Whitney Hale

By

College: Agriculture, Food and Environment

Horse Mania Gallops onto Campus

Published: Jul 23, 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 23, 2010) − Colorfully painted horses have taken over Lexington, and some even found their way to the University of Kentucky campus as LexArts unveiled Horse Mania 2010. Among the artists participating in this popular public art project are Arturo Alonzo Sandoval and Lennon Michalski, of the UK Department of Art, and several alumni. Additionally, three UK entities have sponsored horses that are on display on campus.

 

UK Alumni Endowed Professor of Art Arturo Alonzo Sandoval created the horse "Casablanca" that now stands guard at the Schmidt Vocal Arts Center, home to the horse's sponsor, UK Opera Theatre. "Casablanca" celebrates the art of opera, and incorporates abstract images of the singers, props and sets. Lennon Michalski, an adjunct faculty member in art studio, also has a horse on display downtown. "Lesson in Walking on Water" can be found outside Gratz Park Inn.

 

Besides "Casablanca," visitors to campus also have the opportunity to see two other horses sponsored by university units. "Equestrian," by Jennifer Conrad-Barber, is sponsored by the UK Equine Initiative and is located at Cooper House near the corner of Nicholasville Road and Cooper Drive. In addition, UK HealthCare is sponsoring "Stone Horse," by Darryl Halbrooks, located outside the UK College of Medicine on South Limestone.

More than 80 horses are featured in Horse Mania 2010, and several were created by former students of the university. Some of the horses with UK connections are:

- "The Siren of the Bluegrass" by alumnae Anne Bates Allen and Lucie Slone-Meyers;
- "Day Star" by alumnus Dan Neil Barnes and Philip Rodriguez;
- "Lady Godiva's Horse" by alumnae Jean Isaacs Bramlette and Audwin Price;
- "Ashland Stud" and "Cheval D'Etoile" by alumna Christy Buckner;
- "Teacup" and "A Three on the Sheets" by alumna Kimberly Comstock;
- "Running Around in Circles" and "The Strand" by alumna Blake Snyder Eames;
- "Run for the Rosaries" by alumna Beth Ettensohn and her students at Saints Peter and Paul School;
- "Raise a Native" by alumna Lida Evans;
- "Dark Star" by Harold Faulconer and Becky Faulconer, a local art educator who has served as a docent at the Art Museum at UK;
- "Old Lexington" by alumna Barbara Harper-Bach and Neil Sulier;
- "Pegasus Flight" by alumnus Tony Higdon and Erika Strecker;
- "Glade Runner," "Grace Under Pressure" and "Streamlined" by alumnus Philip High;
- "A Horse of a Different Shell" by alumna Holly Johnson;
- "Paris Pike" by alumna Kathy Rees Johnson;
- "Digital Horse" by alumnus Duane Keaton;
- "Paisley Pony" by alumnus Morgan King;
- "Red River Parade" by alumnus John Lackey;
- "Sister Cities" by alumna Pat Lawrence;
- "Lexington" by alumnus Phil May;
- "Star Dust Memories" by alumnus Robert Morgan;
- "Mr. Blue Grass" by alumna Kandace Tatum Potter;
- "Henry, A Tribute to Henry Faulkner" and "These Colors Run" by alumna Mary Wathen;
- "Madame Ivory" by alumna Kelly Rice Welker;
- "Desert Dream" by alumna Adalin Wichman; and
- "Wild Paint" by alumna Kathryn Wise.

 

Horses on exhibit as part of Horse Mania 2010 will remain on display in their current locations through Oct. 15. The public art project then will move indoors for Southern Lights from Nov. 19 to Dec. 4, at the Kentucky Horse Park. For more information on the horses in Horse Mania 2010, visit the project online at www.horsemania2010.com.  

