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LVA's Artebella On The Radio July 25, 2019

Photograph © Grayson Dantzic

Photograph © Grayson Dantzic

Mia Hanson & Hawk Alfredson were the guests on this week's LVA's Artebella On the Radio. Hawk's new solo exhibition, "Mind Rivers", will be opening at Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile on August 2. Tune in each Thursday at 10am to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on Artxfm.com.

“Chance Meeting in the Outskirts of Town” by Hawk Alfredson, Oil on canvas 36x24in, 2013

“Chance Meeting in the Outskirts of Town” by Hawk Alfredson, Oil on canvas 36x24in, 2013

Hawk Alfredson was born in Örebro, Sweden in 1960. He moved to New York City in 1995, where he for many years lived and painted in the fabled Chelsea Hotel. In 2006, Art & Antiques Magazine proclaimed Mr. Alfredson as "one of the most collectible of the European Contemporary Surrealists of the new Century".

Alfredson’s prestigious list of exhibits includes The Katonah Museum (in a group show curated by Thelma Golden of The Whitney Museum), Japan's Prefectoral Museum in Tokyo, New York's Alternative Museum, Australia's Regional Art Museum in Orange, NSW, and the historic Nordiska Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. Gallery exhibitions can be counted in the hundreds and include the destinations Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boca Raton, Boston and Baltimore along with his frequent showings throughout New York City.

“Ida Disa” by Mia Hanson, Photograph, POR

“Ida Disa” by Mia Hanson, Photograph, POR



Mia Hanson Studied film theory and photography in San Francisco’s Bay Area before leaving to pursue a photographic mentorship with influential photographer/ videographer Matt Mahurin in NYC in the 90’s.She has lived in Stockholm but returned to the states with her partner, painter Hawk Alfredson to live for several years in the fabled Chelsea Hotel in NYC. While in residence there she, “Created portraits utilizing the light and charged energy of the hotel atmosphere while careful not to disturb or “document “ what is not entirely capable of being captured. The ghosts are best left alone.”

Hanson will be exhibiting at The Portland Museum in October as part of the 2019 Louisville Photo Biennial.


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Friday Link Roundup: Friday, June 21, 2019

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TONIGHT:

Re-Surfacing: New Work by Leslie Anglin and Ceramics by Jessica Robinson opens tonight at Pyro Gallery

After Hours at the Speed includes an evening of Black arts curated by Athiri.

Locally produced film ONE MUST FALL has its Louisville Premiere at the Palace

SUNDAY:

CFAC Elementary School Exhibit Reception is today at Louisville Visual Art.

ONGOING:

Breaking the Mold: Sculptor Enid Yandell’s Early Life, 1869-1900 is at The Filson.

Paper Cuts is a first solo show for local illustrator and UofL Graduate, Jenna White at Revelry Gallery.

“My Thoughts on Everything” is a solo show from Bob Lockhart at Kaviar Forge & Gallery

Art by A.E, from Menagerie at Studioworks by Zoom Group

"Do you know them?" at Swanson Contemporary features new work from Sara Olshansky and Kevin Warth.

Vickie Wheatley at The Carnegie Center for Art and History

Vickie Wheatley at The Carnegie Center for Art and History

Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie continues through August.

Janet Baughman, Rex Lagerstrom, & Dena Williams are showing at Kore Gallery.

Mental Misconceptions: The Art of Self Care at The Hite Institute’s Schneider Galleries.

2019 MFA Graduates Exhibition at Cressman Center.

The Spring Invitational. is at Kleinhelter Galley in New Albany

Joyce Garner - lazy susan is at garner narrative contemporary

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio June 20, 2019

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Ewing Fahey, Caren Cunningham, Gloria Wachtel, Emily Schuhmann joined Keith Waits in the studio this week to talk about the 150th celebration for renowned Louisville-born sculptor Enid Yandell and the two upcoming exhibits of the Enid Sculptors Group. Yandell was a suffragette so we heard songs from the suffragette movement recorded by Elizabeth Knight in 1959. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on Artxfm.com Thursday at 10am.

Keith Waits will be on vacation for the next two weeks. LVA’s Artebella On The Radio will return on July 11.

