‘Jeffrey Gibson: I AM A RAINBOW TOO’

Jeffrey Gibson is a Native American painter and sculptor who mixes components of his Choctaw and Cherokee heritage with contemporary art. He is giving an artist lecture, part of the “Adele and Leonard Leight Series: Art, Design and Innovation,” during one of the Speed’s free admission Sundays. The Leights recently commissioned “I WISH I KNEW HOW IT WOULD FEEL TO BE FREE” by Gibson prior to Adele Leight’s passing earlier this year.


Speed Art Museum
3 p.m. | Free
2035 S. Third St.

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‘Jeffrey Gibson: I AM A RAINBOW TOO’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



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