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Pride of Place-UNESCO Creative Cities of Crafts and Folk Art

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) joined other regional organizations to celebrate the UNESCO Creative Cities of Crafts and Folk Art members’ meeting in Paducah this week. Pictured is Mayor Chu, of Icheon, South Korea, gifting ceramic artworks by Icheon artists Lee Hyang-Gu and Kim Yeong-Su to Paducah Mayor Brandi Harless during the opening reception for the exhibition Pride of Place. Pride of Place was organized by PSAD to showcase works of art and craft representative of each of the member cities. Paducah was proudly represented by resident fiber artist Helene Davis, whose hand-dyed contemporary art quilts are pictured center stage on the far wall.