State of the Art

Philanthropic, Playful and Practical

Imagine! Art Auction + Scholarship Fundraiser

St. Francis School is holding the Imagine! Art Auction on Oct. 27 at the Omni Louisville Hotel. The bi-annual event has proven to be one of Louisville’s most sought after art auctions. St. Francis School has invited local, regional and national artists to show their work, and the proceeds go toward the school’s scholarship fund.

‘Muses’ by Elsa Hansen Oldham

Local artist Elsa Hansen Oldham unveiled her new “Muses” exhibition at KMAC Museum starting on Oct. 19. Her fiber works are often illustrations of celebrities and pop culture subjects in michesvious situations, using traditional embroidering techniques with a personalized twist on social issues. Her works are on view now through Jan. 27. 


Stoneware by Lisa Kurtz

Louisville Visual Art’s Open Studio Weekend will take place Nov. 3-4 and will feature local artist Lisa Kurtz. Kurtz is known for her functional clay pieces. “As an artist and a maker of handmade objects, I always strive for the human connection between my work and the user of my pottery,” she says. Kurtz implements unique techniques, such as using old fabric salvaged from her mother and grandmother to impress textures into clay.