Visually Speaking: This week's art news and events (8/3/15)

[The above image is a fiber student in the Studio 2000 program.]

Art news The Kentucky Foundation for Women is accepting nominations for their new Young Emerging Artist Award. They want to honor a young person (under 30) who shows meaningful promise in developing as a feminist social change artist, whose work has the potential to create change for women and girls in Kentucky. Visit their website for more information (

The Fund for the Arts has projects that are currently listed on They are being matched by Louisville Metro government (

Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden will be closed Aug. 2-22 (

Top art events Studio 2000 will hold their exhibition and sale on Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., from 5-7 p.m. (

Aug. 7 First Friday Trolley Hop from 5-11 p.m. (

The artist’s reception for “Plan for an Undoing: New Drawings by Douglas Miller” at The Green Building Gallery, 732 E. Market St., is Friday, Aug. 7 from 6-9 p.m. (

“At the Fair” by Damon Thompson at CRAFT(s), 572 S. Fourth St., from Aug. 7-Sept. 12. The opening reception is Friday, Aug. 7 from 6-10 p.m. (

Michelle Amos and Maria Tinneli will be exhibiting their fiber art, as well as demonstrating and giving talks, at the Little Loomhouse, 328 Kenwood Hill Road, on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (