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Lacy Hale knew at the age of five that she wanted to be an artist. At 18 she attended Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, NY. At 20 she returned to Southeastern Kentucky to pursue her professional artistic career.

Hale has shown her work all over the state, including galleries in both Morehead and Frankfort, the Appalshop Gallery in Whitesburg, KY, and the Grayson Gallery in Grayson, KY. Hale's work was included in a traveling Smithsonian exhibit in 2012.

The artist has also created public murals in several Kentucky cities including Lexington and Hindman. She is currently working with Appalshop and the city of Jenkins to design and execute a mural to be completed in the spring of 2015.

Her work resides in such collections as those of Elliot County Attorney, Patrick Trent, and Kentucky's Secretary of…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 22
  • Joined May 3, 2008

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Oil paint, a good ink pen, linoleum blocks, letterpress

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About

Lacy Hale knew at the age of five that she wanted to be an artist. At 18 she attended Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, NY. At 20 she returned to Southeastern Kentucky to pursue her professional artistic career.

Hale has shown her work all over the state, including galleries in both Morehead and Frankfort, the Appalshop Gallery in Whitesburg, KY, and the Grayson Gallery in Grayson, KY. Hale's work was included in a traveling Smithsonian exhibit in 2012.

The artist has also created public murals in several Kentucky cities including Lexington and Hindman. She is currently working with Appalshop and the city of Jenkins to design and execute a mural to be completed in the spring of 2015.

Her work resides in such collections as those of Elliot County Attorney, Patrick Trent, and Kentucky's Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes.

She is co-founder of the regional arts groups EpiCentre Arts, Appalachian Women of the Arts, and East Kentucky for Arts Education. She is also co-host of the monthly radio show, Art Matters.

She serves on the Artist Advisory Board and the Executive Board of the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman, KY and was recently appointed by the governor to serve on the Kentucky Arts Council.

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