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PLEASE GIVE A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW GALLERY DIRECTOR, JEANETTE TESMER!

Jeanette is LASC’s most recent staff addition and will be responsible for developing and overseeing between 12 and 20 exhibitions each year in our various gallery spaces, the majority of which involve local and regional artists. She will also be responsible for helping to integrate various artistic genres into our educational curriculum. Jeanette has studied abroad in Rome, Italy, at the John Felice Rome Center and through Loyola-Chicago and received her BS/BA in International Studies from Rockhurst University (Kansas City, MO). She received an MA in Art History from the University of Kentucky with a concentration in Public Art and Museum Studies. Prior to joining LASC, she served as the Executive Director of the Gateway Regional Arts Center in Mt. Sterling, KY. Before that, she was the Program Director at Kentucky Tourism Association, the Gallery Director and Curator of Collections at Georgetown College, and a Registrar at the International Museum of the Horse. Jeanette has also taught high school and college courses, produced art festivals, assisted with Crave Food and Music Festival, and founded Art Club, a pop up educational opportunity for adults to find their creativity and learn about art history. When she is able she loves to travel, get lost in the woods, and ranking hole-in-the-wall burger joints.

To contact Jeanette, please email her at jtesmer@lasclex.org.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

What’s happening?

Comic Book Art March 18 – June 24 in the Atrium Gallery

The love for comics is generations old. Now more than ever, artists are creating, writing, producing, and publishing their own comic series. This exhibition will feature local artists who publish their own comics.

Different Points of View April 15 – June 24 in the GLO Gallery

Featuring artists Teri Dryden, Charles Ellis, and Gary Mesa-Gaido, this exhibition will have you viewing art in new ways through abstract expression.

Annual High School Juried Exhibit in partnership with Lex Arts May 20 – July 8 in the Kinkead Gallery

Amazing art from talented regional high school students.  This is a juried exhibition with recognition.

Art from classes, camps and more in the LASC Student Gallery

Click below and take a VIRTUAL TOUR of our Ayé Aton: Sun Ra and Beyond Exhibition when it was in our beautiful Kincaid Gallery.  Get up close and virtually immersed in the ART!  3-d tour experience sponsored and provided by by 3-D Virtual Tours Lex.

 


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