Issue April 29, 2009

Art: News Bits

Louisville is still in the running for the American Craft Council relocation, according to Carmen Hickerson, VP of communications and public affairs at Greater Louisville Inc.

artwithoutwalls (www.artww.org) is the new organization from Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown. It will work with artists to create installations and programs in a range of media and locations. The initial programming is in Louisville with plans to expand to include projects around the country. 

Pittsburgh artist Anthony Schafermeyer is the first artist-in-residence at Glassworks (815 W. Market, www.louisvilleglassworks.com). He’ll be in the Hot Shop from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through May 1.

 

Call for art:

Louisville Metro government has started the Community Art Gallery. It’s located on the first, second and third floors of the common areas in City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson St. It’s open to all amateur, emerging and professional Louisville artists. High school and college students are eligible to submit artwork, but applicants must be at least 18 years old. The art must be Louisville-themed, 18 x 24, framed and ready to hang. Any media is acceptable as long as it can be displayed on a wall. Art will be loaned to Metro Government and a waiver will be signed releasing Metro from any liability if the art is lost, damaged or destroyed. Interested artists can to pick up a loan agreement form at the receptionist desk on the first floor in City Hall, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Forms are also available from Rob Haynes, 574-3453, rob.haynes@louisvilleky.gov. The work and form should be dropped off at reception area. Deadline: ongoing.