Ewing Fahey & Caren Cunningham in 2014. Photo: Rich Copley/Lexington Herald Leader

Ewing Fahey & Caren Cunningham in 2014. Photo: Rich Copley/Lexington Herald Leader

Ewing Fahey graduated from the University of Louisville in 1942 with a double major in Fine Arts (painting and drawing) and Art History. During her senior year that Fahey became the editor of the University’s Cardinal newspaper, the first woman to hold that position. That journalistic experience led to her being hired as the first female reporter for WAVE Radio (television was still a few years in the future). She also taught art at the Louisville Girl’s School. In 1946 Fahey took off for New York City to work as a copywriter for McCalls Pattern Sales and later became an Art Director for Norcross Greeting Cards. When Fahey returned to Louisville, in 1953, it was to become the first female Advertising Manager at Louisville Magazine, and within two years she had become editor. She was still in her early 30’s.  

In 1998, she helped form ENID, a collective of women sculptors named in honor of celebrated Louisville sculptor Enid Yandell (1869-1924), who studied in Paris with Auguste Rodin and Frederich MacMonnies and was only the second female to be inducted into the National Sculpture Society.

Caren Cunnignham international artist and educator has work in numerous private collections on five continents. She has held 27 solo exhibitions in the U.S., China, Finland, Kenya, and Peru, as well as over 60 group exhibitions in the U.S., Tanzania, and Germany. Articles have been written about her work in English, Finnish, Hebrew, Mandarin, Spanish, German, and Swahili. She has over twenty-five years of teaching experience from three different continents. She is a Professor of Art and Director of the Arts Administration Department at Bellarmine University. She has served on the boards of the Louisville Visual Art, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and Exceptional Equitation.

Emily Schuhmann, a Louisville Kentucky native, received her BFA from Ball State University in Metalsmithing and later her MFA in Metalsmithing/Jewelry Design from Texas Tech University along with a secondary in painting and a graduate certificate in contemporary art history. She has participated in numerous local, regional, national, international shows since 2002. Currently she is living and working in Louisville where she has served as an instructor for a wide variety of art programs including Bellarmine University, U of L, and Indiana University Southeast. When she isn’t in her studio, Emily is a swing dance and vintage style enthusiast.

Gloria Wachtel studied Art History & Sculpture at the University of Louisville and an MA from the University of Cincinnati. She is a mixed media sculptor currently exploring deconstruction and reductive techniques repurposing her own work.

  • “Olmsted’s Louisville: 1891 to Present” exhibit with special events featuring historicalinterpreters as Enid Yandell — Frazier History Museum, April-September

  • Breaking the Mold: Sculptor Enid Yandell’s Early Life” exhibit — Filson Historical Society, June 7- Dec. 27

  • “Enid Exhibit” — Speed Art Museum, July 17-Jan. 12

  • “ENID: Generations of Women Sculptors” exhibit — Louisville Free Public Library, Aug. 17-Oct. 8

  • “ENID: Generations of Women Sculptors” exhibit — Bellarmine University, Sept. 7-Oct. 5

  • “France For Me: Enid Yandell in World War I Paris” — Louisville Free Public Library, Sept. 12

  • Enid Yandell bus tour — Filson Historical Society, Sept. 27

  • Enid Yandell Lecture & Birthday Bash, featuring a talk from Dr. Juilee Decker, author of a forthcoming book “Enid Yandell: Kentucky’s Pioneer Sculptor” — Filson Historical Society, Oct. 3

  • Speed Reading Book Club: “Three Girls in a Flat” — Speed Art Museum, Nov. 12 



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LVA's Artebella On The Radio May 23, 2019

Tammy Burke and Helen Payne, from the current UofL/Hite MFA Graduates Exhibition at Cressman Center will be joining KeithWaits in the studio this week to talk about their work. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on Artxfm.com each Thursday at 10am to hear artists speak about their work on LVA's Artebella On The Radio.

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Tammy Burke has a MA in Media Communications, Webster University 2008 and a BFA in Painting Herron School of Art, IUPUI Indianapolis 1997. “Thinging”, solo MFA thesis exhibition, Grow West MFA Studios, Portland neighborhood, April 22 to May 3, 2019.   She mounted an installation concurrent with the run of Eurydice, at the U of L Thrust Theater in January 2018, and participated in the Artlink Regional Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, January through March of 2018. 


