Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (6/22/15)

[The above image is “Without Land We Must Grow Up Not Out” by Neil Goss.]

Art news
Louisville Visual Art and Kroger have announced a mural program with Louisville artists Ashley Brossart, Carrie Neumayer and Clare Hirn. Each mural will be located in the café section at Prospect, Springhurst and Middletown, and in the produce area at the Highlands store. The committee selected Ashley Brossart for the Prospect store, Carrie Neumayer for the Middletown location and Clare Hirn for two stores — Springhurst and the Highlands neighborhood (louisvillevisualart.org).

On Tuesday, June 30, the Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany, will welcome environmental artist Neil Goss for an all-day free public art making event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., followed by an artist talk, “Live and Dye Naturally” from 6-7 p.m. in the Center’s conference room. Anyone is welcome to participate in creating a temporary, site-specific artwork with Goss on the grounds of the Carnegie Center. No prior experience with making art is necessary. Participants will have the opportunity to create a medicinal totem and energy-filtering spider webs, forms the artist enjoys working with. Participants will also have the chance to try backstrap weaving, and discuss natural dyeing, herbal medicine and environmental art (carnegiecenter.org).

Call for art: Kaviar Forge & Gallery is looking for art for its upcoming exhibition “Artists in Our Midst” which will take place from Oct. 30-Dec. 26. Submission deadline: Sept. 8. Questions? Call 502-561-0377 or email [email protected].

Top art events
The global arts network Beaded Treasures Project is hosting an event on Thursday, June from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Asia Institute-Crane House, 1244 S. Third St. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the program and get Beaded Treasures Project updates while enjoying chai tea and snacks provided by Gourmet Treasures. BTP jewelry, pure silk scarves, throw pillows, cotton kurt a tops and other products will be on sale. For more information, email [email protected].

The Fund for the Arts is broadcasting “In Your Hands” from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Friday, June 26 over social media. Arts organizations in our community will be featured. A full schedule of activities will be released the week of the event. Community members wishing to view one or all of the #ArtIs: In Your Hands experiences can view them directly from their smartphone through the Periscope app and receive real-time updates via social media (fundforthearts.com).

FAT Friday: June 26 FAT Friday Trolley Hop from 6-10:30 p.m. (fatfridayhop.org).

Preservation Louisville is presenting two summer programs for children, “Preservation Education” and “Growing Up Victorian” on Saturday, June 27 at The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. Fifth St. from 1-4 p.m. $10 per child. Register on preservationlouisville.org.

“Ethereal Women” by Sparrow at The Little Loomhouse, 328 Kenwood Hill Road, on Saturday, June 27 (littleloomhouse.org).

About the Author

Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (6/22/15)

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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