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All classes taught by experienced teaching artists and science professionals.

Rona Roberts

Rona Roberts

RONA ROBERTS, host of Savoring Kentucky, writes and speaks about the wonders and pleasures of Kentucky food, farms, and farmers, and about Kentucky’s potentially self-sufficient, resilient local food economy. She…

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Thomas Baker

Thomas Baker

THOMAS BAKER graduated from the University of KY in 1999 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts.  During his time at the university he studied under Radu Damaceanu Bart, and worked…

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Toni Warren

Toni Warren

As a retired special education para-professional children have always been foremost in my life, especially nurturing and educating them. It has been so for family, loved ones, and new acquaintances. It would…

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Kenn Minter

Kenn Minter

KENN MINTER is a writer, illustrator and publisher of comic books and graphic novels. For 20 years, Kenn was an art director at the University of Kentucky. He also provided…

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Shannon Kelly

Shannon Kelly

SHANNON KELLY was born and raised in Lexington, and attended LASC classes all throughout her childhood. She received her B.A. in film studies from Asbury University, and has her AMI…

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Lizz Hamilton

Lizz Hamilton

LIZZ HAMILTON is a fine arts graduate student and teacher at the University of Kentucky. She is from Los Angeles, CA and received her BA in fine art from the…

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Tanya Whitehouse

Tanya Whitehouse

It took TANYA WHITEHOUSE a while to decide what she wanted to do with her life. The central Kentucky native dabbled in languages and art history, among other career twists…

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Jennifer Rodabaugh

Jennifer Rodabaugh

JENNIFER RODABAUGH has been teaching for 16 years in elementary education. After teaching Kindergarten through 3rd grade in five different states, she opened up a STEAM lab (Science, Technology, Engineering,…

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Geoffrey Hershberger

Geoffrey Hershberger

GEOFFREY HERSHBERGER has been performing and teaching music for 24 years. A soloist, chamber music artist, educator and conductor, Geoffrey enjoys educating the next generation of musicians, artist and scholars.…

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Dakota Smith

Dakota Smith

DAKOTA SMITH has conducted a workshop series for the past 3 years ranging from Appalachian Music and International Hip Hop lectures to children’s leadership classes. He has also worked with…

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Lubitza Hershberger

Lubitza Hershberger

LUBITZA HERSHBERGER has been performing and teaching music for 26 years. She is at home on the concert stage, in the recording studio and conducting research. She enjoys teaching in…

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Rebecca C. Ramsey

Rebecca C. Ramsey

REBECCA C. RAMSEY is an Environmental Scientist who loves to ask the question, why? She obtained her B.S. in Biology from Murray State University and her M.S. in Biology at…

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Mikie Cameron

Mikie Cameron

MIKIE CAMERON is a painter and mixed media artist who focuses on observing and working from small natural objects. She holds an MFA from Colorado State University and a BFA…

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Jacob Lee

Jacob Lee

JACOB LEE's works consist primarily of lithograph and silkscreen prints and have been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Jake has been awarded a First Place award in Speedball Art Products…

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Callie Northern

Callie Northern

CALLIE NORTHERN is a recent graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelors degree in Art and minor in Art History. She is from Rockcastle County, Kentucky deep in the…

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Angela Carbone

Angela Carbone

ANGELA CARBONE is a ceramic sculptor who has been studying ceramics for over 10 years. She received an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and BFA from Green Mountain…

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Dan Price

Dan Price

DAN PRICE is a lifelong amateur astronomer and student of science originally from Buffalo, NY. He has been conducting astronomy outreach programs in Minnesota and Kentucky for the better part…

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Julie Struck

Julie Struck

JULIE STRUCK is a mixed media artist, creative writer and veteran arts educator with decades of experience teaching drawing, painting, printmaking and graphic design. She earned BFA and MFA degrees…

