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Columbia, Burkesville artists works in Danville Landscape Exhibit

National Juries Landscape Exhibit draws hundreds of entries each year
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By Karen Snyder
Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main Street, Danville, KY 40422

DANVILLE, KY (20 Sep 2016) - Artists from Columbia and Burkesville have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Horizon: Contemporary Landscape exhibit at the Community Arts Center in Danville, Kentucky.


Tim Smith, Columbia, KY, and Patricia Ritter of Burkesville, KY, are two of 37 artists whose work was accepted into the exhibit, which draws hundreds of entries from across the country each year.

The Arts Center's annual Horizon: Contemporary Landscape exhibit is now in its seventh year and Creative Director Brandon Long says it's hitting its stride. "This year, the show is trending very contemporary and I love that. My goal all along was to challenge both artists and the public to expand their definition of landscape art."

Horizon is an international juried exhibition. Artists from around the world submit pieces for consideration. Selection for the exhibit is made by a different invited juror each year. This year's juror was Isaac Powell, winner of the prestigious VSA Grand Prize Award from the Smithsonian Institution and Associate Professor at Eastern Kentucky University. "The amount and strength of submissions was impressive," says Powell. "My main objective was to select a cohesive show that also exhibits the variety of possibilities of what landscape artwork is today." He selected 40 pieces to display from the 230 artworks submitted for consideration. The show includes photography, paintings in oil and acrylic, charcoal drawing, sculpture, fiber art, installation art, wood carving, and - for the first time this year - a video submission.

Horizon: Contemporary Landscape will be on exhibit through November 11th.

Exhibited Artists: AWG (Moberly, MO), Robert Bagley (Berea, KY), James Barker (Columbus, OH), Laurie Blayney (Louisville, KY), Sara Slee Brown (Iowa City, IA), Katlyn Brumfield (Richmond, KY), Emily Dawn Clark (Danville, KY), Angela Comperry (Crofton, KY), Deborah Cutts (Richmond, KY), Susan Deaton (Corbin, KY), Karen deClouet (Lafayette, LA), Beverly Glascock (Louisville, KY), Elsie Harris (Lexington, KY), Billy Hertz (Louisville, KY), Fox Hutt (Perryville, KY), Jana Kappeler (Carlise, KY), Kevin Keul (Oakland, CA), Robert Lackney (Danville, KY), Ed Lawrence (Frankfort, KY), Cathy Leaycaft (Baltimore, MD), Dan McGrath (Lexington, KY), Robert Mullenix (Oxford, OH), Rita Noe (Rio Rancho, NM), Kathleen O'Brien (Harrodsburg, KY), Lee Paynter (Danville, KY), David Pittenger (Huntington, WV), Fran Redmon (Frankfort, KY), Patricia Ritter (Burkesville, KY), Jeffrey Skinner (Prospect, KY), Tim Smith (Columbia, KY), Daniel Stine (Ypsilanti, MI), Nathan Taves (Columbia City, IN), Eric Thayer (Houston, TX), Ashley Trabue (Nashville, TN), Gretchen Treitz (Prospect, KY), Lindsay Tripp (Buffalo, NY), Dylan Wilson (Savannah, GA), Sarah Wiltsee (Danville, KY).

The Community Arts Center creates transformative arts opportunities for every member of the community through exhibits, education, and community outreach. The Arts Center, 401 W. Main Street, Danville, KY. The Arts Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9amCT/10amET to 5pmCT/6pmET, and Saturday 9amCT/10amET to 3pmCT/4pmET. To find out more about the Community Arts Center and view an online gallery of exhibited works, visit communityartscenter.net/horizon.


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