Description: The exhibition of over 100 works of art and artifacts includes a wide variety of textiles, and examples of craftwork in leather, metal, glass, jewelry, felt, stone and clay. Textiles span a range of uses, including camel bags, pillows, curtains, fans, hats, shoes and window hangings. Metal wares cover a gamut from silver and brass vessels, jewelry, and braziers to drinking and cooking vessels and inlaid trays. Wooden objects include antique wood lattice windows from Egypt (mushrabbiya). The exhibition features works of art drawn from the Gray Henry collection, whose family has had a presence in Egypt since 1925.
Description: In conjunction with the Symposium, an exhibit curated by the University of Louisville graduate students from the Hite Art Institute is on view in the first floor KMAC gallery. The exhibit examines and challenges the conventional and often arbitrary distinctions between fine art and craft. Local and national contemporary artists who employ media or techniques traditionally associated with “craft” are featured. Artists include Cheryl Donegan, Hui Chi Lee, Bette Levy, Norma Minkowitz, Jeff Ruemeli, Joyce Scott, Peter Voulkos, and Boris Zakic
Description: William Bailey is Professor of Art Emeritus at Yale University. He is a member of The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a Member of the Board, Smithsonian Archives of American Art from 2000 to the present. He is a trustee for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation from 1970 to the present. Bailey has an extensive exhibition history, and his works appear in numerous public and private collections including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Museum of Modern Art, NY; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; among many others. Bailey has shown in New York since the late 1960’s. In 2006 a traveling exhibition of works on paper was shown at the Philbroook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, Alexander Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa, OK and Wichita Art Museum, KS. This exhibition features over thirty works on paper, which highlight both of Bailey's signature still life and figurative styles and illuminate his distinctive color palette.
Description: The Trolley Hop will present "William Bailey: Paintings Drawings Prints – works on paper." This exhibition includes over thirty works on paper, which highlight both of Bailey's signature still life and figurative styles and illuminate his distinctive color palette.
Description: A Louisville native and Manual Visual Arts Magnet alumni, Ronay earned a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and a MFA from Yale University. His work has been shown nationally and internationally. An opening reception and performance piece, Activation, will be presented by Ronay Thursday, March 7 from 5:00-6:30pm. The Artist will present the Nora Iasigi Bullitt Memorial Lecture in Room 205 of the Bingham Humanities Building following the reception.
Description: Artist Matthew Ronay will present "Content Patterns", the Nora Iasigi Bullitt Memorial Lecture, in Room 205 of the Bingham Humanities Building. The lecture is presented in conjunction with his solo exhibition featured in the Schneider Hall Galleries. The lecture will immediately follow the opening reception of the exhibition which will include a performance work by the Artist.
Description: Presented by the Center for Arts & Culture Partnerships. The Symposium’s Keynote Presentation will be delivered by Mary Miss who has founded the City as Living Laboratory, which provides a framework for making issues of social and environmental sustainability tangible through collaboration and the arts. Trained as a sculptor, her work creates situations emphasizing a site’s history, its ecology, or aspects of the environment that have gone unnoticed.
Morning panelists will discuss recent public art projects in St. Louis, Nashville, and Long Beach, Calif. The featured artists have created or managed works in outdoor settings such as vacant city lots, flooded waterfronts and alongside urban waterways. Dan Jones, chairman and CEO of 21st Century Parks, will give the luncheon talk about the Parklands of Floyds Fork urban parks system project. The afternoon roundtable session about perspectives on public art will feature U of L professors discussing sacred sites in a global perspective, environmental history, urban planning and mapping as a tool to understand landscape.
Description: This year's Kant’s Anarchist Aesthetics Lecture is delivered by David Carrier on Thursday, March 28, 2013
from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building. Following the lecture will be a critique of student work in Schneider Hall Room 17 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Description: William Bailey is Professor of Art Emeritus at Yale University. A reception will be held and a lecture presented by the artist at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts on Thursday, March 28 at 6:00pm in conjunction with the exhibition "William Bailey: Paintings Drawings Prints- works on paper." The Artist will present "Being of your time while yearning for more" in which he will discuss his work and its development over the years including his teachers, influences, contemporaries, and personal challenges.
Description: The University of Louisville Hite Art Institute is pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2012 BFA Thesis Exhibition at the Schneider Hall Galleries. The exhibition will display artwork in a variety of mediums of those students graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Hite Art Institute. The Exhibition will open with a reception and remarks on April 11 at Schneider Hall Galleries on Belknap Campus from 5:30-7:30pm. This show will feature the artwork of Amanda Bates, Drew Dingeldein, Corey Elmore, Samantha Grose, Sharon Marcum, Rachel Maucieri, Allan McGuffey, Kimberly Monroe, and Ryan O'Hare. Each BFA candidate will contribute their unique vision as represented by a concentrated body of work developed to demonstrate their readiness to enter the professional art world upon graduation.
Description: A downtown rooftop perch for Thunder Over Louisville, convenient parking and an art-oriented family party – those are just some of the attractions at “Fire & Art 7: Thunder at the Cressman” offered by the University of Louisville’s Hite Art Institute.
The annual party will run from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, April 20, at UofL’s Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 100 E. Main St. at First Street. The gathering benefits the university’s fine arts programs.
Visitors can watch students working in the center’s glass “hot shop” and enjoy family movies and other activities throughout the evening. Light refreshments will be included. Tables and seating will be available as visitors come and go to the Kentucky Derby Festival’s fireworks and air show on the waterfront. The top floor of the attached parking garage offers a vantage point for watching the show.
Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children 5-12; children aged 4 and younger are free. A garage parking pass is $25. Space is limited so reservations are required.
Description: Bill Fischer is a life-long artist, having started painting in
the 1950’s and continuing on to as recently as 2011. As
he recently reached his 96th birthday, the Hite Art Institute
wishes to recognize his accomplishments as an artist
and his contributions to young artists at the University of
Louisville with an exhibition featuring approximately 40
examples of his art work made over the past sixty years.
First Friday Trolley Hop: July 5, 2013