Ceramics

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

G99-GR

Sculpture

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

121-LEF

Fiber

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

83

Mixed Media

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

116-SRU

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

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

Painting

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

33-NWM

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

The Louisville Artisans Guild is now accepting Jury Applications for 2015.  The deadline for applications is February 21, 2015.

2015 LAG Jury Session Information

 

All artists are encouraged to apply to the new Lousiville Art Affair juried art Show on Mother's Day 2015.  The application deadline is February 20, 2015.

http://louisvilleartaffair.com/

 

Did you know the Holiday Showcase will be at a new location this year?  The reveal for the new location will be on February 2nd.  Check back to this site for more 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

Fowler, Lisa Marie

Glass

Fowler, Lisa Marie

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

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...

Green, Phil & Cindy

Wood

Green, Phil & Cindy

  Wood - Wood kitchen items Kentucky Proud Producer  

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

Morfeld, Beverly

Painting

Morfeld, Beverly

Painting - Painting with watercolor Painting with watercolor is an especially exciting and challenging experience. The fluidity of the medium seemingly lends itself to creativity. Frustra...

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry

Christian, Ellen

Jewelry - Metal and stone jewelry

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...

Schnoll, Marvin

Wood

Schnoll, Marvin

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

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Gedrose, Jackie

Glass

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! ...

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...

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media

Schettler, Jean

Mixed Media - Mixed media painting  

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...

Vincent, Karen

Painting

Vincent, Karen

Painting - Oil painting and acrylic painting Oil on canvas. Acrylics on a variety of mediums. Acrylics on old hand saws with a primitive feel. Artist Statement I have always loved art from a young...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lait, Joy

Jewelry

Lait, Joy

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics

Rohrbacher, Brigitte

Ceramics -Pottery Functional & decorative stoneware

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Morzillo, Jill

Jewelry

Morzillo, Jill

Jewelry - Sterling silver jewelry Each piece of jewelry starts out as a sheet of sterling silver and is transformed into a wearable piece of art by utilizing the processes of metalsmithing: so...

Buehler, Betty

Wood

Buehler, Betty

Wood - Wood carving  This treehouse is done "in the round". It features two posts and four gables. Primarily hand carved out of cottonwood bark, this piece was a work of fancy .Wood speak...

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...

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...

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...

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting

Martinovic, Nevenka W.

Painting - Watercolor Painting, decorated wood hearts, wood supports  

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.

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...

Holsclaw, Kay

Jewelry

Holsclaw, Kay

Jewelry -  Jewelry Combining recycled musical instrument strings with shells, buttons and beads into wearable artArtist Statement Music has influenced many aspects of my life and is what ...

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...

Hoskins, Mary Ann

Jewelry

Hoskins, Mary Ann

Jewelry - Jewelry with semi-prescious stones and beads I am an artist creating jewelry using silversmith techniques to make silver bezels and bails in which to handset stones and cabochons. I ...

Lum, Kathy

Painting

Lum, Kathy

Painting - Watercolors While living in Hong Kong I had the opportunity to take watercolor classes. It didn't take long for me to fall in love with them. I like the challenge because if you kno...