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Paducah School of Art and Design Announces 2015 Annual Student Exhibition

Paducah School of Art and Design, a division of West Kentucky Community and Technical College, is pleased to announce its 2015 Annual Student Exhibition. The exhibit features works by students enrolled in classes at Paducah School of Art and Design in academic year 2014-2015. Works on display will include paintings, drawings, design projects, ceramics, digital photography, metals and jewelry, mixed media, and sculpture. An opening reception and awards ceremony will be presented on Thursday, April 9, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., in the Clemens Gallery at WKCTC. Over $500 in cash and purchase awards will be presented, with the award winning works by category being selected by Harris Deller, professor emeritus, Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale. WKCTC president Dr. Barbara Veazey will also present the WKCTC Presidents Award, a purchase award now in its fourth year. The exhibition is free and open to the public and runs through April 27.

PSADs annual student exhibition is our biggest and brightest moment of the year, says art school dean Paul Aho. It gives our students a true exhibition experience, allows us to reward their efforts with cash prizes, and provides the College and the community a chance to see the strength of the work coming out of our classrooms and studios. We are delighted to have Harris Deller as judge of this years show, and to represent all the disciplines and media that we teach.

Clemens Gallery is located in the Clemens Fine Arts Center on the campus of West Kentucky Community amp; Technical College at 4810 Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah. Gallery hours are Monday and Wednesday 8 AM-12:15 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 AM-12:15 PM and 2-4 PM; Friday 12-2 PM.

Paducah School of Art and Design, a division of West Kentucky Community and Technical College, offers an Associate in Fine Arts degree, as well as studio art classes for students of all levels and disciplines. Classes are offered on WKCTCs campus; at 409 Broadway, in downtown Paducah; and at 919 Madison Street in Lower Town.

For more information, call (270) 408-4278.