A new downtown New Albany gallery is a collaboration.


The first joint exhibit begins tomorrow; visit the Facebook events page.

Local gallery owners collaborate to form Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery, by Brooke McAfee (‘Bune Picayune)

NEW ALBANY — A new collaboration is bringing several changes to New Albany’s downtown art scene.

Julie Schweitzer, local artist and owner of ArtSeed in New Albany, is partnering with the James Bourne Gallery, located downtown at 137 E. Main St., to form the Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery. They plan to show Southern Indiana artists and new contemporary artists, she said. The first exhibit under the new partnership opens Friday and runs until Feb. 28, and it features the work of Shawna Khalily, a Louisville artist and printmaker who uses intricate woodcuts she carves herself …