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Shows run October 26-November 16, 2019
Opening reception Friday, November 1st, 5-8 pm
James Campbell: Birth Becomes You
IU Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design: Approaching the Brooch
Kriste Lindberg: Water in All Its Forms
Mitch Raney & Madeline Winter: Painting
Kirsten Taylor: Installation
E. R. Spiegel: City Portraits
Rowena Comrie: New Views of the Old World
Julie Bloom, Sue Swartz & Linda Meyer-Wright: Wild Imagination
Tom Gillespie: Photography
Cherie Wilson: Intrinsic Interiors
John Wilson: Memorial Exhibit of Prints & Paintings
Xinrui Song: The Beauty of Their Bark, Leaves, Blossoms & Seeds
Larissa Danielle: Beautiful Exclusion
Genevieve Cohn: Recent Works
Danielle Winger: Recent Works
Tami Mohs: Recent Works
Sydney Foreman: Recent Works
Bloomington Photography Club: 2019 Annual Summer Juried Exhibit
Friends of Lake Monroe & the City of Bloomington: Waterfest 2019
Dawn Adams: Water Is Life
Neil Taylor: Recent Works
Yunjin Woo: Heresy
Friends of Lake Monroe & the City of Bloomington: Waterfest 2019
Arts Extravaganza Spring 2019: Ivy Tech Graduating Associate of Fine Arts Students, Ivy Tech Fine Arts Classes, & Ivy Tech Dual Credit High School Fine Arts Classes
Robert Pulley: Revealed Form
Wyatt LeGrand: Through You
Kathleen Ann Myers & Steve Raymer: In the Shadow of Cortés—From Veracruz to Mexico City
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break Photo Essay: Refugees, Service-Learning, and Culture Shock in France
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2019
Frank Young: The Book of the Moment (Between Two Eternities of Non-Existence)
IU Ceramics Club: Recent Works
Molly Evans: Installation
Steve Swihart: Sculpture
Morgan Anderson: Mixed Media
National Society of Arts & Letters: 2019 Visual Arts Competition for Emerging Artists
Dorothy Portin: Rites of Passage
Ivy Tech Graduating Associate of Fine Arts Students
Ivy Tech Faculty & Alumni
Ivy Tech ARTS Classes
Indiana University Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies presents: Los Braceros
Annemarie Mahler: Painting
Aline Chevalier: Painting
Steve Dawson & Michael Gavin: Painting & Photography
Joyce Porvaznik & Susan Snyder: Ceramics
Roy Boswell & Troy Kilgore: Summer Stories
Su A Chae: Painting
Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning Painting: Class Exhibit
Lotus Education & Arts Foundation: 25th Anniversary Exhibit
Michal Ann Carley & Sarah Pearce: Sculpture & Painting
Cassidy Young: Mixed Media
Pamela Hignite Deaton: Scuplture
E.R. Spiegel: Photography
Cathy Williams: Mixed Media
Rose Brenner: Paintings
Bloomington Photography Club: 2018 Annual Summer Juried Exhibit
Yoo A Kang: d[ae] ji: women & land / on rising
Elaine J. Oehmich: Colors of the Wind
Christy Wiesenhahn: Arching
Erin Duff: Paintings
Yoo A Kang: d[ae] ji: women & land / on rising
Jolynn Reigeluth: Minor Blues
Jerome C. Harste: Visual Literacy—My Journey
Carol Miller: Unplugged
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break Photo Essay: Mexican Art & Cultural Exploration
Brian Krecik: Stone Cold
Brian Talbert: Recent Colored Pencil Drawings
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Spring Show
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Capstone Students: Spring Show
Indiana Glass Guild: Recent Works
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2018
Huling, Lunderman & Probst: Fantasy - Surrealism - Folklore
Jessica Springman: Not-So-Sacred Geometry
Tony Meyer: Textures
alekin: Alec Slinde
National Society of Arts & Letters: 2018 Visual Arts Competition for Emerging Artists
Zach Worcel: Paintings
Steve Nyktas: Photography
Photography at the Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning: A Decade of Art & Learning
Nell Devitt: Ceramics
Tribute to Kurt Vonnegut: Printmaking
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Fall Show
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Capstone Students: Fall Show
Meg Lagodzki: Paintings
Randy Long: Drawings
Mark Warpenburg: Sculpture
Linda Sievers: Paintings
Ivy Tech Youth Artist: Sydney Foreman
Koji Shibazaki & Jiangmei Wu: Folded Paper Lighting Installations
Aaron Higgins: Digital Media
