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

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

Jewelry

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

50-AE

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

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

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

Welcome to the Guild

 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

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. ...

Doane, Donna

Jewelry

Doane, Donna

Jewelry - Sterling silver jewelry with gemstones, stone inlay, overlay, or intarsia pieces  Contemporary jewerly made from tarnish resistant sterling silver. Pieces are sometimes accented...

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...

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...

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber

Young, Maiken Ischiel

Fiber -  Weaving

Rego, Mark

Photography

Rego, Mark

photography - Fine art photography An avid photographer with a passion for outdoor imagery, I enjoy the challenge of truly capturing the essence of my subject, be it a weather worn door or an ...

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...

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...

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! ...

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...

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...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Cartwright, Donald

Painting

Cartwright, Donald

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mathis, Willard

Wood

Mathis, Willard

Wood -  Canes and boxes Carvings of bears, horses, steer, Indians on horseback, and assorted wild animals. (Note: This article was published in The Southwest Reporter newspaper - Winter ...

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...

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.

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture

Wasson, Phil

Sculpture - "Unique Sculpture in Copper & Iron"

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 ...

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...

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...

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

Green, Phil & Cindy

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

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...

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber

Rogers, Barbara

Fiber - Quilts  

Smith, Rheanna

Painting

Smith, Rheanna

Painting - Oil portrait/Mixed Media Oil portrait/Mixed MediaModern and unpretentious oil portraits characterized that are by bright bold color, glittery picture planes, and custom frames t...

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...

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...

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...

Morgan, Jane

Painting

Morgan, Jane

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Brestel, Sylvia

Fiber

Brestel, Sylvia

Fiber - Hand felted, hand dyed, nuno, shibori wearables, wall art, and accessories Unique hand dyed elegant art in hand felted silk and wool in vibrant colors. I create hand felted, hand painted, ...

Kemper-O'Neil, Gloria

Fiber

Kemper-O'Neil, Gloria

 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...