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New Work: Travis Townsend & Felicia Szorad

July 12 – September 14, 2019 | Jerry Drown Wood Studio Gallery

Arky 1, Travis Townsend

Travis Townsend studied at Kutztown University and Virginia Commonwealth University and has presented solo exhibitions at The Parachute Factory, Washington State University, Manifest Gallery, Doppler PDX, Southwest School of Art, Weston Gallery, and the New Arts Program. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions and appeared in publications such as New American Paintings, The Manifest International Drawing Annual, and The Penland Book of Woodworking.

He has been a resident artist at Penland School of Craft, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Vermont Studio Center, and Peters Valley School. His awards include an Emerging Artist grant from the American Craft Council, three sculpture grants from the Virginia A. Groot Foundation, and recent travel grants from the Great Meadows Foundation. Travis teaches drawing and art theory at Eastern Kentucky University.

Pink Seeded, Felicia Szorad

Felicia Szorad earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Bowling Green State University in 1994 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from East Carolina University in 1998. She is a Professor of Art and head of the Jewelry and Metals program at Eastern Kentucky University located in Richmond, Kentucky. Her creative work is exhibited nationally and has been published in Metalsmith, The Art of Enameling, and 500 Enameled Objects. She has taught numerous workshops at a variety of craft centers and university art programs. She is the recipient of a Kentucky Foundation for Women artist enrichment grant, a Kentucky Arts Council professional development grant, a Chenven Foundation grant, and an Al Smith Fellowship.

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