Ellen Starr Lyon: Paintings
Clarissa Oehmich: Paintings
Local Clay Potters’ Guild: 20 Years and Still Indulging
Bloomington Photography Club Highlights: The Top Twelve
Brian Krecik: Hidden In Plain Sight
HM Thompson: Syntax
Bloomington Photography Club: 2017 Annual Summer Juried Exhibit
Alora Arnold: Photography
Josh Williams: Photography
James Campbell: Sculpture
Joseph Kameen: Paintings & Drawings
Quilters Without Borders: Textiles
Deidre Bush: Paintings
David Ondrik: Genesis
Indiana University Jewelry & Metalsmithing Seminar: Lineage as Legacy
Indy Art Werkz: Waldron Off the Square
Becky Holtzman: Threshold
Elizabeth Busey: The World In Clouds
Marcy Neiditz: Recent Works
Charity Heggestad: Art Into Poetry
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students & Associate of Fine Arts Capstone Students: Spring Shows
Brian Talbert: Recent Graphite & Colored Pencil Drawings
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2017
Walter Hamilton: Paintings
Linda Tien: Contemporary Jewelry
National Society of Arts & Letters: 2017 Visual Arts Competition Highlights
Seth Headdy: Painting
National Society of Arts & Letters: 2017 Visual Arts Competition for Emerging Artists
Sagan Newham: Wrapped Paintings
Brianne Harness: Harnessing the Holy
Dawn Adams: Painting
Doug Paul Case: Motion & Draping Studies
67th Street Printmakers: Prints & Mixed Media
Pamela Keech: Dresses
Steve Nyktas: A Burnt Marshmallow Dropped In the Dirt
Jay Garst, Amanda Thompson & Amy Fender: Grounding
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Fall Show
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Capstone Students: Fall Show
Charlotte Hess: Community
Indiana Glass Guild: New Glass
Mary Kramer: Invisible Lines
Matt Brookshire: Into the Trees
23rd Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Exhibit: Adornment objects
Don Geyra: Painting
Jennifer Herrold: Painting
Glenn Yang: Paintings
Casey Muyskens-Toth: Ceramics
Alex Rusch: Photography
Dick Gaynor: Photography
Bloomington Photography Club: 2016 Annual Juried Exhibit
Sarah Guilford: Mixed Media
Indiana Limestone Symposium 20th Anniversary: Sculpture
Dan Allen: Recent Works
Tony Meyer: The Fine Line Between Painting & Drawing
Jim Grabski: Asian & Equine Watercolor Impressions
Signature Members of the Bloomington Watercolor Society: Experimental & Traditional Watercolors
Susan Shorter: Real & Imagined
Juliet Shapiro: Shapes of Connection
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break Photo Essay: Guatemala
Allison Horner: Pulse
Katrina Valuyeva: Wearable Objects & Miniature Sculptures
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students & Associate of Fine Arts Degree Capstone Students: Spring Shows
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2016
Heather Gwinn: Beyond Repair
Edward Bernstein: Angels, Ghosts & Inconvenient Events
Michael Van Vooren: Chasing the Line
Maureen Forman: Back & Forth
Carolyn Markey: Intuitive Abstraction
National Society of Arts and Letters: 2016 Visual Arts Competition for Emerging Artists
Lawler, Matt, “2-4-5 Trioxin”—oil on canvas; Garrison, Kathleen, “Peridot”—found objects
Ankey, Rachel, “Self-Portrait: Pressure”—photograph.
Lu Bai, Vicky, “Self-Portrait”, detail—photograph; Wright, Autumn, “Bamboo Forest”—photograph on kozo paper
Cardenas, Phil, “Late to the Party”—oil on canvas.
Brunner, Sloan, “Chins”—graphite; Bennett, Emily, “A Safe Place”—steel frame with woven textiles
Ahn, Dohgyoung, “The Two, 1”—oil on clayboard; Hall, Lindsay, “Pink & Gold Sack”—mixed media.
Dale Gardner: White Snow, Black Ink
“White Snow, Black Ink #10”; “NC Tree”—screenprints.
Zach Kowalczyk: The New Food and Other Images
“Peas”; “Spam”; “Cranberry Sauce”—photographs.
James Campbell: Material Changes
Rhiannon Connor: Recent Watercolors
Allison Ford: Forest & Earth
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Centennial Celebration: 100 Years of Community History
Friends of Art Bookshop: The Gift of Art
Kristy Hughes: Seeing Is
“Take Care”, detail; “Impetus”, detail; “Watching Glass”, detail—mixed media.
Phyllis Westfall: A Passion for Painting
“Creek at Waycross”; “Healthy Choices”, detail; “Early Spring Bouquet”—oil on canvas.