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Helen Payne was born on Jamestown, RI and was raised in Appalachia.  She’s studied poetry at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and art at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL and the Maryland Institute, College of Art. Helen’s paintings and drawings have been shown nationally including Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC, Woman-Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, Mobius Gallery, Cambridge, MA and the Holzwaser Gallery. Her work is held in many private collections and Governor Gaston Caperton’s West Virginia Collection.

The Hite Art Institute 2019 MFA Graduates Exhibition. Featuring a selection of works from this year’s graduating MFA student’s thesis exhibitions.

2019 MFA Graduates include Lauren Bader, Reid Broadstreet, Tammy Burke, Helen Payne, Monica Stewart and KCJ Szwedzinski.

The exhibition will run through - August 30, 2019
Gallery Hours: Wed-Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11 am - 3 pm

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio May 9, 2019: Corie Neumayer and Carrie Neumayer

Corie & Carrie Neumayer are exhibiting as mother-daughter at Pyro Gallery, but first they stopped by the WXOX studios to talk about it with Keith Waits. Tune in each Thursday at 10am to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on Artxfm.com.

Photo by Amber Estes Thieneman

Photo by Amber Estes Thieneman

Corie Neumayer is a painter “who creates abstracted paintings of the landscape that focus on open spaces; deserts, mountains, lakes, as well as the countryside of Kentucky and Indiana. My work is done in a variety of untraditional and traditional media. My current work reflects the changes in our climate and the effect on our earth.”

As an educator, Neumayer helped create and develop the Visual Art Magnet program at DuPont Manual High School in Louisville and was a teacher in that program 1986-2004. Neumayer has been a member of PYRO Gallery since 2005.  Corienuemayerpaints.com

Carrie Neumayer is a Louisville, Kentucky based artist and a graduate of the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Co-Founder and Executive Director at Girls Rock Louisville. Her Illustration work can be viewed at carrieneumayer.com

The House Paint & Pencil Show, New artwork by Corie Neumayer & Carrie Neumayer

May 10 – June 15, opening reception Friday, May 10, 6-9pm

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Friday Link Roundup: May 3, 2019

Kate Mattingly

Kate Mattingly

TONIGHT:

Fractured- Art by Kate Mattingly is the only opening this weekend - at Art Sanctuary

“American Pharoah” by Richard Sullivan, Watercolor on paper, 22x30in, at Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile

“American Pharoah” by Richard Sullivan, Watercolor on paper, 22x30in, at Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile

ONGOING:

Tammy Burke: Thinging is at the U of L West MFA building in Portland.

Liminal Form: Jake Ford & SN Parks Curated by Kevin Warth is at Houseguest.

Win Place ART Show is at Revelry Gallery.

WIN PLACE SHOW is at Kentucky Fine Art Gallery.

"Unbounded Domains" by Vian Sora at Moremen Gallery.

Horsepower at Craft(s) Gallery and Mercantile.

She’s Silver and Orange 4 is at Tim Faulkner Gallery.

Here for Today- Works by Heather Cameron and Allie Jensen is at Art Sanctuary.

A Perspective In Paint by Geoff Crowe at Kore Gallery.

Joyce Garner - lazy susan is at garner narrative contemporary



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Friday Link Roundup: April 5, 2019

“Citizen” by Vian Sora, Oil on canvas, 48 x48 In, 2019

“Citizen” by Vian Sora, Oil on canvas, 48 x48 In, 2019

TONIGHT:

Opening Reception of "Unbounded Domains" by Vian Sora at Moremen Gallery.

Horsepower-Opening Reception at Craft(s) Gallery and Mercantile.

She’s Silver and Orange 4 opens at Tim Faulkner Gallery.

Here for Today- Works by Heather Cameron and Allie Jensen opens at Art Sanctuary.

SATURDAY:

Geoffrey Crowe

Geoffrey Crowe

A Perspective In Paint by Geoff Crowe opens at Kore Gallery.

ONGOING:

Joyce Garner - lazy susan is at garner narrative contemporary

Image and Word is at Kaviar Forge & Gallery through April 6.

Elmer Lucille Allen, Sandra Charles, and Barbara Tyson Mosley are exhibiting at Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany.

