Splatters (ART NEWS BITS) for 3-05-08

Art 812: Examples of Janet Essenpries’ coil pottery

Art 812: Examples of Janet Essenpries’ coil pottery

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is now charging a $5 admission for exhibitions. Also new are Artist Membership and Artist-in-Residence programs.
Crescent Hill Gallery has moved to 2033 Frankfort Ave.

The 2008 Kentucky Crafted: The Market is Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9. Go to www.kycraft.ky.gov for more info.

Saturday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Louisville is hosting the community art project “Creating Common Ground” at 1 p.m. at the Americana Community Center, 4801 Southside Drive. For more info, call 213-2364 or e-mail [email protected]. The Coalition is also looking for images and words relating to “Inspiration Women.” E-mail [email protected] by March 8.

Sculptor Juliet Ehrlich will present “The Art of Business” on March 8 at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St. Call 356-7336 for details.

Mary Cartledge-Hayes, Cynthia Fletcher, Hallie Jones, Cynthia Reynolds and Valerie Sullivan Fuchs have received Kentucky Foundation for Women grants.

“All Your Questions Will Be Answered,” an Internet-only exhibition sponsored by Swanson Reed Contemporary and the Center of Conceptual Art, can be viewed on ask.thanielionlee.com from March 8-April 8.
U of L’s Hite Art Institute now has the Sutherland Endowed Chair in Glass. For a list of visiting artists, go to www.art.louisville.edu.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The 930 Art Center (www.the930.org) is seeking art for its “Cultivate Beauty” Art and Film Festival. Deadline is April 15. The Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center (www.mellwoodartcenter.com) has extended its fountain proposal deadline to March 15. The 2008 St. James Court Art Show poster contest (www.stjamescourtartshow.com) deadline is June 1. The Bluegrass Biennial 2008 (www.moreheadstate.edu/art) is a juried exhibition open to all Kentuckians. Deadline is March 14. Kaviar Forge & Gallery (www.kaviargallery.com) is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Louisville. Deadline is April 15.