Duane King is an Indianapolis artist who specializes in drawing and sculpting. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Duane found art at a young age—working in crayon drawings, Play-doh and snow sculpting. At about the age of 12, he got his hands dirty in clay and has been working in clay ever since. He studied art extensively in high school and received formal art training at the Herron School of Art, studying Visual Communication and Design, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. After receiving
Duane creates figurative sculpture with earthenware clay. The clay is fired and then stained and waxed. He also does pencil portraits, caricatures and cartoons.
Herron School of Art, 1983 Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts
Indianapolis Arts Center– 1996, 2003, 2004, 2007 Classes
Southside Art League– 1995. 2003 Classes in Oil Painting
• 2005 Hoosier Salon Annual Exhibition – Purchase Award
• 2007 Creative Native Art Competition–Garfield Park First Place
• 2007 First Brush of Spring– Hoosier Salon– Winner – New Harmony Heritage Award
• 2008 Indiana State Fair Artists in Residence Day First Place -Professional Division
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