Visual Arts: Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Textiles
Shelby is a multi-disciplinary maker with a background in figurative painting & drawing.
She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in studio art & design and a business economics minor. Shelby also received a certificate in fashion design from Pratt Institute in New York City and participated in a studio residency program at the South Bend Museum of Art.
Shelby am currently artist-in-residence at the Stutz Artists Association and working as a freelance artist & designer while I pursue an MFA program in support of her craft.
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Illustration, Mixed Media, Murals, Painting, Photography, Textiles, Works on paper
Hello, I’m Shelby. I’m a multi-disciplinary maker with a background in design, illustration, and painting, and a life that centers around an overweight dog named Clarke.
I graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in visual art & design and a business economics minor. I also received a certificate in fashion design from Pratt University in New York City and participated in a studio residency program at the South Bend Museum of Art.
Lynda Worden Anderson
Visual Arts: Illustration, Painting
Growing up in a family of artists, I began painting at an early age. I am passionate about children’s literature and believe illustrations are a wonderful way to expose a child to fine art. In addition to maintaining an independent art studio in Butler Tarkington, I work as a commercial interior designer and have extensive experience with public space design.
Visual Arts: Mixed Media, Painting, Photography
Current senior Painting BFA at Ball State University.
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Illustration, Mixed Media, Murals, Painting
Katherine Musser Berry
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Painting
My name is Katherine Musser Berry, but my friends and family mostly all call me Kally. I have been sketching and messing with paints for as long as I can remember, but have been selling paintings and working with The Art Bank Gallery since the summer of 2009. I love to create. My paintings are almost always acrylic or oil on canvas, but occassionally I mess around with watercolors and mixed media.
I grew up in Fishers, started school at St. Mary of the Woods College, then moved downtown Indianapolis to attend school at IUPUI. I ended up graduating with a B.A. in Communication Studies, and a Minor in Psychology. My husband and I have renovated two houses on the Near-West side, and I really have a heart for the change and growth the Near-West side of Indianapolis is experiencing. Painting is a hobby for me, however, since I gave birth to my son, William, I have been able to devote a lot more time to painting.
Literary Arts; Media; Multi Arts; Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Constructions/Collage, Functional and/or Decorative, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Media and Visual Communications, Mixed Media, Murals, New Media/Technology, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Works on paper
Visual Arts: Printmaking
A recent Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship recipient, Indianapolis based artist Cynthia Blasingham has shown her work in over 125 exhibits, including over 65 national, regional, and state juried shows and 20 one- and two-person shows. She is a signature member of Watercolor Society of Indiana, an elected member of Indiana Artists Club, and an exhibiting member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society. In addition to years on the Boards of Directors, she has served as Chairman of the Board for CCA Gallery several times and as President of Watercolor Society of Indiana twice. She is a founding member of INprint, a group of regional printmakers based in Central Indiana, and has served as its Chairman for the past five years. Her work is shown through the Hoosier Salon Gallery in Broad Ripple Village. Her work is in private, corporate, and public collections. While exploring art from before kindergarten to high school, she also pursued a career in her other love, the biological sciences, earning a B.A. in Zoology from Duke University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physiology from the Indiana University Medical Center, and doing medical research and teaching. In mid-life she returned to art school, obtaining a Diploma in Fine Arts from the Indianapolis Art Center, and began a second career as a fine artist. Her interest in life science and human physiology blends with life art; her lifelong interest in biology blends with natural subjects and a process orientation. For the past
Stanley J. Blevins
Visual Arts: Murals, Painting, Works on paper
My work is an exploration of the visual texts that exist in the conscious and unconscious mind-texts that speak to the personal experience of this artist, but connect too with the larger social, political, cultural milieu in which the personal is lived. I paint primarily figurative work with a strong conceptual sensibility in the traditional medium of oil on canvas, but my work is informed by the way current technologies like the Internet combine the audio/visual, written expression, commercial graphics, and even film to explore human experience.
Visual Arts: Murals, Painting, Textiles, Works on paper
Licensed artist, Anne Bond combines good color sense with design inspiration from ancient textiles, quilts, folk art, vintage prints and nature. Her collection features custom floor cloths, paintings on canvas, paper & wood.
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Murals, Painting, Works on paper
Bordner has been creating artwork for over twenty years. He specializes in airbrush, murals, family portraits and animation. His works in many different narrative styles, but often pursues Native American themes within his work.
