Glass

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

80-JG

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

Jewelry

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

50-AE

Ceramics

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

G99-GR

Wood

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

117-PCG

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

Drawing

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

79

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Painting

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

33-NWM

Welcome to the Guild



 

Information & Entry Form for 2016 LAG Annual Exhibit


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

Read, Charles

Photography

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...

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...

Morgan, Jane

Painting

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 ...

Roman, Bailey

Painting

  From the flat dimensions of drawings and painting to the fanciful landscapes of sculpture, each work lives in its own world and tells its story too! Whether it's Nightmare Flowers cre...

Vincent, Karen

Painting

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...

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...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Drawing

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...

Rankin, Gaylen "Frosty"

Photography

  For the last seven years, I have been on a wonderful and remarkable journey. Honing and perfecting skills that have never even been thought of. I have been on the fringed edge of the ...

Ebendorf, Anne

Jewelry

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...

Aebersold, Julia

Jewelry

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...

Cinnamon, Mary

Mixed Media

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 ...

Crouch, Ashley

Photography

ashleycrouch@yahoo.com http://studentpages.scad.edu/~acrouc20 ...

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...

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

Riley, Dain

Wood

 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 ...

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...

Craik, Mary

Fiber

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...

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...

Horine, Artha Lynn

Mixed Media

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...

Buckner, Mary Ann

Photography

Photography - Equine and still-life photography Equine photography and still-life photography featuring rural subjects, Kentucky horse farm scenes, photographic details of horse racing, horses and ...

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 ...

Snook, Randall

Glass

Glass - Stained glass My inspiration is wide and varied, drawn on nature, cultural/religious/social significance, art heritage, and my own imagination.Artist Statement I was drawn to glass because ...

Stanley, Deborah

Mixed Media

Mixed Media - Polymer Clay (2D & 3D) I create both figurative and abstract panels that are matted, framed and ready to hang. Sizes range from 4x6 to 16x20. My favorite creations are 2D wall art...

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry

Jewelry - Metal and Stone Jewelry

Scheu, Dick

Wood

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...

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...

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...

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...

Klem, Ann

Jewelry

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 ...

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...

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...

Major, Sharon

Jewelry

Jewelry - Frog Hollow Jewelry Silver jewelry by a former science teacher. Her designs are inspired by the natural world and created using the science of metallurgy. Sharon took a metal smithi...

Bangs, Vicki

Sculpture

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...

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 ...

Roberts, Sharon

Jewelry

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...

Lum, Kathy

Jewelry

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...

May-Alyea, Sandra

Jewelry

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...

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...

Cartwright, Donald

Painting

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 ...

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. ...

Carter, Joan

Jewelry

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...

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber

Fiber -  Weaving

Rosati, Judy

Photography

Photography - B & W and digitial photographic prints I use B&W film and some photographs are sepia toned to show warmth before they are hand colored using Marshall Photo Oils, photo tinting...

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...

Kemper-O'Neil, Gloria

Fiber

 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 ...

Parson, John

Wood

  As a wood artist, I feel an obligation to discover and showcase the natural beauty of wood. I prefer to turn what is termed “green wood” from recently felled trees. Most of my work is prod...

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...

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...