Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events (3/14)

[The above image is “Sisters” by Rachel Stottman at the Lydia House.]

Art news
Call for art: Gallery Janjobe, 1860 Mellwood Ave., is seeking art for its exhibition “Out of the Blue.” Entry fee is $20 per item (limit 3). Entry deadline: May 11 (

The William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship for Performing Arts Excellence is accepting applications for the scholarship for 16-20 year-olds. Deadline: April 10 (

The work in Andy Perez’s current exhibition at Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty, 3803 Brownsboro Road, is on sale. The half price sale is through March 31 (

IU Southeast is seeking a resident artist in ceramics (MFA required). They are also offering a post-baccalaureate opportunity. Deadline: April 1. Contact Brian Harper at [email protected] (

Atherton High School junior Raquel Masterson has won the 2016 Congressional Art Competition’s National prize. Her work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol’s “Artistic Discovery” corridor for one year. Since 1982, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have hosted the annual Congressional Art Competition, a contest that enables high school students from across the nation to demonstrate their artistic talents before a global audience (

Art events
The Carnegie Center’s next Lunch & Learn program is “Held in Trust: A Legacy of Protected Land” presented by Dr. Mark Wourms, executive director of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Tuesday, March 15 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is requested (812-944-7336). The presentation is part of the current exhibit at the Carnegie Center “Bernheim: A Natural Muse” (

“A Geography of Holiness: The Photography of Thomas Merton” talk by Paul Pearson, director of Thomas Merton Center. Wednesday, March 16 at Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main St. 6:30 p.m. $5, free to members (

Paintings by Josh Jenkins will be exhibited at a two-night art event called “From Then Till Now” on Thursday, March 17 and Friday, March 18. Andrew Gentile Antiques, 1287 Bardstown Road, from 5-9 p.m. both nights (

“Fences, Trees and Looms: Following the Thread” by Wendy Weiss and Jay Kreimer at JCC’s Patio Gallery, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, through March 29 (

“Realms of Hiraeth: The Art of Rachel Stottman” at Lydia House, 1101 Lydia St., through April 3 (

“Ripley’s Believe It or Not Oddball” at Slugger Museum, 800 W. Main St., through Jan. 8 (