Visual Arts

Hushed Residuum

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 8:00am to Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

Hushed Residuum
Jennifer Anderson Printz

artist statement: There is something about me that makes me wonder about the imperceptible quality of stars in the noonday sun, what forces hold clouds up in the sky, and what arranges the sundry of the universe. This work is about the relationship of these and many other unknown things and a faith in their existence that is strong enough to try to visualize and recreate them. It is about working towards understanding in both a tangible physical way and a subtler spiritual one.

Open Studio 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Open Studio is an annual event organized by the Art Graduate Student Association of UK's School of Art & Visual Studies. Since 1993, the school has opened its doors to the community on the first Friday of December to showcase the work of the Master of Fine Arts candidates. During the event, the MFAs and BFAs have their studios open for viewing and there are various demonstrations on view throughout the building. The Carey Ellis juried student exhibition is a chance for students to not only show their artwork but receive scholarships for their hard work. Open Studio is also an opportunit

Remember Me

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:30pm

University of Kentucky, College of Fine Arts alum (DMA 1999) and current University of Michigan percussion professor Michael Gould presents his multimedia opus Remember Me, A lifetime drama in one hour. 

Iron Pour Mold-Making Workshops & Scratch Block Purchase

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 11:45pm

Before you can pour, artists need something to pour into! Throughout the week, faculty will be available to teach and guide mold-making for this year's iron pour.  Scratch blocks – premade blank molds that experts and amateurs alike can carve to create a 3D design ready for molten iron – will also be available for purchase during these workshops.  (No new molds can be created on Friday Nov. 3.)

24th Annual Iron Pour

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join UK for a week of exclusive events to celebrate the UK School of Art & Visual Studies Metal Arts Program Iron Pour. Attend exhibitions, workshops, and visiting artist lectures all dedicated to the art of metal. The week's events will start with mold-making workshops and visiting artist events, and culminate with the annual pour.

Mold Set-Up: 9am - 2pm
Furnace Burn In: 3pm - 4pm 
First Iron Pour Tap: 6pm
Mold Iron Pouring: 6pm - Until Finish

Miao Traditional Arts Exhibition

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Do not miss this opportunity!

Only on exhibition for three days, experience the detailed and vibrant embroidery of the Miao people of southwestern China at the Bolivar Art Gallery in the School of Art & VIsual Studies Building.