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Tasha McGee

Louisville, KY Visual Arts Encaustic, fiber, and mixed media Website: tashamcgeefiberart.wordpress.com Tasha McGee received her BFA in Fiber Art from the University of Louisville in 2009. Tasha's Untitled Series were created through a layering process involving wax and linen on canvas to build up a relief surface. "It's all about creating a detailed/multi-layer surface to peer into." Tasha is inspired by dreamlike painting and watercolor; especially Chagall. Since being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder 1, Tasha says her art "attempts to show how I...
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Don Ament

Lexington, KY

VISUAL ARTIST Photography

Phone: 859-252-8368 www.donament.com

The natural beauty of Raven Run Sanctuary in Central Kentucky has had a lasting influence on my photography. I was brought to my knees, not to pray, but to look at the tiny things growing out of the dirt. I made a lot of belly flop photographs in those days. I attempt to give voice to a planet we have forgotten how to love. Photographing land, water and sky seems like small potatoes compared to what...

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Kathy Arnold

Louisville, KY

Music Instrumental and Vocal, Piano, Guitar and Lap Dulcimer, Folk, Country, Multi-Cultural, 40's Tunes (performances and workshops)

Phone: 502-493-1355

Tom and Kathy Arnold met at a music festival in 1995, married in 1997, and the combination of love and talent from these visually impaired musicians has blossomed into many entertaining and inspirational appearances. Tom is a talented guitarist and singer who blends well with Kathy, whose beautiful voice has been featured in many festivals and recording projects. These accomplished musicians play and sing for a...

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Tom Arnold

Louisville, KY

Music Instrumental and Vocal Piano, Guitar and Banjo Folk, Country, Multi-Cultural, 40's Tunes (performances and workshops)

Phone: 502-493-1355

Tom and Kathy Arnold met at a music festival in 1995, married in 1997, and the combination of love and talent from these visually impaired musicians has blossomed into many entertaining and inspirational appearances. Tom is a talented guitarist and singer who blends well with Kathy, whose beautiful voice has been featured in many festivals and recording projects. These accomplished musicians play and sing for a wide variety...

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James H. Bailey

Louisville, KY

Visual Artist Painting

Phone: 502-253-7500

I just love art — it's one of my good habits. I've not perfected it yet, but I'm able to come up with interesting things. I'm good at abstract art, and I just love doing it and showing it for people to enjoy; it's that simple....

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Jeremy Baxter

Franklin, KY

Visual Arts painting

Phone: 270-776-7360

Creating art is my energy and the reason for my self-esteem. I create art because it is in my head, and I must get it out and share it with others. I teach others so that they can also feel the healing nature of art. I have taught in VSA Alabama programs and look forward to being involved with VSA Kentucky....

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Melody Bock-Freeman

Lexington, KY

Visual Artist Painting, Mixed Media

Phone: 859-492-5588 artbymelody.com

Communicating through art allows me to know myself and reveal myself to others. I had always been drawn to art, and through various challenges in my life (double vision, severe to profound congenital hearing loss and a serious accident), I discovered that making art was very therapeutic. I have a Master of Art Education degree from Eastern Kentucky University and graduate certifications to teach deaf and hard of hearing students. I love to help others express themselves...

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Teri Bybee

Bowling Green, KY

Visual Arts Painting, Mixed Media

Phone: 270-535-8116

Inspirations in my art come from everything from Bach to bugs, which led to my evolution and fascination with the found object, utilizing refuse, debris and recycled materials. I fuse my art with my personal story. I have a BFA in Fine Arts (painting and drawing) and a minor in art history from Western Kentucky University. Teri is a recipient of the VSA Kentucky Ron Billings Emerging Artist Award....

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Harley Cannon

Lexington, KY

Music Piano, Trumpet, Vocal, Jazz, Pop, Gospel

Phone: 859-221-1466

With one hand on the keyboard and the other playing his trumpet, Harley Cannon brings a unique variety, some would say a one-man-band, anywhere he plays and sings. Blind virtually from birth, he grew up in Maryland where he took to music at an early age. For over 30 years he’s made music in Lexington , Kentucky . He plays at private parties, restaurants, weddings, churches, and special events. He also writes poetry. He is a member of...

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Deanna Christian

Bowling Green, KY

Visual Artist Colored Pencil

Phone: 270-777-6622 www.deannachristian.weebly.com

Deanna Christian has worked with colored pencil for over 50 years and says she learns something new with each piece she creates. She studied with colored pencil artist, Ann Kullberg and at Daniel Smith Artist Workshops in Washington state. There Deanna also learned to appreciate the art forms of the Pacific Northwest people-the Haida and Lummi. "I love the brilliance and transparency that can be create with colored pencil. Like light through stained glass the colors glow. I...

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