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Fall 2015 Show
Phillips, Meghan, “Contemplation”, detail—oil on canvas; Clark, Teylor, “Freybug”—oil clay & wire
Chang, Hoi Young, “Hand”—graphite.
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Degree Students: Fall 2015 Capstone Show
Liechti-Hawkins, Mika, “Harbor View”, detail—nylon fabric. Hayes, Jess, “Character with Swords”—graphite & ink
“Lavellan”—ink; “Profile Portrait”, detail—graphite.
Abby Gitlitz: Water Lines – Hurricane Katrina 10 Years After
“Stu & Cathy”—blown glass; “Biker Chick”—blown glass & metal studs; “Gator”—blown glass, hand-forged iron, brass.
Gary Mills: A Sense of Place
“Wangchai, Hong Kong”; “Coral Bay”—photographs.
David Gieske: Art Within—Excavated Books
“Rubens Excavated”; gallery view; “Titian Excavated”; “Picasso Excavated”—altered books.
Frank Walker: Nonsense & Sense
“The Passing of the Long Ship”, detail; “Wave #8”, detail; “Grandpa Thackery”, detail—acrylic.
Lotus Education & Arts Foundation: Seeing Red: World Textiles
Exhibit collectors and textile experts: Gail Hale, Suzanne Halvorson, Joan Hart, William Itter, Barbara Livesey, Harold Mailand, George Malacinski, and Sarah Noggle. Sponsored by Cornerstone Information Systems, Inc. Presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, the Brown County Community Foundation, and the Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning.
Flinders & Gilliatt: Lynn & Lynne
Flinders, Lynn, “Memories”, detail—oil on canvas; Gilliatt, Lynne, “Virgin Gorda Cigar”, detail—pastel.
Sharlyn Cheeseman: GODDESS—Images of Healing & Compassion
“Red Cedars", detail—oil on canvas;"Red Willow", detail—oil on canvas.
Emilio Maldonado: Hyberbolic-Semiotics Under Third World Standards
“Peaceful World”—mixed media; “Look”, detail—installation; “Food Network”—mixed media.
Thomas Duffy: Man & Nature
“Ready to Fish”, detail—photograph; “Pier at Sunset”, detail—photograph.
Trudy Calvert: Reflections on Nature
“Mr. Rainbow”, detail—acrylic; “Emperor Greeting”, detail—acrylic.
Francie Agostino: Landscapes Home & Abroad
“Pond with Lilies and Cattails”, detail—oil on canvas; “Flowering Tree with Iris”, detail—oil on canvas.
Holmes & Weaver
Natasha Holmes, “Interaction Paper 1”, detail—photograph; Christina Weaver, “Neon Gullet”, detail—oil on panel.
“Blackbirds at Sunset”, detail—mixed media.
“Harmony”, detail; “Mandala #84”, detail; “Intersection”, detail—mixed media.
Dale Enochs: Rock, Paper, Metal
“Heart of the Matter”—anodized aluminum; “21st Century Dance Cards”, detail—wood cut print
“Karmic Tools”, detail—wood cut print; “Dance of the Corn Queen”, detail—wood cut print; “Heart of the Matter”—relief print.
Kimberly LaVonne Luther: In Parts
“Self-Portrait: These Pieces I Gift You”—ceramics; “On the Parts of the Brain”—ceramics.detail
Ivy Tech Student Productions: The Dramaturgy of Eurydice
Callie Rekas as Big Stone; Chelsea Jean Sherman as Eurydice; Taran Snodgrass as Orpheus--Photographs by Lisa Walker
“Optik Art Rush”, detail—acrylic; “Dual Aeroforce Waves”, detail—acrylic
Leanne Ellis and Izabela Kowalewska
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break Photo Essay
Mark Beebe: Sacred Tremors
Claire Swallow: Murmations
“Murmuration 3”, detail—mixed media; “Murmuration 9A”, detail—mixed media; “Murmuration 8A”, detail—mixed media.
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Degree Students: Spring 2015 Capstone Show
Deatrick, Elliott, “Reminisce”—pen & ink; Phillips, Megan, “Master Study: Albrecht Durer”—charcoal; Joo Ohk Kim, “Silla Dynasty Headdress”—mixed media; Witsken, Croix, “Torso”—acrylic on canvas. Im, Seoungheui, “Caravaggio Master Study”—graphite; Lucas, Kellen, “Shining Flower”, detail—mixed media; Ezukama, Biafra, “Lucid”—detail, mixed media; Karr, Rik, “Elongated Mama”, detail—ink wash; Alexander, Brandon, “Lotus”—acrylic on wood panel.
