Our Lady of Peace Hosts Louisvillians Who Lead Art Exhibit - Archived


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Our Lady of Peace Hosts Louisvillians Who Lead Art Exhibit

Our Lady of Peace will host an art exhibit on Thursday, Feb. 18 featuring adolescent patients’ paintings of Louisville community leaders. The project, called Louisvillians Who Lead, was designed to encourage adolescent patients at the facility to imagine themselves ascending to similarly vital roles. The exhibit will feature eight signature paintings of Louisville community leaders and is a partnership with the Louisville Visual Arts Association. Four community leaders who are featured will be in attendance.
 
Patients interviewed and photographed the community leaders, and then created portraits from the photographs. Louisvillians Who Lead is inspired by internationally recognized artist Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth exhibit. 
 
The Louisville Visual Arts Association and the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation made the project possible.
 
WHAT: Louisvillians Who Lead art exhibit
 
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
              5-6 p.m.
 
WHERE: Lourdes Conference Room
                Our Lady of Peace
                2020 Newburg Road
                Louisville, KY 40205
                       
WHO: The following Louisville community leaders and subjects of the student interviews and 
            paintings will be in attendance:
 
•      University of Louisville President Dr. James Ramsey
•      Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Steve Conrad
•      Our Lady of Peace President Jennifer Nolan
•      The Center for Women and Families President/CEO Marta Miranda

OPPORTUNITIES:
 
•      Photo/video of artwork
•      Interviews with Our Lady of Peace Art Therapy Manager Nevia Greenwell and other officials
•      Interviews with Louisville community leaders
 

 
 

 

Publish Date: 

Thursday, February 18, 2016