Our creative collective offers a wide variety of artistic services and coworking opportunities to our members and the Bloomington community. Ask us about our venues and studio rentals, our classes, and community events today!
Handmade jewelry and other beaded items, custom design, and jewelry repair services. I donate a piece of jewelry to orphanages in the Ukraine for every sale
A step-by-step instructed workshop for constructing stylish and unique wood decor projects from raw materials to final product! You will go home with a handmade, by you, piece of home decor!
My artistic goal has been to create images that uplift the spirit and make visual music which sings to the soul. I enjoy every aspect of what ever I am working on. I also enjoy acting as a creative coach for youth and adults and facilitating their process through private classes and group explorations. My art is in private and public collectionsas well as in my Patricia’s Wellness Arts Cafe and By Hand Gallery. “Peace Words”, an open book, hangs in the Indiana University Fine Arts Library as part of their extensive artist books collection. As a Reiki Master Practitioner, Spiritual Healer, Prayer Shaman and Teacher, I see clients by appointment and teach individuals, families and children by arrangement. I use my understandings of Energy Medicine into all that I create through art or spoken word. I am a resource for those seeking to explore more joy, creative mindfulness through play and using tools to support healing intentionally through relaxation, releasing and restoration. I have been working in and exploring this area since the 1970’s.My personal work in this time is to crafting a more peaceful and sustainable world. A long term project whose parts have ebbed and flowed is my work with the non-profit resource Green Dove Network, Inc., the umbrella for Local Food Bloomington and the Indiana Holistic Health Network
I currently work in three different painting styles. Endlessly intrigued with nature, the focus of much of my paintings has been local birds and vegetation. My work is influenced by classes taken with several Chinese artists. The use of the bamboo brush and minimal brush strokes lends itself to the freshness of the subject. I continue to explore the fluidity of watercolor and strive to capture the energy of nature’s ever changing imagery.I also enjoy doing musician gesture drawings. These are done while listening to live performances so that the music influences the lines. I do many sketches in order to accomplish my goal of expressing the most with the least amount of line.Recently I’m returning to abstracts. Using acrylic paint as a medium, I spend a lot of attention mixing the colors while referring to color combinations in nature. Then with careful manipulation, sometimes only using my hands, I allow the paint to pool and flow creating the natural abstractions. Frequently I find some of the most exciting areas to be rather small, so photograph and enlarge the area creating new compositions.Though these three styles appear very different, they are similar in that I am trying to capture the energy of the moment.Commissions are welcomed.
Matthew Gordon Levandoski is a Fine Art Photographer living and working in Bloomington, Indiana, by way of Kelwood, Manitoba, Canada. He is nationally and internationally published in print, web and book form, as well as having been commisioned for musical album liner notes. His aspirations are to always stretch the borders of creativity within his medium and push the limits of ideas. Commisions for private collectors.
Internationally known, Bloomington-based artist Jennifer Garant’s work expresses the exuberance and joy found in a life lived to the fullest.Jennifer’s work has been commissioned by collectors around the world, from public and private organizations to corporations and celebrities, and has been shown and collected by galleries throughout the U.S. and Canada. Her signature chefs have been distributed world-wide on a wide variety of licensed products for the home.
Jessica Thurman is an artist from Bloomington, Indiana who works in oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastels, and especially airbrushing. She works as the in-house airbrush artist for Thurman Body Shop. You can contact her by phone or email (812-876-9070 and firstname.lastname@example.org) for commissions and inquiries. “Capture your imagination in paint.”
Lettuce Paint is a mother/daughter business rich in the old world tradition of detailed, hand painted, custom artwork. The artists have a combined 80 years of experience, and while they specialize in hand painted childrens dÃ©cor, their artistic capabilities are limitless.
I’m a Artist who likes to touch on lots of different media . I achieved a Bachelors of Fine art from Savannah College of Art and Design, and have over Twenty feature films under my belt from working in Hollywood. I generally Love art.Primarily I am a Computer artist, Photoshop, Graphic design , Web Design, Motion Graphics, Editing and Visual Effects.I also Love spending time Painting and experimenting in mixed media and do Fine art Commissions .Please call on me for any Art and Design needs .
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