Youth Art Month, featuring work by Monroe County Community School Corporation students
Images from Youth Art Month 2014: Anne Kugler, “A La Kandinsky”—tempera
Lucas Adams, “Zoe”—photograph; Maddie Newquist, “Bird Boy”—digital illustration.
“The Hunting Party”, detail—oil on panel.
Monroe County Community School Corporation
Images from Youth Art Month 2014: Ben Dawson, “Hinged Abstract Box”—stained glass
Kaylee Walker, “The Beach”—oil on canvas; Auraang Jain, “Apple From India”—photograph.
Images from Youth Art Month 2014: Olivia Pfingston, “Book Sculpture”—mixed media
Erin Barker, “Blueberry”—photograph; Savvanah Burch, “Reflection”—watercolor.
National Society of Arts and Letters:
2015 Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition of Emerging Artists
Izzy Jarvis “Scout”—woodcut on paper; Kaitlin Dodds, “Insufficient Specimen”—oil on canvas
Kimberly LaVonne Luther,“Sitting”—ceramic.
Hoang Nguyen Minh, “Untitled”—photograph; Mi Lin, “Untitled”—acrylic on canvas.
Vanoskaya, Ekaterina, “Today Records Fell”—oil on canvas; Jaggers, Benjamin, “Dismemberment of Self”—sculpture
Colcord, Tom, “Leaf House”—oil on canvas.
Daniel Lager: Inspiration On Glass
“Scenic Way”; “Northern Light”; “Summer Solstice”—acrylic painted on glass.
IU Printmaking Students: Printmaking & Mixed Media
Izzy Jarvis, "Emergence", woodblock print; Raphael Cornford, "C# Minor", digital lithograph
Jody Mitchell, "The Weakling", lithograph; Jason Wonnell, "The Outer Plains of Discordia", detail, silkscreen.
IU Neuro-Imaging Group: Microscope Photography
Alex Straiker, "Neurons Etc"; Natalia Murataeva, "HCN", detail; Jim Wager, "Sea O Glia 1", detail, microscopy photography.
Lance Pruitt: Sculpture & Installations
"Cowboys & Indians"; "Losing Your Head"; "Trying to Capture Light". mixed media.
Ben Pines: Paintings
"Golden Crown"; "Caught in the Rain"; "Half Way Up", detail, oil on canvas.
Bert Gilbert: Castings
"Bound", cast iron; "Twenty-Two", cast iron; "Broken", cast iron; "Not Dead", cast iron, titanium, steel & limestone.
Thomas Norpell: Portraits of Places—Architectural Sculpture
"Palace Theatre"; "Sherlock Holmes Pub"; "Tuscan Balcony", mixed media.
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Fall Show
Rebecca Cady, "Still Life with Vase", detail: charcoal & conte crayon; Erin Zanger, "Chickadee", graphite
Tillman Reyes, "Electric Diet", charcoal
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Capstone Show
Tillman Reyes, “Study of Reds”—acrylic; Elizabeth Austin, “Oscar”—plaster; Josh Westerfield, “Still Life with Tiny Guys”—pencil & charcoal; Tillman Reyes, “Electric Diet”—charcoal.
Dorothy Graden: Archaic Magic
“Guardians”—mixed media; “Nine Dimension”—India ink; “Anticipation”, detail—mixed media.
Aric Verrastro & Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro: newNormal
Aric Verrastro, “G.E.M.”—canvas, polyfill, thread & paint; Verrastro Pontillo, “Completing the Set III”—Burmese rosewood, silver, 14K gold & acrylics; Aric Verrastro, “G.E.M. 6”—canvas, polyfill, thread & paint
Kelly Jordan: Even Returns/Minimum Distance
"i”; “Ancient Mind”; “II”—acrylic on panel.
Mark Kidd: Recent Works
“Nola”, detail; “Fast Food”, detail; “Rooms”, detail; “Suspension”, detail—photography.
Marla Roddy: Internal Manifestations
“Internal Manifestations 2014”, detail; “Internal Manifestations 2011”, detail—sculpture
Lotus World Music & Arts Festival 2014:
Color + Movement—The Making of Lotus Visual Art
Exhibit presented in partnership with the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, the Center for Lifelong Learning, and the Bloomington Lifelong Learning Coalition. Sponsored by CFC, Inc. Art created by various Lotus artists & volunteers—nylon & silk. Exhibit curated by Gail Hale, Keith Romaine, & Susan Sammis.
Brandon Gunn & Ellie Honl: Dwellings
Ellie Honl, “In Denial”, detail—screenprint, acrylic, thread & wood; Brandon Gunn, “Untitled”, detail—woodcut
Ellie Honl, “Head in the Sand”, detail—screenprint, intaglio & collagraph; Brandon Gunn, “Suspended Observations I”, detail—mixed media.