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio: April 4, 2019

Hannah Drake is a true "Rock Star" in the Louisville community, a force to be reckoned with! She was my guest for April 4 on WXOX 97.1 FM/Artxfm.com. She is currently part of “Imagined Monuments”, an LVA exhibit for Metro hall that runs through July 12. Tune in at 10am each Thursday to hear Keith Waits talk to artists.

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Hannah Drake is a blogger, activist, public speaker, poet, and the author of 9 books. She writes commentary on politics, feminism, and race and her work has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine. Hannah has presented at the Idea Festival, curated performances for the Festival of Faiths, partnered with The Louisville Ballet for their Choreographer’s Showcase, and exhibited her visual art and poetry at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and 1619 Flux. Her poem “Spaces” was selected by the National Academy of Medicine for a national art exhibit about health equity. Hannah was selected as a 2017 Hadley Creative by the Community Foundation of Louisville and Creative Capital and her work has been honored by the Kentucky Alliance of Against Racist and Political Repression. In July of 2017, Hannah Drake was featured on the Tom Joyner Morning Show with Jacque Reid to discuss her movement, “Do Not Move Off The Sidewalk.” In February 2019, Hannah was selected by the Muhammad Ali Center to be a Daughter of Greatness which features prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice. Hannah’s message is thought-provoking and at times challenging, but Hannah believes that it is in the uncomfortable spaces that change can take place. “My sole purpose in speaking and writing is not that I entertain you. I am trying to shake a nation.”







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Friday Link Roundup: February 22, 2019

Elmer Lucille Allen, Sandra Charles, Barbara Tyson Mosley

Elmer Lucille Allen, Sandra Charles, Barbara Tyson Mosley

TONIGHT:

Elmer Lucille Allen, Sandra Charles, and Barbara Tyson Mosley are opening an exhibit at Carnagie Center for Art & History in New Albany.

Mind’s Eye Theatre Company opens Children of Eden at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts tonight

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MONDAY:

2019 Arts-Louisville/Broadway World Theatre Awards will be at The Columbia Theatre Ballroom.

ONGOING:

Shadowland an exhibition of stratographs and etchings by Anna Marie Pavlik, at Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile.

Years of Chaos- Issues That Are Destroying Us is at Kore Gallery, now relocated to the Hope Mills Building.

Angie Reed Garner "shantyboating" is at garner narrative.

Industrial Wastelands Solo Exhibition from Dean Thomas at Tim Faulkner Gallery.

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio: January 24, 2019

East of the Sun (West of the Moon) by Monica Stewart

East of the Sun (West of the Moon) by Monica Stewart

Monica Stewart is a multi-media artist and current MFA candidate at the University of Louisville’s Hite Institute. She will be recognized at the February 1st LVA Honors Luncheon as the 2018 Emerging Artist. She joined Keith Waits in the studio this week to talk about fairy tales, feminism, and cutting paper. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM, or stream on Artxfm.com every Thursday at 10 am for LVA's Artebella On The Radio.

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio: December 13, 2018

Rachael Banks

Rachael Banks

"Biophilia Life; or, My Best Friend Has Four Legs and a Tail", opens at Carnegie Center for Art & History Dec. 14. Curator Daniel Pfalzgraf joined us and brought a couple of the artists with him to discuss this exhibit, Racheal Banks and Gaela Erwin. Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM. or stream on Artxfm.com Thursdays at 10am for LVA's Artebella On The Radio with Keith Waits.

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Daniel Pfalzgraf is an occasional artist and full-time curator who’s been working with galleries and museums since — as he elegantly describes it — the turn of the century. With a degree in Sculpture and Drawing, as well as an affection for soccer, marketing, and Banksy, he’s definitely the Center’s resident Renaissance man. However, and when his mind isn’t on art or soccer, it’s often filled with thoughts of wolves, conspiracy theories, or playing an endless loop of the opening riff from Smoke on the Water. So, yes. He’s also a little bit different.                  Dpfalzgraf.com

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Rachael Banks (b. Louisville, KY) is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Northern Kentucky University and is based in Covington, KY. She received an MFA in photography from Texas Woman's University (Denton, TX). Her work has been shown regionally, nationally, and internationally.                  

