New Media

Visiting Artist Talk: Kevin Hamilton

Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Working in collaborative and cross-disciplinary modes, Kevin Hamilton produces artworks, archives, and scholarship on such subjects as race and space, public memory, history of technology, and state violence. He will be speaking about his recently published book ​Lookout America! The Secret Hollywood Studio at the Heart of the Cold War​, which tells the history of the Cold War film studio Lookout Mountain Laboratory that operated from 1947 to 1969 at the nexus between the emerging military-industrial complex and the Hollywood culture industry.

Visiting Artist Talk: Robert Beatty

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

Robert Beatty is a Lexington, Kentucky-based musician, designer, and multimedia artist. He’s a longtime member of noise innovators, Hair Police, and the man behind solo-act, Three Legged Race. In recent years, Robert has become one of the most sought after designers in underground album art, illustrating covers for Tame Impala, Flaming Lips, and many others.

Lost Souls Project Presentation and Book Signing

Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mariusz Soltysik co-author of Lost Souls

Project Presentation & Book Signing

Lost Souls (text: Maciej Świerkocki, illustrations: Mariusz Sołtysik) is a graphic novel that deals with the history of the Holocaust in Poland. It represents an original take on the complex story of this dark chapter in human history. The graphic novel was presented at a number of prestigious venues in Poland such as The Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź and Conrad Festival in Krakow. 

Faculty Series: VOL III

Date: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 4:30pm

The Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to announce Faculty Series: VOL. III, the third annual exhibition featuring recent work of select faculty members from the UK School of Art and Visual Studies. A slight departure from the traditional "faculty show" format, the series occurs annually and represents only a portion of the faculty, with different artists exhibiting each year.

Opening Reception Faculty Series: VOL III

Date: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

The Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to announce Faculty Series: VOL. III, the third annual exhibition featuring recent work of select faculty members from the UK School of Art and Visual Studies. A slight departure from the traditional "faculty show" format, the series occurs annually and represents only a portion of the faculty, with different artists exhibiting each year.

Thursday, September 5 @ 4:30-6:30: opening reception

Friday, September 6 @ noon: Janie Welker, UK Art Museum Curator, leads a discussion of the exhibited work

Writing Workshop 3: Mistaken Identities

Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

Art is not always what it seems, and narrators cannot always be trusted. What first looks like one thing can be revealed to be another. Using the various forgeries, restrikes and misattributions in the Mistaken Identities exhibition, Randi Ewing leads participants in an exploration of various narrators.

Writing Workshop 2: Illumination

Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

Randi Ewing examines the ways that writers, like artists, foreground certain details and background others. Participants use the Illumination installation to generate new work of heightened focus and tension.

Writing Workshop 1: The Good Earth

Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lexington-based writer Randi Ewing leads three independent but connected workshops that use current Museum exhibitions as writing prompts.

The Good Earth installation lends structure to prompts that examine the possible places that stories and poems can take root.

Ewing has taught creative writing at Washington University in St. Louis, Eastern Kentucky University, and the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. Her fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Little Star, and Joyland. Writers of all levels and genres welcome.

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