The Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery brings artwork by new, emerging, or experimental artists from all over the world to Georgetown College. Located in the Fine Arts Building, the Wilson Gallery is not only an incredible exhibition space, but also allows visiting artists to interact with students during installation. To submit a proposal for an exhibition in the Wilson, please visit our Exhibitions and Public Art Proposals page.
Zakic, Graham, Kincer — 30 1/2
Faculty Exhibition, Spring 2015
August 19th – September 11th
A joint exhibition by the winners of State of Fine Arts: Lauryn Jones and Daniel Royster
Reception and Gallery Talk on August 28th, 3pm to 5pm
September 23rd – October 30th
NEW ALCHEMY—Lexington Camera Club 2015
In early 2014, art historian James Birchfield gave a lecture on the original Lexington Camera Club. Once comprising of renowned photographers Van Deren Coke, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, and Robert C. May, the club met once a month from 1936 until 1972, concluding when Meatyard passed. After the lecture to a sizable crowd at the University of Kentucky Art Museum, a number of photographers gathered together and resolved to resurrect the dormant club. One year later the re-born Lexington Camera Club is preparing for its first group show in 42 years. Entitled “New Alchemy—Lexington Camera Club 2015,’ the exhibit opens at Georgetown College’s Anne Wright Wilson Gallery on September 23rd and runs through October 30th.
The exhibit will be a part of the Louisville Photo Biennial, and for the first time, will feature satellite exhibits in other Kentucky cities, including Bardstown, Lexington, Frankfort and Georgetown, and Hanover College in Indiana. The Georgetown College exhibit will include over 50 prints by 25 photographers who embrace the old camera club’s spirit of experimentation, whether it be with new techniques or antique processes used to reveal the world anew. Current camera club members work in a variety of methods, from wet-plate colloidal glass negatives to remote-controlled, high dynamic range digital imagery.
Among the photographers included in the show: Ruth Adams, David Coyle, Nori Hall, Melissa Wallace, Bones Carpenter, Frank Döring, Angel Clark, Nadezda Nikolova, Mick Jeffries, Guy Mendes, Susan King, Jerry Freeman, Marsha Hopkins, Chuck Fowler, Greg Reynolds, Robert Bruner, Tom Eblen, Geoff Maddock, Carey Neal Gough, Rob Dickes, Nicole White, Lee Ann Paynter, Dobree Adams, and Garrett Hansen. Dr. Birchfield will participate in a panel discussion at 6 pm on September 24, before the opening reception.
November 13th – December 11th
State of Painting
A Kentucky-wide Student Exhibition
Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky has invited undergraduate students nominated by their respective art faculty from several Kentucky colleges and universities to participate in On the SoP: State of Painting, an exhibition at Georgetown College’s Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery.
Participating Schools include: Asbury University, Bellarmine University, Centre College, Eastern Kentucky University, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Kentucky State University, Morehead State University, Murray University, Northern Kentucky University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, and Western Kentucky University
More information to come for all exhibitions.