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Public encouraged to let inner visual artist spring forth at University of Kentucky Fine Arts Institute

UK’s Fine Arts Institute offers classic painting courses to mixed media. (Photo from UK Now) By Jillian Gibney University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky’s Fine Arts Institute returns this spring with visual arts classes open to the public. From fan favorites like Weaving and Black & White Darkroom Printing to new classes in graphic design and sketching, there is something sure...

55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference set for June 24-28 in Louisville

The 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) is set for June 24 through June 28 in Louisville, showcasing the very best in career and technical education for the skilled trades. This marks the fifth straight year that the NLSC — the world’s largest hands-on skills competition — has been held in Louisville. The 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills...

NKU student is chasing graphic design dreams with fast-growing clothing line

  By Nancy Curtis Special to KyForward     College is a time for expressing yourself, and one NKU student has found the unique way of expressing himself through creating his own clothing line.   Kendall Ross, a senior visual communication design (graphic design) major, has had a dream since middle school — a dream to make his own clothes. He was constantly drawing out his own...