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Profile: Thea Lura

Not even “bad” artwork gets much criticism in saccharine America, but provocative artist Thea Lura welcomes it.

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Profile: Eddie Santiago

Searching for balance in a chaotic world, Eddie Santiago’s paintings reflect the journey of someone who has seen the good, the bad and the brutal.

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Profile: Ben Bridwell

The urge to create and discover potential in material has been in Ben Bridwell all his life. He discovered metal art when he worked as a welder at a swimming pool company.

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Profile: Russel Hulsey

It has to the ultimate non-violent statement when the ultimate non-violent man is hit in the nose. “It was very difficult to do, to hit Gandhi,” says Russel Hulsey, 35.

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Art in crisis

Michael Kaiser wants to lend a hand to the struggling arts

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Now it is art’s turn.

Art: News Bits

The 2009 recipients of the Governor’s Awards in the Arts (www.artscouncil.ky.gov) have been announced.

Art: News Bits

The 2009 recipients of the Governor’s Awards in the Arts (www.artscouncil.ky.gov) have been announced.

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Art: Beauty is in the eye of the photographer

“I don’t know if all the women in the photographs are beautiful, but I do know that the women are beautiful in the photographs.”

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Twist of the Wrist

Finding the connection between motorcycles and art

For the first 10 seconds you are plugging along, taking in the hills rolling alongside you while the sun plays tricks on your eyes through the clear plastic shield on your helmet, and the low

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Art: Blonde ambition

Shannon Kempf pushes pop culture into compromising positions

The pulsing vein of Shannon Kempf’s body of work is the small, golden-framed cross-stitch of two My Little Ponies — humping.