This will be the last week of my show at the ACA in Lafayette, LA. I am currently showing as part of the “Apocalypse Now” exhibit at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in the Main Gallery. There will be a closing reception this Saturday, January 9th from 6-9pm in conjunction with the January 2016 Second Saturday Artwalk. Great lineup in this exhibit- do not miss!
The opening for the group exhibition I’m in titled “Apocalypse Now” was held the other night at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana. The exhibit is up now through January 9, 2016 and will be open late for upcoming Artwalk events in November, December, and January.
I have a couple of exhibitions to mention: First, “The Coaster Show” at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles is currently open. There will be a Closing Party this Sunday, September 27th from Noon to 6pm. I have one coaster left – Reflection – as seen in the YAY! LA Magazine preview article.
Coming up this October, I will be showing as part of the “Apocalypse Now” exhibit at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette, Louisiana. The exhibit starts October 10th, with an opening reception that evening from 6-9pm (in conjunction with Second Saturday Artwalk). The exhibit will remain up through January 6, 2016 so there will be plenty of time to check it out.
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Another painting from my In Our Veins series has recently found a new home. My painting Anthropomorphism is an acrylic on canvas, 6″ x 6,” and one of the most recent paintings from the series. It is currently on exhibit in the 1000 Words show in the Main Gallery of the Acadiana Center for the Arts, so if you haven’t had the opportunity to see it in person, there is still time. The exhibit is open now through July 13th.
The 1000 Words exhibition opened at the Acadiana Center for the Arts last Saturday night. The opening was held in conjunction with the Second Saturday Artwalk in Lafayette, Louisiana. I have a few photos from the opening- more are posted on my website at this direct link: www.amyguidry.com/events.html. If you missed the opening, not to worry because there will actually be other ‘openings’ during the June and July Artwalk. The exhibit is open now through July 13th.
I’m currently showing on the West Coast and the East Coast, and happy to say that my next exhibit will be local (in Lafayette, Louisiana). The Acadiana Center for the Arts is presenting an exhibition of narrative art titled 1000 Words in which I have been invited to participate. The exhibit will be held in the Main Gallery starting May 11th through July 13th. The opening reception will be held on May 11th from 6-9pm, in conjunction with the Second Saturday Artwalk.
I wanted to share info on a recent email I received. The Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) is planning an exhibit called Doodle Virus and have announced an open call for work. Artists are invited to submit “doodle art, altered postcards, manipulated photos, poems, old receipts or even dimensional work” as long as the footprint is 4″x6″ (in either direction). All work will be mounted anonymously and priced at $20 each. Proceeds will benefit the AcA’s exhibition department to help offset the cost of shipping and transporting works for future shows.
Postcards/work due: June 30th
Opening reception (coincides with Second Saturday Artwalk: July 14th, 6-8pm at the AcA in Lafayette, LA
During the exhibit, the public will be asked to contribute doodles which will be added to the show for the August Artwalk on August 11th, 6-8pm
Two posts today… lots going on, but I wanted to inform everyone of Lafayette’s Artwalk schedule for this month. Artwalk happens this Saturday, August 14th in downtown Lafayette, LA. Gallery showings are as follows:
Acadiana Center for the Arts– 101 W. Vermilion St. / 337-233-7060
Main Gallery: August 14 – September 25, 2010- Michel Varisco: Shifting
Side Gallery: August 14 – September 4, 2010- Rajko Radovanovic: Last Line of Defense
Vault Series: August 14 – September, 25 2010- Kelly Guidry
Cajun Spice– 535 Jefferson St / 337-232-3061- Tina Thibodaux: Reflections
Cité des Arts– 109 Vine St. / 337-291-1122- 23 Photographs by Angelle-Leigh
Galerie Eclaireuse– 535 Jefferson St. / 337-234-5492- “Louisiana Landscapes” group show featuring the work of Erin Chance-Fenstermaker, Pegi Derby, Colleen McDaniel, Jane Noble, Steve Schneider, Jon Schooler and Dennis Sipiorski
Gallery 549– 549 Jefferson St. / 337-593-0796- Donald LeBlanc- “Landscapes and Little Head Totems”
Gallery R (at The Russo Group)- 116 E. Congress St. / 337-769-1530- Artwork of Michael Russo
Pottery Alley– 205 W. Vermilion St. / 337-267-4453- Art Under Wraps
I think you should give the people what they want, and I have noticed as of late searches to my blog for info on the Second Saturday Artwalk in Lafayette, LA. So since I am a regular attendee and sometimes exhibiting artist of the ArtWalk, I thought I should provide a schedule for this month.
