Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2015

February 05, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

This year I will be participating in The Market show for the second time. Here is the official press release:

Alexey Stiop to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2015
Georgetown, KY - Alexey Stiop will exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the Kentucky Arts Council's signature arts marketplace for wholesale buyers and the general public March 7-8 at the Lexington Convention Center.
Stiop was invited to participate in The Market as a juried participant of the arts council's Kentucky Crafted Program. 
"For more than 30 years, artists in the Kentucky Crafted Program have represented the best of the Commonwealth's art and craft production on local, state, national and international stages," said Lori Meadows, executive director of the arts council. "Kentucky Crafted artists contribute mightily to the Commonwealth's global association with artistic excellence and quality craftsmanship."
Stiop has owned BigEye Photography for 8 years, producing commercial and fine art photographs.  Stiop has participated in The Market for 2 years.
Stiop is one of more than 200 producers of the state's finest art, craft, literature and artisanal food products who will participate in The Market, now in its 33rd year.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market offers buyers from galleries, shops and online retail venues across the nation the opportunity to select products from this elite group of exhibitors. The Market is open exclusively to the trade on March 6.
On March 7-8, the marketplace opens to the public. In addition to shopping for fine art and craft, visitors can enjoy musical performances, sample regional food products, participate in hands-on activities, and explore Kentucky arts and culture through special exhibits.
One-day tickets are $10. Two-day tickets are $15. Children 15 and younger are admitted free of charge.
For more information about Alexey Stiop or BigEye Photography, email Visit us online at
For more information about Kentucky Crafted: The Market, visit
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, fosters environments 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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