PADUCAH, KY (08/09/2018) West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) opens its 2018 Faculty Exhibition with a free opening reception in the Bill Ford Gallery August 16 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is located in PSAD's 2D and Graphic Design Building at 905 Harrison Street. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
Featuring a selection of works in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber art, photography, and design by PSAD fine art and visual communication faculty, the exhibition will showcase the work of Paul Aho, Todd Birdsong, Evin Dubois, Shannon Duffy, Emily Esau, Rob Lorenz, Kevin Myers, Lexie Millikan, Tanya Nietzke, Erich Neitzke, J.P. Rhea, Anita Rodriguez-Fitch, and Randy Simmons.
"It is always a pleasure to begin the new academic year with an exhibition showcasing the diversity and quality of work produced by our faculty," says PSAD Director Paul Aho. "The exhibition sets the stage for a series of one and two-person exhibitions showcasing the work of our full-time faculty and artist-in-residence Lexie Millikan. As always, this opening exhibition provides incoming students and the larger public an overview of the caliber of work produced by our faculty and their contributions to the region's creative community," he said.
The faculty exhibition will remain on display through September 6. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The college's PSAD offers an associate in fine arts degree in visual art and an associate in applied science degree and certificate programs in visual communication: multimedia, as well as studio art classes for students of all levels and disciplines. Classes are offered on WKCTC's campus, 905 Harrison Street and at 919 Madison Street.
For more information, call (270) 534.3901.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has been recognized as an Aspen Prize Top 10 Community College four times awarded by the Aspen Institute and has twice been named a Finalist with Distinction for providing students with strong job training and continuing higher education opportunity, for achieving high completion and transfer rates, and for providing strong employment results for its graduates.