LVA held our second annual Plein Air Paint Out from 8am-3pm on Sunday, September 17. It was part of a day of fun at the site of the future Waterfront Botanical Gardens that also featured:
A food truck, adult beverages, crafts, demos, nature activities, and more, including a large flower mandala weed walk, solar power demonstration, free canoe tours, butterfly tent, beekeeping, rainwater demo, raptors, baby goats, face painting, a paper flower workshop, a bonsai display and live music by the Porch Possums. Did we forget anything?!?
Dave Caudill presented photos and details of The Bolivian Odyssey Project at LVA on September 13.
In April, he was Visiting Artist at the art center Ars Natura Uta (near La Paz, Bolivia), where construction began on a large labyrinth based on a human fingerprint. He discussed his proposal for a similar public artwork in the Louisville area:
Last Saturday, LVA again hosted the Portland Art and Heritage Fair's juried exhibit with submissions from emerging and established regional artists. Congratulations to winner Barry Motes and all who placed, exhibited, visited and otherwise celebrated with us.
We were honored to be joined by sculptor Ed Hamilton, Dr. Robert Douglas and sculptor William Duffy on our Art FM community radio show, "LVA's Artebella," hosted by our own Keith Waits. They discussed the art and legacy of G.C. Coxe on the occasion of an exhibit of his work at the Filson Historical Society. Artist Victor Sweatt also visited to hear their stories.
Beginning with this September 7 episode, PUBLIC becomes LVA's Artebella on the Radio. Keith Waits will continue to interview local artists each Thursday at 10 a.m. on A R T x F M, WXOX 97.1 FM.
This week, Dr. Robert Douglas, Ed Hamilton, and William Duffy, joined us in the Artxfm.com studios to discuss the work of G.Caliman. Coxe, an influential Black artist who is featured in an exhibit at The Filson Historical Society through December 15, 2017.
This piece by Paula Keppie is featured in Kaviar Forge & Gallery's Image & Word, which runs from August 25th – October 7th, 2017. Paula and another artist in the show, John Brooks, joined Keith Waits in the WXOX 97.1 FM studio on August 24 to talk about the merging of visual and textual imagery, and we were treated to a reading by each of their own poetry.
"MAPped Out," a live-painting event benefitting LVA's Mural Art Program (MAP), was held at Garage Bar on Friday, August 18 from 5pm-10pm.
Several of Louisville's best artists created mini-murals for a silent auction, serving as a unique and exciting focus for a night filled with music, drink specials and art, art and more art.
Braylyn Resko Stewart
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Coopers' Craft Bourbon, Tito's Handmade Vodka, West Sixth Brewing, Revelry Boutique Gallery, Garage Bar, Via Studio