Visual Arts: Painting
Artists seem to be endowed with perceptual understandings that go beyond merely seeingthings. As an artist I want to offer the viewer more than a recording or a photographic likeness of a visual scene. I wish to expose the mysterious depths that lie beneath.
If I am successful, then my viewer can look into as well as look at my painting. Rather than just seeing an old man walking the hilly roads of Ireland, I want to present his story to the viewer. My use of colors, values, temperatures and edges allow my viewer a glimpse of what is beyond the obvious.
By looking into my painting, the viewer can vicariously experience the dedication and drudgery of the Irish peasant as he totes a bundle of hay up and down the cold damp hills, and possibly imagine what it feels like to be in this old man’s muddy Wellington boots as he takes his daily trod. The viewer not only sees the visual scene but also may smell the moist hay, feel the cold wind, and perhaps hear the soulful tune that resonates within.
Keith E. Bratton
Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Crafts, Sculpture, Works on paper
Bratton creates whimsical constructions and collages made from cut paper and various other materials.
Visual Arts: Murals, Printmaking, Textiles, Works on paper
My work deals with loss and memory. The work relates to the passing of my parents and how I cope with memories that I can not trust, but I simultaneously cherish.
Visual Arts: Illustration, Murals, Painting, Sculpture
Brown’s work focuses on the kinetics of the figure as slow motion events captured in time with blurs of the micro-second. His work explores the lines within the movement of multiple light defining “gray areas” that are, in fact, full of color.
Jasmine Iona Brown
Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage
I like to tackle political and cultural themes in my work. I seek to create art that involves diverse views and serves as a vehical for contemplation of life’s complexities.
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Illustration, Painting
Graphic Arts; Media; Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Illustration, Jewelry, Media and Visual Communications, Mixed Media, New Media/Technology, Painting
Broyer’s art career began in a formalized elementary education art program in Evansville, IN. In addition, throughout her early learning and primary education, Marie was offered participation in specialty art programs within the public-school systems and the local community. Nearing the end of high school, she chose to finish her curriculum at the inaugural charter “Signature School.”
Furthermore, with the availability of this new artistic program, she focused her studies on contemporary art and editorial content. Most of all, Broyer won numerous awards for editorial illustration and content. In addition, was granted the opportunity as a high school student to participate in the juried Oakland City College (now Oakland City University) Art Exhibit. Thus, she participated in her first exhibit and at the age of seventeen and awarded a college level honorable mention.
During this time, The University of Southern Indiana (USI) School of Liberal Arts Board of Directors selected (Stonestreet) Broyer as a recipient for a full liberal arts scholarship. While at USI, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and focused on fine arts and marketing. Then, she studied under the artist in residence, Ms. Judy Chicago, in New Harmony, IN and traveled the country. Primarily, she studied the artists of the modern and impressionistic movement.
Most of all, Broyer found herself inspired by the Impressionist and Fauvist movements. “In essence the movement is a realist perspective through the eyes of the artist, not a photograph.” Furthermore, she seized those concepts and built her own style through creating layers of texture, line and color.
Now, she applies her formal training through working in commercial art, digital marketing communications and as an educator teaching adult and youth art classes in her country-side studio. In addition, she continues to learn and expand her knowledge base to further enhance the artist community.
In conclusion, Marie currently resides in Central Indiana working in the fine art and the marketing communications industry. For over two decades, she continues to grow as a professional fine artist and individual. Broyer’s representation spans regional museums, private shows, public exhibitions and juried fairs. Contributing the donation of time and art to public service initiatives, she adds her flair of unique business initiatives and an artistic perspective to the local community.
Visual Arts: Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture, Visual Arts Instructor
Artist StatementMy aim as an artist is to explore.At times, I allow chance (automatism) to play a major roll in my creation.I am inspired by dreams and fleeting ideas,strange characters and ambiguous emotions.Transformation and the idea of transience are common themes in my work.I grasp onto those things which have no concrete title,and images that fall through the cracks of direct understanding.At times there will be beauty and abstraction, humor, and darkness.Faces accompany emotions, figures follow shapes,and organic forms inspire metaphor.I often give life to shapes or organic formsby inserting a human element.When I am in the studio, I seek new ideas.I work in mixed media. I search for and collect objectsand materials to use in my work.I play with textures and colors.I also use digital tools to create remixes of the art I create physically.I always carry a sketchbook that I work in daily.My driving force is to carve my own winding path.I can only hope that others may follow along and discover with wonderment,the unexpected things I uncover.