UKNow_IMG_0113.jpgUKNow_IMG_0136_Equestrian_by_Jennifer_Conrad-Barber.jpgUKNow_IMG_0126_Stone_Horse_by_Darryl_Halbrooks.jpgUKNow_IMG_0104_Lesson_in_Walking_on_Water_by_Lennon_Michalski.jpg
March
1
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sun
2
Wildcat Wellness: Expressions (Creative Stress Relief)
Resume & Cover Letters that Work
Mon
3
Wildcat Wellness: Relaxation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Grad Salute
2nd Annual UK Work-Life Summer Camps Fair
UK Elder Care Lunch & Learn - Keeping Your Brain Healthy
Successful Networking & Job Search
Guest Lecture
Documentary Screening: "Forgotten Wars, Forgotten Victims"
Bangladeshi Garment Worker Speak Out
A Reading by Nic Brown
CatWatch Party #3
Tue
4
LNFS Presents: The Mighty Ducks
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
Internship Info Session
Grad Salute
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Brazilian Conversation Hour
Art Therapy Table
OUTspoken with J Mase III
Appalachian Forum with Crystal Wilkinson entitled: Birds of Opulence: Black Women, Madness, and Resilience in Appalachia
Wed
5
LNFS Presents: Typeface
LNFS Presents: Space Jam
Grad Salute
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Wildcat Wellness: Healthy Habits
Food for Hope
Thu
6
LNFS Presents: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
LNFS Presents: Pokémon: The First Movie
Cultural Coffee Hour
Grad Salute
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Japan Today
Holi: The Indian Festival of Colors
Fri
7
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Karnival Around The World
Graduate & Professional School Prep:KAPLAN Free Practice Test for MCAT and LSAT
PharmD Open House
Sat
8
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sun
9
Midterm of 2015 Spring Semester
Wildcat Wellness: Expressions (Creative Stress Relief)
GUEST LECTURE
Appalachian Forum with Rebecca Klenk, Topic: Global Uttarakhand: Development, Neoliberalism and Social Justice in Himalayan India
Ballroom Thieves
Mon
10
Wildcat Wellness: Relaxation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Job Club: Staying Positive During A Job Search
Massage on the Go #2
Tue
11
LNFS Presents: Only Lovers Left Alive
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Brazilian Conversation Hour
Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help Class
Leadership Assessment
#TrendingTopics: Immunization
True Songs
Wed
12
LNFS Presents: Into the Woods
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Wildcat Wellness: Healthy Habits
Free Spring Break Shuttle to Blue Grass Airport
LNFS Presents: Waiting for 'Superman'
Thu
13
LNFS Presents: Vertigo
Cultural Coffee Hour
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Free Spring Break Shuttle to Blue Grass Airport
LNFS Presents: Trainspotting
Fri
14
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sat
15
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sun
16
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Mon
17
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Tue
18
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Wed
19
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Thu
20
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Cultural Coffee Hour
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Plating Design Demonstration with Dan Wu
Fri
21
Spring 2015 Spring Vacation
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sat
22
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sun
23
Wildcat Wellness: Expressions (Creative Stress Relief)
"Thrive: The Kentucky Wine Tradition" Documentary Screening
Mon
24
Wildcat Wellness: Relaxation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Job Club: A Snapshot of the Central Kentucky Labor Market
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 1 p.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 2 p.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 3 p.m.
Kentucky Teacher's Network Career Fair
Tue
25
LNFS Presents: Rear Window
Wildcat Wellness: Meditation
Internship Info Session
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Brazilian Conversation Hour
Healthy Smoothie Demonstration
Virtual Dementia Tour
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 1 p.m.
Healthy Smoothie Demonstration
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 2 p.m.
Career & Major Exploration Session @ 3 p.m.
Women of the World: Rosario Dawson
Wed
26
LNFS Presents: The Imitation Game
LNFS Presents: Blade Runner
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Wildcat Wellness: Healthy Habits
Student & Employer Mixer
Young Artists Exhibit Reception
Thu
27
LNFS Presents: Psycho
LNFS Presents: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Cultural Coffee Hour
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Fri
28
Free Saturday Swing Dance Lessons
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Sat
29
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Lion King Trip
Sun
30
Wildcat Wellness: Expressions (Creative Stress Relief)
Mon
31
Wildcat Wellness: Relaxation
Tanya Habjouqa: Recent Photographs
Edward Troye: Theme & Variation
Same Difference: Michelle Grabner, Simone Leigh & Russell Maltz
Lexington Tattoo Project
Tue
 
 
 
 

Repeats every day until Fri Mar 06 2015 .
Thu, 03/05/2015

Repeats every week until Thu Apr 30 2015 except Thu Mar 19 2015.
Thu, 03/05/2015

Reset Page