Visual Arts: Photography
Born and raised in Indianapolis, I love capturing the little things taken for granted. Our world is filled with living things and I just want you to notice.
Visual Arts: Film, Photography
“My photography is very diverse based on the mood or location that I am in. For many years my focus has been photographing flower in their most intimate details. In recent years I am experimenting with the tonal qualities of black and white. As co-owner of a fine art greeting card company my focus has expanded to become proficient in landscapes and various other types of work.” Becky Brill
Visual Arts: Photography
I have studied and worked professionally for over 20 years in the arts around the country. Spending my formative years in Dubois County, I picked up the passion of photography in the southern indiana countryside. I went out to study under notable photographers as Larry Graham and Mark Sawrie at Ball State University. Soon I traveled north and developed my skill as an art director and photographer for magazines and catalogs in Indianapolis. These opportunities led to travel to different parts of the country and Europe, where I photographed my journeys. I currently reside in Fishers, Indiana where I operate Brosmer PhotoGraphic Studio.
I’ve attached my website for your review – www.brosmerphotographic.com
Visual Arts: Murals, Painting, Photography, Works on paper
Hey There! Thank your for taking the time to check my page! I’m an aspiring artist. I’ve been drawing since I was younger. Currently, apprenticing as a tattoo artist and working on more art to show the world! I hope you enjoy !
Visual Arts: Photography
“I have always viewed my work as a kind of personal photojournalism, and it is through the medium of photography that I feel a greater connection to the world around me. I especially like irony in pictures and am always open to the incidental and unanticipated, often a peripheral element that introduces a new dimension into the pictures. – Robert Brown
Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Graphic Arts, New Media/Technology, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture
Through capturing photographic imagery from personal sacred space, dreams and the natural world, I create my own language of metaphors and special symbolism. This is visual journaling of what’s important to me and my inner thoughts and ideas are made visible through my technique and my choice of subject matter. I believe we are formed by images and we need to develop a critical intake and understanding of what we are seeing.
There are reoccurring images throughout my work from spiritual pilgrimages, family, the natural
world and dreams that are important to me. I return often to placing a special black stone in my
work that represents me. This is an important touchstone of meditation and memory which
allows me to be placed in the spiritual spaces that I capture and compose. Light and shadow are
also a reoccurring symbolism representing spiritual and self-awareness. By encountering the
push and pull of both my light and my shadow, I expose myself to a source of life otherwise not
seen. For me, this is where divinity is found.
Multi Arts; Performing Arts: Actor/Actress, Dance, Music, Spoken Word, Theatre; Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Functional and/or Decorative, Glasswork, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Jewelry, Media and Visual Communications, Mixed Media, Murals, New Media/Technology, Painting, Performance Art, Performers and Writers, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Textiles, Visual Arts Instructor
What is Quixotic Artistry? It is first and foremost, my brand. It’s whimsy, it’s being able to look failure directly in the eye, and say “f*&# off”, and turn it into success. It’s my past heartbreak, and my feelings of insecurity. Ironically, it is my suit of armour, and my confidence. It is Assemblage, fashion design, makeup artistry, and graphics. It is choreography, it is design. It’s perfect balance. It is the rebirth of my failed attempts at becoming a fashion designer, yet is the new life of a new approach. It is the phoenix, that is rising from the ashes of what I thought to be the end of a journey. Alas, my journey is not over. What is Quixotic | Artistry ? It is whatever that I want it to be, and will be everything that I quixotically dream it to be.
Literary Arts; Performing Arts: Music, Spoken Word, Theatre; Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Mixed Media, New Media/Technology, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Sculpture, Works on paper
I create all of my work from an overwhelming desire to communicate that which transcends explanation. I wish to bring the raw forces of creation & beauty to the surface as a means to translate experiences & visions into sharable mediums. It is my belief that art has the ability to transform by resonating the fundamental energies deep within our beings. I believe art has the ability to unlock the potentials of our highest selves.
Visual Arts: Photography, Sculpture
Teacher and artist Doug Calisch, has recently completed his twenty-ninth year of teaching at Wabash College. He received his M.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Minnesota in 1979 and his B.F.A. in 1976 from the University of Illinois. He regularly teaches 3-D Design Foundations and all levels of sculpture, ceramics and photography. In recent summers Doug has traveled to the American Southwest with student photographers teaching nomadic courses in black/white photography. Other field experiences have taken him to the Ecuadorian Rain Forest where he has taught Photography and “Field Observation,” and to Mexico to teach Sculpture and Environmental Awareness. In 2004, Doug received the McClain-McTurnan-Arnold Excellence in Teaching Award
As a professional artist, Doug continues to create public commissions and both sculpture and photographs for exhibition. He exhibits his work throughout the country and has over 25 solo exhibitions since 1990. His work can be found in over 50 public and private collections. Noted public commissions include, an installation for Purdue University, a work for Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie Indiana, and an outdoor sculpture for the city of Osaka, Japan.
