Craig Kaviar – March 24, 2016

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Craig Kaviar, a renowned sculptor and blacksmith, is an advocate of Louisville arts and an avid believer in the importance of celebrating local arts and crafts. Kaviar Forge & Gallery  announced the reopening of Kaviar Gallery after moving to their previous location adjacent to Kaviar Forge. Regular gallery hours are Thursday & Friday 12-6PM and Saturday 12-4PM.

Peter Morrin from Hite Institute at the University of Louisville also came by to tell us about the Film and Filmmakers symposium being held by U of L and the Speed Museum on April 1.

Miranda Lash – March 17, 2016

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Miranda Lash leading a tour in the new Speed Museum. photo by Tim Hailey.

Miranda Lash is the new curator of contemporary art at the Speed Art Museum. She joined us to talk about the newly reopened museum and its greatly expanded contemporary galleries. Lash was previously the curator of modern and contemporary art at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA).

 

McKenna Graham, March 10, 2016

peepholeMcKenna Graham talks about her exhibit DoppelDoppel, a multi-media, interactive art exhibition on view at Thinkbox Contemporary in Louisville from March 3rd through April 1st.
Gallery Hours: Fridays 5-7pm
Closing Reception: April 1st, 7-9pm

Graham is a visual artist and curator who researches the human experience and the manner in which we consider identity. She has exhibited her work throughout Kentucky and curated many exhibitions such as Return to Main Street: Leo Zimmerman Retrospective at the Cressman Center, Civil War Songbooks at the University of Louisville, and many community exhibitions through her Wall Together program, which she co-founded at the Speed Art Museum. Mckenna recently received a Kentucky Arts Council Grant, which she used to bring art to areas of Kentucky’s Appalachia. Mckenna has studied abroad in Galway, Ireland and holds a B.A. in Studio Arts from Bellarmine University, and a M.A. in Fine Art Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of Louisville. She currently lives and works in Louisville, KY.

 

Lindy Casebier, March 4, 2016

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Our guest today was the new Executive Director of Louisville Visual Art, Lindy Casebier. We spoke with him about LVA’s past, present, & future, and about the funding challenges facing arts organizations in the current polarized political climate. At Lindy’s request, we played portions of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring”.

Peter Morrin & Joshua Jenkins, February 25, 2016

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“Untitled (Person with a cat)” by Joshua Jenkins

Peter Morrin, Assistant Professor of Critical & Curatorial Studies for the Hite Institute at University of Louisville, spoke about the Art as Social Action symposium taking place at the Chao Auditorium in the Ekstrom Library. And Artist Josh Jenkins talked about his upcoming solo exhibit at Andrew Gentile Antiques, which opens March17 & 18, 2016.

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