Robert Price: Indiana and Beyond
“Vancouver Island III”; “Camelback Mountain Tree”—photographs.
Lisa Wicka: Spaces Between
“Adjust VIII”, detail—etching & relief; “Adjust VII”, detail—etching & relief; “Structure V”, detail—mixed media.
James Lax: Celebrating the Sacred In Stone
“Big Flower”—limestone; “Nautilus I”—limestone & steel; “Sun Scarab”—limestone.
Joshua McNolty & Benjamin Timpson: Playful Minds, Devious Hands
Benjamin Timpson, “Morning Star”—intaglio; Benjamin Timpson, “Human Nature”—mixed media
Joshua McNolty, “Joker”—mixed media; Benjamin Timpson, “Confused”—mixed media
Joshua McNolty, “Night and Day (God Loves Ugly)”, detail—mixed media artist book.
K.D. Self: Land & Sea
“Burano 1”—photograph; “Tuscany 1”—photograph..
Wyatt LeGrand: Perception
“Perception 4”, detail, oil on canvas; “Perception 7”, detail, oil on canvas; “Perception 8”, detail, oil on canvas.
Kendall Reeves & James Haverstock: Old Car City—Images from the Hood
Kendall Reeves, “Chrysler”, detail, photograph; James Haverstock, “Hood Ornament”, detail, photograph.
Perry Olds: Grids
“Gingko Leaves”; “Purple Bricks”; “Limes”, photographs.
Karen Holtzclaw: Portraits
“Faith”; “Neighbor”; “Helen”; “Student”, oil on canvas.
Indiana Limestone Symposium: From Under Our Feet
Delaine Goebel-Gerstbauer, , "Floral", detail, limestone; Calvin Babich, "Sambuca", limestone
Michael Van Vooren, "Floral", limestone.
Amy Brier, "Prague", limestone & loose sand; Dale Enochs, "Untitled", limestone & steel
Delaine Goebel-Gerstbauer, "Greenman", detail, limestone
Carmel Montoya: Awaken
"Lost Messages", paper & wood; "Steps to Follow", gelatin print on paper; "I Cut My Bridges?", paper, linen, & thread.
Anya Pany: Visual Story-Telling
"Bogatyr", detail, digital illustration; "Ryba-Kit", digital illustration; "Bunyan", detail, digital illustration.
Local Clay Potters' Guild: Showing Off!
Adam Egenolf, " Crystalline Vase", porcelain, 2012; Marcy Neiditz,, "Bio-Morph with Two Tails", ceramics, 2009
Larry Spears, "Spiked Tea", stoneware, wood & wire, 2012.
Gitlitz & Gitlitz: Feeling Foodish
Deborah Gitlitz, "Puzzleberries", photograph, 2006; Abby Gitlitz, "Cake Stand Monster", glass & brass, 2013.
Nakima Ollin: Recent Works
" Untitled", detail --oil on panel; "Life Boat", detail--oil on panel; "Untitled", oil on panel.
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break: Photo Essay 2014
Staff photographs by Chelsea Rood-Emmick, Executive Director of the Ivy Tech Center for Civic Engagement, 2013.
Indiana University Fine Arts Faculty: Computer-Aided Design & 3D Printing Exhibition
Martha Macleish, "Winter Camping", laminated polyvinyl chloride & acrylic plastic, 2012; Margaret Dolinsky, "Hard Wired", wire, wood, embedded, voice-activated electronics, 2013; Andrew Hanson, "Calabi-Yau Manifold: Visual Description", gypsum powder & dyes, 2013
Ryan Logan: Plodding, Not Plotting
"#26 of 111"; "#8 of 11"; "#46 of 111", mixed media, 2011.
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students
Hong Nhung Nguyen, "Green Radial Design", detail gouache & ink, 2013; Nor Liell, "Owl" detail taskboard, 2013
Jeff Grounds, "Hand", detail graphite, 2013.
Ivy Tech Associate of Fine Arts Degree Students:
Capstone Show 2014
April Middleton, "Bird", limestone, 2013; April Middleton, "Organic Design", cut paper, 2012
Robert Soper, "Wisdom", mixed media, 2013; Robert Soper, "Still-Life with Lamp", detail charcoal & white chalk.
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2014
Sarah Whitmer , "Sunset Silhouette", tempera paint, 2013; Thomas Thayer, "Super Doodle", detail, marker & ink, 2013
Min Jee Park, "Summer Scene", detail, scratchboard, 2013.
Cailey Doering, "Hair Expressions", photograph, 2013; Nicholas Baudouin, "High Desert", detail, oil pastel, 2013.