Visual Arts: Mixed Media, New Media/Technology, Painting, Photography
Rodrigo Cardoso was born in Portugal and lived most of his life amongst tropical cultures.
He’s experienced the African spirit in Angola and South Africa where he lived for a total of 5 years. His most recent years have been amongst the colors and sounds of the Amazon. Rodrigo has always been fascinated by indigenous cultures and he shows it through his work!
Visual Arts: Photography
“Private Collection Photography is a complete departure from my black and white portrait work. First of all, it is executed in color. But not just the color I see through the lens of the camera; during the printing – which I do myself – I emphasize the color of emotion that the image evokes. It is fine art photography that interprets a “passion.” It originated with my own passion for my familial homeland, Italy. From there, I began exploring the souls of flowers. I’ve also focused on the essence of Americana in another collection, and one that captures the experience of beaches. Each is now featured as its own limited edition collection. Additionally, I’ve created wholly unique expressions of certain professions and businesses — for individualized Private Collections. Whether it is a passion of my own or one interpreted for a business or family client, it’s an expression of individuality. The result is a collection of photographs that are truly one-of-a-kind, utterly unique.” – Tom Casalini
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), where she served on the Board for many years in various officer positions. Alys 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.
Jerome W. Chambers
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Painting, Photography
Indianapolis based, Baltimore native, Jerome Webster Chambers is a gifted self-taught painter/photographer who creates art and photographs that please not only his psyche but also shares with family, friends and patrons, his perceptions of life and the abundant beauty that surrounds us all. Chambers favors subjects of haunting seascapes, serene images of landscapes and lasting impressions of figurative work in various media such as oil, pencil, chalk and the camera. Chambers also uses the forces of nature, earth, water, and the evolutionary journey of the mind, body, spirit and circumstances of mankind. Chambers explores aspects in a dialogue with nature and vision. He shows us subtle insights and constant reminders that we humans are not the omnipotent beings that we have come to believe that we are.
Visual Arts: Photography
Andy is an award winning fine art photographer based in Indianapolis, IN. His images explore themes of enchantment within the wildness of the natural world.
Andy’s exposure to photography began in high school, where he spent countless, clueless hours in the darkroom as part of the yearbook staff. A few years later, he finally figured out that the knobs on the camera had a purpose and quickly found a new passion (for photography, not turning knobs). Andy has been known to risk frozen boots, quicksand, and even the occasional lack of sleep to create an image.
Circle My City
Literary Arts; Performing Arts: Radio/Television, Spoken Word; Visual Arts: Photography
Circle My City is a collective of visual & performance artists. We aim to capture life around our Circle City and bring issues that people ignore to light through art, music, fashion, and philanthropy. We’re circling this city with one eye open.
Visual Arts: Graphic Arts, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography
Lacy Clagg is a varied artist from Indianapolis, Indiana. She has been a practicing professional artist since 2003. She loves to work with all types of media. From canvas works to digital, she loves exploring where her imagination takes her. Her kids inspire her the most and keep her very busy. She primarily focuses on what helps her to vent emotions, good or bad, and if someone else out there can relate, then it gives her more joy than you can imagine. She’s a down to earth person and loves to meet new people. She is currently licensed by a few large companies to produce figurines, hobby supplies, bath product labels, and more. Find her resume and links to her licensed products at www.lacyclagg.com
Visual Arts: Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking
I was raised in the rural, countryside of Chickasaw Ohio. I received a double BFA from Ohio University in 2006 with degrees in Photography and Printmaking. Having a range of experiences between my undergraduate and current graduate study, working in commercial photography services and community programs, I have brought those experiences to Indianapolis and my thesis research.
As I finish my MFA at Herron School of Art and Design, I recognize the importance of public life through various community partnerships I have collaborated with and developed unique projects for.
My work stretches across a wide framework of disciplines. It is important to me to have traditional processes and technology available when producing work. Through photography, printmaking, handmade papers, woodworking and other techniques I translate my passion for the arts accordingly. Each idea speaks to different approaches. To obtain a cohesive language in the pieces I produce, I utilize texture, hue and structure to emanate my thoughts.
