Jewelry

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

50-AE

Glass

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

80-JG

Fiber

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

83

Photography

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

94-JR

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

Wood

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

117-PCG

Painting

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

33-NWM

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

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

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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.

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

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...

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture

Sculpture - "Unique Sculpture in Copper & Iron"

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...

Hutchison, Candace

Mixed Media

Mixed Media Artist - 3D mixed media    Mosaics, murals (inside and outdoor) and hand painted functional art I would like to acquaint you with my work and philosophy. As a comm...

Miles, Gregory Scott

Wood

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...

Dennis, Marlene

Glass

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...

Klem, Ann

Glass

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...

Moriarty, Robbie

Jewelry

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...

McKinley, Carl

Painting

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...

Schnoll, Marvin

Wood

Wood -  Band-sawn wood boxes Cherry wood box (free form) 10"L x 5"H x 4"D

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

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...

French, Walter

Wood

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...

Spencer, Richard A.

Wood

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...

Capshew, Maureen

Fiber

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. ...

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...

Wohlfeld, Tom

Jewelry

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...

Freese,Thomas

Wood

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...

Powell, Rick

Jewelry

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...

Doane, Donna

Jewelry

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

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. ...

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry

Jewelry - Metal and Stone Jewelry

Holsclaw, Kay

Jewelry

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 ...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Fiber

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...

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...

Mattei, Pamela

Fiber

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 ...

Adams, Tamara Scantland

Painting

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...

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...

Baker, Shevvy

Jewelry

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...

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...

Brestel, Sylvia

Fiber

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, ...

Drescher, Linda

Jewelry

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...

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...

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...

Brown, Paul

Mixed Media

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...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

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...

Watson, Sissy

Jewelry

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...

Goodan, Bill

Painting

  I was an Art major in college and taught art in the public school system in Lexington, Kentucky for several years early in my career, and I have continued painting throughout my life. My p...

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...

Hoskins, Mary Ann

Jewelry

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 ...

Lait, Joy

Glass

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...

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...

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...

Buehler, Betty

Wood

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...

Amezcua, Alejandro

Jewelry

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...

Davis, Bobbi

Jewelry

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...