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Ian Berry

AQS & PAA team up for creative collaboration with “Master of Denim” artist from United Kingdom

In his studio, amid mounds of blue, the uncountable shades and features of this common fabric are a palette in the hands of artist Ian Berry.     ~Ann Hammel, American Quilter Magazine – September 2017 Paducah, KY, April 2, 2018—As an UNESCO Creative City, Paducah, Kentucky is known for connecting cultures, and the American Quilter’s Society […]

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Sarah Ahmad

Visiting Artists in Residence bring mixed media installations and sculpture to Paducah’s creative landscape

As an UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Arts, Paducah is known for connecting cultures and its rich infrastructure in the arts. In anticipation of the upcoming UNESCO Cities of Crafts and Folk Arts Annual Meeting, Paducah Arts Alliance (PAA) is pleased to recognize its two most recent participants in the Paducah Artist In Residence Program–mixed media artist Sarah Ahmad from Memphis, Tennessee and […]

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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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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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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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Lea Feinstein

Artist in Residence Lea Feinstein from California to showcase her recent Paducah creations

Paducah Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that “No Dawdling,” recent works by California artist Lea Feinstein, will be on display at Ruth Baggett Gallery, 1025 Jefferson, from June 18 through July 31. The public is invited to the opening reception this Saturday, June 18, from 5-8 pm.

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Lea Feinstein in studio

Paducah Artist-in-Residence Lea Feinstein creates art that responds to architecture and spirit of Paducah

Pigments & paints on large industrial material have transformed makeshift studio in Historic Downtown into a veritable artist’s haven

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