Events

Events, Mural

MAPped Out 2017

"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.

Participating Artists:
Braylyn Resko Stewart
Casey McKinney
Often Seen Rarely Spoken
Juliet Taylor
Margaret Morley

Sponsors:
Coopers' Craft Bourbon, Tito's Handmade Vodka, West Sixth Brewing, Revelry Boutique Gallery, Garage Bar, Via Studio

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Mural, Events

Studio 2000 Mural Unveiling

We rise by lifting others. Sunday was a great day as we celebrated the first Studio 2000 mural with Louisville Metro Parks. Parishioners, family, friends and Metro Council member Barbara Sexton Smith came together to see what our high school student artists and instructor Casey McKinney made happen this summer, bringing brightness back to a beautiful community.

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Events, Exhibits

Event Feature: art[squared] 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Children's Fine Art Classes program at art[squared] this year! 154 pieces sold so far, helping us raise over $30,000! This will allow us to continue to provide scholarships to over 1,000 talented and motivated students each year. We are so grateful for all the artists who participated and donated their time and talent, all the collectors who came out to purchase work, the board members and volunteers who helped everything run smoothly, Cunningham Door & Windows for sponsoring the event, as well as CirqueLouis for an amazing performance! It was such a wonderful evening and we are thankful beyond measure for the support of every one of you!

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Events

Event Feature: Open Studio Weekend

Open Studio Weekend 2016 might have been the most successful year yet! We had such a great time visiting artists in their studios and we hear you did too— thanks to everyone who came out and showed your support for these amazing artists. Over 227 visitors went to the 67 participating studios— totaling over 4,000 studio visits in all! 

Check out the #osw2016 tag on Instagram to see more images from the day!

Events

Event Feature: MAPPED Out

We had such a wonderful time at MAPPED Out! A huge thank you to Ashley Brossart, Alyx McClain, Braylyn Resko Stewart, Karl Otto, Liz Richter, Pat Sheehan, Vinnie Kochert for creating amazing mini-murals for our silent auction— nearly $5,000 was raised for the Mural Art Program! We also couldn't have done it without our generous sponsors— Garage Bar, Revelry Boutique Gallery, Via Studio, West Sixth Brewing, Tito's Vodka, and of course our wonderful partner Center For Neighborhoods. Thanks to all of you who came out and made the evening so successful— it was so humbling to hear you are as excited as we are about MAP!

Events, Exhibits, CFAC

The Academy of LVA 2016 Exhibition

Congratulations to   Emily Yellina! Her drawing from her Studio Art class at IUS is the People's Choice winner for The Academy exhibition this year! We'll have a second winner selected through Instagram, so be sure to cast a vote by posting a photo of your favorite piece and      #childrensfineartclasses  #theacademyoflva   until the show comes down!

Congratulations to Emily Yellina! Her drawing from her Studio Art class at IUS is the People's Choice winner for The Academy exhibition this year! We'll have a second winner selected through Instagram, so be sure to cast a vote by posting a photo of your favorite piece and  #childrensfineartclasses#theacademyoflva until the show comes down!

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Congratulations to Zehui Ni for receiving the LVA Vision Award, Michael Morarity for receiving the Artist and Craftsman Community Award, Kylie Milliken for receiving the Blick Community Award, and Amber Eger for receiving the Preston Arts Center Community Award! These seniors have shown active and passionate involvement in CFAC and The Academy, exhibit great determination and drive, and their creative ability is continually improving. We are so proud of each of you!

Congratulations to Zehui Ni for receiving the LVA Vision Award, Michael Morarity for receiving the Artist and Craftsman Community Award, Kylie Milliken for receiving the Blick Community Award, and Amber Eger for receiving the Preston Arts Center Community Award! These seniors have shown active and passionate involvement in CFAC and The Academy, exhibit great determination and drive, and their creative ability is continually improving. We are so proud of each of you!

Events, Exhibits

Event Feature: Art[Squared]

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Children's Fine Art Classes program at art[squared] this year! Over $25,000 was raised— this will allow us to continue to provide scholarships to talented and motivated students to over 1,000 students each year! We are so grateful for all the artists who participated and donated their time and talent as well as all the collectors who came out to purchase work. It was such a wonderful event!

Events, CFAC

The Academy Feature: Experimental 3D Art Film Screening

The Academy of LVA’s Experimental 3D Art class was designed to investigate the less formal side of sculpture and installation while delving into the realm conceptual ideas. This project, made exclusively for the opening of The Speed Art Museum, explores the future dreams of the students through their ever-changing lives while remarking on the fluidity and inconsistency that growing up brings. 

Viewing at Dreamland

Viewing at Dreamland

Projection, Brandon Brooks, Collin Lloyd, Kylie Milliken, River Skipworth, 2016.