Luann Vermillion, of Whitesburg, will exhibit mixed media paper art at Kentucky Crafted: The Market on March 8 and 9 at the Lexington Convention Center.
Vermillion was invited to participate in the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature arts marketplace for wholesale buyers and the general public as a juried participant of the arts council’s Kentucky Crafted Program.
“For more than 30 years, artists in the Kentucky Crafted Program have represented the best of the Commonwealth’s art and craft production on local, state, national and international stages,” said Lori Meadows, executive director of the arts council. “Kentucky Crafted artists contribute mightily to the Commonwealth’s global association with artistic excellence and quality craftsmanship.”
Vermillion has owned Wildflowers by Luann for 15 years, producing mixed media paper art. Vermillion has participated in The Market for seven years.
Vermillion will be premiering her new collection “A Golden Touch”. Her new line will include unique paper sculptures, modular origami, kusudama, 3-D glass paperweights, and flower inspired necklaces, all featuring gold leaf accents.
Vermillion is one of more than 200 producers of the state’s finest art, craft, literature and artisanal food products who will participate in The Market. Tickets are available online for the arts marketplace, now in its 32nd year.
Discounted event tickets are currently on sale online. One-day tickets are $8 online,
$10 at the door. Twoday tickets are $12 online, $15 at the door. Children 15 and younger are admitted free of charge.
For more information about Kentucky Crafted: The Market, visit artscouncil.ky.gov/ KentuckyArt/ 2014Market. htm
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.