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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Coloring, the new art instillation at the University of Kentucky Art Museum, is displayed on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at the Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Amanda Braman | Staff

‘A playful place.’ UK Art Museum opens new art installation

Ryan Brokamp October 13, 2021

“Coloring,” the latest installation at the UK Art Museum, contains several artworks that spotlight color, and museum curators hope the exhibit will revitalize the experience of viewing art in person. The...

Karyn Olivier works on her artwork Witness in Memorial Hall on UKs campus on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Karyn Olivier was an artist chosen by the UK Memorial Hall art committee to create an artwork that adds context to Anne Rice OHanlons 1934 mural. OHanlons mural depicts a sanitized version of the brutality that existed during the time of slavery and legal segregation. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Artist who created piece in response to Memorial Hall mural writes letter to UK community

Karyn Olivier April 8, 2019

Dear University of Kentucky community or more pointedly, Dear Students of Color,I wanted to write to you for several reasons. Firstly, I highly respect, admire and am truly moved by the real work and commitment...

Isaac Couch poses with a coat he made. Couch won the Young Artists Competition, which was hosted by the Student Activities Board at the SAVS building on March 20, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Young Artists’ Competition opens student artwork to the community

Addison Lander March 21, 2019

On the night of March 20, the UK Student Activities Board hosted its seventh annual Young Artists’ Competition at the School of Art and Visual Studies.The event was created as a way to showcase works...

Third Street Stuff and Coffee is located at 257 N Limestone #1, Lexington, KY 40507.

Local business provides coffee and colorful scenery

Abby Logan March 11, 2019

Third Street Stuff and Coffee is a hidden gem located in Lexington, Kentucky. Its unique features and atmosphere make it stand out like no other coffee shop in Lexington.The business has been around since...

Tate Foleys In Shadows exhibit explores the theme of temporality as each piece can be disassembled. 

‘In Shadows’ art exhibit toys with temporality

Addison Lander January 30, 2019

Located at the back of the Bolivar Art Gallery of the UK School of Art and Visual Studies is a collection of print-based artworks titled “In Shadows” by artist Tate Foley.Among the works include a...

The mural inside Memorial Hall was created by Anne Rice OHanlon in 1934. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff File Photo

After hearing proposals, committee still deciding what art to add to controversial Memorial Hall mural

Arden Barnes May 15, 2018

After numerous debates and discussions, the UK Memorial Hall art committee made the decision to incorporate another artwork into the historical building to add context to Ann Rice O’Hanlon’s 1934 mural.The...

Image provided by Ryan Sharon

A look behind the lens of RMSVisuals

Emmanuel Flemister December 6, 2017

Working with prolific artists like Travis Scott, Future, Logic, Joey Bada$$ and many more may seem like a dream for some, but for one Lexington native it is a reality.Ryan Sharon, 21, also known as RMSVisuals,...

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