The School of Art and Visual Studies hosted the 20th biannual Digital Media Blast on April 30, allowing students to view their work for the first time on screen in the Gatton Student Center's Worsham Cinema.
Several UK School of Art and Visual Studies faculty members and a faculty member from Transylvania University recently travelled to the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland, (ASP-Krakow)
with support from a UKinSPIRE grant.
Through collaborative efforts across multiple colleges, the University of Kentucky kiln was deconstructed and successfully rebuilt on a new site in 2023.
Art studio alumna Brianna Armstrong (BFA '20) recently established the Alumni Award for Achievement (Big Steppa Award), in recognition of her School of Art and Visual Studies experience, in the spirit of giving back to others, and to help encourage current students.
Launch Blue, under the Office of Technology Commercialization in UK Innovate, supports promising technology startup founders and university innovators in Kentucky and beyond. Launch Blue is creating Tech Showcases to highlight Launch Blue innovators, founders and teams. Paul Rodgers is one of the UK Innovators that has been spotlighted.
A groundbreaking collaboration between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville, ‘Queer Art | Queer Archives’ will convene scholars and artists to investigate the theoretical stakes and methodological challenges of queer archival labor in American art history.
This summer, Gregory and Shari Dutton co-hosted a dye workshop at the Boyle County Extension office using research from their findings in the Arboretum Dye Garden.
James Robert Southard captured a series of portraits of creatives for Ace Magazine.
SA/VS associate professor Miriam Kienle has received a Millard Meiss Award for spring 2022 for her forthcoming book, Queer Connections: Ray Johnson’s Correspondence Art Network.
As a South Arts State Fellow, Crystal Gregory will serve as the representative from Kentucky, one of the organization's nine member states.