Art by Nature

The Art by Nature program highlights ways to improve and enhance the natural world through a gallery of native landscapes and plants highlighted by local artists. The 2023 exhibit will focus on urban creeks.

Past years

  • 2018 – local greenways and streamside restoration projects
  • 2019 – native plants in medians, easements and mailbox strips
  • 2020 – 2021 – trees
  • 2022 – front yards

2023 exhibit

The 2023 exhibit will be held from Oct. 13 through Nov. 24 at the Living Arts and Science Center. This year's exhibit will feature art inspired by 35 urban creeks spread across Fayette County.

View the map of inspiration sites

The exhibit will be open to all artwork that can be presented on the wall, including 2-D, drawing, photography, printmaking, as well as sculptural work that can be displayed on pedestals. 

Each artist may submit up to three works (at least one work will be accepted from each artist based on jury decision) and must be created between 2022 – 2023. Artists are encouraged to sell work, but not required. 

Submit artwork

Deadline to submit: September 15

2021 Art by Nature artwork