Kentucky Art Speaks/K.A.S. Gallery
1860 Mellwood Avenue Louisville, Kentucky 40206 (502)653-9305
Art, Yoga & More…
· Yoga Classes
· The Arts for Kids
· Couples Art Workshops
· Girls Night Out!
· Art Exhibits
It’s Urban Art….This is the last week to enter the concrete Jungle exhibit.
An informative book about figurative art that may be of interest to read. Painting People: Figure Painting Today by Charlotte Mullins
Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries. The prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world and a fantastic opportunity for artists to showcase their work, furthering their involvement in the international art world. Developedfrom the Creative Works Competition, originally launched in 2008, the Art Prize has seen a number of winning artists go on to receive commissions, exhibitionsand participate in a number of biennials.
As an internationally recognized art and culture publication, we are keen to have artists from Kentucky participate with the Prize. There are no age requirements for the Aesthetics Art Prize and no formal qualifications needed. Please find more information below.
Eight shortlisted artists will be selected for an exhibition in spring 2013.
The judging panel this year will include:
Frances Guy, Head of Collections & Exhibitions at the Hepworth Wakefield
Sculptor Kate MccGwire, represented by All Visual Arts, London
Photographic, film and video artist Neeta Madahar, represented by Purdy Hicks, London
Cherie Federico, Editor of Aesthetica Magazine
Artists working across all disciplines are welcome to submit work and the categories for entry are as below:
– Photographic & Digital Art
– Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture
– Painting & Drawing
– Installation & Performance
In addition to the exhibition one overall winner will receive £1000 prize money and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine extending the reach of the artist. The winners and finalists, as well as a longlist of artists will also be published in the accompanying publication. All artists featured will receive a complimentary copy of this.
The entry fee is £15 and allows the submission of two pieces into any one category.
The deadline for entry is 31 August 2012.
Please visit www.aestheticamagazine.com
Contact Person for this exhibit:
STORIES BEHIND THE STONES
Tour of Fairview Cemetery
Friday September 23, 2011 &
Saturday September 24, 2011
(Rain Date-Sunday September 25, 2011)
Enter the Fairview Cemetery at the main entrance on Culbertson Avenue between East 5th and East 7th Streets. The one-hour tour is a ½ mile walk around the Cemetery – First tour starts at 6pm with tours every ½ hour until 9 pm
Tickets may be purchased at
Great Harvest Bread Company
4214-5 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150.
Purchase early so you can choose your tour time.
Advanced Tickets are $10 for Adult and $5 for Children – K-8th Grade.
(If available – $12 & $6 at the Cemetery)
50% of the net proceeds will go to the Fairview Cemetery Restoration Fund and 50% to the
Living History Committee of the 2013 Bicentennial Commission.
Tuesday, August 23 · 10:00am – 5:30pm
Grant Seeking Workshop – Find Funding for your Organization
RSVP is required, but the workshop is free and open to the public
The Community Arts Program at Hanover College
In Regional Arts Partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission
On behalf of the people of Indiana, the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) advocates engagement with the arts to enrich the quality of individual and community life. The Community Arts Program at Hanover College brings arts and cultural opportunities to southeastern Indiana with student and professional performances and exhibits on the historic Hanover College campus.
Serving Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Scott, & Washington Counties
As government funding for the arts shrinks and foundations receive more funding applications, it’s more important than ever to prepare competitive grant packages.
This day-long workshop will cover where to seek funding in our Region for arts-related activities how to figure out what a funder “really wants” how to prepare a budget and a project assessment that sets you up for additional funding how to write a persuasive narrative that gets the funder as excited as you are about your project
Three opportunities; three locations:
May 23rd—Hanover College in Jefferson County
June 6th—Arts Council of Southern Indiana in Floyd County
August 23rd—Arts Council of Southern Indiana
The workshop will be conducted by Geoffrey Weiss, Grants Development Officer for the Rivers Institute at Hanover College. Dr. Weiss has over ten years experience teaching grant writing with the University of Kentucky Medical School and was most recently the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Picturing America School Collaboration grant.
