Fiber

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

83

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

Photography

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

94-JR

Drawing

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

79

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

Wood

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

117-PCG

Ceramics

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

G99-GR

Welcome to the Guild

 Did you know the 2015 Holiday Showcase will be at an exciting and larger new location? 

November 7th & 8th, 2015

The Triple Crown Pavilion at the Ramada Plaza, 1776 Plantside Drive, Jeffersontown, KY 40299

2015 LAG Holiday Showcase Details

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.

We invite you to explore our pages and meet our artists. If you are an artist yourself, we invite you to become a member.


 

more Art Quotes

Featured Artists

Powell, Melissa

Mixed Media

Powell, Melissa

Mixed Media - Metal and glass design Glass/metal sculptural and lighted objects; mixmed 3-D That’s what I try to express in my work and what I believe we all search for. I first began to wor...

Ruffenach, Fred

Glass

Ruffenach, Fred

Glass - Stained Glass made using the traditional lead came method. Fred Ruffenach, who now resides in Crestwood Kentucky is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he had a career in techn...

Dennis, Marlene

Glass

Dennis, Marlene

Glass - Stained glass I love glass, crystal, natural stones and all the colors and sensations they invoke. When my oldest went to college, I took time to learn how to work with glass in the ti...

Freese,Thomas

Wood

Freese,Thomas

Wood - wood spoons and wood jewelry I make hand-crafted wood spoons, pins and earrings, using both native Kentucky and other woods. I paint or wood burn original art and designs from other cul...

Morfeld, Beverly

Painting

Morfeld, Beverly

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...

Kays (Vinson), Teri Le

Mixed Media

Kays (Vinson), Teri Le

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...

Hoskins, Mary Ann

Jewelry

Hoskins, Mary Ann

Jewelry - Jewelry with semi-prescious stones and beads I am an artist creating jewelry using silversmith techniques to make silver bezels and bails in which to handset stones and cabochons. I ...

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Wood

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Wood - Carved and painted horses Brief Overview My sculpture is dramatic and guaranteed to get noticed. Horse lovers can appreciate the correct anatomy, accurate movement and expression of my "Poni...

McKinley, Carl

Painting

McKinley, Carl

Painting - Watercolor of wildlife and pastoral scenes. Kentucky Wildlife Artist—Carl M. McKinleyRecipient of The 2007 CKAG Artist of the Year award As a teenager, Carl began painting in oils, then...

Doane, Donna

Jewelry

Doane, Donna

Jewelry - Sterling silver jewelry with gemstones, stone inlay, overlay, or intarsia pieces  Contemporary jewerly made from tarnish resistant sterling silver. Pieces are sometimes accented...

Lait, Joy

Glass

Lait, Joy

Wire & Glass Sculptures Joy’s fascination/obsession with glass began over a decade ago when she took up flameworking.  After creating handcrafted glass beads and one-of-a-kind jewelry, Joy...

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture - "Unique Sculpture in Copper & Iron"

Buehler, Betty

Wood

Buehler, Betty

Wood - Wood carving  This treehouse is done "in the round". It features two posts and four gables. Primarily hand carved out of cottonwood bark, this piece was a work of fancy .Wood speak...

Wohlfeld, Tom

Jewelry

Wohlfeld, Tom

Jewelry - Silver and Mixed Media Jewelry The jewelry I make is one of a kind. I don’t know if this is part of my artistic style or that I have a short attention span. In any event I make all of the...

Frost, Lindsay E.

Sculpture

Frost, Lindsay E.

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...

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Sculpture

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Sculpture - Carved and painted horses... My sculpture is colorful, dramatic and guaranteed to get noticed. Horse lovers can appreciate the correct anatomy, accurate movement and expression of my "P...

Jackson, JoAnna

Painting

Jackson, JoAnna

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...

Rego, Mark

Photography

Rego, Mark

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 ...

Read, Charles

Photography

Read, Charles

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...

Modjeski, Peggy

Fiber

Modjeski, Peggy

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...

Adams, Tamara Scantland

Painting

Adams, Tamara Scantland

Painting - watercolor portraits I fell in love with watercolor painting over thirty years ago, when I saw it demonstrated in my first painting classes. I love the way it can show the luminous layer...

Hamilton, Adam

Drawing

Hamilton, Adam

Drawing - Cubism, neoplasticism I have drawn here and there ever since college, but I have never had any art classes and I have no experience with the art community at large. My work represents my ...

