Appalachia

EpiCentre Arts

Appalachia

EpiCentre Arts is a visual arts organization made up of artists, art instructors, students, and patrons of the arts within an approximate 100-mile radius of Whitesburg, KY, a small town with a population of about 2,000 in the heart of coal country.  EpiCentre has multiple functions as an artists’ support group, artist cooperative, and community arts organization that allows artists to gather for fellowship, support, and encouragement. The group also initiates community art projects, and encourages community participation in local art events. 

Hard Times. Egg Tempera on Hardboard. Photo: Jeff Chapman-Crane