The Wastelanders summer exhibition runs from June 21 to August 6. Its being held at the Bill Ford Gallery located inside WKCTC’s Paducah School of Arts and Design. On June 21 there will be a free opening reception from 5 - 7 pm in the Gallery. Just go to PSAD’s 2D and Graphic Design Building, 905 Harrison Street in Paducah's Lower Town.

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If you can't make the reception you can see the wonderful exhibition through August 6. Bill Ford Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm.

Exhibiting artists include E.J. Abell , Paula Danby, Mark Donham, Nancy Flowers, Juanita Neal Gilliam, Jason Hargrove, LaNelle Mason, Sandra Pfeifer, Jane Viterisi, and Ben Walker.

"PSAD is pleased to once again host the Summer 2018 exhibition of works by members of The Wastelanders," said PSAD director Paul Aho. "This group of native talent continues to represent a creative community that existed before Paducah's Artists Relocation Program and that champions the region's strength of place alongside the success of Lower Town as an arts district. Last Summer's exhibition was a big success and we look forward to another strong showing by this diverse and talented group of artists." 

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The Paducah Wastelanders are a group of artists from Paducah and its surrounding counties. The group was formed in 2007 by Paducah area artists. The Paducah Wastelanders began prior to the “Artist Relocation Program”, a program the city promoted to renovate the old Lower Town area of Paducah into an artists’ community. For more information about The Paducah Wastelanders, visit

WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design offers an Associate in Fine Arts degree in Visual Art and an Associate in Applied Science degree. There is also certificate programs in Visual Communication: Multimedia, as well as studio art classes for students of all levels and disciplines. For more information, call 270.534.3901.