The Spruce Art Residency (September 2019)

“AT THE OPEN END” SOLO EXHIBITION RECEPTION: September 21 @ The Clark Gallery 6—8pm

The Spruce Art Residency has invited Chelsea Harris for a 2 week residency at their facilities in Indiana, Pennsylvania, from September 9 to 23.

The Spruce Art Residency is an arts residency designed to enable artists to create freely, to provide valuable opportunities to further their career, and to enhance the community’s cultural landscape. Artists in Residence are provided with a space for a self-guided residency stay, encouraged to work on new or continuing work, share it through artist talk and / or an exhibition.

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Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts + Speed Art Museum (July 5)

July 5 @ Speed Art Museum, 1:30—2:15 pm

As a Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) alumni and Speed Art Museum employee, Chelsea will be participating in a speaker’s panel addressing the current GSA student body during their annual trip to the Speed. The panel will be moderated by GSA Program Director Nick Covault, interviewing panelists Dean Otto (Curator of Film), Mary Brainbridge (Foundation and Grants Manager), Derrick Wood (Gallery Teaching Manager), and Chelsea Harris (Studio Programs Assistant) about their roles at the museum. This panel will not be open to the public.

Louisville Free Public Library's COLLIDER Artist-in-Residence (May 2019)

The COLLIDER is a space for local artists to take up residence at the South Central Regional Library, work on their craft in a public space, and engage with the public. Twice per year, Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) and its designated committee will select artists to work out of the space for a period of at least one month, but not to exceed three months. This allows LFPL to nurture an already thriving art community and to encourage creativity and artistry in all citizens.

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Whatever Works (April 12 - May 31)

April 12 @ Brick Street Art Studios & Art Gallery 5—9pm

Chelsea Harris’ first Solo Exhibition, “Whatever Works,” will be opening April 12th and will be on view until May 31st. The public is welcome to attend any of the above listed dates, or schedule a viewing during the show’s run by calling the gallery at (502) 386 - 5481 .

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Vocational Service Panel (April 1st)

April 1st @ Bellermine University, 6—9pm

Chelsea Harris will be joining a panel discussion lead by Reverend Caitlin Simpson covering the topic of vocational service across disciplines. The panel will be presented for the benefit of Simpson’s “Step to Solidarity: Showing Up“ senior seminar, which addresses conditions of toxic charity and the implementation of trauma-informed care in the professional context. This panel will not be open to the public.