18.   The exhibit showcases the...

Expressions of Courage Gala celebrates and benefits Markey cancer survivors and artists

  The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host a special gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, to support its second annual Expressions of Courage exhibit this summer.   Markey’s Expressions of Courage exhibit is a yearly art showcase featuring original, artistic expressions connected in some way to an experience with a cancer diagnosis, or crafted by or in memory of a Markey patient...

UK art professor’s work makes Art in America’s ‘Top 10 Most Memorable’ list

“…wata marassa-beyond the bladez” by Ebony G. Patterson (Photo provided)     A piece of art by Ebony G. Patterson, an associate professor in painting at the University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies, was named to “David Ebony’s Top 10 Most Memorable Artworks of 2014.”   The managing editor of Art in America praised Patterson’s...

Artist’s exhibit looks at the different ideas of ‘Genesis’: Bible and Sega video game

  The University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies has welcomed artist Daniel Hernandez to campus for an exhibition and residency.   The University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies has welcomed artist Daniel Hernandez to campus for an exhibition and residency. Among the Hernandez work featured is “The Ecstasy of S. Omair” seen here. (Photo provided) The...