Rahner, Lesley

Jewelry

Rahner, Lesley

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...

Roberts, Sharon

Jewelry

Roberts, Sharon

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...

James, Jim

Wood

James, Jim

Wood - Jewelry Boxes Bombe Style Jewelry Box I strive for a good balance of form and funtion in my boxes. I avoid the overly ornate, preferring good lines, pleasing shapes, and interesting jo...

Ebendorf, Anne

Jewelry

Ebendorf, Anne

Artist Statement Anne Peddie Ebendorf was born in Kansas City, Missouri and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. She received an Associate of Arts degree from Bradford Junior College, Haverhill, Massachusett...

Riley, Dain

Wood

Riley, Dain

 Wood - Lathe turned wooden vases, bowls and hollow forms Lathe work is very simple. You get rid of the excess wood. The hard part is deciding what is excess. I look for wood that has its own ...

Pope, Kelli

Jewelry

Pope, Kelli

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...

Coombs, Lonnie

Wood

Coombs, Lonnie

Wood -  Turned wood bowls from native hardwoods Brief Overview I create Bowl Craft items from green wet logs that were removed as a result of storm damage. I, a native Kentuckian, use the...

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media - Mixed media painting  

Minnery, Phyllis

Jewelry

Minnery, Phyllis

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...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Drawing

Mahlbacher, Kim

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...

Davis, Bobbi

Jewelry

Davis, Bobbi

Brief Overview: All designs are expressed through the medium of polymer clay and embellished with carefull-selected beads, cording and findings. Because colors, patterns and designs are constantly e...

Bizianes, Elizabeth

Painting

Bizianes, Elizabeth

Painting - Oils and charcoal I am Elizabeth Bizianes, an artist. My passion is to paint with oils and draw in charcoals and I have been creating artwork for as long as I can remember. My inspirati...

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber - Quilts  

John, Jana

Ceramics

John, Jana

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...

Mathis, Willard

Wood

Mathis, Willard

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 ...

Miles, Gregory Scott

Wood

Miles, Gregory Scott

Wood - deer antler and bone carving.  Carvings of people and animals related to the old west in wood, deer antler and bone. I am a resident of Louisville,Kentucky,a brick mason,and a wood scu...

Lum, Kathy

Jewelry

Lum, Kathy

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...

Addison, Ashley

Painting

Addison, Ashley

Painting - Oil paintings Oil paintings showing the beautiful colors, designs, and sparkle of nature. I love to paint representational works that are full of life and impart pleasure and joy to the...

Conrad, Julie Moss

Jewelry

Conrad, Julie Moss

I have always loved antiques and unusual found items.  I combined that love with an intense desire to create.  The result is my steampunk jewelry.  Included in my pieces are v...

Watson, Sissy

Jewelry

Watson, Sissy

Jewelry -  Metalsmith Jewelry Sissy's designs are crafted of sterling silver, gold, and other attractive metals. Pieces are fabricated from raw materials ~ sheet metal, tubing, wire, and other...

Cinnamon, Mary

Mixed Media

Cinnamon, Mary

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 ...

Cartwright, Donald

Painting

Cartwright, Donald

I begin painting after many years photographing nature.  I loved the colors found in nature and decided to paint using those colors.  I paint in the abstract expressionism stye in ...

French, Walter

Wood

French, Walter

Wood - Woodworking by "Walt's Creations" I like the challenge of transforming rough sawmill lumber into well cherished, functional objects that can be enjoyed by oneself as well as generations to c...

Bangs, Vicki

Sculpture

Bangs, Vicki

Sculpture -  Copper sculpture My whimsical yard sculptures are born at the recycling center and coaxing out their distinctive personalities requires hours of hard work. After cutting, hea...

Aebersold, Julia

Jewelry

Aebersold, Julia

Jewelry  - Jewelry I love sparkle and my craft utilizes glass frit to achieve a look that is comparable to a geode or stone. When gazed upon in the sun or ambient light the items sparkle with delig...

Brestel, Sylvia

Fiber

Brestel, Sylvia

Fiber - Hand felted, hand dyed, nuno, shibori wearables, wall art, and accessories Unique hand dyed elegant art in hand felted silk and wool in vibrant colors. I create hand felted, hand painted, ...