Crescent Moon Studio • Suite 304 • 2117 Payne Street • Louisville, Kentucky 40206 • 502-419-7940
Located in the Clifton Center just off Frankfort Avenue at the corner of Clifton and Payne Streets
Martin Rollins Talks About
His Work on KET
Rollins’ work focuses on urban and suburban street and park scenes from around Louisville, where he lives and works. The various drawings featured in this profile illustrate his interest in buildings and architecture as subject matter, his use of light and shadow, and his focus on the transient nature of life. Rollins talks about the challenges and advantages of his chosen medium, oil pastels. The temperamental pastels, having a texture somewhere between a crayon and a tube of lipstick, offer intense pigments and, according to Rollins, help to vividly reveal a sense of honesty in the composition. Rollins also discusses his own creative process, giving viewers a peek into his sketchbook.
Fall Session Begins Soon!
Small Classes • Individualized Instruction A Community of Artists
Martin Rollins is a painter who received his BFA from the Louisville School of Art and MFA from the University of Cincinnati, and whose artwork can be viewed online at bdeemer.com
Saturday “Independents” Studio – Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 12noon
Fee: Pre-paid $37.50 a class Independent/advanced artists pursue individual artistic interests in a mutually supportive studio environment. Participants receive informal feedback from the
instructor and other artists in the sessions.
Basic Oil Painting – Saturdays 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Fee: $125 (4 meetings – materials included)
Participants receive instruction on the basics concepts and techniques of oil painting
as they work from a still-life in the studio. Students receive informal feedback
from the instructor during the sessions and at a final critique.
Sunday Art Class – Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 pm Fee: $125 (4 meetings – materials included)
Rediscover your own creativity as you explore drawing and gouache/ tempera painting.
Private Lessons – By Arrangement Fee: $40 hourly (materials included)
Receive one-on-one instruction and guidance in a choice of drawing or
painting materials and processes with the instructor.
1. Contact the instructor directly to register. Leave your name, phone number,
and the name of the class you have selected and the best times to contact you.
2. You will receive a call from the instructor verifying the status of your enrollment
and arrangement for payment of your fees.
3. Bring your fee payment with you to your first class meeting. Please make all checks payable to Crescent Moon Studio.
"This, That, and the Other"
at the Jewish Community Center in Louisville
Artworks by Martin Rollins
October 11 - November 17, 2015
Opening Reception on October 11, 2015
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
In an essay by Bryan Warren accompanying the exhibition: "This, That and the Other, as Martin Rollins describes it, is a retrospective, of sorts. The exhibition is not the usual chronological series of works showcasing the thematic or formal development of an artist. Instead, these drawings and paintings are Rollins’ personal selections of still-life explorations
in form, history and artistic reflection he has dabbled with over time.
Also, this exhibit is not the light-filled urban scenes and verdant glowing landscapes many of us are accustomed to seeing in Martin Rollins artwork. Instead, they are tightly-spaced still-lifes, some loosely executed, others finely finished. They range from the early 1980s to
today. These are works that he has not often shared or exhibited with the public."
The JCC Patio Gallery, located in the lobby of the Jewish Community Center, is the elegant setting for imaginative exhibits featuring the innovative artwork of locally, nationally and internationally recognized artists.
Patio Gallery Hours:
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Return of the Herd
Oil Pastel - 14 x 21"
Gouache - 9 x 12"
Charcoal - 17 x 21"