Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (6/15/15)

Jun 15, 2015 at 6:16 pm
Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (6/15/15)

[The above image is “Any Day in June” by Jeana Klein at Carnegie Center.]

Art news E&S Gallery, 108 S. 10th St., has been named one of the Best 25 Galleries in America and the Best Gallery in Kentucky for 2015 by the American Art Awards (eandsgallery.com).

Correction to June 8 art news: The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third St., has suspended tours and exhibits through 2015 due to building expansion. The Library and Special Collections departments will be open for research during this time (filsonhistorical.org).

The Community Foundation of Louisville and Louisville Visual Art have presented painter, writer, illustrator and collage artist Julie Leidner with the third annual Mary Alice Hadley Prize for Visual Art. The $5,000 award is an opportunity for local artists to enhance their careers with an enrichment experience (cflouisville.org, louisvillevisualart.org).

Call for art: The Portland Art & Heritage Fair is holding a 2D competition and exhibition with cash awards. Deadline: Aug. 14. Details are on the Louisville Visual Art website at louisvillevisualart.org.

Top art events The Carnegie Center's next Lunch & Learn program is the lecture “Remembering Fiber Artist Alma Lesch” by artist Dennis Shaffner on Tuesday, June 16 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). A quilt in memory of Lesch, “Any Day in June” by Jeana Klein, won this year's Award of Excellence at the “Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie” exhibition (carnegiecenter.org).

The 8th Annual Louisville Festival of the Arts with Craft Marketplace at Paddock Shops (formerly the Summitt) is on June 20-21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (artfestival.com).

Baskets by Kay Miller at Gallery 104, Arts Association of Oldham County, 104 E. Main St., La Grange, through June (aaooc.org).

“Disasters of War: 21st Century” at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany, through July 4 (artscouncilsi.org).

“Hybridity: The New Frontier” at 21c Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St., through September (21cmuseumhotels.com).