FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky woodworker Jerry Hollon, of Richmond, has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council's Featured Artist for August.

Hollon crafts cutting boards and other functional kitchen items using Appalachian hardwoods that are locally grown and harvested. Each of his works is a genuine piece of Kentucky art that showcases the grain, figure and color variations of the wood.

To see Hollon's work, visit the arts council's website at artscouncil.ky.gov. The feature page includes:

  • A story about Hollon's work.
  • A video of Hollon discussing his work.
  • A portfolio of his work in the Kentucky Crafted Directory.
  • Contact information for the artist.

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.

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