Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events

May 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm
Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events

[The above image is “Self Portrait” by Beth Nolte from the exhibition “Reflections” at Wayside Expressions Gallery.]

Art News

—The Louisville Visual Art Association has shortened its name to Louisville Visual Art.

— Call for art: “Illuminate” is a public art project in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It will place permanent, sculptural street lighting that is neighborhood-specific adjacent to the new sidewalk path along the 12th Street Corridor. The Art Commission is looking for pieces that celebrate the Claysburg Neighborhood and are as sculptural as they are functional. The honorarium is $55,000. Deadline: Friday, May 22. For more information, contact Dawn Spyker, public art administrator, City of Jeffersonville at [email protected] or (812) 786-2307.

— Art & Antique Jubilee at the Howard Steamboat Museum, 1101 E. Market St. in Jeffersonville, Indiana, will take place Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17. Free parking courtesy of Jeffboat. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (812) 283-3728.

Top five art events

— Opening of “Louisville’s Other Derby,” group exhibition at Ultra Pop!, 960 Barret Ave., Saturday, May 16 from 5-9 p.m. (

— “Caliker” by Colleen Toutant Merrill at the Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., through May 22 (

— “Supper at Yummaus” by Barry Motes at Sojourn Gallery, Sojourn Community Church, 1207 S. Shelby St., through May 24 (

— “Reflections” by Beth Nolte at Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, through May 31 (

— “My Kentucky” by Anil Vinayakan at Kore Gallery, Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 117-A, through May 31 (