Visual Arts: Illustration, Painting, Works on paper
My name is Deidre Bush. I am a Visual Artist based out of Indianapolis, IN.
Before moving to Indianapolis, I studied Studio Art atthe University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
My work is inspired by nature, mythology, and the human condition.
Drawing comparisons between the delicate balance of nature versus nurture and human versus creature is a common theme in much of her work. She explores how past experiences impact future outcomes by creating an alternate universe where she manifests human emotion into different characters.
“Creating art has always been my way of externalizing all of the inner workings of my brain and psyche. I can’t always explain what it means, but I love what I do and that, to me, is success.”
Visual Arts: Murals, Painting, Sculpture
Cannon owns “Not Just Canvas,” her enterprise by which she murals for both corporations and private homes. She paints on glass, furniture, canvas or large scale murals.
Visual Arts: Ceramics, Crafts, Functional and/or Decorative, Glasswork, Mixed Media, New Media/Technology, Sculpture
Through traditional hand building and slip casting techniques, I strive to capture the inner emotional spectrum through adornments and processes. My work uses the idea of internalization to create work based off of the impulses of my mental state. To externalize my inner mental mechanisms, I create art through the exploration of material and craft.
Ceramics is unlike any other medium, I can push, tear, and bend it into the imagery I see in my head. Clay can be manipulated in its raw form. However, once you commit it to stone it remains forever unchangeable, like every passing moment of time. Occasionally, I leave clay raw to be weathered by its own devices to emphasis the delicacy of our reality. Each work of art relies on experiences from my childhood, a desire to control raw materials, and my mental impulses at the time. These three things allow me to push clay to its boundaries while expanding on traditional techniques.
I look for the line between my desires to return to a time of innocence and confronting my identity as an adult. I want to expose my intimate insecurities, while simultaneously withholding information from the audience. Through my experiences with death, anxiety, and depression, I desire to examine the depths of my inner demons and see where they take me when unveiled. I want to bring dignity to my inner dialog and allow ceramics to stand as a stoic reminder that all moments become permanent.
Literary Arts; Multi Arts; Performing Arts: Spoken Word, Storytelling; Visual Arts: Conservation/Restoration, Constructions/Collage, Crafts, Functional and/or Decorative, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Performers and Writers, Photography, Sculpture, Works on paper
Disabled Indiana author and artist Alys Caviness-Gober began exhibiting and selling artwork in 2012; prior to that, she taught Anthropology at Ball State University. Alys left a PhD program (Applied Linguistics) due to health issues. She is a Juried Artist Member in the Hamilton County Artists’ Association (painting and photography categories), and is a member of The Hoosier Salon. Alys serves on the Board of the Hamilton County Artists’ Association.
Alys co-founded Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. (LSS), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit music, arts, and education venue located in the heart of Noblesville, Indiana, and serves as the LSS Board Secretary. Alys’ paintings, photographs, and poetry have received national and international recognition.
Graphic Arts; Visual Arts: Illustration, Media and Visual Communications, Murals, Painting, Works on paper
After being told for years that pursuing art wasn’t a viable source of income or success, I was finally able to abandon the discouraging notion that what I truly loved doing was insignificant. Perhaps I’m a bit late to the game of exhibiting my work…or maybe I needed to wait until now. Either way, it’s my time to take a risk and really start focusing on that which fills me with joy.
Visual Arts: Painting
A graduate of Butler University and Herron School of Art, Pat is a former teacher and librarian and has traveled extensively in Europe, South America and other countries. She has studied art history and attended painting classes in France and Italy with various universities and schools. Her art has been exhibited internationally including Musee Pont-Aven, France, French Library and Cultural Center in Boston and the French Embassy in Wash. D.C.. She has permanent exhibitions in CCA and in Lafayette Renaissance Academy. Pat explores content and style and is fascinated with figurative subject matter. Her use of saturated color and rhythmic movement remain a constant.
Visual Arts: Murals, Painting, Sculpture, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper
Born; Terre Haute, Indiana 1956
BFA ~ Herron School of Art, Indianapolis
Currently works from his studio in Greenwood, Indiana.
Studied painting under Robert Berkshire and Edmund Brucker.
Referrals upon request.
Visual Arts: Painting, Sculpture, Works on paper
“I work in paint on canvas; charcoal on paper; and I work in clay to be cast in bronze with wood and stone as support materials. I focus my subject matter predominatly on the human figure and subsequently, human thought.”
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