Author Archives: jtriplettart

“word. object” at Swanson Contemporary

“word. object” is a group show at Swanson Contemporary, 638 E. Market St. through July 28. It features work that deals with text and found art. The reception is Friday, July 11 from 6-9 p.m.

“KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture: Highlights from 2014″ through Sept. 21. The show features 29 artists who created unique wearable art. These original hand-executed designs are constructed form both traditional fabrics and non-traditional materials.

“outside/in inside/out” at IDEAS 40203

Pre-registration required “outside / in inside / out” by Letitia Quesenberry and Todd Smith will be at IDEAS 40203, 1217 S. Fourth St., on Friday, July 11 from 5-7 p.m. The camera obscura (Latin; camera for “vaulted chamber/room”, obscura for “dark”, together “darkened chamber/room”) is an optical device that projects an image of its surroundings on a screen. It is used in drawing and […]

KMAC Couture exhibition

The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 715 W. Main St., is showing “KMAC Couture” through Sept. 21. It’s an annual event which features emerging and established regional artists and fashion designers who create unique wearable art for a one-night runway show. This year’s event, held on April 11th, featured garments from 29 artists.

Call for art

Entries are now being accepted for the Portland Art and Heritage Fair juried exhibition focusing on the Ohio River. Submissions must be 2D and will be reviewed on the basis of originality of the concept, expressive use of media, and artistic excellence. Up to 25 artists will be selected for entry. Works must be submitted via […]

July 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & Wet Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 2nd and Broadway, is showing “Ripple […]

“Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy at PYRO

PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., is showing “Through My Eyes” by Mike McCarthy from July 3-Aug. 9. There will be a gallery talk and demonstration on Saturday, July 19 at 12 p.m.

“Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach Hunter at Gallery 104

Gallery 104, 502-222-3822, 104 E. Main St, La Grange, is showing “Surf and Turf” by Kathy Seelbach through July.

“Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein at Paul Paletti Gallery

The Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E. Market St., 589-9254, is showing “Honky Tonk” by Henry Horenstein from July 2-Sept. 30.

Job opportunity: framer

E&S Gallery is seeking a picture framer with at least 1 year of experience. Applicant must be a self-starter, detail-oriented, and very dependable. For more information, contact Walter Shannon at 502-568-2005.

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” at Revelry

“Glassics: new works by Chris Chappell” is showing at Revelry Gallery, 742 E. Market St., through July 10.

Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest at Spalding

Huff Gallery at Spalding University, 853 Library Lane, 873-4436, is showing the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Student Art Contest from July 1-Aug. 1. The opening reception is Tuesday, July 1 from 4-6 p.m.

“Dog Days” at Photo Archives

“Dog Days” is at the Photographic Archives Gallery, Ekstrom Library, Lower Level, U of L, through August 29.

Weekend visual art events

LOCALS (living on clay and Louisville soil) is holding their annual summer pottery sale on Saturday, June 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Masonic Home Campus, 3701 Frankfort Ave., 561-7878. Artists are Wayne Ferguson, Suzy Hatcher, Laura Ross, Laura George Lynch, Amy Elswick, with guest artists Linda Bowman, Mike Imes and Amelia Stamps. The […]

Lithography lecture by John Whitesell at Local Speed

Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is presenting a lithography lecture “Color from Stone, a Revolution in Color Printing” by printmaker John Whitesell on Friday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. The Speed’s current exhibition “Art of the Streets: The French Poster, 1880-1930″ features 30 reproductions of famous posters created […]

Plastic bottles needed for New Albany’s Gateway Project

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St., New Albany, 812-949-4238, is seeking plastic bottles for the third installation of the Gateway Project. They need as many 2-liters and regular-sized bottles as possible to begin the project. If you have any, please drop them off at the Arts Council any time this week or […]

Functional Glass show at Flame Run

Flame Run, 815 W. Market St., 584-5353, is showing a functional glass exhibition through the end of July.

“Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines” at Local Speed

Pre-registration is required. Local Speed, 822 E. Market St., is holding “Chéret and Cuvée: An Introduction to French Wines,” a wine tasting featuring four red and white wines from various regions in France, on Thursday, June 26 from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy learning the history of each wine while in the company of the exhibition “Art […]

“Olmsted Parks Paintings II” extended

The Jane Morgan Gallery, 4838 Brownsboro Center, 502-592-5982, has extended the exhibit of the “Olmsted Parks Paintings II” through October.

Poetry reading about glass at Flame Run

Lynnell Edwards has written a new collection of poems on glass blowing titled the “Kings of the Rock and Roll Hot Shop.” It was written in response to watching Brook White and the glass blowing team at Flame Run Hot Shop. The reception for the book is Thursday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with a glass […]