Painting

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

33-NWM

Fiber

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

83

Drawing

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

79

Photography

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

94-JR

Wood

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

117-PCG

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

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

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

Welcome to the Guild

March 9th 6:30 - 8:00 meeting at Bon Air Library- Two discussion Groups
1.ZAPPlication demystified and 2. Images of your work- tips on formatting
 
 
 
Applications for the Nelle Peterson Scholarship are available at www.cflouisville.org
Deadline for application is February 28, 2017 
 
Click above ^ for link to  information and application
Applications due March 1, 2017
 
 


 

 


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

Moeller, Joy

Painting

Painting - Oil painting Floral, still life and landscape paintings.  

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 ...

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry

Jewelry - Metal and Stone Jewelry

Conrad, Julie Moss

Jewelry

I have always loved antiques and unusual found items.  I combined that love with an intense desire to create.  The result is my steampunk jewelry.  Included in my pieces are v...

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...

Pope, Kelli

Jewelry

Jewelry - Unique, handcrafted jewelry Each piece I create is inspired by the hand picked stones and materials I use; wood, gemstones, beach stones, river rocks, bone, horn, sterling silver, br...

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...

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...

Devoe, Edward & Terri

Jewelry

  Nature’s treasures provide us with gemstones, fossils and crystals, which we form and polish for cabochons. A lifelong interest in the natural sciences and an engineering career has lead t...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

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...

Brock, Patricia

Photography

  Photography - Design BlokzTM, giclee, enlargements, notecards My work has transitioned into semi-abstract images with bright colors that stimulate strong feelings: joy, contentment, delight. Wh...

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...

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...

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...

Receveur, Pam

Glass

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.

Roberts, Geri

Ceramics

Ceramics - Stoneware and Raku I do wheel thrown and hand built pottery, both functional and decorative. I have been working in clay for about twelve years. Sometimes I control the clay and other t...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Martin, Paula

Photography

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...

Cleave, Joan Van

Sculpture

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass

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

Jackson, JoAnna

Painting

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...

Powell, Melissa

Mixed Media

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...

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...

Lentz, Roxy

Jewelry

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...

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. ...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

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...

Lait, Joy

Jewelry

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...

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...

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 ...

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

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...

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 ...

Hagood, Julie

Ceramics

I make functional and decorative pottery with the intention of being aesthetically appealing and functionally efficient.  My work is wheel-thrown and hand built stoneware, twice fired, the fina...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...