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Gaela Erwin is an American artist who was born in 1951. Gaela Erwin has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at The Speed Art Museum. Her painting, “Portrait of Neema Tambo”, was selected for the highly prestigious British National Portrait Gallery’s BP Portrait Award 2018 Exhibition. The exhibit is at St. Martin’s Place in London, England, before it travels to Wolverhampton Art Gallery (Oct. 13 — Dec. 2) the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (Dec. 15 — Mar. 10, 2019) in Edinburgh, and the Cartwright Hall, Bradford, England (March-June 2019). gaelaerwin.com

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Friday Link Roundup November 9, 2018

Creature, A Puppet Frankenstein Adaptation. Photo: A Mary Shelley Electric Company

Creature, A Puppet Frankenstein Adaptation. Photo: A Mary Shelley Electric Company

TONIGHT:

The Private World of a Fold: New Sculptures by Rebecca Norton opens at Houseguest.

Eliza: A Play On Pygmalion from The Chamber Theatre opens at The Mellwood Art Center.

FINAL Weekend! Creature, A Puppet Frankenstein Adaptation has its last performances this weekend.

The Guilty (Den Skyldige), directed by Gustav Möller opens at the Speed Cinema.

Saturday:

"What Were You Wearing?" A Survivors Art Installation opens at the University of Louisville.

ONGOING:

La Vida, la Muerte y el Amor (Life, Death and Love) continues at Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile.
The Open Studio Weekend Juried Exhibition continues at the University of Louisville Hite Institute’s Cressman Center.
Kentucky Cup: A tradition of excellence in Art is a group exhibit opening at The Brown Hotel Gallery.
Kathleen Loomis Day by Day by Day: adventures in regular art has a reception Sunday at Pyro Gallery.
IU Southeast just opened a Faculty Exhibition at The Ogle Center.
Tiffany Calvert: Semper Augustus is at Moreman Gallery.Elsa Hansen Oldham "Muses" is at KMAC through January 27, 2019.
Monster Mash - A Graveyard Smash by Harrison Fogle is at Revelry Boutique & Gallery.
This and That, It’s All Abstract: new work by Karen Terhune is at Kore Gallery in the Mellwood Art Center.

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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.




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LVA's Artebella On The Radio 10.18.18

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Teri Dryden has just returned from Onishi, Japan, where she spent more than five weeks in Residency at The Shiro Oni Studios. On the Thursday October 18 broadcast we had a long discussion about about her adventures there! LVA's Artebella on The Radio lets artists talk about their work every Thursday morning on WXOX 97.1/Artxfm.com.

In this interview, I at one point mention the name of former University of Louisville Ceramics Professor as Tom Owen. This is a careless error on my part, because it was, of course, Tom Marsh who taught for many years at U of L’s Hite Institute and had studied for long periods in Japan. My apologies.

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio 9.13.18

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Barbara Hanger & Wayne Ferguson are but 2 of the 30 or so artists featured in Louisville Artists:Carry On, an exhibit opening September 23 at LVA. John Begley curated the show, and all three were our guests on LVA's Artebella On The Radio this week to talk about making a life in the arts in Louisville. Tune in each Thursday at 10am on WXOX 97.1 FM/Artxfm.com.

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John Begley is currently a Freelance art worker (artist, curator, art services provider). Previously he was Gallery Director and Assistant Professor of Art (Emeritus), Critical and Curatorial Studies graduate program coordinator at the Allen R. Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Director, Louisville Visual Art Association 1983 – 2001, Director, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, (founding director) Historic New Harmony Inc., New Harmony, IN 47631, 1975-1983

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Barbara Hanger has worked in printmaking, paper making and book arts. She joined the faculty of the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Louisville in 1982 after completing her MFA degree at Ohio University. Hanger’s work has been exhibited in numerous invitational and traveling exhibitions locally, regionally and internationally including Mainz, Germany and Cortona, Italy. Barbara Hanger has received competitive grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, the Kentucky Arts Council, and the Ohio Arts Council.

