Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery to feature renowned data visualization artists Jan. 16-Feb. 19

The upcoming “Data, Mine” exhibition at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery will offer artistic takes on an issue seemingly ripped from today’s headlines: What’s to do with all that information computers dig up on us? Running Jan. 16 to Feb. 19, the show will feature the works of nationally renowned data visualization artists Hasan Elahi and…

Transylvania Juried Student Art Exhibition to open May 4

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will showcase standout student artworks in a variety of media—from fiber to digital—in Morlan Gallery from May 4-18. An unprecedented number of students submitted works for the first round of jurying by the art faculty and gallery director. Prizes will be awarded in “best of” categories during…

‘Lavish!’ opens at Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery on Feb. 23

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery will present an installation sculpture that pays homage to the wild, old growth forests on Pine Mountain from Feb. 23 to March 30. “Lavish!: New Work by Zoé Strecker” is a long-term project by the Transylvania art professor that features community-embroidered images of natural communities and organisms in the forests…

Morlan Gallery, The Parachute Factory to start new year with New Domesticity: Women’s Work in Women’s Art

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery and The Parachute Factory will kick off 2018 with New Domesticity: Women’s Work in Women’s Art, a single exhibition that will span two downtown art galleries from Jan. 16 to Feb. 16. The exhibition, curated by art history professor Emily Elizabeth Goodman, examines how Kentucky women artists incorporate elements of…

Morlan Gallery exhibition explores maps as art

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Maps have always been about art, and starting Thursday, Oct. 26, they’ll be showcased in a Morlan Gallery exhibition at Transylvania University.  “MAP/PING” will feature 12 U.S. artists who explore social mapping, culturally expanded notions of maps—and what happens when one discipline uses the language of another to consider time, place and behavior. The show will…

Transylvania senior thesis exhibition opens Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s senior thesis exhibition, In Case You Missed It (or #ICYMI), will open Friday with a reception and art talks. The Morlan Gallery exhibition will feature works in a variety of media, from tennis balls to textiles. A catered reception will be from 6-7 p.m., followed by 15-minute talks by the artists about their…

The Places We Live: Social Practice Artworks

Lexington, Ky.— Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery presents “The Places We Live,” an exhibition of artists working in social engagement from Feb. 21 through March 29. Six social intervention artists from across the U.S. will activate local and regional spaces while exhibiting tangible art objects from those programmed interventions. The artists include Meredith Knapp Brickell, Wes…