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Kopana Terry works in many mediums: photography, music, drawing, writing, and on occasion, radio. As a musician she’s best known as the drummer for Arista Records’ Stealin Horses. Her writings are included in Arts Across Kentucky, D-Lib, and Kentucky Libraries. Along with exhibitions around the country, her photographs have appeared in The Head & The Hand Press, Appalachian Heritage, The Old-Time Herald, Heartwood, Spaces Magazine, Ace Weekly, Louisville Music News, Kentucky Bach Choir, Lexington’s Herald-Leader, and in the documentary Kentucky Bourbon Tales: Distilling the Family Business. From 2006-2010, she was co-creator and senior producer for tonic: the arts and music magazine at NPR affiliate, WUKY. She’s been awarded grants from the Kentucky Arts Council, LexArts, and the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel in 1988. In 2003, her photo series Down the Backstretch: Women in the Thoroughbred Industry was awarded a citation of merit from Kentucky’s State House of Representatives. Her blog, the outhouse: where art goes, combines art with positive thought, and has a growing following. She earned her BA in Art Studio/Photography and Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky. Kopana was born and (mostly) raised in Eastern Kentucky, in the county seat of Morgan County, West Liberty. She currently resides in Lexington, KY with one cat that thinks she’s a dog, one cat afraid of dogs, and one stinky awesome dog, Wallace J. Terry.
All works by Kopana Terry at www.kopana.net, including works posted on facebook, google+, twitter, tumblr, are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information on copyright. For permissions beyond the scope of this license, contact Kopana. All analog and digital exhibits, websites, or publications containing her work are used by permission. To those who give credit where credit is due; you’re awesome. Thanks. You make the world a better place.