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 (kfw.org).

The Fund for the Arts has projects that are currently listed on power2give.org. They are being matched by Louisville Metro government (fundforthearts.com).

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

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. (louisvillevisualart.org).

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

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. (thegreenbuilding.com).

“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. (craftslouisville.com).

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. (littleloomhouse.org).