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Kriis Zeps

Kriis Zeps

KRIIS ZEPS holds a BA in Elementary Education and an AMS Montessori graduate studies degree. She has taught in private Montessori schools, public elementary schools, and most recently Early Childhood…

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith

PATRICK SMITH is an actively exhibiting contemporary artist who paints realist portraits with decorative embellishment.  His work has been featured in numerous magazines and has been collected by local residents…

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Megan Sauter

Megan Sauter

MEGAN SAUTER of Frankfort, KY, is a ceramic artist and community arts instructor. She develops arts-infused history lessons and teaches throughout central KY schools as an educator for the Kentucky…

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Maggie Rogers

Has worked as a naturalist, art educator, photographer, and graphic designer in both Kentucky and Florida. She believes in making science fun and memorable for kids and adults through art.…

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Katelynn Ralston

Katelynn Ralston

KATELYNN RALSTON is a Lexington based photographer, sculptor, and Queer artist whose current work deals with body image and femininity. Ralston spent a year at Latitude, an art studio that…

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Aurora Parrish

Holds a BA in Fine Art from the University of Kentucky, where she combined her interests in dance and visual art for a unique focus on movement and arts integration.…

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Mary L. Nehring

Mary L. Nehring

MARY NEHRING loves color. She owns Colors to Dye For, a business specializing in her innovative hand dyed silk scarves, bamboo socks, and exotic knitting yarns, available at art and…

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Elissa Morley

Elissa Morley

ELISSA MORLEY grew up on the Space Coast of Florida and attended Asbury University and the Slade School of Fine Art in London, England. She has lived in Lexington for…

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Stevie Moore

Stevie Moore

STEVIE MOORE is a freelance artist and illustrator with a BA in Art from the University of Kentucky. He works in traditional and digital media, including oil painting, drawing, and…

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Marianne Brown Mize

Has been a full time potter her in Kentucky for over 20 years and teaching in clay for almost as long. She holds a BFA from the Memphis College of Art,…

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Lennon Michalski

Lennon Michalski

LENNON MICHALSKI is a painter and digital video artist whose work has been shown internationally in Mexico, Columbia, and China. He earned an MFA in Painting and Digital Media from…

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Steven Littrell

Steven Littrell

STEVEN LITTRELL is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BA in Architecture. He enjoys working in digital formats as well as traditional mediums and believes that there…

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Karen Lanier

Karen Lanier

KAREN LANIER is a freelance writer, educator, dance instructor and gardener. She explored state and national parks all over the U.S. as a seasonal park ranger, and currently specializes in…

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Duane Keaton

Duane Keaton

DUANE KEATON has been teaching summer classes at LASC for the last 12 years while being the art and drama teacher at Southern Middle School in Lexington. He runs an…

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Lloyd Hughes

Lloyd Hughes

LLOYD HUGHES is a 4th generation metalsmith who has been perfecting his craft for over 30 years. He began Lloyd K. Hughes Metalsmithing in 1987.  Lloyd has completed extensive commissions…

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Marty Henton

Holds a BA in Art Education from Purdue University and an MA in Art Education from Western Kentucky University. She served as Director of the LASC for 23 years and…

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Debbie Harner

Debbie Harner

DEBBIE HARNER has an MA in Elementary Education and over 20 years of teaching experience. She currently has her own tutoring business for elementary students in central Kentucky. Debbie also…

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Karen Geesey

Karen Geesey

KAREN GEESEY studied Fine Arts at Cornell University and has an MFA in sculpture from the University of New Mexico. She has worked in graphics, animation, film and sculpture and…

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Sonja Brooks

Sonja Brooks

SONJA BROOKS is a mixed media artist who creates layered, textured images that address a variety of social and other themes. She teaches art-based classes to encourage children and adults…

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Julie Blackburn

Julie Blackburn

JULIE BLACKBURN graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Natural Resource Conservation and has been teaching at the Living Arts and Science Center for 14 years. She…

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