Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (1/25)

[The above image is a detail of “Power Tower” by Robert Halliday in “Bridges” at the Kentucky Fine Art Gallery.]

Art news
Louisville Visual Art has hired Lindy Casebier as their new executive director (

In 2016, the Kentucky Foundation for Women will award two grants of $10,000 each for radical art for social change. Applicants should respond to what’s happening in the world by addressing a radical, timely and urgent feminist topic through art. Artists and organizations in Kentucky can apply and need not have received a KFW grant in the past. Information and applications can be found at

Art events
UofL’s Sutherland Endowed Chair in Glass Lecture Series welcomes Benjamin Wright on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St. (

Jan. 29 FAT Friday Trolley Hop from 6-10:30 p.m. (

“Retrospective” at Evolving Gallery, 1912 Mellwood Ave., during Jan. 29 FAT Friday (

The Center for Interfaith Relations is offering an Enso calligraphy workshop with Zen Master Dae Gak. Saturday, Jan. 30 at 2:30-4 p.m. Kentucky College of Art + Design at Spalding University’s 849 Gallery, 849 S. Third St. $20, $15 students (

“New Drawings by Mark Traughber” at Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., through Feb. 26 (

“Bridges” by Robert Halliday at Kentucky Fine Art Gallery, 2400 Lime Kiln Lane, through Feb. 29 (