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UK Art Museum features work of celebrated Kentucky impressionist Paul Sawyier through March 20

Although he was born across the Ohio River, it was the Commonwealth’s beautiful landscape that became the beloved subject of impressionist Paul Sawyier’s career. A free public exhibition of Sawyier’s watercolors drawn from the museum’s collection at the University of Kentucky Art Museum is now on display. “Paul Sawyier is always one of Kentucky’s favorite artists, but in the...

Department for Public Health invites submissions for children’s environmental health poster contest

The Department for Public Health (DPH) is inviting school-age children kindergarten through eighth grade across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a poster contest focusing on environmental health. This contest is sponsored by the Kentucky Environmental Public Health Tracking Network and Kentucky Population Health Institute. Students in Kindergarten...

Kentucky Department for Public Health announces tickborne disease prevention poster contest

The Department for Public Health is inviting school-age children across the Commonwealth to create and submit original artwork for a chance to win cash prizes in a tickborne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department. “I am excited to announce this poster contest spotlighting tickborne disease because this is a serious health problem...

Glasgow watercolor artist selected as Kentucky Arts Council’s featured artist for January and February

Glasgow artist Steve Clay takes in the sights and sounds that resonate with him, translating them into work that will resonate with those who view his art Steve Clay of Glasgow has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council’s Featured Artist for January and February. Clay, a watercolor artist, is an adjudicated member of the arts council’s Kentucky Crafted program. “As I create art today, I focus...

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...