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Louisville ceramicist Sarah Frederick received the 2007 Rude Osolnik Award from the Kentucky Arts Council. Ohio Valley Creative Energy (profiled in the April 25 issue of LEO) has linked itself with PRODEGE to raise money. The PRODEGE search engine, powered by Yahoo, shares a portion of advertising dollars with charities and schools every time it is used. Go to http://ohiovalleycreativeenergy.prodege.com, then search the Internet like you always do. Visit www.ohiovalleycreativeenergy.org for more info.

The second annual Juneteenth Celebration and Arts Festival will be held on June 16. Visual artists interested in participating should contact Erma Bush at [email protected] or 772-1480.  The Speed Art Museum has loaned the Frazier International History Museum seven paintings of Native Americans from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They are on display on the Frazier’s third floor.

The Living Arts & Science Center in Lexington has a call for entries from visual artists for the exhibition “Material Witness/Physical Evidence.” Deadline is June 8. Call (859) 252-5222 or visit www.lasclex.org for more info.
Kopilot and Kopilot Press Custom Screenprinting have moved to 1734 Bonnycastle Ave. They have formed a new art collective with artists Kathleen Lolley and Carolyn Kimball.

The deadline to submit a poster design for the St. James Court Art Show is June 15. Visit www.stjamescourtartshow.com or call 635-1842.

The Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany has won a 2007 American Association of Museums MUSE Award. Warheim Park in the Belknap neighborhood is having a garden tour and garden-related art sale on June 17. Interested fine and craft artists should contact Geralyn Clements at 451-5665 or [email protected]

Whitehall House & Gardens will host a plein air painting workshop with artist John Michael Carter June 12-14. Contact Merrill Simmons at 897-2944 or [email protected] for more info. —Jo Anne Triplett