Sculpture in the Dell

Sculpture in the Dell

Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood, KY is a refuge of green beauty that will immediately put you at peace with yourself and the world at large. The perfume of roses hangs heavy in the air and the urge to sit a spell and read a Jane Eyre novel will seem so right you can’t explain … Continue reading

Picking up sticks

Picking up sticks

The first thing I see when I go to visit with artist Patrick Dougherty is his full head of white hair. It’s an illuminating color that stands out among the backdrop of the earthy browns and springtime greens of Bernheim Forest. Dougherty is busy grabbing sticks, checking the structure of his in-progress sculpture, and offering … Continue reading

Wish upon a store

Wish upon a store

Artist/Urban planner Candy Chang has been busy the last several years developing her relatively simple idea into a sizeable cause that is impacting urban areas around the country. Inspired by the abundance of empty and forgotten storefronts in New Orleans, Chang created red and white stickers, similar in design to the Hello My Name Is … Continue reading

The Importance of Being Shelby Lee Adams

The Importance of Being Shelby Lee Adams

Photographer Shelby Lee Adams has been taking photographs as document for the past 30 years. He has built a career on taking portraits of the people in the isolated areas of Eastern Kentucky, which is better known as Appalachia, and his newest book Salt and Truth continues the photo album he has been compiling for … Continue reading