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Kentucky Crafted Market hands-on activities area offers visitors chance to make and share art

Make your own instrument, add your unique touch to a collaborative collage and learn the art of paper sculpture. These and other fun projects are available in The Kentucky Crafted Market’s Hands-On Activities area, March 3-4 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Although The Market annually showcases dozens of the state’s finest visual and craft artists, the Hands-On Activities area...

Nominations sought for new Bill Fischer Award supporting Louisville-based visual artists

The Community Foundation of Louisville and Louisville Visual Art are pleased to announce a new award for working artists in Louisville. The Bill Fischer Award for Visual Artists is a $5,000 cash prize to artists that provides support for the execution and exhibition of artwork and other efforts to foster a professional career as a visual artist. Susan Barry, Community Foundation CEO, states: “The...

Louisville artists will open their doors Nov. 5-6 for UofL’s Open Studio Weekend 2016

The event gives anyone who appreciates art — from enthusiasts to collectors — the opportunity to step inside participating studios where they can interact with artists and personally experience how and where local art is made. They may see artists at work, get a glimpse of the process of making art, and in some cases, take advantage of studio sales. Participants from Open Studio Weekend...