Louisville Visual Art Association http://wfpl.org en Self-Taught Mosaic Artist Tracy Pennington Wins Second Annual M.A. Hadley Visual Art Prize http://wfpl.org/post/self-taught-mosaic-artist-tracy-pennington-wins-second-annual-ma-hadley-visual-art-prize <p>Mosaic artist Tracy Pennington is the winner of the second annual Mary Alice Hadley Prize for Visual Art.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The $5,000 prize is awarded from the George and Mary Alice Hadley Fund at the Community Foundation of Louisville, with assistance from the Louisville Visual Art Association.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 9480 at http://wfpl.org Self-Taught Mosaic Artist Tracy Pennington Wins Second Annual M.A. Hadley Visual Art Prize Louisville Visual Art Association's $100 Sale Expands http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-visual-art-associations-100-sale-expands <p>Last year, the Louisville Visual Art Association added a second, more affordable event to their annual high-end art auction, which serves as a scholarship fundraiser the art organization conducts in conjunction with the University of Louisville's Hite Art Institute -- <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/lvaa-adds-100-art-sale-annual-auction">they put a selection of small paintings up for sale, all a uniform 8-inches-square, all selling for $100</a>.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:55:05 +0000 Erin Keane 8801 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Visual Art Association's $100 Sale Expands Sculptor Ed Hamilton Among Local Artists to Host Studio Tours http://wfpl.org/post/sculptor-ed-hamilton-among-local-artists-host-studio-tours <p>Louisville sculptor Ed Hamilton’s finished works are mostly larger-than-life monuments installed at grand public spaces – the 12-foot-tall sculpture of boxing legend Joe Lewis in Detroit’s Cobo Center, Louisville's Waterfront Park's Abraham Lincoln memorial and the statue of York, a slave who played an integral role in the Lewis and Clark Expedition, overlooking the Ohio River on the Belvedere.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:45:47 +0000 Erin Keane 7414 at http://wfpl.org Sculptor Ed Hamilton Among Local Artists to Host Studio Tours Louisville Visual Art Association Plans Crowdsourced Art Exhibit http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-visual-art-association-plans-crowdsourced-art-exhibit <p>LVAA’s&nbsp;new exhibit is&nbsp;curated&nbsp;by clicks. The sixteen artists who will show work in "By the Numbers" were chosen based on web analytics for&nbsp;<a href="http://www.artebelladaily.org/">Artebella</a>,&nbsp;LVAA's&nbsp;online art gallery&nbsp;that promotes a different Kentucky artist every day. Art enthusiasts can sign up to receive a daily email highlighting an individual artist on the website, where the participating artists are archived.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:03:56 +0000 Erin Keane 6416 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Visual Art Association Plans Crowdsourced Art Exhibit Susanna Crum Awarded Inaugural M.A. Hadley Visual Art Prize http://wfpl.org/post/susanna-crum-awarded-inaugural-ma-hadley-visual-art-prize <p>Louisville native Susanna Crum moved home after graduating from the University of Iowa with a master of fine arts degree. She brought with her a fiancé, <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/lvaa-opens-new-gallery-whiskey-row">Rudy Salgado</a>, who shares her passion for printmaking. Together, they plan on opening&nbsp;a printmaking studio here in Louisville where artists can produce fine art etchings, screen prints, woodcuts, digital prints and lithographs.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:04:25 +0000 Erin Keane 5718 at http://wfpl.org Susanna Crum Awarded Inaugural M.A. Hadley Visual Art Prize LVAA Adds $100 Art Sale to Annual Auction http://wfpl.org/post/lvaa-adds-100-art-sale-annual-auction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year, </span>the Louisville Visual Art Association<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;partners with the University of Louisville </span>Hite<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Art Institute to host a high-end art auction to raise funds for LVAA's children’s fine art classes and U of L's Mary Spence Nay Scholarship.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year, they're adding an art sale on the morning of the auction.</span></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:07:14 +0000 Erin Keane 4835 at http://wfpl.org LVAA Adds $100 Art Sale to Annual Auction LVAA Opens New Gallery on Whiskey Row http://wfpl.org/post/lvaa-opens-new-gallery-whiskey-row <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Visual Art Association’s new downtown gallery is open. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As part of its downtown relocation, </span>LVAA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has opened a gallery called Public in Whiskey Row Lofts (131 W. Main St.). The first invitational exhibit, "<a href="http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/publicatpublic.html">Public @ Public</a>," features fifteen local artists who created new work illuminated by </span>lightboxes exploring the public theme.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:07:00 +0000 Erin Keane 3593 at http://wfpl.org LVAA Opens New Gallery on Whiskey Row Artebella Connects Louisville Artists with Collectors, the World http://wfpl.org/post/artebella-connects-louisville-artists-collectors-world <p>The city’s profile as an art destination has risen over the last few years, landing Louisville on superlative lists like <a href="http://www.americanstyle.com/2012/06/top-25-big-cities-for-art/">AmericanStyle magazine’s best cities for art</a>. Now the <a href="http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/">Louisville Visual Art Association</a> is putting individual artists in the spotlight with <a href="http://www.artebelladaily.org/">Artebella Daily</a>, a website and email campaign featuring a different local artist every weekday.</p> Sun, 23 Dec 2012 15:23:05 +0000 Erin Keane 3049 at http://wfpl.org Artebella Connects Louisville Artists with Collectors, the World Open Doors Opens Exhibit http://wfpl.org/post/open-doors-opens-exhibit <p>The Louisville Visual Art Association's <a href="http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/opendoors.html">Open Doors Program</a> will celebrate two years of community-based arts projects with a retrospective exhibit, “Making Art. Changing Lives.”</p><p>Twelve art projects, selected from nearly forty pieces of art completed through the program, will be on view to the public in the Water Tower, with an opening reception on July 22. The exhibit will run through August 19.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:30:39 +0000 Erin Keane 987 at http://wfpl.org Open Doors Opens Exhibit