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Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Media and Visual Communications, Mixed Media, Murals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Works on paper; term
Drew Avery is an up and coming artist, currently working on an informatics degree while residing in the Saint Joseph neighborhood in downtown Indianapolis. Utilizing a decisively self-taught method of illustration, drawing upon architectural paradigms unique to the city and Mile Square heritage, Avery creates a very individual medium focused on the abstractions and splendor of our architectural heritage as citizens of Indianapolis and the World.
The aforementioned style exhibits highly patterned, meticulous ink work, epitomized in the Cityshapes series. These decisively analog methods of illustration are intentional given the highly digital context of our world. The goal being to simply steward and foster conversation about architectural heritage, the artist’s role in the community and increase public access to the greater conversation regarding land-use policy and urban planning.
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, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper; term
Mural and commission based painter
B.A. from Herron School of Art & Design
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration; term
Judy Byron earned her Bachelor of Science in Design from the college of architecture at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina in 1982. She has worked in the fields of architecture, graphic design and printing prior to starting Ivy and Arches in 1997. As sole proprietor of Ivy and Arches, Judy has provided illustrations, renderings and presentation drawings for architects, builders, and homeowners. Recently branching back into the printing industry, Judy is excited to offer a wide variety of products printed with custom illustrations.
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Illustration, Murals, Painting, Works on paper; term
Sharon Jiskra Brooks
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Illustration, Painting, Photography; term
Sharon Jiskra Brooks is an artist from Chicago, IL now living in Indianapolis, IN. Sharon works primarily in Oils and Acrylics. Growing up with a father who was a professional photographer, she was immersed in seeing things differently.
Sharon’s paintings embrace both the city life and the rural life that surrounds her home now. Her degree in Graphic Design from Ball State University and her studies abroad in Europe allowed her to appreciate the arts on a deeper level.
You can see Sharon’s work at Gallery 116 in Fishers, IN or on her website.
Degree – Graphic Design, BFA – Ball State University.
Hoosier Salon Member. Society of Environmental Graphic Designers (SEGD)
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Illustration; term
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Painting; term
My ability to draw came naturally at a very early age. That skill developed with the encouragement of family, friends, teachers and my wife Myrna. In high school, coursework in art and architectural drafting continued that interest. My career path continued with enrollment in the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning, with elective interest in art, art history and business courses. Following graduation with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, I taught design and graphics courses at Ball State for two years as an Instructor of Architecture and then to private practice as a Partner and Officer at Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects. Now retired, there is time to focus on a second passion as an artist, drawing on my developed skills as an architect over many years. My paintings have been shown in several thematic state and local exhibitions for several years. The most recent show completed in the first quarter of 2019, organized by Nickel Plate Arts, was a two man show at the Meyer Najem Contempory Arts Gallery called Two Architects-Two Artists where 50 acrylic paintings were exhibited.
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Illustration, Painting; term
Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Illustration, Painting, Works on paper; term
“As long as I have the ability to see, I will be creating art. I begin each piece with a specific goal in mind. I may be as simple as documenting a moment in time or as complicated imitating a mood on a 2 dimensional surface. I won’t be content to continually create the same work and I won’t stop until the creative solution is found. Therefore, my work is never done. I am constantly trying to depict those things that are seen in order to excite a sense or stir up a memory.” Dianna Porter.
Graphic Arts; Media; Multi Arts; Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Media and Visual Communications, Mixed Media, Murals, Painting, Photography, Works on paper; term
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Graphic Arts; Literary Arts; Media; Performing Arts: Radio/Television; Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Painting, Performers and Writers; term
Author Illustrator, Arts & Free Speech advocate, Kimann Schultz “writes with pictures & draws with words.”
Kimann’s novel Jacob, Jacob Marley’s rest of the story, beautifully illustrated by Adam Oehlers, is available now at Amazon & IBJ Publishing. just click on these links to purchase!
A first generation American, German/English bi-lingual, Kimann reaches instinctively beyond horizons of the ordinary in her quest to serve as creative contributor.
Kimann blogged at Huffington Post from May 2013 – January 2018. Her articles include Arts & Free Speech advocacy & appreciation, film & TV review, history & sociological commentary on a wide range of topics including politics, parenting, fine arts & architecture, fashion & style.
An IU Bloomington honors graduate with dual majors in Art History & German + a year abroad at the University of Hamburg, Germany, Kimann also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology & Parsons School of Design, both in NYC, where she received training in fashion design & illustration. Kimann worked 12 years for a local architectural firm as architectural writer, renderer & draftsperson, specializing in entourage. She was the Indianapolis Meridian-Kessler Home Tour artist for 5 years & produced many commissioned works, featuring residential and commercial architecture, bridal & pet portraiture.
Kimann’s essay “Do What You Have to Do” was published in the 2012 THIS I BELIEVE: ON MOTHERHOOD. Her article, In Support of Art as Alternate Means of Expression was featured at Americans for the Arts.
A mother of 2 sons & a daughter, Kimann is also song-writing partner with her husband. Their three-song EP, “Earthbound Ethereal,” is on iTunes and Amazon. Music videos for “Beautiful Rage,” and “Spirit of Christmas – Promise of Peace,” can be found on YouTube.
Graphic Arts; Visual Arts: Architectural Illustration, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Mixed Media, Murals, Painting, Works on paper; term
Nick is a multidisciplinary American artist, specializing in abstraction and post-graffiti stylings. He got his start producing large scale graffiti works in 2013 under the alias, Sean. (The name of his Autistic younger brother whom he dedicates his works to) Smith currently resides in the Midwestern US and travels to produce work worldwide.
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