DV8Art Contest

Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winners!

DV8 Kitchen on Broadway is hosting an Art Contest to celebrate the work of local recovery community. 11 central Kentucky non-profit organization within the recovery community have been chosen and paired up with a local artist to create art directly on each table and will participate in a Table Art Contest.

On April 16, the contest will go “live” on our website and all can vote for their favorite table. We also have voting opportunities at both our Broadway and East End DV8 locations from April 16-25.

The winners will be announced at an event on April 26 at our Broadway location. We will be open to the public for dinner at from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  A huge thank you to CHI Saint Joseph Hospital and LexArts for supporting this project!

To cast your vote, click on the video below to “like” your favorite on our Facebook page! When a video is “liked,” a vote is cast.

The video with the most likes will be the winner of the popular contest.  The winners of the contest will receive $2,500 in total donations for the non-profit they represent:

1st place: $1,500

2nd place: $750

3rd place: $250 


#1Kristin Carpenter

GreenHouse17 is committed to ending intimate partner abuse in families and 17 central Kentucky counties. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, 42-bed emergency shelter, and supportive advocacy services to nurture lives harmed.


#2Anonymous & Chad Anderson

The Hope Center‘s mission is to care for homeless and at-risk persons by providing life-sustaining and life-rebuilding services that are comprehensive and address underlying causes, including transformative recovery programs for men and women with substance abuse disorder.


#3Paula Zagul, Arneda Carmickle & Teresa Parker

NAMI exists to advocate for, educate, and support one another for the purpose of “promoting recovery.” This is achieved by bringing together a community of shared lived experience to reach individuals and families impacted by mental health concerns. Through this dynamic, individuals can pursue their recovery and acquire and use available supports and skills necessary to return to the community and find success, hope and meaning in the role and environment of their choice.


#4Destinee Austin

The mission of Chrysalis House is to provide family-oriented treatment for women with substance use disorders. Chrysalis House is the only residential treatment provider in Lexington to allow mothers to keep their infants with them while they are receiving services. Chrysalis House has the incredible privilege of coming into the lives of pregnant and parenting women during the most difficult time and seeing them transform physically, mentally, and spiritually.


#5Yolanda Kennison

Voices of Hope helps people in recovery stay in recovery by providing no-cost recovery support services, conducting research, and educating and advocating for the community we serve. Our overarching goal is to enhance the quantity and quality of support available to people seeking and experiencing long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.


#6Dawna Scripps

The Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) seeks to expand and sustain a comprehensive, equitable recovery-oriented system of care to end the opioid epidemic that has reached into every community in Kentucky.


#7Landrie Nickell

Natalie’s Sisters aims to extend hope, support and God’s unconditional love to sex-trafficked and sexually exploited women through a first-touch approach providing respite, relationship and referrals to community resources.


#8Michael Harper

The Shepherd’s House provides structured environment enabling clients to develop community, financial, and employment skills necessary to lead a fulfilled life, sober.


#9Mikaela Scott & Jennifer Bacon

Established as a sheltered workshop, Opportunity for Work and Learning has since broadened our focus to community-based employment services and expanded our programming to include individuals with all types of factors affecting their ability to obtain and maintain employment. OWL impact lives and strengthen communities by building a supported, inclusive, and sustainable workforce. We discover our qualified job seekers’ strengths, develop their skills, and connect them to integrated employers.


#10Melody Jackson

Grin Grant provides smile restoration scholarships to working individuals in long-term recovery who suffer severe oral damage from their past life of addiction.


#11Keaton Young

New Vista is the community mental health center for Central Kentucky, serving 17 counties with mental health, substance use, and intellectual and developmental disability services. They serve over 25,000 children, adults and families each year to help them live their best lives.


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