Lacy Hale, of Ermine, is the newest board member of the Kentucky Arts Council.
Hale was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to a four-year term, which will expire Feb. 1, 2019. She is a full-time artist, co-founder and coordinator of the regional arts group EpiCentre Arts, and coordinator of the Appalshop Gallery in Whitesburg.
Hale is also a member of the newly formed Kentucky Art Tribe, is on the board of the Appalachian Arts Alliance, and is on the Artist Advisory Board for the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman.
Also serving on the board of directors is Josephine Richardson, of Whitesburg.