Fiber

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

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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

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

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

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

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

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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

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...

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...

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.

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Wood

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Wood - Carved and painted horses Brief Overview My sculpture is dramatic and guaranteed to get noticed. Horse lovers can appreciate the correct anatomy, accurate movement and expression of my "Poni...

Bangs, Vicki

Sculpture

Bangs, Vicki

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...

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media - Mixed media painting  

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 ...

Wohlfeld, Tom

Jewelry

Wohlfeld, Tom

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...

Coombs, Lonnie

Wood

Coombs, Lonnie

Wood -  Turned wood bowls from native hardwoods Brief Overview I create Bowl Craft items from green wet logs that were removed as a result of storm damage. I, a native Kentuckian, use the...

Rosati, Judy

Photography

Rosati, Judy

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

BAG44

Fiber

BAG44

Fiber - Handbags / Magnets Handmade bags and magnets: Combining art, fashion, and functionality, BAG44 offers a collection of custom designed handbags and magnets in fabulous colors, patterns and s...

Snook, Randall

Glass

Snook, Randall

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics -Pottery Functional & decorative stoneware

James, Jim

Wood

James, Jim

Wood - Jewelry Boxes Bombe Style Jewelry Box I strive for a good balance of form and funtion in my boxes. I avoid the overly ornate, preferring good lines, pleasing shapes, and interesting jo...

Wright, Larry

Photography

Wright, Larry

Photography - Fine Art Photography First and foremost, I am an artist and fine arts photographer that works exclusively in large and medium film formats to achieve the level of artistic presen...

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...

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...

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...

Schnoll, Marvin

Wood

Schnoll, Marvin

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

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...

Minnery, Phyllis

Jewelry

Minnery, Phyllis

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...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass

Fowler, Lisa Marie

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

Carter, Joan

Glass

Carter, Joan

Glass - Handmade glass beads 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 molten and annea...

Soldo, Franklyn Paul

Painting

Soldo, Franklyn Paul

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...

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...

Frost, Lindsay E.

Sculpture

Frost, Lindsay E.

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...