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2019

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Tuscaloosa News

Public display honors Tuscaloosa woman’s art quilt creation

Hallie O'Kelley has long created the patterns for the Kentuck Festival's promotional posters. Her work is honored by the West Alabama Quilters Guild.

The Crimson White

Kentuck Art Festival Makes Accessible Impact

Discussion of the Festival, it's vibe, and the types of art featured

The Vicksburg Post

Yvonee Wells' Works with Fabric are Truly Pieces of Art

Interview with Yvonne Wells discussing her quilts and promoting a showing in Vicksburg

Tuscaloosa News

Kentuck offers new immersive experience

Announcement of StoryTangle and the inspiration behind it

Tuscaloosa News

Metal Artist Moving Studios After Over 30 Years at Kentuck

Discussion of Steve Davis' work, his career in art, and his future plans

Tuscaloosa News

Kentuck Marks 48th Year with Art, Music, and Food

As Alabama and Tuscaloosa celebrate bicentennials, Northport hosts the 48th version of an internationally known event that began as a centennial celebration.

Tuscaloosa News

Kentuck Art Night Offers Family-Friendly Entertainment

Though internationally known for its two-day October folk, contemporary and outsider art festival, Kentuck doesn’t close when that weekend ends.

Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa quilter Yvonne Wells earns Governor’s Arts Award

Read about the ceremony in which Kentuck artist Yvonne Wells was honored.

AL.com

Scenes from Northport: The artsy village that's more than Tuscaloosa's little sister

The artsy little village located north of the Black Warrior River and the larger city of Tuscaloosa is home to Kentuck Art Center in its picturesque downtown historic district.

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© 2020 by Kentuck Art Center.

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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