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‘Kentucky Visions’ exhibit brightens capitol hallways, showcases state’s artistic talent

“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. It is open to the public.   The annual Kentucky Arts Council exhibit features 56 pieces of artwork by 20 Kentucky artists, including three Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship...

Photography, ceramics, drawing, painting, felting, metal – you name it, UK offers it

Ceramics with Jill Stofer meets on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning tomorrow, Sept. 16. (Photo from UK)   Are you interested in further developing your artistic skills and exploring your creativity? University of Kentucky Fine Arts Institute is offering classes and workshops this fall through the School of Visual Arts and Studies.   These non-credit community education courses offer a wide...

Kentucky visual artist uses Japanese dyeing technique to create colorful silks and felts

On Saturday, Nov. 9, Laverne Zabielski, of Monticello, will demonstrate Shibori, a Japanese fabric dyeing technique, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.   With her father in the Air Force, Zabielski grew up living in numerous places. She credits the three years she lived in Japan as the starting point of her artistic aesthetic.   Laverne Zabielski (Photo...