Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (11/30)

[The above image is “Wait-Weight” by Jo Stealey. She will be presenting a public lecture at UofL on Dec. 1.]

Top art news
Call for art: The Roberta Marx Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, is looking for spiritual art to show. Submit at least three (up to 20 if sent on a CD) images (150 pixels by 150 pixels each, JPG images under 400 KB) and corresponding work information sheet by e-mail to [email protected] (address message to Jill Baker and Diana Fulner), or by a CD mailed to Roberta Marx Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Rd, Louisville, KY 40222. Contact Jill Baker at [email protected] for more information (

Call for art: StudioWorks by Zoom Group is presenting the exhibition “Reflections” on Feb. 26-April 16, 2016. They are looking for self-portraits of artists who identify as belonging to the disability community. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016 (

Kore Gallery in the Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center is seeking three new co-op members. Prefer an artist working in mixed media or sculpture, however, consider will be given to artists of all mediums. Rates are $133 per month with guaranteed wall space all year, 90% of sale price for work sold for the artist, and a solo show based on availability of the calendar. All submissions will be juried (

Top art events
Fiber artist Jo Stealey is presenting a free public lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 1 to discuss the materials she uses in bookmaking, papermaking and basketry. UofL’s Schneider Hall, room 23, from 6-7 p.m. For more information, contact Maggie Leininger at [email protected] (

Kaviar Forge & Gallery, 1718 Frankfort Ave., is hosting a benefit for Kentuckians for the Commonwealth on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6-8 p.m. (

Opening of “The Quiet” by Alexandra Rumsey at Tim Faulkner Gallery, 1512 Portland Ave. on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6-10 p.m. It runs through Jan. 1 (

Kim Wathen Oliver at the Little Loomouse, 328 Kenwood Hill Road, on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (

“Botanical Bodies” by Chloe Lee Edwards at Gallery K & Coffeehouse, 1600 Story Ave., on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6-11 p.m.

Holiday Pottery Sale at AA Clay Studio & Gallery, 2829 S. Fourth St., on Dec. 5-6 at 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (

Artists Laura Lee and Sammy Cundiff are holding a studio sale on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. They will be selling monoprints, woodblock prints, oil paintings and pastel drawings. Their studio is located in Leslie H. Spetz Custom Picture Framing & Gallery, 2400 Lime Kiln Lane (

“Iconoclastic Fervor: Sally Hazelet Drummond’s Road to Abstraction” at U of L’s Schneider Hall Galleries through Dec. 18 (