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Arboretum Plans 'Glories of Garden' Art Exhibit

By Ralph Derickson

 

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Selected artwork will be displayed in the President's Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts and in the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center at the Arboretum from Feb. 4 through March 2, 2003.

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Lexington, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2002) -- The University of Kentucky/Lexington- Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum on Alumni Drive is sponsoring an exhibit titled "Glories of the Garden" to celebrate the world of plants found in the Arboretum and beyond.

Artists' submissions of photographs, charcoal, water colors, oils, sculpture and other types of artwork inspired by visiting the garden and natural areas are invited.

Selected artwork will be displayed in the President's Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts and in the Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center at the Arboretum from Feb. 4 through March 2, 2003.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the UK Art Museum's "Art in Bloom" exhibit set for Feb. 28 through March 1 and will be a part of the Gallery Hop on Feb. 21. Slides and photographs of artwork should be sent by Jan. 3, 2002, to "Glories of the Garden," Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center, 500 Alumni Drive, Lexington, KY 40503.

Artists whose work is accepted for the exhibit will be notified by Jan. 15. To make arrangements to offer the artwork for sale, artists should contact the arboretum staff at (859) 257-9339.


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