Personae: Works by Jennifer A. Reis August - Referencing myth, folklore and issues of the feminine personae, the embellished textile and mixed media art of Jennifer A. Reis will be featured in a solo exhibition during August. Through extensive hand stitching and embellishing, Reis's work reveals and conceals concepts relating to feminism, religious symbolism and structures embedded within a densely decorative aesthetic.
One May Morning Concert
August 23, 8pm - Join us for this Fuse the Muse performance by Kentucky artists Sarah Wood and Ken Swinson. Sarah will perform her new album One May Morning live in front of a backdrop of animated sets by Ken. The album is a collection of haunting, old-time ballads and traditional tunes. Ken interprets the songs through a series of looped animations. One May Morning was recorded at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music in Morehead where Sarah is a faculty member. The animated sets were created in Old Washington, Kentucky where Ken lives and works. The event is free and open to the public.
Personae: Works by Jennifer A. Reis Reception
August 29, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Join artist Jennifer Reis for an evening of conversation and art appreciation. This is a wonderful time to get one last glimpse of a wonderful exhibit. The event is free and open to the public.
Mini Quilt Workshop
September 13, 10am-4p.m. Spend a Saturday exploring the infinite possibilities of using fabric, thread, beads and other embellishments to create your own Mini Art Quilt. Textile artist Jennifer A. Reis will lead a workshop on basic and advanced hand-worked art quilting techniques, teaching non-traditional methods of quilting, appliqué, embroidery and embellishing. Using techniques like raw appliqué, thread embroidery and quilting, and embellishing with shi-sha mirrors, beads and found objects, students will create an individually designed embellished textile artwork. All techniques are hand-worked, emphasizing non-traditional sewing and quilting, and is open to sewing novices and experts alike. All supplies will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring special embellishments and mementos toincorporate into their work. The cost of the class is $30 and is limited to 10 students. You don't want to miss out on this unique class. Reserve a spot today, call 606.783.9857 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morehead Arts & Eats Festival September 20, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join us in downtown Morehead for a day of family fun. There will be children's art activities and art demonstrations on the Arts Center lawn. Arts & craft vendors, music, food and lots of fun will also be a part of the festivities. For more information go to www.moreheadartsandeats.com or call 606.783.9857, email email@example.com.