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Transylvania University accepting artist submissions for Studio 300 Digital Art and Music Festival

Computer-based art is a rapidly evolving medium flourishing in a rich diversity of technologies, interdisciplinary styles and aesthetics. The Studio 300 Digital Arts and Music Festival brings to Lexington these latest works and developing genres, providing Transylvania University students and the community an exclusive front row seat at the leading edge of international digital art and music scenes. A...

Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery ‘Data, Mine’ exhibition to feature work of renowned data visualization artists

The upcoming “Data, Mine” exhibition at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery will offer artistic takes on an issue seemingly ripped from today’s headlines: What’s to do with all that information computers dig up on us? Running Jan. 16 to Feb. 19, the show will feature the works of nationally renowned data visualization artists Hasan Elahi and Laurie Frick. Elahi, who is a University of...

Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery to present works by renowned Southern painter Winfred Rembert

Transylvania University will present Stories to Tell: The Work of Winfred Rembert from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13 in Morlan Gallery. Rembert is known for colorful paintings on leather sheets that depict life in the rural, pre-Civil Rights South. He will visit the gallery on Sept. 8 for an opening reception along with Vivian Ducat, who directed an award-winning documentary about him. “Rembert paints...

Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery to host Affrilachian poetry, visual arts exhibition beginning Jan. 13

Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery will open its 2017 exhibition year on Friday, Jan. 13, with an exhibition of Affrilachian visual artists and poets. Titled “Black Bone” after the Affrilachian Poets’ first literary anthology to be released this month, Morlan’s exhibition will showcase artists and poets from states in the Appalachian region—including Kentucky, South Carolina, North...

Spanish artist, poet will make North American debut at Transylvania; high school visits also planned

Transylvania University will welcome a Spanish artist and poet to campus next week for their North American debut. Alexandra Dominguez Alexandra Domínguez and Juan Carlos Mestre will visit classes at Transylvania and two public schools: Bryan Station High School and the School of the Creative and Performing Arts. They also will give a free, public reading of their work on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30...

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...

Transy Morlan Gallery exhibits 14 student works as part of Juried Student Art show

Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery wrapped up the academic year by awarding 14 prizes to deserving students who submitted artwork for the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. weekdays through May 16.   Four students were recognized with $50 Honorable Mentions: senior Jennifer Smith of Fort Mitchell and sophomores Elizabeth Garduno of Fairmount City...

Exhibit at Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery draws attention to works of women sculptors

An exhibition at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery titled “ENID: Generations of Women Sculptors” is designed to help bridge the gender gap and raise awareness of the contributions of female artists.   The exhibit opens at the Morlan Gallery on Friday, Feb. 28, with a reception for the artists from 5–8 p.m. The show runs through Friday, March 28. The exhibition is free and...

Transylvania Morlan Gallery opens season with two large-scale video installations

Waves and Currents: An Exploration of Sound, Light and Time opens Sept. 6 at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. (Photo from Transy)   An exhibition incorporating video and sound waves to evoke the sights and sounds of moving water kicks off the Morlan Gallery season at Transylvania University in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center on the Lexington campus....