Join Block Party for a Derby themed art exhibition featuring new work by artist Liesl Long including her original 2014 Derby Painting. Each year, Liesl Long creates an original Derby painting and this year her painting will be on display with other unique works around the theme of Louisville and Derby.
There will be a soft opening with the artist on Thursday May 1 from 6-8pm and a reception during the May First Friday Republic Bank Trolley Hop on May 2nd from 5:00pm-9:30pm. The exhibition will run until May 31st.
Complimentary refreshments will also be available for the public during the reception.
Starting as a young child, Liesl showed an interest in designing fashion presented through her unique illustrative styles. She graduated from the Visual Arts Magnet at duPont Manual High School in Louisville and furthered her design career at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA. Returning to Louisville in 2011, Liesl continues her career painting children’s art for TJ Maxx Home Goods, creating commisioned art for local stores and giving art lessons to children and adults.