The Carnegie Galleries Announce New Exhibitions with Works by Regional Students Affected by the Pandemic

TC_Sierra Bosse, Katrina Ryker Von Kriegenbergh, 2020, digital print, Central Hardin High School, Cecilia, KY

Sierra Bosse, Katrina Ryker Von Kriegenbergh, 2020, digital print, Central Hardin High School, Cecilia, KY.

(Covington, KY) – The Carnegie is excited to announce the opening of two new exhibitions on November 1, curated by Exhibitions Director Matt Distel. Same Again: organized in partnership with Art Academy of Cincinnati, will feature dozens of pieces from students across the region addressing common themes such as societal priorities and common concerns impact emerging artists. The Carnegie’s historic gallery space will also be displaying work from high school sophomores and juniors across multiple disciplines representing over 35 Kentucky high school arts programs as part of the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts Program.

“These two exhibitions highlight student artists across Greater Cincinnati and the entire state of Kentucky, giving them the recognition that they didn’t receive during their Spring semester due to COVID-19,’” said Distel. “Traditionally, these shows would take place earlier in the year to highlight the student’s final senior thesis projects but have been severely delayed due to the pandemic. The Carnegie is proud to support these local artists and their commitment to their education in the arts, even during a pandemic.”

Same Again: Organized in partnership with Art Academy of Cincinnati

  • Drawing largely on works created for thesis exhibitions that never had the opportunity for a public audience, Same Again examines how dramatic shifts in societal priorities and common concerns impact emerging artists. The objects and bodies of work on view will reveal the ways in which new circumstances influence how art is both produced and interpreted.
  • Participating artists include: Erika NJ Allen, Ally Bachman, Kyros Barton, Caroline Bell, Kevin Dougherty, Elisa Fay, Claire Flath, Caleb Francis, Sydney Greene, Isabel Gregan, Natalie Korfhage, Remi Mahuet, Kile McVey, Jared Miskell, Anna Paulsen, Kaylynn Phillips, Kelly Stevens, Savannah Vagedes, Kimberly Walker, Kelli Wheat, Jordan Haworth Zermeno

Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts

  • The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) is a highly competitive program that offers high school sophomores and juniors a three-week intensive seminar in a variety of creative disciplines. The Carnegie has maintained a longstanding relationship with the GSA offering exhibitions to selected students from the Visual Arts program. This year, The Carnegie is pleased to exhibit works across multiple disciplines representing over 35 Kentucky high school arts programs. The Kentucky GSA has been a catalyst for many young artists who go on to make meaningful contributions to arts communities around the world. The Carnegie has exhibited numerous artists who cite their involvement in the GSA as a foundational experience in their artistic careers.
  • Participating artists include: Rhiannon Elizabeth Johnston, Angelida Stewart, Emma Simpson, Maggie Kinnel, Sierra Bosse, Elizabeth Lepley, Madelyn Brock, Jack Bell, Marilyn Buente, Cesca Campisano, Helen Haverstick, Hunter Woolridge, Katie Brown, Jane Roberts, Isaac Pate, Avril de la Llana, Kaden Driver, Katrina Godsey, Brett Phelps, JJ Dyche, Reagan Morsman, Jenna Shriver, Alyssa Senger, Ethan Jenkins, Eloise Apple, Caroline Hirn, Leo Biagi, David Neal, Eden Elwell, Em Mejias, Tarina Henry

Season Sponsor: FotoFocus
Exhibition Sponsor: The Harvey C. Hubbell Charitable Gift Fund

The Carnegie Galleries will be open from 2pm-4pm, Saturday and Sunday, beginning Sunday, November 1. All other hours by appointment only. Email info@thecarnegie.com to set up an appointment. Exhibitions will be on view through late January. Gallery staff are implementing strategies recommended by public health authorities and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) throughout the building. The Carnegie requires patrons to wear masks, complete a brief question form, follow social distancing guidelines and encourages the use of provided hand sanitizing stations.

For more information about exhibitions and The Carnegie Galleries, visit www.thecarnegie.com/exhibition.php.

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About The Carnegie
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030.

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.

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