“The Artist-in-Residency program has given me the opportunity to create a new body of work at an intensity level only found in a museum setting,” says Marie-Elena Ottman, current Artist in Residence at KMAC. “It offered me the opportunity to teach a workshop, meet and network with fellow artists and buyers, and most importantly to me, it gave me the confidence I needed to keep up with my art.”
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is a nonprofit organization founded in 1981. Its mission is to promote and support art and craft excellence in Kentucky. The Museum is supported in part by the Fund for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Council, a state arts agency that supports the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft through the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art. It is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment. Admission is $5 for adults, free for KMAC members, students and children under 12. For more information, please call 502.589.0102 or log on to www.KentuckyArts.org.