WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design opens Craig Rhodes exhibition September 15.

Sep 14, 2022

Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD)opens Full Circle - works by Craig Rhodes with a reception to feature the artist’s distinctive platters, a variety of other works in clay, and tapestries related to his ceramics. The reception, which is free and open to the public, will be hosted in the Bill Ford Gallery September 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. The gallery is located in PSAD’s 2D and Graphic Design Building at 905 Harrison Street. 

Next month, Rhodes will also present a gallery talk to discuss the Full Circle works on display in the Ford Gallery October 13 at 11:30 a.m. The gallery talk is also free and open to the public.

Following a lengthy career as a public-school art teacher, Rhodes has worked as a full-time potter out of his studio in Southern Illinois since 2003. He has a master’s degree in ceramics from Murray State University and has exhibited regionally and nationally since 1975.

“It is always a pleasure to showcase the work of leading regional artists through our exhibition programs,” said art school director Paul Aho. “Craig Rhodes is certainly among the most notable, and PSAD is proud to recognize his outstanding work through his exhibition Full Circle in the Ford Gallery. This is the first of three solo shows this year by leading artists working in west Kentucky,” he said.

The exhibition will remain on display through October 20. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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 4810 Alben Barkley Drive, 905 Harrison Street and 919 Madison Street.

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