The April Artwalk is in conjunction with Festival International, so there are some special performances listed. Kind of short notice, but all of this will take place TOMORROW- April 10th.
6:30pm-8:30pm Recycled Cycles Trio Del Rio 6pm-8pm in front of Green Room Rhythm/Soul & Kabuki Kru with special guests Desert Shadows Belly dancers, DJ Dokda J, DJ Prima & DJ Andino 6pm-6:30pm & 7pm-8pm Jefferson St. Market Les Djembles (8 drummers playing West African Rhythms) 6:30pm-7pm Parc de Lafayette The Ryan School of Irish Dance 6pm Corner of Polk & Garfield on Marley’s side Lafayette High Arts Academy (street theater) 6pm-8pm in front of AcA For the Moment (Barbershop Quartet) 6pm-8pm Gallery Sans Souci Nouveau String Band 6pm-8pm Strolling along Jefferson St. Sweet Olive
Acadiana Center for the Arts– 101 W. Vermilion St. / 233-7060
Main Gallery: Through April 24, 2010; Susan Shaw: Moving Violations
Side Gallery: April 10 – 24, 2010; Festival Poster Artist: M. Craig “Whoojoo” McCullen & Bonnie Camos
Vault Series: Through April 24, 2010; Emily Wortman: Out Of The Rice Fields
Art House Circle Gallery: March 30 – April 10, 2010; LJ Alleman Student Showcase
Cajun Spice– 535 Jefferson St / 232-3061 Eclectic Chairs, Mosaics and More by Tanya Falgout April 10 through May 31
Cité des Arts– 109 Vine St. / 291-1122 Vestiges and Songs From a Room, two exhibits by Caroline Goodell
Galerie Eclaireuse– 535 Jefferson St. / 234-5492 Sue Boagni and Paul Schexneider
Gallery 549– 549 Jefferson St. / 593-0796 April Group Exhibitionfeaturing works by over 20 local artists
Gallery R (at The Russo Group)– 116 E. Congress St. / 769-1530 Les Ailes: The Art of Reggie Michael Rodrigue
Pottery Alley– 205 W. Vermilion St. / 267-4453 Esprit du Fest– Jessica Odell Courville
Well, if you weren’t there, you must have been the only person NOT in attendance at the Southern Open this year. The Southern Open 2008 is the second juried exhibition held at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in downtown Lafayette. Last year it had a good crowd and a good number of entries, but this year was overwhelming. Perhaps word has started to spread. Who knows. Regardless, the place was packed, you had to practically yell to be heard, and there were nearly 800 entries (and that’s from only the 5 states allowed to participate). Yowza.
As stated in my last post, the juror was Peter Frank, art critic, art historian, and writer for LA Weekly. I had the opportunity to meet him and get my picture taken. The show was very diverse, and as he stated, juried shows allow him to choose a wide range of work as opposed to a typical curated show with more of a direct focus. Makes sense. I appreciate that his taste is eclectic. Sometimes juried shows will favor a particular style, depending on the juror, but this one had variety. Maybe it’s the secret ADD person in me, but I often prefer shows with diverse works. It keeps me interested. I love to see how they all fit together even though they were created by different people.
Alas, my work did not win any awards, but it was chosen. I’m more than happy to say that. And it was amongst some great work, so I was happy to be in their company. I did think it was placed a little low on the wall, which Peter Frank agreed, so you may notice this in the photos. I guess they had space issues because a lot of pieces were grouped together one above the other.