art galleries http://wvxu.org en Providing Opportunities for Artists with Disabilities http://wvxu.org/post/providing-opportunities-artists-disabilities <p><a href="http://visionariesandvoices.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 25321 at http://wvxu.org Providing Opportunities for Artists with Disabilities Shrewdness of Apes presents: Shoebox http://wvxu.org/post/shrewdness-apes-presents-shoebox <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Local artists <strong>Hilary Nauman and Michael Boyd</strong> began exhibiting their work in pop-up shops, outdoor markets and at <strong><a href="http://www.thecityflea.com/" target="_blank">The City Flea</a></strong>. &nbsp;The free-form s</span>pontaneity&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">of this kind of exhibition has carried over and has led them to open&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://shrewdnessofapesgallery.com/" target="_blank">Shrewdness of Apes</a></strong> - an art gallery that is different from what you might be used to.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>SoA</strong>,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">located on </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street in downtown Covington,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">focuses on contemporary and emerging artists and exhibits that are not only unusual, but invite entries from anyone with an interest in creating something unique, special and out of the ordinary.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:34:21 +0000 Jim Nolan 24125 at http://wvxu.org Shrewdness of Apes presents: Shoebox The Alphabet as Art http://wvxu.org/post/alphabet-art <p>Purveyors of locally-made art supplies and music, <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/RPScincinnati" target="_blank">Rock Paper Scissors</a></strong> presents&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/740015576009813/" target="_blank">The Alphabet Show!</a></strong> as part of February's <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/FinalFridayOTR" target="_blank">Final Friday</a></strong>&nbsp;downtown celebration.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Alphabet Show!</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is a fun and family-friendly exhibit that focuses on the identity, typography and cultural associations of each letter of the English alphabet - plus four common punctuation marks.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty regional and national artists have been asked to create a graphic interpretation of an individual letter.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:14:30 +0000 Jim Nolan 23689 at http://wvxu.org The Alphabet as Art Introducing Shrewdness of Apes gallery in Covington http://wvxu.org/post/introducing-shrewdness-apes-gallery-covington <p>Covington is home to a new, unique art gallery called <a href="http://shrewdnessofapesgallery.com/"><strong>Shrewdness of Apes</strong></a>. Co-director <strong>Hilary Nauman</strong> is in the studio with Jane Durrell to talk about their goal to exhibit and sell contemporary works with a focus on local and regional artists, and how this unusual name came about.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:00:10 +0000 Jane Durrell 22767 at http://wvxu.org Introducing Shrewdness of Apes gallery in Covington Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art' http://wvxu.org/post/corporeal-texture-new-ways-get-art <p>Many people walk into a contemporary art gallery or museum believing that they are not smart enough to 'get it.' While many contemporary artists do utilize complex theories about art, there are other ways to understand art than theories.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://ucdaapconference2014.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">The Corporeal Texture Conference</a></strong> is a graduate student-led conference that will take place on March 1st at the University of Cincinnati. &nbsp;The conference focuses on <strong>how viewers interact with a work of art</strong> on a sensory or bodily level. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The speakers at this conference will discuss the various ways textures and surfaces play in how we view or experience art.</span></p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 21946 at http://wvxu.org Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art'