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While many students enjoy a summer break from their coursework, faculty artists are busy creating and honing their own work with research grants and creative opportunities that help to enhance the classroom experience.
Recent University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies graduate Amalia Galdona Broche is one of 11 students awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2021.
School of Music junior and residential advisor Dylan Shade combined his passions for music and computer science to create an app that helps students learn about complex musical chords.
Arts Administration alumni Alexandra Burns and Tommy Townsend made lemonade out of lemons when the COVID-19 pandemic sent many of us into isolation. What began as a hobby is now the fully-formed LLC With Love Candle Company, with orders shipped throughout the United States and pop-up shops at many locations in Lexington.
Dr. Kaitlin Bove (‘19, DMA in Conducting) has focused her career on empowering new voices in classical music.
Arts Administration student Anna Watrous achieved real-world results from a class project, providing thousands of dollars in equipment for a local nonprofit arts organization.
Work by several students and faculty from the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance was recognized at the virtual Region 4 Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival Feb. 4–7, 2021.
University of Kentucky longtime artist and designer was awarded high honors at the 2021 United States Institute for Theatre Technology Inc. (USITT) Conference and Stage Expo, held virtually in March 2021.

Soprano Rebecca Farley, ('13 BM in Vocal Performance) received the Oratorio Society of New York's Esther Korshin Award and a $2,500 prize.
School of Art and Visual Studies professor Monica Blackmun Visonà is making her mark in a new introductory textbook to global art history, published by Thames and Hudson.