Visually Speaking: This week's art news and events (2/8)

[The above image is “Miner Racking Pool Balls After His Shift. Powhatan Point, Ohioby Ted Wathen from “Coal – 1979” at UofL’s Photographic Archives.]

Art news Call for art: The Seventh Annual Animal Attraction Show at the Arts Association of Oldham County, Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. in La Grange. Work must be original and have been completed within the past three years. Deadline: Feb. 12 (

The Creative Agents of Change Foundation, the non-profit educational arm of IDEAS xLab, is holding a call for fellowship artist residencies. The fellowships are in collaboration with KY/NYC and Residency Unlimited. Fellows must design projects that can be achieved between April 2016-March 2017. Deadline for letters of interest: Feb. 15 (

Art events The Louisville Free Public Library is partnering with the Asia Institute–Crane House to introduce children to Kamishibai-style storytelling. Kamishibai is an ancient Japanese art of illustrated cards and spoken-narration. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 11:15 a.m. at the St. Matthews’s branch and Feb. 17 at 11:15 a.m. at the Iroquois library (

Galentine’s Day event at the Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. Fourth St., on Friday, Feb. 12 starting at 6 p.m. (

Artist Al Farrow will give a talk on Friday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at 21c Museum, 700 W. Main St., followed by a question and answer period led by chief curator Alice Gray Stites. Free and open to the public (

Second Saturday Artist Demonstrations at Mellwood, 1860 Mellwood Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (

“XXX” at Ultra Pop!, 960 Barret Ave., on Feb. 13-29 (

“Overlooked/Underseen” at Spalding University’s Huff Gallery through Feb. 26 (

“Anne Frank: A Private Photo Album” at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Bernheim Gallery in the main branch through Feb. 27 (

“Coal – 1979” by Ted Wathen at UofL’s Photographic Archives through March 17 (