Art Teachers as Artist Exhibit

Monday, September 27, 2021

The Art Education program at the EKU School of Art & Design celebrates 13 artist-teachers currently practicing in Kentucky. The multidisciplinary alumni exhibit, Art Teachers as Artists, will be on display at EKU Center for the Arts, in both the upper and lower lobby galleries, October 1 – November 11, 2021.

“Art Teachers as Artists is a testimonial to these successful Art Education graduates who make time and space for art-making in their life, carrying on a lively artistic practice that contributes to the highest level of teaching. These educators lead by example, sharing and inspiring students with the art they create.”

-Dr. Ilona Szekely
Exhibit Curator & Assistant Professor of Art Education

This exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 4:30 PM, and during EKU Center events. Please note that face masks are required at all times while inside the facility.


Heather Cooksey (1997) • Central High School • Madison County
Kristy Salley (2002) • Northern Middle School • Pulaski County
Miles Johnson (2003) • Warner Elementary School • Jessamine County
Debbie Eller (2006) • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School • Fayette County
Kim Lee Hamilton (2009, 2013) • Kirksville Elementary School • Madison County
Staci Goggins (2010) • Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary School • Jessamine County
Phillip Wiggs (2010) • Berea College
Kristin Long (2012) • Garrard County High School • Garrard County
Pamela Cveticanin (2014) • Berea Community Middle/High School
Hannah Johnson (2018) • Daniel Boone Elementary School • Madison County
Brittani Fuller (2018) • George Rogers Clark High School • Clark County
Rebecca James (2020) • Parkwood Elementary School • Clarksville, Indiana
Josey Owens (2021) • Sayre Elementary School • Fayette County