Call for Entries ‘Women of Influence’ Exhibit

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Kentucky artists are invited to submit works for consideration in the exhibit “Women of Influence: Celebrating the Year of the Woman” to be held at the Kentucky Artisan Center, June 14 – October 31, 2020.

Declared the “Year of the Woman,” 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the United States’ 19th Amendment, which guarantees and protects women’s constitutional right to vote.

This exhibit by Kentucky artists will showcase works that reference, celebrate and are inspired by women of influence throughout history. This exhibit will join the many other efforts across the country to ensure that stories about the women who changed history are shared and celebrated.

Works can be focused on any woman from any time period – but the woman featured must have made significant changes or contributions to the betterment of society and the world. 

The center’s exhibit program provides exhibition opportunities for Kentucky artists working in a variety of mediums and often includes artists and works not regularly on display at the center. Exhibited works must be for sale, can be in any 3-D or 2-D medium, must be ready to hang and must not exceed 6 feet in any dimension or weigh more than 50 pounds. 

Information about the exhibit and an entry form are available by contacting the Center. An entry form can be found on the Center’s website or you may request an entry form and prospectus by mail from, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Attn: “Women of Influence” 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403 or by calling 859-985-5448. The deadline for entry is May 8, 2020. 

The Center features works by more than 850 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. For more information about events call 859-985-5448, visit us on Facebook.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is an agency in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is 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 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.