Mixed Media

Choosing a mixture of mediums that best fit the subject is as important as the palette. -Tom Huntley

116-SRU

Sculpture

The essence of a sculpture must enter on tip-toe, as light as animal footprints on snow. -Hans Arp

121-LEF

Painting

In painting one must search rather for suggestion than for description. -Paul Gauguin

33-NWM

Glass

To give body and perfect form to your thought is what it is to be an artist. -Jacques-Louis David

80-JG

Jewelry

Art stays and fashion goes. Too much art is only fashion and fad. -Norman Ridenour

50-AE

Fiber

A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world. -Hans Hofmann

83

Drawing

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. -Salvador Dali

79

Ceramics

I do pottery. I love it. It's very relaxing; it takes me to another planet. -Eva Herzigova

G99-GR

Photography

The photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it. -Susan Sontag

94-JR

Wood

Wood isn't important but rather that objects made of it are unique, simple, unpretentious. -G. Baselitz

117-PCG

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Chartered in 1956, the Louisville Artisans Guild is Kentucky's oldest guild dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in arts and crafts. Since then, the Guild has since grown into a membership group consisting of artists, craftsmen, educators, collectors, students and many others in the Louisville Metro area.

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Featured Artists

Rosati, Judy

Photography

Photography - B & W and digitial photographic prints I use B&W film and some photographs are sepia toned to show warmth before they are hand colored using Marshall Photo Oils, photo tinting...

Soldo, Franklyn Paul

Painting

Painting - CONTEMPLATION Knowledge comes from curiosity, inquisition, discovery, and participation, i.e., faith in God, world history, science, Art, exploration of earth, sea and space. Three chart...

Craik, Mary

Fiber

Fiber - Quilts and wall hangings It is with great joy that I am making quilts and wall hangings. Being involved with art has given a whole new meaning to my life. My goal is to please the eye and t...

Devoe, Edward & Terri

Jewelry

  Nature’s treasures provide us with gemstones, fossils and crystals, which we form and polish for cabochons. A lifelong interest in the natural sciences and an engineering career has lead t...

Brown, Paul

Wood

Wood - Badger Shaving Brushes made from KY wood Wood is collected from KY trees then allowed to cure. I turn each brush on a lathe and then seal with a beeswax finish made from my bees. I drill and...

Carter, Joan

Glass

Glass - Handmade glass beads The focus beads are created with a torch using propane and oxygen to a temperature of 2,300 degrees. Glass rods (from Italy) are melted, designed while molten and annea...

Crouch, Ashley

Photography

ashleycrouch@yahoo.com http://studentpages.scad.edu/~acrouc20 ...

Read, Charles

Photography

photography - Fine art photography 2D mixed media Original Photography & 2D mixed media based on original photography, sculptor.Personal goal for my art is to continue my explorations into...

Rafferty, Bobbie

Jewelry

Jewelry - Beadwoven and Beaded Jewelry Beaded jewelry incorporating a multitude of techniques including beadweaving, stringing, wirework, fabrication, and fiber techniques. Artist Website  ww...

Blackwell, Lauren

Jewelry

Jewelry - Woven Beadwork  Original woven beadwork designs created with seed beads and off-loom weaving techniques. These woven designs are crafted into pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings...

Cinnamon, Mary

Mixed Media

Mixed Media - Natural organic gourds Ah...the humble Lagenaria siceraria (aka L. bulgaris and L. leucantha). Why do I love 'em? For their strength, their resilience, their endurance, their endless ...

Freese, Thomas

Jewelry

Jewelry -  jewelry crafted from wood (also stone, bone and antler) I love making art from wood (actually I also work with stone, antler and bone). I started crafting wood pins, earrings a...

Solano, Marlon Obando

Jewelry

Jewelry - Naturaleza Jewelry: all-natural, handmade, one-of-a-kind jewelry A wide variety of materials found in their natural environment are transformed into wearable art. Every piece is an o...

Morfeld, Beverly

Painting

Painting - Painting with watercolor Painting with watercolor is an especially exciting and challenging experience. The fluidity of the medium seemingly lends itself to creativity. Frustra...

Pope, Kelli

Jewelry

Jewelry - Unique, handcrafted jewelry Each piece I create is inspired by the hand picked stones and materials I use; wood, gemstones, beach stones, river rocks, bone, horn, sterling silver, br...

Martin, Paula

Photography

Photography - 35mm and digital photography   Fine art photography characterized by exceptional detail, simplicity of composition, and excellent use of color. Primarily but not exclusively natu...

BAG44

Fiber

Fiber - Handbags / Magnets Handmade bags and magnets: Combining art, fashion, and functionality, BAG44 offers a collection of custom designed handbags and magnets in fabulous colors, patterns and s...

Horine, Artha Lynn

Mixed Media

Mixed Media - Pine needle baskets and gourds Lynn Horine was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Kentucky over 40 years ago with her husband George, a native Kentuckian. Now when as...

Receveur, Pam

Glass

Glass - fused glass I am a glass fuser using kiln formed techniques. I enjoy working with lots of color and my work is mainly nature inspired.

Houweling, Emmy

Jewelry

Jewelry - Painting adapted to jewelry Emmy Houweling, a New Castle, Kentucky resident with an art studio in her ca.1820 historic home, is a self taught painter who was inspired by an 18th cent...

