November 8, 2011 - 1:29am
Steamboats have been around since 1787 when John Fitch made his maiden voyage up the Delaware. When people think of them they think of the Belle of Louisville, Delta Queen and the Great Steamboat race every year at Derby time. Everyone is excited to see who is going to win those Golden Antlers. Kids and adults alike love the sound of the whistles and watching the turning of the great paddles on the back. It makes one wonder what James Howard saw through the lens of his camera at his tender young age when he began to photograph Steamboats in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Did he picture the steam billowing up through the big stacks? Did he see the soot on the bow and landing, even at times the clothing? James 'Captain Jim' Howard experienced all of this, and more...and his wonderful photography shows it all.
James ‘Captain Jim’ Howard, the owner of the Howard Shipyards, grandson of the company’s founder, James Howard and avid photographer documented the lives of his family and the years of the Steamboats, their voyages and his family’s traditions. They are a part of...
July 29, 2012 - 8:05pm
Contemporary photographer who often works with nudes and alternative lighting will be having an opening reception for his exhibit at Blue Heron Gallery in Milltown, IN.
October 26, 2011 - 7:52am
Lecture today on women photographers in Latin America who shook things up.
Here’s something you probably didn’t know. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15th. Here’s another thing you may not know. The University of Louisville offers a Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) program that...
October 22, 2011 - 12:24pm
Canadian photographers are taking over Mellwood Art Center!
I’m no expert on war strategy, but if Canada were to invade the U.S. I would think they would start with the 13 states up north near the Canadian border. Instead, they’re headed right for Louisville. Their folly is our gain because they’re bringing over a dozen world-class...
October 20, 2011 - 7:57am
Louisville-based photographers Bob Hower, John Nation and Ted Wathen document the beauty of the biggest park system since Olmstead.
What would Louisville do without the beloved Olmstead parks? The dependable scenic loop at Cherokee, the free movies at Iroquois, and the challenging golf course at Seneca have all found a special place within the hearts of Louisvillians. There’s no doubt that we love our green spaces,...