Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (1/25)

[The above image is a detail of “Power Tower” by Robert Halliday in “Bridges” at the Kentucky Fine Art Gallery.]

Art news
Louisville Visual Art has hired Lindy Casebier as their new executive director (louisvillevisualart.org).

In 2016, the Kentucky Foundation for Women will award two grants of $10,000 each for radical art for social change. Applicants should respond to what’s happening in the world by addressing a radical, timely and urgent feminist topic through art. Artists and organizations in Kentucky can apply and need not have received a KFW grant in the past. Information and applications can be found at kfw.org.

Art events
UofL’s Sutherland Endowed Chair in Glass Lecture Series welcomes Benjamin Wright on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St. (louisville.edu/art).

Jan. 29 FAT Friday Trolley Hop from 6-10:30 p.m. (fatfridayhop.org).

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“Retrospective” at Evolving Gallery, 1912 Mellwood Ave., during Jan. 29 FAT Friday (evolvinggallery.com).

The Center for Interfaith Relations is offering an Enso calligraphy workshop with Zen Master Dae Gak. Saturday, Jan. 30 at 2:30-4 p.m. Kentucky College of Art + Design at Spalding University’s 849 Gallery, 849 S. Third St. $20, $15 students (kentuckyschoolofart.org).

“New Drawings by Mark Traughber” at Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., through Feb. 26 (thegreenbuilding.net/gallery).

“Bridges” by Robert Halliday at Kentucky Fine Art Gallery, 2400 Lime Kiln Lane, through Feb. 29 (kentuckyfineartgallery.com).

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