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Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 743. This collection contains information relating to the various artists involved with the Kentucky Folklife Program. Many of the artists included in this collection participated in programs offered at, but not limited to, the Kentucky Folklife Festival, Made to be Played Exhibit, apprenticeship programs, and survey or fieldwork that was conducted by the Kentucky Folklife Program. Artists included musicians (gospel, blues, bluegrass, banjo, thumbpicking guitarists, and singing) to traditional artists (painting, quilting, storytelling, basketmaking, and instrument making). The collection also includes musical groups and places relating to artists and art forms. The collection ...


Arts & Letters: The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, Larry Snyder, Interim Dean, Kelly Scott, Managing Editor Oct 2015

Arts & Letters: The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, Larry Snyder, Interim Dean, Kelly Scott, Managing Editor

PCAL Publications

No abstract provided.


Ponder, Edna Mae (Friend), 1920-2006 (Sc 2929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2015

Ponder, Edna Mae (Friend), 1920-2006 (Sc 2929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and image (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2929. Materials relating to design of the Kentucky Bicentennial Star Quilt by Edna Ponder, Danville, Kentucky. Includes typescript history, quilt pattern, unused pieces and cardboard template, newspaper articles, and photographs. Also includes a coloring book related to Danville history, illustrated by Ponder. The original quilt is in the Kentucky Museum collection at Western Kentucky University.


Neff, Loraine Savage, 1899-1994 (Sc 2920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Neff, Loraine Savage, 1899-1994 (Sc 2920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and two examples (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2920. Stamp collages made by Fisherville, Kentucky native Loraine S. Neff. Includes an article by Neff based on her family history, an article about her stamp collages, and the introduction to her book Original Quilting Designs.


Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2917. Letters of artist Joseph Dudley Downing to Riley Handy, Kentucky Museum, WKU, regarding an exhibition of his work that opened at the museum on 28 March 1993. Downing discusses the content of the exhibition, associated printed matter and the return of unsold items, and provides background on the works “Isidore’s Door,” “Michael’s Door,” “The Window of Arthemise Fougerousse” and “The Chicken Bones.” Includes an unidentifed commentary on some of his paintings, and a list of 11 works to be exhibited.


Seeing The Sacred, Emily Potter May 2015

Seeing The Sacred, Emily Potter

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Seeing the Sacred is a multidisciplinary arts project exploring the purposes of sacred art and its relationship with community identity. The project highlights three common purposes of sacred art: to represent a worldview, to express identities as members of a community, and to connect with something bigger than ourselves. This Capstone Experience/Thesis Project developed through an intersection of three primary interests: visual art, community engagement, and religious studies. This project includes an overview of the CE/T’s origins and evolution, a written analysis of research goals and experiences, a review of relevant literature, a series of related artwork ...


Arts & Letters: The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, David Lee, Dean, Kelly Scott, Managing Editor, Potter College Of Arts Potter College Apr 2015

Arts & Letters: The Magazine Of Potter College At Western Kentucky University, David Lee, Dean, Kelly Scott, Managing Editor, Potter College Of Arts Potter College

PCAL Publications

No abstract provided.


Camp, Jodi, B. 1994 (Fa 791), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2015

Camp, Jodi, B. 1994 (Fa 791), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text paper (click Additional Files below) for Folklife Archives Project 791. This collection features a term paper about commemorative tattoos and the various reasons behind why an individual may get such a tattoo. The project weas completed by Western Kentucky University student Jodi Camp for credit in an "Introduction to Folk Studies" class.


Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University Jan 2015

Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University

Student Creative Writing

The fine arts magazine of Western Kentucky University at Bowling Green.


Ua1c11/46 Walter Nalbach Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c11/46 Walter Nalbach Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs of Walter Nalbach, Kentucky Industrial Education Association and his retirement dinner. Includes images of furniture made by Nalbach.


Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Cherry Statue Committee in the course of raising funds for and directing the creation of the Henry Cherry Statue by sculptor Lorado Taft. Records created include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records and dedication programs.


Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford Jan 2015

Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs pulled from WKU President Gary Ransdell's papers.


Ua94/6/17 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Wku Annie Reis, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua94/6/17 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Wku Annie Reis, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Annie Reis during her years as a student at Western Kentucky State Normal School.


Ua68/17/2 Potter College Of Arts & Letters Theatre & Dance Western Players / Summer Players, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua68/17/2 Potter College Of Arts & Letters Theatre & Dance Western Players / Summer Players, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Western Players theater group including the Summer Players.


Ua1c11/54 Nelson Graham Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c11/54 Nelson Graham Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs taken by Nelson Graham for Ivan Wilson's art class.