art exhibitions http://wkms.org en Murray Art Guild Seeks Local Artists for 'Visual Evidence' http://wkms.org/post/murray-art-guild-seeks-local-artists-visual-evidence <p>Murray Art Guild is calling for entries for its 26th annual exhibition celebrating local and regional contemporary artists. MAG Director Debi Danielson joins Kate Lochte for more about Visual Evidence 2014 - the entry deadline is Wednesday, February 19. The opening reception is March 15.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:29:04 +0000 Kate Lochte 38746 at http://wkms.org Murray Art Guild Seeks Local Artists for 'Visual Evidence' Artist Previews "Coming Dark" Gallery at MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery http://wkms.org/post/artist-previews-coming-dark-gallery-msus-clara-eagle-gallery <p>Artist Bill Conger presents "Coming Dark - Selected Works 2004 through 2014" at Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery, through March. Peoria-based artist Conger uses mixed media to craft minimalist and haunting work, recollecting themes of love, memory and time. Colin Nesbit, Executive Director of the Clara Eagle Gallery also joins the conversation about Conger's upcoming exhibit.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:54:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 38204 at http://wkms.org Artist Previews "Coming Dark" Gallery at MSU's Clara Eagle Gallery Murray Art Guild's City Wide Art Hop http://wkms.org/post/murray-art-guilds-city-wide-art-hop <p>Debi Danielson, Executive Director of the Murray Art Guild speaks with Kate Lochte on<em> Sounds Good </em>about the Guild&#39;s City Wide Art Hop this Friday (October 4). Five locations host seven exhibitions. The event begins at the Guild (500 N. 4th St) with &quot;From One Generation to the Next&quot; by George Beard and Justin Roberts: Willow. The second stop is Miller Center (201 S. 4th) with &quot;PROOFS photography &amp; the Cardboard ARTcade. Third stop is 412 Main St. (next to Mugsy&#39;s) showcasing &quot;Out of the Dark: Murray High School Student Art Show&quot; arranged by instructor Ted Dotson. The fourth stop is at the MSU Clara Eagle Galleries (6th floor Fine Arts Building, 15th &amp; Olive) with &quot;Goldfields&quot; photography in the main gallery and &quot;Simulacra&quot; works in clay in the upper gallery. And the final stop is at the MSU Curris Center Gallery (bottom floor Curris&nbsp;Center at Chestnut St.) with &quot;Iowa MFA Candidates&quot; featuring work in metal, ceramics, print and painting. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/murrayartguild">See more on Murray Art Guild&#39;s Facebook page</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:00:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 35425 at http://wkms.org Murray Art Guild's City Wide Art Hop Artist Dale Leys Exhibits 'A 40 Year Retrospective' http://wkms.org/post/artist-dale-leys-exhibits-40-year-retrospective <p>Murray State art professor and local artist Dale Leys joins Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> to talk about his exhibition titled, &quot;Dale Leys: A 40 Year Retrospective,&quot; opening at The Yeiser Art Center, Maiden Alley Cinema, and Ruth Baggett&#39;s Gallery 1025 this weekend (October 5, 2013), through November 2. The works display Leys&#39; live and experience as an artist living and teaching in western Kentucky and his travels abroad over the decades. <a href="http://ilistpaducah.com/articles/ilove-it/dale-leys-40-year-retrospective">See a great article with more information and photos at ilistpaducah.com</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.daleleys.com/index.html">See more of Dale Leys&#39; work on his website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:07:38 +0000 Kate Lochte 35400 at http://wkms.org Artist Dale Leys Exhibits 'A 40 Year Retrospective' Botanical Art and More at Mayfield's Ice House Gallery http://wkms.org/post/botanical-art-and-more-mayfields-ice-house-gallery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shane Gregory speaks with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the Ice House Gallery in Mayfield. Shane talks about the current exhibit, Botanical Art, running through July 20. The Mayfield/Graves County Art Guild hosts artwork depicting botanical subjects in painting, photography, drawing, and sculpture. In addition to the current gallery, the Ice House houses a meeting space for local quilters, a photographers group, painters group, and other workshops.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.icehousearts.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">See more at IceHouseArts.org</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:12:12 +0000 Kate Lochte 32531 at http://wkms.org Botanical Art and More at Mayfield's Ice House Gallery Nesbit Talks About Site Specific Art http://wkms.org/post/nesbit-talks-about-site-specific-art <p>The Smith-Townsend Collaborative is one of the current exhibitions at MSU’s <a href="http://www.murraystate.edu/Academics/CollegesDepartments/CollegeOfHumanitiesAndFineArts/ArtAndDesign/ArtGallery.aspx">Clara M. Eagle Gallery</a>. It’s an installation art concept combining sculptures, drawings and paintings by Kentucky artists <a href="http://www.brandoncsmith.com/index.htm">Brandon C. Smith</a> and <a href="http://www.anntowergallery.com/artist_townsend.htm">Travis Townsend</a>. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:02:25 +0000 Angela Hatton 23656 at http://wkms.org Nesbit Talks About Site Specific Art