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

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

Photography

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

94-JR

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

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Wood

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

117-PCG

Glass

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

80-JG

Welcome to the Guild

If you would like to order the Guild's new denim embroidered shirt, please click on the order form below.

LAG Denim Shirt Order Form  


 

Now showcasing artistry from Guild members from July 23rd - August 21st, 2016 at Gallery Janjobe.

Louisville Artisans Guild 2015 Annual Exhibit 


 Did you know the 2015 Holiday Showcase will be at an exciting and larger new location? 

November 7th & 8th, 2015

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

Mahlbacher, Kim

Fiber

Mahlbacher, Kim

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Buckner, Mary Ann

Photography

Buckner, Mary Ann

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry

George, Diana Emerson

Jewelry - Metal and Stone Jewelry

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...

Levy, Karen Brown

Ceramics

Levy, Karen Brown

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. ...

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.

Miller, Fred

Sculpture

Miller, Fred

sculpture - Metal I do metal sculptures that are strictly art or can be used as "art furniture" or center pieces. Many of the pieces can be used outside or inside. After the work is designed, it is...

Pope, Kelli

Jewelry

Pope, Kelli

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...

Crouch, Ashley

Photography

Crouch, Ashley

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

Lait, Joy

Glass

Lait, Joy

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...

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...

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber - Quilts  

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

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...

Brock, Patricia

Photography

Brock, Patricia

  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...

Modjeski, Peggy

Fiber

Modjeski, Peggy

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

May-Alyea, Sandra

Jewelry

May-Alyea, Sandra

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Clore, Catherine

Wood

Clore, Catherine

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mahlbacher, Kim

Drawing

Mahlbacher, Kim

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...

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...

Hutchison, Candace

Mixed Media

Hutchison, Candace

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...

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...

Hagood, Julie

Ceramics

Hagood, Julie

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...