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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 and may choose to pursue an Associate in Fine Arts degree.

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Summer 2014 Master Artists Workshops

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2014 Master Artists Workshops

Summer 2014

Tuition reduced to

25% of listed prices

Featured Master Artists:

Susan Beecher

Jessica Calderwood

Harris Deller

Martha Grover

Doug Harling

Tova Lund

John Neely

Craig Rhodes

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College Photography Award Winners

PSAD students Elliot Schiff and Rhonda Henson have been selected as finalists in the 34th 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. Schiff and Henson are among 100 finalists in the college student category, and their work will appear in the hard cover publication Best of College and High School Photography 2014, published by Serbin Communications. Rhonda Henson has the further distinction of receiving an Honorable Mention for her photo of two family members sharing  a precious moment.


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PSAD Adds Sculpture Residency

Paducah School of Art and Design is pleased to announce that Cody Arnall will be assuming a newly established position as sculptor in residence. Arnall will assume the position as PSAD opens its new 6,700 square foot sculpture building in the coming term, and will teach sculpture and other classes as a condition of his residency. Arnall has a MFA in sculpture from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and has a teaching history that includes Vanderbilt University; Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film; and Murray State University, where he also served as art technician and gallery preparator. Cody will be giving a slide presentation in the sculpture building at noon, August 5. Students and the public are welcome.

arnall lecture

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Sculpture Building Takes Shape

PSAD’s newest facility expansion is a 6,700 square foot sculpture building, destined to include studios for woodworking, metal fabrication, clay modeling, and moldmaking, and also a foundry for bronze casting. Located adjacent to Madison Hall in LowerTown, the building was designed by RossTarrant Architects, is being built by A&K Construction, and is scheduled to open in Fall 2014.


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