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WKCTC's Art School Hosts Unique Exhibits
By West Kentucky Star & PSAD Staff
PADUCAH - West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) opens two exhibitions with a reception March 5 and March 10, both at its 2D Graphic and Design Building at 905 Harrison St.

Retrograde-select works by Shannon Duffy and Erich Neitzke opens March 5 and the 21st Century McCracken County Community Centers opens March 10. Both events begin at 5 pm and are free and open to the public.

Retrograde features works by PSAD adjunct instructors Shannon Duffy and Erich Neitzke, with Duffy exhibiting jewelry and metalsmithing and Neitzke, exhibiting relief prints, screen prints, and print inspired wall pieces.

The 21st Century McCracken County Community Centers exhibition features works by McCracken County public school students participating in this year's 21st Century art program, encouraging participation in afterschool educational programs in other areas of academic need. Participating schools include Heath Middle School, Hendron-Lone Oak Elementary School, Lone Oak Middle School, McCracken County High School, Reidland Elementary School, Reidland Intermediate School, and Reidland Middle School.

"PSAD is pleased to recognize both the skills and expertise that our adjunct faculty members bring to our classroom and studios and the artistic accomplishments of the diverse 21st Century art students and their determination to increase skills and knowledge in other areas of study," said art school director Paul Aho.

The exhibitions will remain on display through April 10. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm; Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Paducah School of Art and Design offers an associate in fine arts degree in visual art and an associate in applied science degree and certificate programs in visual communication: multimedia, as well as studio art classes for students of all levels and disciplines. Classes are offered on WKCTC's campus; at 905 Harrison Street; and at 919 Madison Street.

For more information about PSAD, call 270-534-3901.

Published 03:09 PM, Saturday Mar. 07, 2020
Updated 03:13 PM, Saturday Mar. 07, 2020

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