Visual Arts Galleries
Exhibits at SKyPAC & The Capitol Arts Center Galleries
The SKyPAC Main Gallery
Herb Williams: The Call of the Wild
May 8, 2013 - June 29, 2013
Herb Williams was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1973 and received a BFA in sculpture from Birmingham-Southern College. In 1998 he began creating original Crayon sculptures out of individual crayons. He received The Joan Mitchell Foundation Museum Purchase Grant in 2004 and the Next Star Artist Award in 2008. Herb Williams is one of the only individuals in the world with an account with Crayola.
The SKyPAC Children's Gallery
May 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013
Dare Norman is a second-year Honors student at Western Kentucky University studying Musical Theatre and Anthropology, and is a member of the WKU Chinese Flagship Program. In the fall of 2012, she was given the opportunity to study Chinese traditional ink-wash painting through CET Academic Programs in Harbin, China. For four months, she studied basic painting terms, techniques and history with Professor Hu Xiurui, artist and professor at Harbin Institute of Technology.
Capitol Houchens Gallery
April 17, 2013 - June 7, 2013
Josh Mitcham is an artist and founder of BigHead Studios in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He spent most of the last decade devoting his talent and time to his love of music, but has refocused his talent back to painting. His bold interpretations usually include iconic figures and places that have made a lifelong impact on his creative vision.
Capitol Mezzanine Gallery
Charlotte Babb, Blake Simone and Matt Sims
May 2, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Blake Sims is a comic book fanatic and has become an avid storyteller and creator of his own comics, a selection of which will be a part of this exhibit. Charlotte Babb is primarily a painter, but establishes herself apart from other painters by incorporating needlework into her works on canvas. She also paints on surfaces such as plywood, Masonite, and metal. Matt Simone also works with a variety of media, using acrylics, water, and ink, and mixing them recycled objects to create pieces that are truly one of a kind.