Gretchen 'Copper' Banning

Gretchen 'Copper' Banning


My artist name is Copper. I chose this name only because I was using it as an 'alias' when I was hosting goth parties in the 90s. That is when I started drawing and painting. I signed those works Copper and so I have kept it even though it confuses people. I am also a DJ and go by the name Copper Top, which is another story for another day.

I am not a trained artist. My degree was in political science and history. I never even considered art until one day I decided in the 1990s I decided to

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My work is in Sideshow here in Indianapolis at The City Market (upstairs) downtown, and in Dayton, OH at a store called 'Clash' in the Oregon district. My etsy shop is on vacation but I will post a link when I get it up again. I am currently showing at the Tiny show at the 924 Gallery here in Indianapolis (December 2015)



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  1. Hi,
    A long while ago, 2000? My daughter and i were in broad ripple after an ice skate thing. She came upon a desk painted with a Hallowed Eves theme: dark shiny orange and black paints, bats, headstones? Jack-o-lanterns, Etc. We bought the desk and drove back home to Highland. It was signed Copper. Always wondered who painted the desk. It was loved for years.


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