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Welcome!

At Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD), a mix of traditional and non-traditional students and studio artists from the community work side by side in the studios, sharing insights, experience, and ideas for the mutual benefit of all. PSAD, a division of West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC), offers classes in a wide variety of visual art studio areas and art history. Students may take beginning and intermediate classes for credit or recreationally or may choose to pursue an Associate in Fine Arts degree.

2015 Master Artists Workshops Artists’ Talks – Lisa Naples and Tim Lazure

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Join us on Friday, August 7th, at 6:00 p.m. for TWO FREE ARTISTS’ TALKS!

Lisa Naples will be conducting the Master Artist Workshop titled “Flat to Functional: Cultivating Personal Expression,” from August 7-8. Additionally, Tim Lazure will be conducting a workshop titled, “Ring 360°,” from August 6-8.

Even if you are unable to attend the Workshops themselves, you still have this opportunity to hear these two artists speak about their work. Did I mention that it’s FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

Fall Term Begins Soon!

Registration for the Fall 2015 term is currently under way. Classes start August 17th. Register now to secure your spot today! Information on how to enroll and register for classes can be found on the WKCTC Admissions page located here:  How To Enroll

2015 Master Artists Workshops Artists’ Talks – Victoria Lansford

lansford lecture.smallJoin us on Friday, July 17th, at 6:00 p.m. for the FREE ARTIST’S TALK with Victoria Lansford, who will be conducting the Master Artist Workshop on Russian Filligree July 17th and 18th. Even if you are unable to attend the Workshop itself, you still have this opportunity to hear her speak about her work. Did I mention that it’s FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

 

Summer 2015 Master Artists Workshops

UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that all 2015 Master Artists Workshops are now Buy One, Get One Free for any workshop of equal or lesser value.

PSAD SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2015

PSAD SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2015

Featured Master Artists:

Chris Baskin

Sharon Massey

Jason Hess

Jen Townsend

Fong Choo

Victoria Lansford  SOLD OUT

Tim Lazure

Lisa Naples

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PSAD Continues on 2D and Graphic Design Building

With funding from an agency bond through the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Kentucky Community and Technical College System, along with matching funds raised from within the region, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is moving forward with renovations to the historic property formerly known as the Kitchens Building. The building is scheduled to open in Spring 2016 and will house PSAD’s painting, drawing, photography, design, and multi-media programs. The project also includes the addition of a bistro cafe which will provide a much needed resource for the school and Lower Town, in addition to offering culinary workshops for residents and visitors. The design team is RossTarrant Architects of Lexington and Pinnacle is serving as general contractor.

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This view of the second floor shows the 2D and Graphic Design Building prior to construction of studios for drawing, painting, 2D Design, and a large presentation room.

College Photography Award Winners

Phyllis Russell has been recognized with a Honorable Mention in the 35th Annual College and High School Photography Contest, an international competition featuring student photographers from around the world and totaling 16,600 photographs. The contest is co-sponsored by Serbin Communications and Nikon, USA. Phyllis joins Elliot Schiff, Rhonda Henson, and Mark Watkins as previous finalists in the college student category, and her work will appear in the hard cover publication Best of College and High School Photography 2015, published by Serbin Communications.

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