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Talking with Dr. Broadway - alum Kristin Stultz Pressley

A native of Greenup County, Kentucky, she earned her graduate degrees from the University of Kentucky (Master of Arts in Theatre, 2005) and the University of Georgia (Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre, 2011) and subsequently taught Theatre courses at Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC) and Furman University (Greenville, SC).

Garry Bibbs’ Art Commissioned for Lexington Senior Center

 By Lexington Senior Center

Koptizke commissioned the work in memory of his wife Betsy and donated it to the Friends of the Lexington Senior Center for display at the center.

“I started thinking about a project I could undertake to show my honor to her, for her to be represented somehow in a platform bigger than myself,” Kopitzke said.

He solicited senior artists from the area to create work that would reflect the mission of the Senior Center and be relatable to seniors. “I’m deliriously happy that it came to fruition,” he said.

SA/VS' professor's article analyzes portrait by Ray Johnson

By Hayden Gooding, UKNow

Using several forms of art world communication — commercial, bureaucratic and interpersonal — influential pop artist and pioneering correspondence artist Ray Johnson created a portrait of noted curator and photography collector Samuel J. Wagstaff that emphasized identity as dependent on one’s position in their social network. Many have previously noted the networked character of Johnson’s mail art practice, but few have explored its connection to contemporary network theory and none have examined any correlation with portraiture of the period. 

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