Artists in Residence

Dave Malone

Dave Malone

Sandro Tiberi Fiber Arts Group

Sandro Tiberi

Sandro Tiberi, Master Papermaker from Fabriano, Italy, arrived at Barkley Regional Airport ...

Christina Laurel

Christina Laurel left her hometown of Greenville, South Carolina for a month-long ...
Gabriela Nepo-Stieldorf

Gabriela Nepo-Stieldorf

As the daughter of artistic parents, Nepo-Steildorf expresses herself in many ways ...

Breast cancer survivor/political activist uses Paducah artist residency to regenerate her creative verve

Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) is pleased to welcome Reynolds Tenasas-Norman, from Brooklyn, New York, to Paducah as the current participant of the Paducah Artist In Residence program. Tenasas-Norman began her two-week residency on February 12 at Pinecone Art Studio & Gallery, 421 N 7th Street. An exhibit of a selection of her small drawings inspired […]

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LEGACY: Works by past and present regional middle and high school art instructors

Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) is pleased to present Legacy, an exhibition of works by and tribute to past and present middle and high school art educators within the region served by West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Legacy will open with a reception event from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on January […]

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“Mom” and “Dad” drawings by Professor Randy Simmons, Paducah School of Art & Design, win Best of Show awards in two regional exhibitions

The Paducah Arts Alliance is proud to announce that board member Randy Simmons, Professor of Drawing at the Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD), has received two regional Best of Show awards with individual portrait drawings of his parents. The Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, located in the Historic District in Downtown […]

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Affordable Art Show

Call to Artists: Paducah’s 8th Annual Affordable Art Show

The Affordable Art Show is now accepting art submissions from area artists who would like to sell quality pieces of art, priced at $500 or less in this year’s show. Submissions can be made online. All art must be submitted online by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 18. There is no size limit for individual […]

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Kristina Goransson

Yeiser Art Center & Paducah Arts Alliance team up for In Between – a creative collaboration with Massachusetts-based fiber artist

Yeiser Art Center (YAC) and the Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) are pleased to welcome Anna Kristina Goransson, Swedish-born artist and lecturer at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, to Paducah for a creative collaboration. Goransson will be showcasing In Between, an installation of her felted works at Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway, from Saturday, October 8 through Saturday, November 26, 2016. In addition to being Yeiser’s featured […]

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Fluidity, charcoal drawings series by Paducah School of Art & Design professor, to debut at 1857 Hotel

Randy Simmons, Professor of Drawing at the Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD), will debut Fluidity, a series of large-scale charcoal drawings and images focusing on the human figure and distortions created by water, in an upcoming exhibit. The exhibit will be on view in the lobby of the 1857 Hotel, Paducah’s new boutique hotel located at 210 Kentucky Avenue in Paducah’s historic Downtown, from […]

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Public welcome to board 1940s Shantyboat and attend talks about its daring voyage

Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) Artist-in-Residence Wes Modes, from Santa Cruz, invites visitors to step back in time and board the 1940s era shanty boat docked in front of the River Discovery Center at 117 S. Water Street during special Open House hours. Modes will be on board to share sea stories with visitors. He will […]

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California artist brings 1940s Shantyboat to Port of Paducah as part of Artist-in-Residence Program

Artist concludes his daring Tennessee River trek of recording oral histories and showcasing exhibit.

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Tim Lazure

Paducah Arts Alliance & Paducah School of Art & Design team up for creative connection with North Carolina artist/s

  Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) is pleased to announce that Tim and Sarah Lazure from Greenville, North Carolina, are the current participants in the Paducah Artist in Residence Program. Their Paducah residency coincides with Tim’s involvement with the Paducah School of Art & Design’s (PSAD) 2016 Master Artists Workshops. Tim conducts metals design workshops across […]

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Jess Jones

Georgia artist brings historic depth & contemporary approach to Paducah’s quilting/fiber art scene

Paducah Arts Alliance’s (PAA) current Artist-in-Residence Jess Jones is finding a comfortable niche for creating new works and sharing her deep knowledge of fiber art, quilting and design in Paducah.

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