July 20- AquaVenture Art Show
Patio Gallery at the JCC
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Kentucky Watercolor Society presents its annual Water-Based Media Show, Aquaventure, July 20-Aug. 26, at the Patio Gallery in the Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Lane. The show is a competition open to both members and non-members of the Watercolor Society. A reception for award winners is Sun., July 20, 2-4 p.m. A total of 50 submissions were accepted and 24 pieces will be exhibited.
This year’s juror is realist painter Gabrielle Mayer, M.F.A., who is an associate professor at University of Louisville. Her work has been exhibited locally and nationally including last year’s show U.S. Global Perspectives on America’s Heartland at the Yeiser Art Center in Paducah, Ky. She’s a 2007 Al Smith Fellowship recipient and a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome and an artist-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center.
The Kentucky Watercolor Society was formed in 1977 to promote water media as an important medium in the arts community and provide support and educational opportunities for water media artists. To that end, the society sponsors exhibitions, competitions and workshops for professional, hobbyist and beginning artists. The Kentucky Watercolor Society is a non-profit, nationally recognized, all-volunteer organization.
The Patio Gallery presents a broad variety of different media, artists, groups and individuals. It features shows that range from representational to abstract and from traditional to cutting edge.
Patio Gallery tries to foster an appreciation of today’s 2D and 3D artists. It often includes artists who reside outside of Louisville and offers exhibits that address significant social issues. Patio Gallery hours are Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; and Fri., 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m
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