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Pottery: For More Than Just Display

Jan Arbogast – an Indiana Artisan – picked up pottery as a class in her pursuit for a degree in art education. From that point on, she was in love! Jan said it was like she had “met a part Read more >

Indiana Artisan: Mary Ann Davis, Oils & Acrylics

Mary Ann Davis is an American Impressionist painter, an Indiana Artisan, and as it turns out, my work neighbor. (Her office is just across the street from mine, although we’ve never actually met.) She is also a professional graphic designer. Read more >

Allison Ford Creates Jewelry With A Refreshing Twist

What girl doesn’t want to look cute with her fashion choices? Coming from four years in a sorority, I have experienced girls constantly looking for new things to wear and trade with for the next big event. Looking fashionable, yet Read more >

Festival Season Begins at the Indiana Artisan Marketplace [CONTEST CLOSED]

If you are like me, you love a beautiful fall or summer day at an art fair or festival. Admiring the unique creations from booth to booth and talking with the artists…makes me long for summer even more! Lucky for Read more >

Dorrell Harrison, Barn Mill Plaques

Dorrel Harrison is a true country artist. His work creating hand-crafted barn plaques have earned him some regional and even national attention. Harrison is a retired educator and photographer who moved to Southern Indiana from in New York, where he Read more >

Great Art, Great Price

Indiana’s rural landscape inspires Mishawaka artist Laurie Balla. She grew up in the country surrounded by “cornstalks, woods and wildflowers.” Using watercolor on canvas because of the “infinite possibilities” it provides, she masterfully captures the rich beauty found in nature. Read more >