Clore, Catherine

Wood

I saw my first barn quilt years ago on a beautiful weekend drive to Madison, Indiana. Since then I have seen barns decorated with large, colorfully painted quilt squares in many places we have trave...

Levy, Karen Brown

Ceramics

Ceramics - Pottery Handthrown white stoneware The work I produce is small in scale and intimate. I want the viewer to come to the work and hold them in their hand. ...

Frost, Lindsay E.

Sculpture

Sculpture - I concentrate on using Found Wood and finish it with several hand rubbed coats of Tung Oil. This brings out the grain and rhythm of the wood.  My goal is to enhance and release the...

John, Jana

Ceramics

Ceramics - Decorative and functional ceramic Working out of my studio at home, I hand-build pottery, both decorative and functional, using terra cotta clay. I use slab construction, rolling ou...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Jewelry

Jewelry - Handmade lampwork glass beadsArtist Website www.chinabluedesigns.com

Rahner, Lesley

Jewelry

Jewelry - Fine Art Jewelry I Create for the Woman who does not want to wear what every other Woman is wearing.  My work is distinctive, complemented with notable stones & precious met...

Houweling, Emmy

Painting

Painting - Primitive folk art painting Emmy Houweling, a New Castle, Kentucky resident with an art studio in her ca.1820 historic home, is a self taught painter who was inspired by an 18th century ...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Drawing

I work using simple lines to catch moments in time in the animals that enrich our lives. Each picture has a story seen through the eyes of people watching nearby. I named my company HeirloomCroft in...

Minnery, Phyllis

Jewelry

Jewelry - Silversmith I fabricate one of a kind sterling silver art jewelry. Treasures began at a time in my life when I needed a distraction, something to fill my mind. My husband was diagnosed w...

Modjeski, Peggy

Fiber

Peggy's sculptures are inspired by her love of animals and nature. Her knowledge of anatomy allows her to create realistic looking creatures, with a touch of whimsy and fun. She starts with a wire a...

Ross, Terri Jo

Mixed Media

Mixed Media - mixed media acrylic/oil paintings Heavily textured abstract/surreal paintings I just won three 1st Place awards for two of my paintings submitted to American Art Awards in a "bl...

Roberts, Sharon

Jewelry

Jewelry - Hand-crafted artisan jewelry One-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry crafted primarily from sterling silver, using traditional metalsmithing techniques. Artist Statement   Art has...

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

Rego, Mark

Photography

photography - Fine art photography An avid photographer with a passion for outdoor imagery, I enjoy the challenge of truly capturing the essence of my subject, be it a weather worn door or an ...

Lum, Kathy

Painting

Painting - Watercolors While living in Hong Kong I had the opportunity to take watercolor classes. It didn't take long for me to fall in love with them. I like the challenge because if you kno...

Mathis, Willard

Wood

Wood -  Canes and boxes Carvings of bears, horses, steer, Indians on horseback, and assorted wild animals. (Note: This article was published in The Southwest Reporter newspaper - Winter ...

Morgan, Jane

Painting

Painting - Oil painting (plein air, still life, oil pastels) and printmaking Art transforms my whole being --- I can immerse myself in painting, drawing or printmaking and “forget that the rest of ...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

Rankin, Gaylen "Frosty"

Photography

  For the last seven years, I have been on a wonderful and remarkable journey. Honing and perfecting skills that have never even been thought of. I have been on the fringed edge of the ...

Hagood, Julie

Ceramics

I make functional and decorative pottery with the intention of being aesthetically appealing and functionally efficient.  My work is wheel-thrown and hand built stoneware, twice fired, the fina...

Stratford, Deborah

Drawing

Drawing I make hand-pulled linoleum prints. My work ranges in size from 3X5" to 24X36". Most of my work is printed in black ink on white paper. My editions are small because of the fine lines I car...

Cleave, Joan Van

Sculpture

Sculpture - Mosaics I mosaic on many different surfaces such as table tops, lamp bases, light switch plates, and wall hangings and use tile, glass, mirrors, gems, etc. to bring interest to the art ...

Vincent, Karen

Painting

Painting - Oil painting and acrylic painting Oil on canvas. Acrylics on a variety of mediums. Acrylics on old hand saws with a primitive feel. Artist Statement I have always loved art from a young...

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics

Ceramics -Pottery Functional & decorative stoneware

Lum, Kathy

Jewelry

Jewelry -  Metalsmithing by "Silver Dragons I graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelors degree in teaching. While living in Asia I discovered the world of jewelry and dec...

May-Alyea, Sandra

Jewelry

Jewelry - Copper, brass and silver jewelry Creating all week and playing music on the weekends, what could be better? I only hope you enjoy my work as much as I did during the making of it! I...

Kays (Vinson), Teri Le

Mixed Media

Mixed Media - Mixed media portraits. I create portraits that utilize a variety of materials and techniques. I like to experiment with various media. For instance, I will use sharpies, acrylics, twi...

Jackson, JoAnna

Painting

Painting -  Acrylics/Encaustic I am JoAnna Jackson an Acrylic/mixed media artist. I was born in Atlanta, Georgia and did not start painting until 1993. I have always been very "ARTSY" but...