art 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 Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale http://wkms.org/post/paducah-school-art-design-postpones-holiday-art-sale <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Note: This conversation was recorded before the postponement&nbsp;announcement.&nbsp;</em></p><p><strong>Update: </strong>The WKCTC Community Chorus is canceled for Sunday, December 8. The Art Sale may open at some point during the week.</p><p>The Paducah School of Art &amp; Design have postponed their art sale until next weekend due to inclement weather. Their annual Student and Faculty sale showcases work done in the program, with a small portion of the sale benefiting the school.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:12:33 +0000 Kate Lochte 37152 at http://wkms.org Paducah School of Art & Design Postpones Holiday Art Sale Joe Castillo Demonstrates 'Visual Magic' with "SandStory" http://wkms.org/post/joe-castillo-demonstrates-visual-magic-sandstory <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Marshall County Arts Commission presents &quot;</span>SandStory<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&quot; with Joe Castillo this Saturday (October </span>19th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) at 7 p.m. in the Kenneth </span>Shadowen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Performing Arts Center of Marshall County High School in Benton. Castillo reached the finals in NBC&#39;s America&#39;s Got Talent last September. </span><a href="http://www.joecastillo.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">See Joe Castillo&#39;s work in action at his website</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>See his Sand Art titled &quot;Never Forget&quot; after the jump:</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:44:59 +0000 Kate Lochte 35696 at http://wkms.org Joe Castillo Demonstrates 'Visual Magic' with "SandStory" 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' Kristi Hanson on the Wastelanders Summertime 2013 Exhibit http://wkms.org/post/kristi-hanson-wastelanders-summertime-2013-exhibit <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Kristi Hanson of the Wastelanders group on <em>Sounds Good</em>. The Paducah Wastelanders Summertime 2013 Exhibit opens with a reception Saturday, June 22, from 5-8PM and closes with a reception Saturday, June 29, from 5-8PM at 950 Park Avenue, Paducah. Exhibiting artists include E.J. Abell, Mark Donham, Nancy Flowers, Juanita Gilliam, Kristi Hanson, LaNelle Mason, Jane Viterisi, Ginger Adams, Bill Ford, and Joe Viterisi. Music will be performed by Mark Donham. The receptions are open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit <a href="http://paducahwastelanders.com">paducahwastelanders.com</a>.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:56:44 +0000 Kate Lochte 32595 at http://wkms.org Kristi Hanson on the Wastelanders Summertime 2013 Exhibit Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits http://wkms.org/post/joy-thomas-painting-professional-portraits <p>Murray-based portrait artist Joy Thomas has captured the likeness of members of the community and leaders in government and business. Some of her commissions include the official portrait of Secretary of the US Navy, Richard Danzig; New York Jets owner, Robert Wood Johnson; and recently, John E. Bryson, the 37th US Secretary of Commerce. Her work has been on exhibit across the country, featured in magazines, and has won several awards, including first place in "The Best Paintings of 2000" competition by The Artist's Magazine. In 2006, she published <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1440320101/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1440320101&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wwwwkmsorg-20"><em>The Art of Portrait Drawing</em></a>, which is available on Amazon. She came to our studio to speak with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on <em>Sounds Good</em> about her work.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:24:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 31823 at http://wkms.org Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild http://wkms.org/post/summer-workshops-murray-art-guild <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Please note: The very beginning of this interview got clipped.</em></p><p>Murray Art Guild Director Debi Danielson speaks with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> about summer events and activities at the guild. Some adult workshops include pastels, photography, live drawing, and weaving. Youth workshops include drawing, woodworking, photography, watercolors, pastels, metalworking, and more! <a href="http://www.murrayartguild.org/">Click here for the full list of workshops and more</a>.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 18:55:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 31822 at http://wkms.org Summer Workshops at Murray Art Guild Meet Megan Nesbit, new Executive Director of the Janice Mason Art Museum http://wkms.org/post/meet-megan-nesbit-new-executive-director-janice-mason-art-museum <p>Kate Lochte meets Megan Nesbit, Executive Director of the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz. She talks about how she came to the region, the history of the museum, and how exhibits are orchestrated. Megan also talks about an upcoming exhibit featuring middle and high school art in Trigg County and how students and art teachers are able to accomplish creative works with limited resources.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:41:59 +0000 Kate Lochte 29771 at http://wkms.org Meet Megan Nesbit, new Executive Director of the Janice Mason Art Museum “A Futile Armada” at Yeiser Art Center http://wkms.org/post/futile-armada-yeiser-art-center <p>Paducah&rsquo;s Yeiser Art Center opens a solo exhibition of Southern Indiana artist Rob Millard-Mendez later this month. Much of the sculpture in his show harkens back to his youth onboard his father&rsquo;s fishing boat in Massachusetts. &nbsp;Millard-Mendez blends a wry sense of humor with an unusual amount of depth in his work. Drew Adams speaks with Mendez about his work and sense of humor.</p><p>The opening reception for Rob Millard Mendez&rsquo;s &ldquo;A Futile Armada&rdquo; is Saturday August 18th at Paducah&rsquo;s Yeiser Art Center.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Drew Adams 20587 at http://wkms.org “A Futile Armada” at Yeiser Art Center