The 16th annual African American Art Exhibition at Actors Theatre of Louisville will be on display from January 25 - February 22, 2010. The exhibition will run concurrent with the theatrical production of Ella. Each year, over 20,000 theatre and arts patrons view the exhibition, which has become a popular highlight of the region’s visual arts season.
On February 5, 2010 awards will be presented at a reception honoring artists. These awards include a Brown-Forman Corporation purchase award as well as other purchase/merit prizes. Last year, more than $6,000 was awarded!
The juror for this year’s exhibition is Kevin Cole. Mr. Cole has received his B.S. from University of Arkansas, an M.A. in Art Education from University of Illinois and an M.F.A. from Northern Illinois University. In the last 15 years he has received 18 grants, 14 fellowships, 49 awards in art and 31 teaching awards.
For more information, please visit www.actorstheatre.org.