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: 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: 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
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