Visual Arts

Monument Quilt Square Making

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Survivors and allies, make your own quilt square that will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Tools and materials will be provided.

This is part of the national Monument Quilt project, a public healing space for and by survivors of rape and abuse. A collaborative project among a faculty member, student, and an alumna in the School of Art and Visual Studies.

Christopher Manzione Guest Artist Lecture

Date: 
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Christopher Manzione is currently Assistant Professor in Visual Arts and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology. He earned his M.F.A. from Rutgers University in 2009. He is founder and director of the Virtual Public Art Project, an organization that uses Augmented Reality to produce original artist works in public space.

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Lani Hotch

Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

Lani Hotch is one of a new generation of weavers from Chilkat. She was born in Klukwan and descends from a long line of weavers including Jennie Warren, Mary Willard, and Saantaas', her name sake. Lani first began learning Chilkat Weaving from her grandmother Jennie Warren in the mid 1970's but her grandmother passed away in March 1977 and Lani's pursuit of the art was halted temporarily.

Foundations Show

Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:45pm

March 23 - 29, 2018
reception: Thursday, March 22 @ 4:30
juror: Emily Sullivan Smith

To Celebrate our 9th Annual Foundations Exhibition, thousands of dollars in scholarship money will be awarded to students!

Foundations Show Reception

Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm

March 23 - 29, 2018
reception: Thursday, March 22 @ 4:30
juror: Emily Sullivan Smith

To Celebrate our 9th Annual Foundations Exhibition, thousands of dollars in scholarship money will be awarded to students!

Madison Cowles Serna MFA thesis show reception PRESSING

Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Thursday, March 8 @ 4:30- reception for MFA thesis show by Madison Cowles Serna

February 15 - March 16, 2018, the Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to present concurrent solo shows by artist Kristina Estell and Steve Armstrong. During the run of the shows, graduating MFA students from UK’s School of Art and Visual Studies will also be presenting thesis exhibitions.

*note: The BAG will be closed during UK spring break (March 12-16) but will open for Lexington’s Gallery Hop


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Todd Herzberg MFA thesis show reception

Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Thursday, March 1 @ 4:30- reception for MFA thesis show by Todd Herzberg

February 15 - March 16, 2018, the Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to present concurrent solo shows by artist Kristina Estell and Steve Armstrong. During the run of the shows, graduating MFA students from UK’s School of Art and Visual Studies will also be presenting thesis exhibitions.

*note: The BAG will be closed during UK spring break (March 12-16) but will open for Lexington’s Gallery Hop

Feeling the Distance - Gallery Talk with Kristina Estell

Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

February 15 - March 16, 2018, the Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to present concurrent solo shows by artist Kristina Estell and Steve Armstrong. During the run of the shows, graduating MFA students from UK’s School of Art and Visual Studies will also be presenting thesis exhibitions.

At Work - Gallery Talk with Steve Armstrong

Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

February 15 - March 16, 2018, the Bolivar Art Gallery is pleased to present concurrent solo shows by artist Kristina Estell and Steve Armstrong. During the run of the shows, graduating MFA students from UK’s School of Art and Visual Studies will also be presenting thesis exhibitions.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Martin Tagseth

Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Martin Tagseth, Studio Potter
Saskatchewan, Canada

Wednesday, March 7th 
Noon-6pm- Demonstrations (Ceramics Studio, SA/VS Room #142)
6pm- Potluck with Artist (Ceramics Studio, SA/VS Room #142)

Thursday, March 8th 
10am-Noon - Demonstration (Ceramics Studio, SA/VS Room #142)

Friday, March 9th 
Noon-Artist Lecture (White Hall Classroom Building, Room #106)

For questions contact Hunter Stamps, h.stamps@uky.edu

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