Work of Award-Winning Artist Bob Lockhart on Display at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center Starting November 3rd

Jasper Community Arts is pleased to present the work of Louisville, KY award-winning artist, Bob Lockhart for the months of November and December at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center.

Lockhart’s solo exhibit is a mixture of 2-D Drawings and 3-D sculptures. Bob Lockhart is an award-winning sculptor whose work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, the Indianapolis Art Museum and many others. In addition, Lockhart’s pieces have been commissioned by the Louisville Zoo, by numerous churches and schools and by private collectors.

Several of his sculptures grace the campus of Bellarmine University in Louisville, where he is a professor of art. They include a 14-foot Knight, the school’s symbol, and a portrait of the Holy Family in the Our Lady of the Woods Chapel. A 10-foot casting of the Bellarmine statue will soon be given a place of prominence on campus. Lockhart has taught at Bellarmine for more than 40 years, guiding students in the creation of art and opening their eyes to the issues of social justice with annual trips to Guatemala and Appalachia. A native of Oak Park, Ill., he holds a bachelor of fine arts and a master of fine arts from the Art Institute of Chicago.

 Lockhart’s exhibition will be on display from November 3rd – December 29 th, 2022. Gallery Talk will take place on Friday, December 2nd at 5:30pm during the Holiday Reception from 5:00-8:00pm. The event is free and open to the public.

The galleries at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center, located at 100 3rd Avenue, Suite A, Jasper, IN 47546, are open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, and Sunday from noon to 3:00 pm. School groups, clubs, and students are welcome. Admission is free. Donations appreciated.

For more information, please call 812-482-3070. Jasper Community Arts is a department of the City of Jasper.

JCA is supported in part by Friends of the Arts, Inc., the Indiana Arts Commission, The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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