Photography

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

94-JR

Ceramics

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

G99-GR

Fiber

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

83

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Drawing

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

79

Wood

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

117-PCG

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

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

Painting

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

33-NWM

Welcome to the Guild

If you would like to order the Guild's new denim embroidered shirt, please click on the order form below.

LAG Denim Shirt Order Form  


 

Now showcasing artistry from Guild members from July 23rd - August 21st, 2016 at Gallery Janjobe.

Louisville Artisans Guild 2015 Annual Exhibit 


 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.


 

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Featured Artists

Morgan, Jane

Painting

Morgan, Jane

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 ...

Houweling, Emmy

Jewelry

Houweling, Emmy

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...

Moriarty, Robbie

Jewelry

Moriarty, Robbie

Jewelry - Metal jewelry and mixed media Whimsical theme and seasonal art jewelry handcrafted from brass,aluminum,copper, and nickel....cut, etched, lacquered, then embellished with beads, wire...

Brown, Paul

Wood

Brown, Paul

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...

Horine, Artha Lynn

Mixed Media

Horine, Artha Lynn

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...

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...

Carter, Joan

Jewelry

Carter, Joan

Jewelry - Handmade glass beaded jewelry 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 molte...

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...

Baker, Shevvy

Jewelry

Baker, Shevvy

Jewelry - Original designed and handcrafted jewelry My name is Shevvy Baker. I have a Bachelor of Science in fine arts from the University of Louisville. I design and handcraft my jewelry under the...

Klem, Ann

Glass

Klem, Ann

Glass - Beaded glass jewelry Always in love with color, Ann dove into creating hand-crafted glass beads in her studio in Fisherville, Kentucky after a career in computers. She is a graduate of Bonn...

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...

Rafferty, Bobbie

Jewelry

Rafferty, Bobbie

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

Brown, Paul

Mixed Media

Brown, Paul

Mixed Media - 100% Natural Body Care Products All soaps are made with Organic extra virgin olive oil. Beeswax lip and hand balms are made with my beeswax. Liquid and bar shaving soaps and hand made...

Hatzidakis, Dawn

Jewelry

Hatzidakis, Dawn

I am a metalsmith jeweler with a focus on color and patterns. Metalsmithing runs in the family.  I was taught by my Mom, a KY silversmith, so metalsmithing was a natural progression that l...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass - Handmade lampwork glass beadsArtist Website: www.chinabluedesigns.com

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...

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...

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...

Receveur, Pam

Glass

Receveur, Pam

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.

Mattei, Pamela

Fiber

Mattei, Pamela

Pamela Mattei is a fabric artist from Louisville, Kentucky. As the founder and the creative force behind DyeSigns By Pamela, she is on a mission to make the world a more colorful place, one scarf ...

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...

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber -  Weaving

Roberts, Geri

Ceramics

Roberts, Geri

Ceramics - Stoneware and Raku I do wheel thrown and hand built pottery, both functional and decorative. I have been working in clay for about twelve years. Sometimes I control the clay and other t...

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 ...

Klem, Ann

Jewelry

Klem, Ann

Artist Statement Always in love with color, Ann dove into creating hand-crafted glass beads in her studio in Fisherville, Kentucky after a career in computers. She is a graduate of Bonnie Blincoe’s ...

Holsclaw, Kay

Jewelry

Holsclaw, Kay

Jewelry -  Jewelry Combining recycled musical instrument strings with shells, buttons and beads into wearable artArtist Statement Music has influenced many aspects of my life and is what ...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

Kemper-O'Neil, Gloria

Fiber

Kemper-O'Neil, Gloria

 Fiber -  Quilting with mixed media My work embodies female energy, images, abstracts, colors, and shapes that inspire me. I do non-traditional quilting. I enjoy exploring, breaking ...

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...

Stratford, Deborah

Drawing

Stratford, Deborah

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...

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...

Ross, Terri Jo

Mixed Media

Ross, Terri Jo

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...

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...

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...

Powell, Rick

Jewelry

Powell, Rick

Jewelry - Hand Crafted Sterling Silver Jewelry My work consists of earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces made primarily from sterling silver with copper, brass and gold. All items are origi...

Morzillo, Jill

Jewelry

Morzillo, Jill

Jewelry - Sterling silver jewelry Each piece of jewelry starts out as a sheet of sterling silver and is transformed into a wearable piece of art by utilizing the processes of metalsmithing: so...

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...

Cleave, Joan Van

Sculpture

Cleave, Joan Van

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 ...

May-Alyea, Sandra

Jewelry

May-Alyea, Sandra

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...

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...

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber - Quilts  

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...

Ullrich, Sharon Robinson

Mixed Media

Ullrich, Sharon Robinson

Mixed Media - POLYMER CLAY  I create One of A Kind (OOAK) babies from polymer clay , cloth, mohair, glass eyes and polypellets . Babies are then dressed accordingly. They range in size fr...

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...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Fiber

Mahlbacher, Kim

My needle felted Nativities are made from sheeps wool from various breeds and the animals have handcrafted ceramic eyes. I use a simple 4 to 5 wire base, so my figures are all poseable. Where J...

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 ...

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...

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 ...