Bailey Tichenor, "Venetian Wall", oil on canvas, 2013; Emma Barnett, "Orchid Spray", graphite, 2013
Emma St. John, "Sunglasses", detail, photograph, 2013.
Lucia Bennett: Recent Works
"Untitled #303"; "Untitled #302"; "Untitled #301", painted wood wall sculptures, 2013.
"Sprint", granite & limestone;"Pavilion Morton gneiss & limestone.
James Hubbard: Etchings & Linocuts, 2009-2013
"Night Skier"; "Buddha's Dream: A Free Tibet", "Cache la Poudre", detail: etchings.
Leah Miller-Freeman: Acted Upon, Acting Upon
"Stuck", detail; "By Way of Rigamarole", detail; "Push Me/Pull Me", detail: oil on linen.
Anthony Meyer: A Classification Problem Wherein the Categories Are Hues
"Midnight at Kirkwood & Indiana", detail watercolor & ink; "War Hero", detail, watercolor
"An Evening in Late Spring", detail, watercolor & ink.
National Society of Arts and Letters: 2014 Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition of Emerging Artists
Indiana artists aged 18-29 compete for a $1,000 Best in Show prize awarded annually by the Bloomington Chapter of the NSAL. This local group has given away over half a million dollars to support budding careers invisual arts, dance, drama, literature, music, and musical theatre since 1966.
Alicia Harstock, "Self-Portrait as Summer Girl", pastel on board; Seth Daulton, "Excavation", charcoal on paper
Megan Posas, "Portrait of a Pin Cushion", oil on canvas.
Sean Hurley, "Doorway", etching with aquatint; Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro, "Bubble Gum Brooch", copper, enamel, sterling silver & steel
Paige Mostowy,"2 Channel Audio Installation", mixed media; Zach Koch, "Flashback", oil on panel.
Janelle Beasley: Comfort Zone
"This is No Place to Read", paper collage & sugar;"Sweet Nothing", inkjet print; "Comfort Zone", book pages.
Lucas Adams & Bailey Tichenor: Northern Exposur
Lucas Adams , "Barn and Its Cabinet", photograph; Bailey Tichenor, "Phlox", oil on canvas
Lucas Adams, "Lone Tree", photograph.
Keegan Adams & Adam Rake: Recent Works
Keegan Adams, "Buffalo Woman", color intaglio; Adam Rake, "Civilizations Come in Waves" , lithograph
color intaglio; Adam Rake, "Charlie", intaglio.
Jackson Moore: The Painted Stitch
"Beaver Tree III", oil on panel; "Backyard", charcoal, chalk pastel & colored pencil; "Beaver Tree I", oil on panel.
Robert Price: American Travels
"Ausable River, Wilmington, NY?", photograph; "The Ascension of Camelback Mountain", photograph.
Ivy Tech Student Productions: "No Exit" Dramaturgy
Lily Walls, "Garcin", costume sketch; Lisa Walker, "Estelle & Garcin", rehearsal photograph
Lily Walls, "Estelle", costume sketch; Lisa Walker, "Lighting design by Rhiannon Miller, rehearsal photograph.
"Torus"; "Crystalline New Night"; "Durian, Durian", acid free recycled paper, wire, LEDs.
"Wings Over Eiffel--Paris"; "Tanker Guards Rhine--Germany"; "Nuremberg After Allied Bombing--Germany"
"Check On Your Love Life--Gob & Girl In NYC", photographs.
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Fall Show
"A Woman's Power", detail. charcoal, Vickie Williams; "Romance", ceramics, Jake Laudenbarger
"Theory of an Organic Daydream", ink, April Middleton.
"Wonderlust", detail, acrylic; "Mermaid", detail, acrylic;"Through Fire and Rain", detail, acrylic
"Old Man and the Sea", detail, graphite & colored pencil on blue paper.
Nathan Hunter & Vincent Edwards: The Art of Function
Nathan Hunter, "Bubble Server Media Console"; Vincent Edwards, "Eye Cabinet".
CRUSH II: Contemporary Jewelry Invitational
"Red Float Brooch"; "Sensation II Series"; "Unbridled Royalty".
Kelly Novak: The Object Must Be Destroyed
"Module Necklace"; "Earrings"; "Green Ring"; "Green Brooch", bicycle parts and silver findings.
Indianapolis Area Artists: Paths & Patterns
Hauger, MN,"The Walk Home"; Jody Bruns, "Mimi"; James Hubbard, "Poudre River"
Anna Velez, "Concentric", prints & stitched paper.
Vincent Desjardins: Recent Works
"Stars"; "Spring in the Woods"; "Cats and Dogs", digital illustrations.
Lotus Education & Arts Foundation presents: WORLD BLUES SHADES OF INDIGO
Hand-Created Indigo Textiles from Around the World
The deep blue dyes of the indigo plant have been loved throughout human history. See textiles from China, Italy, Japan, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Sumatra, Peru, Germany, Iran, Guatemala and North America.
Indigo textiles exhibit made possible by the generosity of private textile collectors from Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Nashville, IN.
Color and light abound as you wander Indiana with plein air specialists Boswell and Shortt.
"Pine Tree Dance II", detail, Shortt; "First to Fall", detail, Boswell; "Twilight Stream", detail, Shortt; "Swift Autumn", detail, Boswell, pastel.
Palmer & Stahlman: South Africa Through a Coloured Lens
IU anthropologists channel the creative energy of mixed-race teens in post-Apartheid South Africa.
"Boy on Bike", detail; "My Family Picture", detail; "Bride", detail, photographs.
Photos in Black and White: Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid in South Africa
Monty Helm: The Gothic Series
Painter Monty Helm celebrates the beauty and self-expressive creativity of young Goth women.
"Bethany", detail; "Amanda with Hydrangeas", detail; "Pzycho Noir", detail, oil on canvas.
Indiana Artisans: Collective Works
Indiana Artisans are a select group founded to foster entrepreneurial arts growth in the Hoosier state.
"Ambush", detail, Rena Brouwer, watercolor; "Limbs Reaching?", detail, Patricia Rhoden, oil on canvas
"Audobon's Phoebe", detail, Carrie Wild, watercolor.
Sandy Hill: Quixotic Little Quilts
Bloomington artist Sandy Hill takes an exuberant, no-holds-barred approach to quilting.
"Currents", detail;"Woman In the Wind", detail, 100% cotton.
Mark L. Kidd: Long-Term Parking
The puns are as sharp as the focus when Kidd takes a look at what's hanging out in our bucolic landscapes.
"Royalty"; "Cable Company", detail, photography.
Joyce K. Jensen
Jensen's vivid colors and brilliant reflections create a sparkling world full of highlights and reflections.
Mirek based these sculptures on the primal organic molecular forms revealed by electron microscopes.
For additional information, please visit here.
Blind artist Annie Young shows paintings that incorporate touch and texture, as well as form and color.
"Sweet Honey"; "Faith", detail; "Confetti Susan" acrylic paint, textured mediums, and collage.
For additional information about Annie Young, visit
Annie's gallery: www.mnartists.org/work.do?rid=316545&pageIndex=1
To see Annie in action, here is a local news segment about her.
Bloomington artist Katie Vernon illustrates for Ikea, The Land of Nod, Chronicle Books and other clients.
Drew Etienne: Order, Chaos, and the Cosmos
Etienne features landscapes of vast distances with references to science fiction and 1960's Op-Art.
"Surrendering to an Indigenous Invasion", detail; "Cyberspace" detail
"Cold Future", detail: acrylic, ink, and pencil on canvas or panel.
Payson McNett: Automating Instinct
McNett explores our modern world as a state of being part-nature, part-machine.
"Clouds and Fields 3", detail;"Intersection 1"; "Building Clouds", detail: graphite and black pastel on paper.
James Lax: Recent Carvings
Celebrate Limestone Month this June with a visit to see Lax's richly ornate, historically-inspired pieces.
"Rosette 7"; "Rosette 6"; "Rosette 16", carved limestone.
Colette Ross-Boggan: Experiences
Ross-Boggan may spark memories of your own childhood with her intricate and lovingly detailed works.
"Grandma and Grandpa"; "Making Tea Cakes with Grandma", detail;"Grandma's House II?", detail: mixed media collage.
Devin Balara: Tedium
Suburban sameness and domestic detritus are explored on many levels by sculptor Devin Balara.
"Old Faithful"; "Domestic Sediment", detail; "Timidity"; "Floridian Snowflake"s, detail: sculpture.
Lynn Retson: Road Trip
Retson renders dramatic Midwestern landscapes in black pastel and graphite.
"Clouds and Fields 3", detail; "Intersection 1"; "Building Clouds", detail: graphite and black pastel on paper.
Rowena Comrie: Tiny Diamonds in the Cosmic Sands
Colorist painter Rowena Comrie visits from Glasgow, Scotland. She presents art made in the UK & Indiana.
"Glasgow Colors", detail; "Flip Flow"; "Slide": oil on canvas.
Ruth Kelly: Portraits
Kelly's informal portraits capture slice-of-life moments and a variety of personalities.
"Smoke Break"; "Woman Reading to Children"; "Young Women, North Amsterdam": photographs.
Stefan Petranek: It Came From Within
Herron School of Art and Design professor Stefan Petranek explores DNA as life's underlying structure.
"X-ome #3"; "What I Must Wear Now", detail; "Twelve Exact Differences", photographs.
Thomas Harris: Vessels vs Vassals--Modern Takes on Function and Fantasy
Bloomington ceramicist Thomas Harris mixes sophisticated pottery with quirky figurines.
"Chicken Gargoyle"; "Paisley Vase with Donut"; "Grim Reaper Gnome"; "Paisley Skirted Vase" ceramics.
Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Spring Semester 2013
Ivy Tech Fine Arts students display a semester's worth of 2-D and 3-D art projects.
April Middleton, "Cut Paper", detail; Richard Burke, "Sea with Sunset", detail, oil on canvas
Jonathan Matthos, "Self-Portrait", charcoal and white conte crayon; Maryanne Widau, "Woods and Creek", oil on canvas, Fall Semester, 2012.
Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break 2013: In Words and Pictures
Photos by Chelsea Rood-Emick, Director of Civic Engagement, Ivy Tech-Bloomington, 2012.
Monroe County Community School Corporation: Youth Art Month 2013
Left to right: Alwyn Mouton, "Umbrella", photograph, 2013; Sarah Snoddy, "Untitled", photograph, 2013; Holly Colvin Clark, "Untitled", detail, photograph, 2012.
Left to right: Hannah Brown, "Parrot", oil on canvas, 2013; Laura White, "Untitled", photograph, 2011; Hannah Brown, "Sea Turtle", oil on canvas, 2013.
Left to right: Vasundhara Singh, "Untitled", photograph, 2013; Dathan Schmidt, "Vase", ceramics, 2012; Bethany Lumsdaine, "Portrait", acrylic, 2013.
Daren Redman: Abstract Statements: Contemporary Art Quilts
Ms. Redman makes hand-dyed, free-form fabric pieces inspired by the colors of Brown County and beyond. To hear her in-depth gallery talk, or take a class with her in fabric dyeing, see below.
Gallery Talk and Textile Dyeing Classes by Daren Pitts Redman at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
Jeremy Sweet: Cut Away
Californian Jeremy Sweet creates wood panel pieces with free-form edges expertly using a wide range of mixed media. He cites foreign film, surfing, skateboarding, and fatherhood among his many influences.
"Sailor 3", mixed media; "Girl 2", mixed media; "Sailor 1", mixed media; "Snakeskull", mixed media.
Kelly Franke: Mary Ellen
Lose yourself in the velvety blacks and seemingly endless textures of Kelly Franke's eleven-foot high charcoal drawings--her meditations on the imagined depths of an individual's psychological distress.
"Sketch 5", digital sketch; "Mary Ellen: Panel 1 of 5", charcoal; "Sketch 3", digital sketch
Ben Pines: Portraits
Well-remembered for his 2012 Miller Gallery show of striking larger-than-life-sized group portraits, Ben Pines brings his focus back to the individual in this new set of quiet studies.
"Small 9", oil on canvas; "Medium 4", detail, oil on canvas; "Portrait 3", oil on canvas.
Susan Forney: Restless Mind
Dedicated to the process of "creative aging" and self-reinvention, Susan Forney had only been painting for four months before a friend encouraged her to apply for this show--an inspiring and dramatic debut.
"Hot Zen", acrylic on canvas; "All In A Dream", acrylic on canvas; "Marrakesh Express", acrylic on canvas.
National Society of Arts and Letters: 2013 Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition of Emerging Artists
Indiana artists aged 18-29 compete for a $1,000 Best in Show prize awarded annually by the Bloomington Chapter of the NSAL. This local group has given away over half a million dollars to support budding careers in visual arts, dance, drama, literature, music, and musical theatre since 1966.
Top row: Aidan Schapera, "Untitled", oil; Mark Totte, "The Disconnection", detail, mixed media; Drew Etienne, "Happening Upon Debris from the Final Conflict of a (Mostly) Reasonable Species", acrylic; Christina Weaver, "Bridal Salon", oil.
Bottom row: Rebecca Buening, "Wallpaper Stains", oil; Keegan Miles Adams, "Spirit Path", printmaking; Heather Lovett, "Garret Tedrow", photograph.
Becca Jones: Windowscapes
Sprawling mixed media pieces by Becca Jones combine printmaking, drawing and collage. Also in this series are tiny copper line etchings made with traditional intaglio techniques.
"Windowscape 4", mixed media; "Window Bed", mixed media; "Windowscape 3", detail, mixed media.
Karen Holtzclaw: Tropical Beauties
Popular figure painter Karen Holtzclaw returns to our galleries with a show full of sumptuous florals.