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WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design Opens Alumni Exhibition

PADUCAH, KY (09/18/2018) West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) will open "Silver Celebration," an exhibition of works in a variety of media by PSAD alumni Thursday, September 27.

The exhibition opens with a free reception that will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Bill Ford Gallery, located in PSAD's 2D Graphic Design Building at 905 Harrison Street.

Curated by PSAD Drawing Professor Randy Simmons, the unique exhibition is PSAD's first showcase for graduates of the associate in fine arts degree in visual art and associate in applied science degree in visual communication: multimedia. The exhibition serves to recognize the creative work of PSAD's graduates as the art school celebrates its tenth anniversary.

Participating artists include Lu Colby, Katyln Collins, Michael Copeland, Morgan Hadfield, Sarah Hall, Joanne Wong-Hammonds, Meg Mahoney, Ashlea McMillan, Carrie Parks, Lillie Poindexter, Allison Reynolds, Shanden Simmons, Rebekah Thuline, Jill Westerfield, and Grace Yocum.

"PSAD is proud of all of our students but particularly of those who put in the hard work and dedication required to receive their respective credentials" said art school director Paul Aho. "While this showcase includes only a select group of our graduates, it is representative of those who are currently making their living as artists and those who have completed or are completing upper level degrees at four-year institutions. We are delighted to recognize their ongoing accomplishments and to include Silver Celebration among other upcoming events and exhibitions celebrating our first ten years."

"Silver Celebration" runs through November 1. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission is free.

WKCTC 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 main campus and the PSAD locations at 905 Harrison Street and 919 Madison Street.

For more information, call (270) 534.3901.