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UK Employees Encouraged to Submit Work for Art Exhibit

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2016) – University of Kentucky employees and immediate family members are invited to submit their original artwork for consideration for the fourth annual UK Arts in HealthCare event, "The Healing Power of Art."  This event serves to provide employees the opportunity to think about and experience the healing nature of art and submit pieces that reflect their understanding of arts healing influence in a health care setting. Artists may submit their work until April 22 and will be notified, if their piece is selected, on May 20.


Employees, and their immediate family, may submit up to three pieces of artwork in any medium. Pieces should be no larger than 20 by 30 inches and should be submitted unframed. Selected pieces will become part of the UK Arts in HealthCare program's permanent collection and displayed at various locations throughout the medical campus with recognition of the artist.


To access an application form click here. For more information visit the Arts in HealthCare website or email Sarah Timmons at


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