The Regional Arts Partnership is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
The Indiana Arts Commission and the Community Arts Program at Hanover College is sponsoring a series of workshops for Region 12 artists and arts organizations.
Grant Seeking Workshop—Find Funding for Your Arts Organization
Region 12 seeks volunteers to serve on our Regional Advisory Committee. Help set the direction of the arts in southeastern Indiana.
For more information contact Geoffrey Weiss: firstname.lastname@example.org or 812.866.749
WHO: 75 YEARS COMBINED EXPERIENCE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE ARTS AND SULLIVAN COLLEGE PROFESSORS TOMY LEE, LUCI MISTRATOV & CHIP MILLER
WHAT: DRAWING, PAINTING, FINISHING & DECORATIVE HANDS-ON TECHNIQUE CLASSES
WHEN: MONDAY AUGUST 1st THROUGH SEPTEMBER 8th (SIX WEEK CLASSES) and/or MONDAY SEPTEMBER 26thTHROUGH OCTOBER 28th (FIVE WEEK CLASSES. TIMES TBA)
WHERE: LOUISVILLE VISUAL ARTISTS COLLECTIVE, 2932 CLEVELAND BLVD, LOUISVILLE, 40206 (JUST OFF ZORN AVE/TURN AT GREEN LEAVES APTS/LOCATED INBETWEEN ZORN AND BROWNSBORO AVES IN CLIFTON HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD) Find us on facebook!
WHY: WITHIN OUR ECONOMY, DON’T BUY BRAND NEW. TRANSFORM YOUR OLD AND ORDINARY FURNITURE, ACCESSORIES, AND SILK FABRICS FROM FLAB TO FAB!
COST: $230 FOR 6-WEEK CLASSES + SUPPLIES. check/cash (FIVE-WEEK CLASSES TBA)
9:30AM – 12noon MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY CLASSES (six-week class 9/1/11):
#101 SILK & TEXTURE PAINTING with Luci Mistratov – Mondays 9:30am – 12N
#201 PRIMITIVE COUNTRY FURNITURE PAINTING with Chip Miller – Tuesdays 9:30am – 12N
#301 ORNAMENTAL DRAWING & PAINTING with Tomy Lee – Wednesdays 9:30am – 12N
#401 PENWORK & WATERCOLOR ON WOOD with Tomy Lee – Thursdays 9:30am – 12N
1:00PM – 3:30PM MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY CLASSES (six-week class 9/1/11):
#102 DECORATIVE WATERCOLOR PAINTING ON SILK with Luci Mistratov – Mondays 1-3:30pm
#202 COUNTRY FURNITURE FINISHING with Chip Miller – Tuesdays 1-3:30pm
#302 ANTIQUE-DISTRESSED FURNITURE FINISHES with Tomy Lee – Wednesdays 1-3:30pm
The Mellwood Art Center is located at 1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville Kentucky. This unique building is located between Zorn Avenue and Brownsboro Road. Mellwood is known to many Louisville natives as the old Fischer meat packing plant.
Now, Mellwood houses roughly over 200 tenants from artist and art galleries, to a cafe, dance studios and novelty shops. The tenants of Mellwood has formed a non-profit organization named M.A.C., which will host demo days on the courtyard, the second Saturday of each month.
This allows artist to work outside their studio and gain exposure. Patrons my see performers, painters, wood carving or learn how to create a glass center piece. If you are an artist and would like to be a part of Demo Days, send an email to email@example.com.
“Summer Camps for Adults”
One day workshops: all materials are included only $35
Pinhole cameras – Sat., July 9th 1:30 – 4:30 make a camera & learn to use the darkroom
Wheel throwing – Sat,, July 9th 2 – 5 hands-on fun learning to throw a pot
Screen printing – Sat., July 16th 12:00-3:00 learn to get several colors in one print
Portraits – Sat. July 23rd 2:00-5:00 painting/drawing: proportion, color and value
Color mixing boot camp – Sun .Jul 24th 2:00 – 5:00 drills and projects:its a color workout!
Cyanotypes – Sat. July 30 1:30 – 4:30 beautiful darkroom/photo process
Spot5 Art Studio
2005-b Frankfort Ave