MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Southern Indiana artist paints unique hand-crafted pet portraits There are few gifts more personal than a unique, hand-crafted portrait of your favorite best friend, and Elaine Leidolf-Davis Paintings truly delivers. Leidolf-Davis originally started pursuing art in high school and graduated from Ivy Tech with a degree in graphic design. “I knew I wanted to doContinue reading “MAN’S BEST FRIEND”

BRIGHTENING UP A NEIGHBORHOOD

How local artist Tammy Burke engage the world The NoCo Arts and Cultural District in downtown Jeffersonville – named for its location north of Court Avenue – is a walkable and vibrant neighborhood that showcases the city’s commitment to imaginative revitalization.  Once a neglected area of car lots and auto body shops, the district currentlyContinue reading “BRIGHTENING UP A NEIGHBORHOOD”

MULTI-FACETED ART

Keith Hampton draws inspiration from the Hoosier National Forest Driving deep into Hoosier National Forest, near Taswell in Crawford County, winding up and down rugged backroads where motorists have sometimes lost their way, the visitor comes at last to the home and studio of multifaceted artist Keith Hampton. This 63-acre property, like so much ofContinue reading “MULTI-FACETED ART”

In Awe of Nature: Local Artist Inspired by Landscape of SoIN

Landscape painter Abby Laux can walk to Patoka Lake Reservoir from her home and art studio, located on a wooded country road in Dubois County.  She and her husband, Kerry Lueken, both avid hikers, often do walk around the lake, absorbing the contours of the land, the rock formations and the woods as they changeContinue reading “In Awe of Nature: Local Artist Inspired by Landscape of SoIN”

Cast in Bronze: Lost wax casting used to create original works of art

In a remote, forested area of Orange County, close to the Crawford County line, sculptor David Cox built – mostly by himself – his home, two studios, a gallery and his bronze foundry. This place that he shares with his partner, emerging artist Ann Burns, may not be the easiest place to get to, butContinue reading “Cast in Bronze: Lost wax casting used to create original works of art”