Ice House Gallery and Gift Shop
Home of the Mayfield/Graves County Art Guild
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The Gallery participates with the Mayfield Graves Tourism Commission, the Laurel Oak Garden Club (which maintains the gardens at the Ice House) and the Mayfield Garden District Project to promote our city as an interesting and rewarding place to visit and to live.
Mel Garbark
The Ice House Gallery is selling 61 of Mel Garbark's original acrylic paintings at drastically reduced pricing.
View three pages of these beautiful nature paintings by clicking "Garbark" at the top of this page.  These paintings can be shipped.

Mel lived in Benton, Kentucky when he passed away in 2016.  After an African Safari in 1983, Mel began painting as a naturalist and conservationist from his first-hand experiences with wildlife.

Mel Garbark won numerous awards:
Award of Merit 1989,  Wildlife Art Walk, St. Louis
Best of Show 1990, Wildlife Art Walk, St. Louis
The Berrillo Award, Meadow Vista, California
Artist of the Year 1990, Safari Club International
Best North American Animal 1993, Western Art Show
Best in Show 1998 & 2001, Woman's Club of Paducah Art Show
Garbark paintings are part of the display:
International Wildlife Museum
First Union Securities
Riverwind Gallery, Newburgh, IN
Lenox Wildlife Sculptures
Kemper Securities
 and of course The Ice House Gallery in Mayfield, KY 

Impressions 2018

Best of Show
Hatari Ya Mto by Bill Douglas 
Award sponsored by Howard Happy Inc. of Mayfield 

Impressions 2018

Exhibition:  Friday, Nov 9 - Saturday, Dec 15 Pickup Artwork:  Tuesday, Dec 18 - Saturday, Dec 29, 2018

Best in ShowHatari Ya Mto by Bill Douglas (Award sponsored by Howard Happy Inc. of Mayfield)

1st Place, Painting: Lakeview Egret by Betty Whitlow (Award sponsored by C-Plant Federal Credit Union)

2nd Place, Painting: Dennis Place by Bailey Radnitzer

1st Place, Drawing: Act of Exposure by McKayla Cunningham (Award sponsored by Mayfield Graves Tourism Commission)

 2nd Place, Drawing: Glow by Tommy Fletcher

1st Place, Photography: White Clematis by April McCormack (Award sponsored by the Mayor’s Office)

2nd Place, Photography: Blending In by Lynn Bartlett

1st Place, Sculpture: Old Chief by Brent McKinney (Award sponsored by Mary Jackson Haugen, Art Guild Founding Director)

2nd Place, Sculpture: Sunset Bowl by Diane Daubert

1st Place, Mixed Media: Paducah Sun by Carolyn Daniels (Award sponsored by Barbara Harris Heath, Art Guild Emeritus Board Member)

2nd Place, Mixed Media: Birds and Blooms by Roxanne Ferguson

Best depiction of nature and gardening in art: In the Light by April McCormack (Award sponsored by Laurel Oak Garden Club)

Contact the Ice House Gallery
Nanc Gunn, Director

120 North 8th Street
Mayfield, Kentucky 42066
Gallery and Gift Shop Hours 
Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm 
 Saturday: 10am - 1pm   
Admission is Always Free