It’s the middle of the week once again listeners. The weekend is almost here. It definitely should be a pretty interesting one in Louisville, due to the Open Studio Weekend hosted by LVAA. To learn more about this first time event, visit louisvillevisualart.org. Speaking of first time events, only a few more days till Glances: an evening of short films and performances. If you haven’t heard yet, click here for more info.
Without further delay, today’s episode. Today’s post is a discussion I had with the gallery director of Open, Mark James. Open is a relatively new space to the Louisville Metro. Besides housing four resident artists, the gallery also offers weekly events, workshops, and open mic nights. Mark and I discuss the beginnings of the gallery, his views on art and artists, and how creative expression is impacted by society & vice versa.
The summer seems to be speeding by us. And so many great art related events going on around town. Many of which have been sponsored by the Louisville Artists Syndicate.
For this week’s episode, I spoke with Stacey Reason of the Syndicate; she offered up the story, mission, and future plans of the group. Their main aims as a collective are to give young artists the chance they need to get their preverbal foot in the door & to erase the barriers between artists and the rest of the community.
To learn more about the Louisville Artists Syndicate, take a ‘stroll’ over to:
or visit them on Facebook at facebook.com/LouisvilleSyndicate
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