kentuck in the news 

2016

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Nothport Gazette

Art Night January 7th; Glass Artist Thomas Spake

Art Night January 7th includes an exhibition of glass sculpture by Thomas Spake

Northport Gazette

Art Night March 3, 2016

Exhibition by world-renowned photographer Chip Cooper opens during Art Night March 3

Northport Gazette

Festival Spotlight: Michael Banks

Background information about Michael Banks

Alabama Heritage Magazine

Scott McQueen and Fayette's Artistic Legacy

This article gives an in-depth look at Scott McQueen's background and childhood influences

Druid City Living

Internationally Acclaimed Artist Calls Kentuck Home

Yvonne Wells is an internationally acclaimed quilter who calls Kentuck home. This article tells about some of her international recognitions.

Northport Gazette

Self Feeder by Kentuck Festival Guest Artist Felix Berroa

This article give background information on Kentuck Festival Guest Artist Felix Berroa.

Northport Gazette

Kentuck Festival Best of Show Winner

Photo of Nicario Jiminez, Best in Show at the 2016 Kentuck Festival of the Arts

Tuscaloosa News

Reopening With A Flourish

This article details Kentuck's grand opening party following a $1.1 million renovation of the 503 Main Ave building in Northport, Alabama.

Tuscaloosa News

New Hotel Opens With Local Flavor

This article introduces Kentuck's Gallery at Hotel Indigo.

Tuscaloosa News

Lackey Stevens Obituary

Former Kentuck Studio Artist Lackey Stevens passed away on February 17, 2016.

The New York Times

Thornton Dial, Pioneering Artist Who Channeled Everyday Materials into Intricate Constructions, Dies at 87

Obituary for Dials with brief bio, his introduction to art and his accomplishments

Alabama News Center

Steve Davis, an Alabama Maker, is forging beauty by hand with Sunheart Metalworks

Watch as metalworker Steve Davis ccraft works of art in his studio and answers questions about is career.

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Kentuck Art Center and Festival was established in 1971. Kentuck's mission is to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts is held annually in October, and during that weekend, makes a $5.5 million economic impact on its community.

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