LOUISVILLE Grayson artist Candy Glass is one of two winners of honors from the Kentucky Foundation for Women.
The 21-year-old was nominated for her feminist work in both visual arts in drawing and painting and performance art in aerial acrobatics.
At 2017 graduate of Ashland Community and Technical, she works with visual arts and performance/aerial arts to address topics including mental health, body positivity, LGBTQ+/equality, female empowerment, freedom of expression, desexualizing nudity, chronic illness, sexuality, self-growth and individuality.
She also is a member of the performance art troupe the Cosmadolls, which is centered around female empowerment, self-love and social change. The Cosmadolls performs to raise funds for domestic violence shelters and trans equality.
The award was presented on Sept. 22 at Hopscotch House in Louisville during KFW Day.