Creative Diversity Art Center for people with disabilities at 982 Barret Ave. must relocate no later than the end of June. They have been offered another location just down the street. The centers budget falls short of the necessary income, so its holding a campaign to raise money. Visit www.creativediversity.org for more info.
The Kentucky Foundation for Womens Hopscotch House (www.kfw.org) is available to artists for retreats August through October. Deadline is June 6. Textile artist Mary Craik (www.marycraik.com) is donating 50 percent of her June sales to U of Ls Craik Scholarship Fund.
The Archdiocese of Louisville has loaned the painting William of Aquitaine Converted by St. Bernard by Gaspar de Crayer to the Speed Art Museum. It has been in Kentucky since the 1800s.
in the News:
Karen Gillenwater is the new curator at the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany; she was the former director of art galleries
at Georgetown College. Anessa Arehart is Flame Runs new gallery
director. U of Ls Fine Arts Chair Jim Grubola has received the
2008 U of L Trustees Award.
History in New Albany; she was the former director of art galleries at Georgetown College. Anessa Arehart is Flame Runs new gallery director. U of Ls Fine Arts Chair Jim Grubola has received the 2008 U of L Trustees Award.
The art magnet at DuPont Manual High School is presenting Artist- teacher, Student-artist, The Best 100 3-D Works through June 4. One of the teachers, Susanne Sidebottom, was a winner of the 2007-2008 Surdna Foundation Art Teacher Fellowship that enabled her to attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.
Webster University (www.webster.edu.louisville) is showing the Photographic Imaging Education Association (PIEA) photography contest that includes work from seven countries. Louisville is the last stop of the tour for the 60-plus images, which will be on display through Aug. 2.