“Qualia: There is no body that is not cloud made” is the work I have been focused on for the past 16 months. Qualia is the acknowledgement of sensation. Albeit, that sensation could be visual, felt, heard, scented, eaten or internally recognized through the recall of a memory or developed thought. The tactile and intimate nature of a flat print as well as the space you can challenge through sculptural work is a key component to my research. The handmade flax papers and the use of found objects are an awareness of an autobiographical application of self. The thin papers are much like a skin whereas the found objects are moments of present experiences I encounter on a daily basis.
I am heavily influenced by poetics, habitual conversation and universal ideologies. When executing an idea I allow the materials I use to exist as personal metaphors as well as familiar ‘quotes’ of things easily understood. Through simple shapes in addition to challenging textures and functions I can speak of the psychoanalytical and deconstructive notions of preconceived truths and fallacies. As I begin each day, I discover new methodologies to understanding the human condition and those around me. Art for me becomes about the process, about discipline and understanding others and myself in a more worldly fashion.
Visual Arts: Photography
Serendipity, simplicity– the fleeting images of life, color, emotion, or texture.. these are the stories I want to tell with my camera. I want to seize and share the small frozen moments that make up the big picture.. Light, and the absence of light, stolen for a brief moment of my choosing.
This is my present.
Mostly, i do “fine art” photographs- studies in nature, cities, and other shiny things that catch my attention. I also like to shoot musicians…
A photograph is birth, it’s always now, and it’s always then,
A photograph is both an autograph and an epitaph.
Katie Lyn Coles
Visual Arts: Constructions/Collage, Photography
“When exploring relationships between one’s self and others there are very few places to hide. it is easy to get lost in the obvious, but eventually you are forced to look at what is behind the obvious and that is where you will find memory. Memory of the past, present, future, and the in-between. Memory of death, decay and destruction seem to invade the empty spaces between thought. Sometimes what you don’t see can be more significant than what you do see. The cracks in the wall. Shadows in the dark. Paw prints on windshields. Random payphones ringing. headlights before they come over a hill. Misspellings in the dictionary. Jello before it has set. hairs on a bar of soap. Murder weapons in people. the smell of eyelashes. Mysterious bruising. people looking dead when they sleep. Biting fingernails too short. The words you no longer feel. The everything and nothing that make up what you embody and the everything and nothing you do not embody. If you hold on too tightly to who you think you are you risk overlooking yourself completely. It is important to be able to lose yourself if you ever want to find yourself.”- Katie Lyn Coles
Visual Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture
My creativity comes from many different events, objects, and experiences. Because of this, I do not limit myself to any one medium of ‘art,’ but whatever will create a positive response in my peers while I can only hope that my viewers will feed off of my creativity just as I have theirs to innovate the world around us.
Visual Arts: Film, Painting, Photography, Sculpture
My paintings combine science and art. Astronomy and physics, particularly string theory, excite my imagination – creating possibilities for portraying multiple dimensions. Those unseen forces are depicted metaphorically intertwining with faith and belief. A Midwest sensibility influences my visual stories. Nature and recognizable objects symbolize abstract concepts. Each painting is a story – all part of a larger adventure.
Visual Arts: Ceramics, Functional and/or Decorative, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Works on paper
Destiny Cooper was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1996. She is currently studying at Herron School of Art and Design to obtain her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics with a minor in Art History. Her studio practice includes pottery and functional ware with some sculptural work. Cooper’s three-dimensional ceramic works focus on ego death, psychedelia, sacred geometry, and environmental issues. She is the owner of Destiny Cooper Studio and Destiny Cooper Photography. She also owns Destiny Cooper Studio and deshtiny on Etsy. She attends music festivals and concerts like Hyperion to run a booth selling her fine art and Etsy work.
Visual Arts: Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography
Growing up on my parents’ farm in northern Indiana, life was all about agriculture, forces of nature, conservation, preservation and education. At the time, I didn’t realize just how lucky I was to have been raised in that setting. Now that I live in the city of Indianapolis, I miss it very much. Needless to say, this is what influences and inspires my creations.
I earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. My major field of study was studio art and metalsmithing with a minor in art history. Upon graduation, I apprenticed as a bench jeweler and diamond setter to perfect my skills as a fine jeweler. In addition to designing and fabricating my own line of jewelry, I have also applied my talents to creating mixed media artwork.
Visual Arts: Illustration, Painting, Photography
Visual Arts: Photography
I consider photography to be, like the eye, the window to an artist’s soul. My photos are the only way someone else can see what my heart sees. I try to capture a moment, tell a story, or express an emotion with the images I create. Yet more importantly, I am always delighted when the observer describes the moment, tells the story or expresses the emotion they see or feel from my photographs based on their own experiences. Then I know I have succeeded, even if it doesn’t resemble my original ideas.
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