Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

Drawing

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

79

Fiber

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

83

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

Photography

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

94-JR

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

Welcome to the Guild

 The Louisville Art Affair is a new juried art Show on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10th, 2015 sponsored by the Louisville Artisans Guild.

The event will be held at the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center. Click on the link below for details. 

http://louisvilleartaffair.com/

 

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

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

Solano, Marlon Obando

Jewelry

Solano, Marlon Obando

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Lait, Joy

Jewelry

Lait, Joy

Jewelry - Glass beads Handcrafted, annealed and tempered glass beads, each unique and individual, which hopefully will become a treasured and favorite piece of comfortable jewelry to its owner. Art...

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...

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...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

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 ...

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...

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics -Pottery Functional & decorative stoneware

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media - Mixed media painting  

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...

Spencer, Richard A.

Wood

Spencer, Richard A.

Wood -  Boxmaker Traditional Shaker Oval Boxes, Trays & Carriersfrom native woods of Cherry, Maple, Walnut and some exotic veneers. Richard A. Spencer, BoxmakerI am a retired healthc...

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, ...

Blackwell, Lauren

Jewelry

Blackwell, Lauren

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...

Capshew, Maureen

Fiber

Capshew, Maureen

Fiber - Quilt Artist Twenty years ago I discovered the comforting tradition of quilting. At the time I was searching for something to save my sanity as a stay home mother of three young children. ...

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...

Lait, Joy

Glass

Lait, Joy

Glass - Handmade glass ornaments Handcrafted, annealed and tempered glass ornamenets, each unique and individual, which hopefully will become a treasured and favorite piece to its owner. Artist Sta...

Lentz, Roxy

Jewelry

Lentz, Roxy

Jewelry - Uncommon jewelry for independent women, made from recycled silverplate, copper and brass. My jewelry has been crafted from recycled silver plate, copper and brass. Tarnished and marr...

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...

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 ...

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber -  Weaving

Martin, Paula

Photography

Martin, Paula

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...

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...

Drescher, Linda

Jewelry

Drescher, Linda

Jewelry - Jewelry design As a teacher, I always loved hands on projects as the best way to teach my students. Since college, I have made jewelry, candles, macramé purses, wall hangings, tee-sh...

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...

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...

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

Jewelry

Freese, Thomas

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...

Scheu, Dick

Wood

Scheu, Dick

Wood - ornaments  Handcrafted wood snowflakes that make for an exceptionally fine gift. They are jewel-like because of the way I use the grain to create a beautiful starburst effect.Artis...

Gedrose, Jackie

Jewelry

Gedrose, Jackie

Glass - Handmade lampwork glass bead jewelry My love and appreciation of art glass led me to taking my first lampworked glass beadmaking class. Now I play with fire and create my own glass beads! ...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Jewelry

Fowler, Lisa Marie

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

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...

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...

Amezcua, Alejandro

Jewelry

Amezcua, Alejandro

Brief Overview Handcrafted sterlling silver jewelryArtist Statement A modern interpretation of classical designs and a love of nature are my inspirations. After apprenticeship with renowned Spratlin...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Vincent, Karen

Painting

Vincent, Karen

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Craik, Mary

Fiber

Craik, Mary

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...

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...

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...