Stone Sculpted by Louisville Artist William Duffy at Kentucky Artisan Center
Stone Sculptor William Duffy, of Louisville, will demonstrate his stone carving techniques on Saturday, August 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the center.
Duffy began drawing at an early age and was encouraged by his parents and teachers. He graduated from the Louisville School of Art in 1976 with a BFA in painting.
Duffy taught himself to carve stone and after numerous sculpture awards, began in 1980, to work as a full-time artist. His work has been shown throughout the U.S. and is in numerous museum collections including the J.B. Speed Art Museum in Louisville.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily, year-round, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Special exhibits on display include “Great Impressions: Prints by Kentucky Artisans,” through Sept. 10, 2016; and in the lobby, “Kentucky Clay: A Continuing Tradition.”
For more information call 859-985-5448 or visit kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov