The Lexington Art League and Parks & Recreation are gearing up for the 40th annual Woodland Art Fair! Stay tuned to this page for information, including a roster of artists and entertainment, special family programming and more!
WHAT: Shop 200 artists, enjoy live music and food, and create your own family art- all with free admission. Click here to apply to be an artist in the Fair!
WHEN & WHERE: August 15-16, 2015, inside Woodland Park grounds (601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502).
AWARDS: The Fair has received several national, regional & local honors including being voted a Top 200 Fine Art & Design Show in the nation in 2007-2012 by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Top 20 Event by The Southeast Tourism Society & a Top 10 Festival by The Kentucky Travel Industry Association.
THANKS: Produced by LAL in partnership with the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government’s Division of Parks and Recreation. Supported by many sponsors listed below.
LAL’s BIG TENT will provide interactive art experiences for everyone. Look for our banner, located in the central-most part of the park. Check back soon for details.
Community Activities will be held in the central section of the park, just south of the pool and next to the playground. Experience the fun, hands-on activities with your entire family! Activities available for all ages! If you are interested in getting your organization involved in the Community Engagement space please fill out this application and send it back to Kelly Karbowicz Riley.
Three shuttles (including one wheelchair- accessible) will be circulating every 10 minutes. Park free at American Founders Bank’s downtown Lexington branch (corner of Rose St. and East Main), in the LEXTRAN Transit Center parking garage (enter from E. High Street near the Lexington Ave. and MLK Blvd. intersections), the Phoenix Parking Lot and the Lexington Herald Leader front parking lot.
The Baby Care Station, located in the central section of the park, is possible through help from the Mothers of Pre-Schoolers at Tates Creek Christian Church. Change diapers and nurse as needed without being trapped in a stuffy bathroom stall.
Thank you to our Lead Sponsors!
2014 Major Awards
Best of Kentucky: Elizabeth Foley, Sponsored by Artique
Cutting Edge: Aaron Hequembourg, Sponsored by Delcotto Law Group, PLLC
Award of Excellence: Kent Ambler, Sponsored by Lexington Art League
2014 Merit Awards
2-D Mixed Media: Joe Martino, Sponsored by Bluegrass Mailing Data and Fulfillment Services
Metalwork: Linda Greenway Kinney, Sponsored by Critter Control of Lexington
Photography: Russell Grace, Sponsored by Michael J. Cox, Esq.,Cox Law, PLLC
Painting: Kuei Dorman, Sponsored by Bluegrass Sotheby's International Realty- Becky Reinhold
Graphics/Printmaking: Mel Fleck, Sponsored by Balance Creative
Wood: Gary Graham, Sponsored by Scott Wilson Carpentry LLC
Ceramics: Louis Colombarini, Sponsored by Mix on Vine
Drawing/Pastels: Anne Kindl, Sponsored by The Clarion Lexington
Fiber/Leather: Leslie Bowman-Friedlander, Sponsored by Continental Sew and Repair Center
Glass: Paula Marksbury, Sponsored by Fitzsimons Office of Architecture
Jewelry: Logan Louis, Sponsored by Artique
Sculpture: Rebecca Miller, Sponsored by Enderle and Co.
Not walking or driving to the park? Park your ride! A bike check at Woodland Park will be at the racquetball court on High Street, thanks to Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Find the bike symbol on the map.
Check back for the live music schedule!