Great Meadows Foundation


LVA's Artebella On The Radio: April 11, 2019


Vian Sora & John Brooks were the guests on this week's show. Both are included in LVA's exhibit at Metro Hall, "Imagined Monuments" and very busy exhibiting elsewhere in Louisville. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on every Thursday at 10am to hear Keith Waits talk with artists.

Imagined Monuments: A Louisville Visual Art exhibit for Metro Hall thru July 12, 2019

Born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq in 1976, Vian Sora a self-taught painter that began painting as a child. Her first first solo exhibition was at In’aa Gallery, Baghdad in 2001. Since then, she has exhibited internationally. “Raised under the Ba’ath Party and subject to its mandates and masochism, I breathed in the studio when life outside had been suffocated. I am expressive, constantly experimenting with color and techniques, influenced by the intensity of my home country, a student of the civilizations lost - Mesopotamia, Assyria, Babylon and ancient Kurdish tribes; home.”


Unbounded Domains by Vian Sora is on view at Moremen Gallery in Louisville through May 25, 2019

A native of Kentucky, John Brooks studied Political Science and English literature at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina, and art at Central St. Martins and the Hampstead School of Art in London, England. His work is held in private collections in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Germany, and India. He now lives and works in Louisville and is the director of Quappi Projects. 2019 Non-Arrivals, O Art, Louisville, Kentucky.

John Brooks will have a solo show at Moremen Gallery in July 2019.


LVA's Artebella On The Radio: March 28, 2019

Excited to have Natalia Zuluaga, the Great Meadows 2019 Critic-In-Residence, and Julien Robson, the Director of the Great Meadows Foundation, in the studio this week. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on each Thursday to hear Keith Waits talk to artists and curators and more.


Natalia Zuluaga, currently based in Miami FL, is visiting Kentucky as a Critic-In-Residence, a two-month residency program organized though Great Meadows Foundation in partnership with INhouse.

Between 2007 and 2012 Natalia Zuluaga was the manager of foundation programs at CIFO (Cisneros Fontanais Art Foundation), and from 2016 through 2018 she was Artistic Director of the ArtCenter/South Florida,. Since 2014 she has been the co-director of [NAME] Publications, a non-profit press and cultural office, and most recently she launched and is the co-editor of the bilingual online journal Dispatches.

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Julien Robson has 30 years of experience with curating and organizing events. After studying Fine Art at Bath Academy of Art in England, he worked in Britain and Austria before coming to the U.S. He was the curator of Contemporary Art at Louisville’s Speed Art Museum from 2000 to 2008. He is now an Independent Curator and serves as the director of INhouse Foundation, which is a venue for creative retreats and an organization dedicated to supporting extraordinary creative projects located in Louisville, He is also the director of the Great Meadows Foundation.


LVA's Artebella On The Radio 3.29.18


Dan Cameron is a New York-based independent curator, art writer, and educator. He is known for being the founder of Prospect New Orleans, an organization he ran from 2006-2011 — a period when he was also Director of Visual Arts for New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center (CAC).

Cameron is currently a Critic-in-Residence at the Great Meadows Foundation in Louisville, and he came in the studio Thursday to speak about that experience.

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