Wayne Ferguson has been creating unique works in clay for over 30 years. A Kentucky native, Wayne is mostly self-taught in clay. While he has attended workshops throughout the region he works mainly as a studio potter creating one-of-a-kind works. Wayne has been a roster artist with the Kentucky Arts Council for over 20 years, and he has taught at numerous public schools throughout Kentucky. Wayne was awarded the Rude Osolnik Award by the Kentucky Craft Marketing Program in 2006 and has been awarded the Early Times Scholarship as well. His work is published in Ceramics Monthly Magazine as well as other magazines and books.

 

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Friday Link Roundup: September 7, 2018

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TONIGHT:

Gallery Hop Tonight!

Revelry Boutique Gallery opens Strange Magic, new work by Kathleen Lolley. 7-10pm.

Meena Khalili: TYPO / TOPO will be on view at Sheherazade tonight from 6-9pm

Stop by Art Sanctuary for the opening reception of Moments of Clarity: works of Britany Baker and Frankie Steele. 6pm-9pm.

Opening Reception, Pyro Gallery, 6-9pm - #MeToo "From Silent to Resilient" Paintings by Debra Lott - guests, Meg White, Sculpture and Rachel Gibbs, Painting.

Shared Vision-Gayle Cerlan and Jacque Parsley, Reception, 6-9pm, Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile

Frac/tured An abstract introspection by Meredith Harber, Reception tonight, 5-7pm
McGrath Art Gallery, Bellarmine University.

INGMAR BERGMAN’S CINEMA IN THE 1950S AND 1960S: A CENTENNIAL RETROSPECTIVE opens tonight at The Speed Cinema.

 ONGOING:

Swanson Contemporary is showing Benjamin Cook: History Abridged.
Tim Faulkner Gallery is exhibiting Opus No. 5. at their new location on Logan Street. 
Jibade-Khalil Huffman Poems For Every Occasion is currently on exhibit at KMAC. 
Watching the Sky, Waiting for Signs: New Work by Emily Church is at Galerie Hertz.                .
Carnagie Center for Art & History has a new exhibit: Spawning Grounds.
Larry Beisler is exhibiting at garner narrative.
 

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LVA's Artebella On The Radio 8.30.18

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On the August 30 LVA's Artebella On The Radio we spoke with three women artists who are opening exhibits on September First Friday: Jacque Parsley, Gayle Cerlan, & Meredith Harber. Tune in each Thursday at 10am to WXOX 97.1 FM/Artxfm.com to hear Keith Waits talk to local artists.

Frac/tured An abstract introspection by Meredith Harber  
September 4-29, Reception September 7, 5-7pm
McGrath Art Gallery, Bellarmine University, Wyatt Center for the Arts, Norris Place

Frac/tured serves as an abstract expression of the seemingly disjointed sense of self, both individually and as a gathered community. Through fine lines, gestural marks, and bold colors, Meredith Harber creates a chaotic moment on the canvas that intends to capture the viewer and challenges them to make sense of what is before them. While each piece may serve as a playful distraction from one’s surroundings, it is the artist’s intent that one put each thematic motif into context as it relates to them personally and how it ties into the modern world.

Shared Vision-Gayle Cerlan and Jacque Parsley
September 7-30, Reception September 7, 6-9pm
Craft(s) Gallery & Mercantile, 572 South 4th Street, Louisville

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Gayle Cerlan has been an active member of the Kentucky arts community through her involvement as the creator and director of the Cityworks exhibition (1997-1998), and as curator of the DinnerWorks exhibition (1994-1997). She has served on the boards of Louisville Visual Art and the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft and has been an Adjunct Professor of Ceramics at Indiana University Southeast, Bellarmine College, and the University of Louisville. She founded Cerlan Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky (1997-2007) and established a fine arts school for all ages, ArtStudio (1997-2014). Cerlan has exhibited her ceramic art nationally and internationally and has won many awards and grants. Her work can be found in numerous public collections.

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Jacque Parsley Using the flotsam and jetsam of everyday life, including a myriad of found objects, artifacts, ephemera, and vintage printed matter, I present an iconography that creates a dialogue between the permanent and the transient.

As Kurt Schwitters said, “The waste of the world becomes my art”.

As a child I embroidered, wove potholders, collected charms and played with paperdolls.  The influence of the fond memories have been integrated into my art by means of collage, assemblage and embellishment. Each work reflects a partly told tale, a moment in time that gives a nostalgic visual narrative of memories that have been recycled, and a past that has been reinterpreted.