Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (2/22)

[The above image is a section of the International Honor Quilt featured in “Capturing Women’s History: Quilts, Activism and Storytelling” at UofL’s Schneider Hall Galleries.]

Art news
Call for art: Kaviar Forge & Gallery is seeking art for its upcoming exhibition “Touched with Fire!” This show will be an exploration of the theme of mental health through visual artistic expression to be shown at Kaviar Gallery from May 19-Aug. 6. Deadline: April 7. Kaviar Gallery is closed until it relocates to Kaviar Forge (

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is planning to hire an education coordinator. Deadline: March 9 (

NIMBUS communications and marketing agency, 624 W. Main St., has commissioned Atlanta artist Sage Guillory to do a mural in their offices. His work will feature local icons and landmarks as well as pay homage to the late Static Major, who was a close friend of NIMBUS founder and CEO Stacey Wade (

Art events
Morag Kersel, a field archaeologist who helps lead the Middle Eastern anthropology project called Follow the Pots, will lecture at UofL on Thursday, Feb. 25 about the looting of Early Bronze Age artifacts in Jordan. “The (W)Hole Picture: The Intersection of Pots, People and Planes” is at 5 p.m. in Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Free and open to the public (

“Pinky La Rue” by Leah Tinati at Revelry Boutique Gallery, 742 E. Market St., through March 15 (

“Capturing Women’s History: Quilts, Activism and Storytelling” at UofL’s Schneider Hall Galleries through March 19 (

“Awkward” group exhibition at garner narrative contemporary fine art, 642 E. Market St., through March 25 (

“Two Friends: Dave Caudill and Bob Lockhart” at PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., through April 3 (

“Judy Chicago: Fire Works” at UofL’s Cressman Center, 100 E. Main St., through April 16 (