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Kentucky Artisan Center to feature the works of international scratchboard artists beginning May 17

International artists working in the medium of scratchboard come together at the Kentucky Artisan Center to exhibit exceptional works of art. Works by fifty-one members of the International Society of Scratchboard Artists (ISSA), including artists at the Masters level, will be on display from May 17 – July 31 at the Center. “Whooo Goes There?” by Cathy Sheeter MSA, of Colorado Artists selected...

Scratching the Surface: Beauty of unique medium reflected in Kathy Conroy’s art

  ‘In Pursuit’ by Kathy Conroy (Slider image -‘Mother Daughter Talk’)   Georgetown artist Kathy Conroy has been a wildlife artist much of her life and used many media throughout her career. But, while attending the Art Institute of Cincinnati, she realized scratchboard is uniquely suited for wildlife depictions. It’s now her preferred medium.   “The...

Bright colors, history and all sorts of artistic mediums are on display in the Capitol Annex

“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.   The annual Kentucky Arts Council exhibit features 56 pieces of artwork by 20 Kentucky artists, including three Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship recipients and 17 artists...