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LVA's Artebella On The Radio: October 25, 2018

Sculptor Bryan Holden and Printmaker Elizabeth Foley came in the studio Thursday morning for the first of a 2-part preview of Open Studio Weekend, which takes place Nov 3 & 4. tune in at 10am to WXOX 97.1.Artxfm.com for LVA's Artebella On the Radio.

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Bryan K. Holden was born in Louisville, Kentucky and has lived and worked there his entire life. Holden studied under the guidance and influence of his father, where he learned about conceptual thought, creativity, intricacy and superior craftsmanship. He continues his studies to this day, on his own.

His work is continuously evolving and refining and has changed monumentally since 2012, when he started his Deconstruction series of work. Stretched across a vast range of media, Holden creates contemporary, inventive and complex two and three-dimensional conceptual work. His Deconstruction series of work serves as the foundation for an ongoing investigation of human behavior and how it affects people and those around them. Often using repurposed, common and uncommon collected materials related to the particular behavior he is addressing.

Holden’s works are in the public collections of Humana Health Care, Brown-Forman Corporation, The Helen Keller Foundation, The City of Louisville, National Public Radio, The University of Louisville and many others. Also, Bryan’s work can be found in private collections throughout the United States, as well as in Dubai, Germany, Italy, Canada, Sweden and the UK.

 “Pretty+Distractions” by Elizabeth Foley

“Pretty+Distractions” by Elizabeth Foley

Elizabeth Foley earned a BFA in graphic design from Washington University in St Louis and an MFA in printmaking and M.Ed in secondary education from Ohio University. As a new resident of Louisville, she is pursuing art full- time. While developing her art practice, she taught art; five years at Wyoming Middle School in Wyoming, Ohio and fifteen years as the Upper School 3D Art Teacher at Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a founding member of the Bluegrass Printmakers’ Cooperative in Lexington and was Executive Director for ten years. She is a member of the Kentucky Crafted Program and is a cohort in the 2017-18 Hadley Creatives Program.