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Episode 3 of CFA Community Conversations

In Episode 3 of the CFA Community Conversations, Dr. Angelique Clay Everett, Associate Professor of Music and Chair of Voice Area, talks with Ruthie Sangster, 2020 BM in Vocal Performance and BA in Arts Administration about life after graduation. Dr. Clay and Ruthie share their love of singing, the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, and how they're navigating a path forward in the arts.

Core77 Design Awards Recognize Bolivar Art Gallery, UK Faculty Artist Exhibits

By Hayden Gooding, UKNow

Core77 is dedicated to excellence and inclusivity, offering students and professionals the opportunity to promote their best work on a global scale across 19 design disciplines. The program serves a global audience of industrial designers and provides a gathering point for designers and enthusiasts via design competitions, lecture series and exhibits.

SA/VS Faculty Exhibition Examines Dairy Farmers' Struggle

By Hayden Gooding, UKNow

For the past few years, Southard has spent his summers in Johnson, Vermont, documenting the daily life of small-scale dairy farmers. The photographs in this exhibition focus on the Rankin family and tell a familiar story about the collapse of the dairy industry in the region: large, automated, and heavily mechanized operations systematically undercut local farms, leading to the closure of the majority of artisanal operations and increased suicide rates amongst the farmers.

Safe Haven CFA

By Emma Lucas

Safe Haven CFA was created in September 2020. Its primary focus is to support CFA’s LGBTQ* community while also serving as a liaison between CFA faculty, staff, and administration. Boutell also says that he hopes his organization will “foster growth and acceptance within CFA and the surrounding campus community while also advocating for our LGBTQ* students who are still experiencing discrimination on campus.”

(in)VISIBLE 3.12

(in)VISIBLE 3.12, created by assistant professor Yoon Bae, expresses our experience and emotion during the pandemic. The work was filmed on the weekend, which commemorated the 200th day since the theatres were closed on March 12th.

"There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.” (Silence: Lectures and Writings by John Cage)

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