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. The Wilson Gallery is 2,028 square feet with 16 foot ceilings. 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

Current Exhibition:

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August 17th – September 11th
Vestiges
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

 

Upcoming Exhibitions—Fall 2015

September 23rd – October 30th

NEW ALCHEMY—Lexington Camera Club 2015

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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 11th – January 6th

State of Painting

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Symposium and Expo

Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky will host a symposium-based exhibition on the State of Painting from November 11, 2015 – January 6, 2016. It will sample work by the teaching professionals from Kentucky colleges and universities, all responsible for shaping the painting programs at their institutions. Our hope is to offer their ideas, work, and other insights to both the discussion on Painting itself as well as its place amidst issues at large.

The invitee list includes: Asbury University, Bellarmine University, Berea College, Campbellsville University, Centre College, Eastern Kentucky University, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Lindsey Wilson University, Kentucky State University, Kentucky School of Art/Spalding University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Morehead State University, Northern Kentucky University, St. Catharine College, Thomas Moore College, Transylvania University, University of the Cumberlands, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, University of Pikeville and Western Kentucky University.

 

More information to come for all exhibitions.