Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (12/21)

[The above image is “At River’s Edge” by Beverly Morfeld from “Just Plein Fun” at the Jane Morgan Gallery.]

Art news
The Kentucky Foundation for Women has recently announced its 2015 Artist Enrichment grantees. Louisville-area artists and art businesses receiving awards are the Beaded Treasures Project, Chanson Calhoun, Haydee Canovas, Luckett Davidson, Ann Dawkins, Ellyn Lichvar, Looking for Lilith Theatre Company, Debra Lott, Maiden Radio, Robbie Jaye McCreary, Rheonna Nicole, Reedmywords Inc., Scz, Ashley Thursby and Dorlene Woods (kfw.org).

Theo Edmonds of IDEAS xLab has been elected to the Americans for the Arts’ National Advisory Council (ideasxlab.com).

Call for art: The Muhammad Ali Center is seeking photographs by professional and amateur artists of all ages for their exhibition “Shining a Light: International Photo Contest.” Deadline: Jan. 15 (alicenter.org).

Top art events
Tasir Franz at Prophecy Ink, 907 Baxter Ave., through Jan. 9 (prophecyink.com).

“Goddesses, Garb and Gilt” at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, through Jan. 16 (artscouncilsi.org).

“Just Plein Air” group exhibition at Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Road, through March 31 (janemorgangallery.com).

About the Author

Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (12/21)

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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