Digital Media Design

UK Grad Zindzi Harley is making an impact on the art world

Tell us about your recent participation in Studio Museum Harlem’s “Museum Professionals Seminar.” 

My participation in the Studio Museum Harlem’s Museum Professionals Seminar was one of the highlights of my work in my graduate career. The seminar was in place of the summer internship program due to the restraints of COVID-19 and was an experimental initiative of the educational department head up by Dr. Ilk Yasha, Studio Museum Institute Coordinator.

2020 DMDE Grad Ben Byrum lands Product Designer at AR startup

After graduation, Byrum moved to Santa Monica in Los Angeles, CA where he landed a job as a Product Designer currently focused on designing for AR with a social media startup, Octi.  Originally from Franklin, Kentucky near the Tennessee border, Ben found himself drawn to LA. “I'm loving the weather, and I could see myself being here for a long time.

So Much to Do This Summer at CFA

The benefits of our current offerings are significant. These programs offer a unique opportunity for CFA to give back to the Commonwealth community, whether it is from expanding knowledge to current teachers, providing arts-based learning for middle and high school students, or providing hands on work experience for our currently enrolled CFA students. There is an enrichment program for everyone who has a love of the arts.

CFA Research and Creative Activity

This report attempts to capture, in part, many of those events and studies of artistic engagement that have occurred in the 2017 -18 academic year. Whether giving a presentation, exhibiting in a gallery show, publishing books and articles, or performing in musical venues around the world, CFA faculty are actively exploring the human condition through their creativity and risk.

Untraditional Faculty Art Show Offers Intimate View

This will be possible for many of University of Kentucky’s own aspiring young artists, as well as the community at large, as the Bolivar Art Gallery stages its first show of the year, “Faculty Series: VOL. II,”the second annual exhibition featuring recent work of select faculty members from the UK School of Art and Visual Studies.

May we brag?

Our faculty, staff, and students do remarkable things every day. How do we share the breadth of research and creative activity across the College of Fine Arts? There's UKNow, a wealth of news and information. There's our social media channels where we can engage with our friends.

For the past few years we've been collecting and curating these stories on a blog dedicated to CFA creative activity and research.

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