Artists - Visual Art
Ann Stewart Anderson - Artist
Born March 3, 1935 in Frankfort, Kentucky. Anderson is a contemporary working artist currently living in Louisville, Kentucky. Click the link above for more info.
I like to present the viewer with an uncommon composition that he would not ordinarily experience or take the time to acknowledge with his own eyes. To contact Bob Lanham please call 502-695-4472 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Click the link above for more info.
Dobree Adams - Weaver and Photographer
The artistic vision of Dobree Adams is expressed in fiber and
photography. Long recognized as one of Kentucky’s major contemporary
fiber artists, she has taken hundreds of photographs to record and
share the influences behind her weavings, images she has gathered in
her travels and at home on the Kentucky River farm north of Frankfort
that she shares with her husband, poet Jonathan Greene.
Click the link above for contact information or call Dobree Adams at 502- 223-1858
Ellen Glasgow - Artist
Ellen grew up in Western Kentucky and attended Murray State University. Glasgow is owner and director of the Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art, Frankfort, KY. To contact Ellen Glasgow email at Ebglasgow@aol.com . Click the link above for more info.
Gene Burch - Photographer
Gene is an avid photographer who has been snapping pictures for over thirty years. His main focus has been his home state's picturesque State Capital, Frankfort, Kentucky. Click the link above for more info.
308 Saint Clair St., 502-352-7469 / The historic Grand Theatre, originally constructed as a vaudeville house in 1911 in the heart of downtown Frankfort, was restored by a local nonprofit organization into a multi purpose performing and visual arts center in 2009. The Theatre conducts live performances, streams live broadcasts such as the Metropolitan Opera and classical music, and shows critically acclaimed and classic films throughout the entire calendar year.
Jacob Vanderoort - Photographer
Born and raised in Holland. Traveled the world by means of the Royal Dutch Navy later because of a love for travel. Setteled in Kentucky in the mid 80's but continues to visit his native country as much as he can. Developed an interest in photography while visitng mandy different countries during service with the Royal Dutch Navy.
Jennifer Zingg - Artist
Full Circle is a unique art studio and gallery located in Frankfort's historic Bridge Street District. Displaying the artwork of more than two dozens artisans from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Indiana, Full Circle also features art classes to adults and children. The gallery is home to nationally recognized artist and Frankfort resident, Jennifer Zingg, whose sculptural works have been featured on HGTV and PBS. Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm and Sunday 1pm - 5pm. email@example.com Click the link above for more info.
Sallie Lanham - Artist
Sallie Clay Lanham, an accomplished painter and teacher, is a resident of Frankfort, Kentucky. Since graduation from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, she has been an art teacher, graphic designer and art director with work reproduced locally and nationally. To contact Sallie Lanham please call 502-695-4472 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Click the link above for more info.
Wayne Cooley - Artist & Photographer
His photography and 'pen and ink' have appeared in the History Center Gift Shop and local retailers since 1985. Much of his work features Frankfort landmarks, historic sites, as well as the beauty which surrounds us. Now that he is retired from State Government as a graphic artist, he is interested to continue representing Frankfort and her rich history, by making his work more well known. To contact Wayne Cooley please call 502-545-1975 or email him at email@example.com.
Wayne Stacy - Artist
Mr. Stacy is a former U.S. Military man, a licensed electrician/contractor, and the owner of a custom computer and web solutions company. While born in CA, he was raised primarily between KY and Texas. Mr. Stacy has always been an artisan. He has been a sketch artist, and painter since before he could walk. He is a twice published poet, and writer of short stories. He has been a digital graphics artist for over ten years. In short order one of his prints "Cumberland Falls Bridge" was included in a coffee table book in the fall of 2009. It has only been folly preventing his awakening to photography so late in his life. Contact him by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Groups / Gallers & Organizations
Bluegrass Theatre Guild
A non-profit musical community theater dedicated to educating and entertaining. Founded in 1982, the Guild produces musicals, sponsors theater trips and workshops, and performs for schools, conventions, civic clubs and festivals. Participation is open to those who are interested. Contact Sally Jump at 502-695-5830. Click the link above for more info.
Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art
314 Lewis Street, 502-223-2649 / The gallery is owned and operated by local artist Ellen Glasgow. The Gallery represents artists from Kentucky and across the country. The Gallery has one person or group exhibitions.
Capital Area Art Guild
An organization of local artists which promotes public knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts. The Guild sponsors educational activities through art exhibits and provides technique demonstrations at monthly meetings. Other activities include work shops, art classes, and art appreciation for all ages. Contact Sallie Clay Lanham, 502-695-4472 or email at: email@example.com
DeSpain Studio and Gallery
Kentucky Arts Council
329 Broadway Street, 502-352-2717 / The gallery is owned and operated by Jim and Donna DeSpain. The gallery located at in historic Downtown Frankfort features Kentucky artists.
Gallery hours are Wed. - Fri.11am - 5pm and Sat. 11am - 2pm.
Frankfort Arts Foundation
Frankfort / Franklin County's multidisciplinary community arts organization. Performances and events are held at Kentucky State University Bradford Hall as part of a community partnership and in the community. The foundation presents an annual arts and cultural series of international, national, state, and local performing and visual artists. Contact Patricia Terry Vansant at 502-875-4ART (4278).
21st Floor, Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., 502-564-3757 / The Kentucky Arts Council, as the state arts agency, works in partnership with artists, organizations, schools, and communities to create opportunities for Kentuckians through the arts. Our planning and evaluation process values public input as a means to ensure that programs and services meet the needs of Kentuckians.
Musicians / Groups - Musical Art
Capital City Chorale, Inc.
A community chorus under the direction of Gary Johnson. The Chorale consists of forty to fifty adults who are interested in keeping in touch with vocal performance skills. The group presents several concerts each year using a wide variety of music. Contact Ethel Lee at 502-227-2073
Capital Summer Concert Series
Find your way to downtown Frankfort on a summer Friday evening and be treated to a series of musical performances by various artists and groups. Fun for the entire family, the lawn of the Old Capitol vibrates with the sounds of musicians while frisbees are thrown and ice cream cones are eaten. Contact Downtown Frankfort, Inc.at 502-223-2261.
Frankfort Children Singers
A community chorus for young voices. The chorus performs at Christmas and spring concerts and other community events throughout the year upon invitation, including the Candlelight Tour, Commonwealth Christmas Tree Lighting, Commonwealth Credit Union’s Holiday Gathering, and concerts for residents at The Neighborhood and Ashwood Place.
Contact Linda McKinley at 502-875-3789.
Frankfort Music News
Welcome to The Music News, Frankfort, KY. Dedicated to the support and promotion of Frankfort's many talented musicians and their music. Peace! Frankfortmusic@aol.com .
Musical Arts Downtown (MAD)
Frankfort’s annual community music day camp for children (students entering the second through the eighth grades). Downtown churches take turns hosting the camp, usually held the last week of June. Classes include choir, Orff, handbells, art, drama and special classes that relate to the year’s theme. Contact Roy Nance at 502-227-7430.