Ceramics

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

G99-GR

Glass

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

80-JG

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

Painting

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

33-NWM

Photography

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

94-JR

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Jewelry

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

50-AE

Drawing

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

79

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

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

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...

Ullrich, Sharon Robinson

Mixed Media

Ullrich, Sharon Robinson

Mixed Media - POLYMER CLAY  I create One of A Kind (OOAK) babies from polymer clay , cloth, mohair, glass eyes and polypellets . Babies are then dressed accordingly. They range in size fr...

Solano, Marlon Obando

Jewelry

Solano, Marlon Obando

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...

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...

Bizianes, Elizabeth

Painting

Bizianes, Elizabeth

Painting - Oils and charcoal I am Elizabeth Bizianes, an artist. My passion is to paint with oils and draw in charcoals and I have been creating artwork for as long as I can remember. My inspirati...

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...

Horine, Artha Lynn

Mixed Media

Horine, Artha Lynn

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...

Smith, Pamela

Fiber

Smith, Pamela

Fiber -  Pine needle art with mixed media   Uniquely designed woven and hand-sewn pieces ranging from traditional to contemporary styles. Pam Smith was born in Louisville, Kent...

McKinley, Carl

Painting

McKinley, Carl

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...

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry - Metal and Stone Jewelry

Roberts, Geri

Ceramics

Roberts, Geri

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...

Klem, Ann

Glass

Klem, Ann

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...

Carter, Joan

Jewelry

Carter, Joan

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...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass

Fowler, Lisa Marie

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

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...

Gedrose, Jackie

Jewelry

Gedrose, Jackie

Glass - Handmade lampwork glass bead jewelry My love and appreciation of art glass led me to taking my first lampworked glass beadmaking class. Now I play with fire and create my own glass beads! ...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

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...

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...

Dennis, Marlene

Glass

Dennis, Marlene

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...

Davis, Bobbi

Jewelry

Davis, Bobbi

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...

Brown, Paul

Mixed Media

Brown, Paul

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...

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...

Lait, Joy

Glass

Lait, Joy

Glass - Handmade glass ornaments Handcrafted, annealed and tempered glass ornamenets, each unique and individual, which hopefully will become a treasured and favorite piece to its owner. Artist Sta...

Moeller, Joy

Painting

Moeller, Joy

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

Ruffenach, Fred

Glass

Ruffenach, Fred

Glass - Stained Glass made using the traditional lead came method. Fred Ruffenach, who now resides in Crestwood Kentucky is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he had a career in techn...

Baker, Shevvy

Jewelry

Baker, Shevvy

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...

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...

Houweling, Emmy

Painting

Houweling, Emmy

Painting - Primitive folk art painting 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 century ...

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...

Bailey-Burch, Janet

Sculpture

Bailey-Burch, Janet

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

Scheu, Dick

Wood

Scheu, Dick

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...

Freese, Thomas

Jewelry

Freese, Thomas

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...

Ebendorf, Anne

Jewelry

Ebendorf, Anne

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...

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...

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...

Hatzidakis, Dawn

Jewelry

Hatzidakis, Dawn

I am a metalsmith jeweler with a focus on color and patterns. Metalsmithing runs in the family.  I was taught by my Mom, a KY silversmith, so metalsmithing was a natural progression that l...

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture - "Unique Sculpture in Copper & Iron"

Stratford, Deborah

Drawing

Stratford, Deborah

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...

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 ...

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...

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics -Pottery Functional & decorative stoneware

Klem, Ann

Jewelry

Klem, Ann

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 ...

Spencer, Richard A.

Wood

Spencer, Richard A.

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...

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Jewelry

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Jewelry - Handmade lampwork glass beadsArtist Website www.chinabluedesigns.com

Major, Sharon

Jewelry

Major, Sharon

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...

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...

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...