Print commissioned by the Lexington Arts and Cultural Council (reproduced with permission)
Annette Mayer, “Sculptress Turns Tree Stumps, Twigs into Art,” Lexington Herald-Leader, April 28, 1974.
Clipping: ArtScene, Lexarts, 10
Rich Copley, “Horse Tales,” Lexington Herald-Leader,
Artist statement & Article:
Sarah Lansdell, "In Chodkowski ‘realism,’ it’s Light that’s Real,” The Courier-Journal & Times, May 4, 1975. H16.
Regan Rock, “Colorized Landscapes in Lexington Area Blessed by Church’s Paintings,” Kentucky Kernel, October 18, 1993.
Claudia Thomas, “Tribute to George Claxton at Artists Attic,” Lexington Herald-Leader, April 16, 1995. F4.
Van Deren Coke was a Lexington native and charter member of the Lexington Camera Club. He received a Bachelor's degree in history and art history at UK, an MFA in art history and studio at Indiana University and studied art history & photography at Harvard. He was an Assistant Professor at University of Florida, an Associate Professor at Arizona State, Professor of Art, Chair of the Art Department and Director of the Art Museum at University of New Mexico, Director of the International Museum of Photography at the Geoge Eastman House and Curator of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Many of his exhibition catalogs and books are available at the UK Fine Arts Library.
Robin Roenker, “Artist Prayed for Gift to Grace Retirement-Found New Call After Going Death,” Lexington Herald-Leader, September 29, 2007.
Coke, Van Deren
Pamphlet & Articles:
Obituaries,” Lexington Herald-Leader, July 22, 2004.B4.
David Minton, “Camera’s Eye, Artist’s Vision,” Lexington Herald-Leader, October 20, 1991.
David Minton,“Art Notes,” Lexington Herald-Leader.
Amy Wilson, “More to See,” Lexington Herald-Leader, January 27, 2006. 22.
Whitney Hale, “Seeing the Art in Everything,” UK News, January 9, 2006
Charlinda Brashear, “Renowned ‘Iron Willie’ Transforms ordinary Junk into Extraordinary Art,” The Kentucky Kernel, January 24, 2006.
Mark Vanderhoff, "Collins Looking to Deeper Side of Art,” Kentucky Kernel, March 31, 1999. 3.
Jennifer Hewlett, “Harold Dean Collins Kentucky Artist Known for Portraits, Dies at 79,” Lexington Herald-Leader, December 8, 1987. B7.
Sue Wahlgren, “Ex-Lexington’s Art Links World Leaders,” Lexington Herald-Leader, December 13, 1987. K2.
Billy Reed, “Lexington’s Show-Biz Artist,” The Courier-Journal & Times Magazine, June 13, 1976. 8.
Bettye Mastin, “At the Loom, On Canvas, At the Wheel,” Herald-Leader, January 7, 1973. 66.