Lexington, KY – Located in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center on Transylvania University’s campus, the Morlan Gallery serves the campus, local and regional communities with a number of exhibitions each year. For more, visit www.transy.edu/morlan.
The Illustrious Horse: Kentucky Artists Respond to the Clara Peck Collection.
Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. In celebration of the World Equestrian Games, “The Illustrious Horse” exhibits a small invitational
group of critically renowned contemporary artists from Kentucky. Twelve visual artists and one poet were asked to creatively respond to a horse image found in Transylvania University’s esteemed Clara Peck Collection.
Memory of the Past: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting. Oct. 29 – Nov. 30. Curated by the eminent art historian Dr. Kuiyin Shen, this exhibition features the work of China’s most well-known contemporary artists.
Dropping Stitches. Jan. 19 – March 4, 2011. “Dropping Stitches” examines the recent knitting resurgence in popular culture and the contemporary art world. This exhibition will examine the impetus behind the knitting trend by addressing the topics of materiality,
craftivism, knitting as guerilla art, and knitting as a protest model.