Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chuck Swanson to speak at the Carnegie Center

Registration required. ArtsWORK-New Albany, a partnership between the Carnegie Center for Art and History, Rauch, Inc., and the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, is presenting a series of monthly workshops for artists focusing on career development skills and issues faced by artists with disabilities.  On Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10-11 a.m. at the Carnegie Center, […]

Pam Folsom at B. Deemer Gallery

B. Deemer Gallery, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687, is presenting new paintings by Pam Folsom through Sept. 20.

Art job openings

The Speed Art Museum is looking for Manager of Group Sales. This full-time position is responsible for marketing, selling and booking group tours of the Speed Art Museum’s collection, interactive gallery, and special exhibitions to support the museums revenue and attendance goals. Job requirements are on the Speed website. Deadline: Friday, Sept. 2. They are […]

Hamilton wins Silver Anchor Award

Sculptor Ed Hamilton and developer Valle Jones will receive the 20th annual Silver Anchor Award. They are being recognized for their contributions to Louisville’s riverfront development, Hamilton for his “Lincoln” sculpture and Jones for her work on the Whiskey Row Lofts, 100 W. Main St. The awards will be presented on Sept. 15.

Patrick Jilbert and Ken Tripp at KMAC

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft Sales Gallery, 715 W. Main St., 589-0102, is featuring the work of Louisville artist Patrick Jilbert throughout August. Jilbert is a 27-year-old self-taught artist from Louisville whose influences include history, pop-culture and language references. Currently, he works as a screen printer and freelance artist for skateboard and clothing companies.
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Chuck Swanson works at Swanson Contemporary

Chuck Swanson, owner of Swanson Contemporary, is having a short exhibition of his new works at the gallery, 638 E. Market St., 589-5466, through Aug. 27.

Weekender: Aug. 20-21

•‘Distill’ Saturday, Aug. 20 Salvo Collective 216 S. Shelby St. Free; 6-10 p.m. Pop-up art show — the term calls to mind jack-in-the-boxes or beloved childhood books. Amy Lemaire, however, defines it as “a temporary art show that is only on view for a short period of time and may not be in a […]

Weekend visual art events

“D I S T I L L: A POP-UP ART EVENT” will be for one night only, Saturday, Aug. 20 from 6-10 p.m. at Salvo Collective, 216 S. Shelby St., 614-6381. The proceeds will benefit the Louisville Visual Art Association’s Open Doors program. “Distill” features artists from Louisville and Brooklyn and includes on-site art making as well […]

“Near and Far” at Zephyr Gallery

Zephyr Gallery, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646, is showing “Near and Far” by Matt Meers and Lynn Dunbar from Aug. 19-Sept. 24. The opening reception is Friday, Aug. 19 from 5-9 p.m.

Feature Film Auditions

LofT press release

Gebhardt-Marshall Gallery is closing

Gebhardt -Marshall Gallery, 801 E. Market St., 317-696-3796, has decided to close.

Summer Salsa Night @ The Green Building

Friday, Aug. 19 The Green Building 732 E. Market St. $25; 7 p.m. With endless humid days and 116-degree heat indexes, summer in the city can be pretty miserable. But, as the Lovin’ Spoonful says, At night, it’s a different world, go out and find a girl, come on, come on and dance all […]

Greys @ The Rudyard Kipling

Friday, Aug. 19 The Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak • 636-1311 $5; 9 p.m. Coming down from Toronto, Greys have been making the most of the solid reception for their debut release, the EP Ultra Sorta. They keep their noises twisting but show plenty of discipline in what can be wrung out of three […]

Q&A with William Mapother @ Baxter Avenue Filmworks

Aug. 19-20 Baxter Avenue Filmworks 1250 Bardstown Road $9; 7:40 p.m. What’s it all mean, William? So, like, there’s this other planet that’s not Earth, but it is, but not really, and, supposedly, my other me is there, and if I traveled to Earth 2, I could, like, see me, the other me, and ask […]

Kentucky Crafted: The Market to move to Lexington

The Kentucky Art Council’s popular Kentucky Crafted: The Market will move to Lexington next March. It’s unknown at this time whether the event will stay in Lexington, move back to Louisville or be featured elsewhere in the coming years.

Yew Dell Concert Series

Thursday, Aug. 18 Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old LaGrange Road Crestwood, Ky. $15 (members), $20 (general); 7 p.m. Bourbon Baroque performs the music of the 17th and 18th centuries on the instruments for which the music was composed. Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is Louisville’s 34-acre public botanical garden and horticulture resource center dedicated […]

20th anniversary show at Galerie Hertz

Galerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St., 551-1017, is celebrating its 20-year anniversary with the exhibition “Obsessive Attention to Detail” through Sept. 24. Artists featured in the show are Jim Ferringer, Albert Sperath, Robmat Butler, Philip Jackson, Michelle Castro and Brad White. The reception is Sept. 10. from 4-8 p.m.

LVAA remembers 9/11

The Louisville Visual Art Association, 3005 River Rd., 896-2146, is showing “In the Course of Human Events 9/11-2011″ through Sept. 13. The reception is Thursday, Aug. 18 from 5-8 p.m. A special program is planned for Sunday, Sept. 11 from 1-5 p.m. “Looking Back — A Day of Remembrance” will have live performances, film-showings and […]

Aaron Lubrick at the Nautilus Gallery

Aaron Lubrick has a show up at the Nautilus Gallery inside Baxter Avenue Bodyworks, 445 Baxter Ave., Suite 1, 409-4939, for a month.

Mike Brody @ Comedy Caravan

Aug. 17-21 Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Road $10-$15; various times His caustic wit is timeless. His sly observations and carefully constructed punch lines ring vaguely familiar to the classics — Carlin, Pryor and Cosby. Mike Brody is one of the most promising acts in America today. The comedy from this Iowa native mixes a […]