Linette Bledsoe

Linette Bledsoe

Mixed Media - Murals - Painting - Visual Arts - Faux Painting

linette@paintingsbylinette.com

Website: http://www.paintingsbylinette.com

 317-431-3740

   1060 N Capitol Avenue, C340, Indiananpolis, IN, 46204

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Stutz Artist Studio, Indianapolis, Indiana

Prolific Artist (July 2011 – Present)

Create and sell original, fine art pieces. Current bodies of work include newest series, Plasterworks, and existing series, Leafless and Something Old, Something New.

 

Linette’s Painting & Fine Art LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana

Owner and Artist (January 2009 – Present)

Design and produce custom murals, decorative painting, and commissioned art pieces for commercial and residential clients in studio and on site. Continuously develop and create new techniques in mural painting and faux painting, and provide color consulting services to clients. Most recently collaborated with Chatham Home on the 2013 Indianapolis Decorator’s Showhouse for the third floor playroom to produce the large scale, landscape mural for the space.

 

Custom Muralist, Decorative Painter and Fine Artist (July 2003 – Present)

Received hundreds of commissions from both residential and commercial clients for projects ranging from nursery murals to faux finishes to commissioned reproductions. Collaborated with interior decorator Anita McClellan of Nita Designs LLC from 2003 to 2007 to fulfill all decorative painting needs of Davis Homes LLC, and for KB Homes in 2007.

 

REPRESENTATION

White Key Gallery, Valparaiso, Indiana

 

2015 EXHIBITIONS

Plainfield Arts Gala, Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, Indiana, juried group show

First Peek, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

Common Ground: Breaking Out of Tradition, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana,

two-person show

Cold. Dark. Unsecurity. Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

 

2014 EXHIBITIONS

First Jingle Stop, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

Art on the Avenue: New Work by Linette Bledsoe, Madame Walker Theatre, Indianpolis,         Indiana, solo show

Harvest Soul, Healing Arts Indy, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

Raymond James Corporate Office, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

1st Look, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

IDADA’s Sneak Peek for the Stutz, Cole Noble Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

 

2013 EXHIBITIONS

Splendid Menagerie, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

1st Look, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

 

2012 EXHIBITIONS

Splendor, Mirth and Good Cheer, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

One Peek Show, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

April Featured Artist Show, Chatham Home, Indianapolis, Indiana, solo show

Put a Bird On It, Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

Ten Yards, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

 

2011 EXHIBITIONS

Small Treasures, Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, group show

 

OPEN HOUSES

Stutz Artists Open House, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2012 through 2015

Stutz Artists Holiday Show, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2011 through 2014

 

PUBLIC WORK

2014 Decorator’s Showhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

Teen Study, collaboration with Chatham Home

 

2013 Decorator’s Showhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

Children’s Playroom, collaboration with Chatham Home

1st Place Key Award and 1st Place People’s Choice Award

 

EDUCATION

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with minor in Art History

May 2003 with High Distinction

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Stutz Artists Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 2011 – Present

IDADA, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 2011 – Present

 

PUBLICATIONS

Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana

“Linette Bledsoe Paints Her Pain”

Published February 2015

 

Southside Times, Indianapolis, Indiana

“Art: A Risky Business”

Published July 2012

 

Indianapolis Woman, Indianapolis, Indiana

“Five Questions For: Linette Bledsoe, painter”

Published April 2012

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS