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September 14, 2017

 

Inspired by a Bloomington artist, Jordan Minnick began crafting glass at the age of 15.  Today, he's become known across the US for his fantastical creatures.

Jordan Minnick

Inspired by a Bloomington artist, Jordan Minnick began crafting glass at the age of 15. Today, he's become known across the US for his fantastical creatures.

July 27, 2017

 

Ellise Smith's journey as a writer began in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Bloomington, Indiana. She performs her original poem,

IN Words – Ellise Smith

Ellise Smith's journey as a writer began in Detroit, Michigan before moving to Bloomington, Indiana. She performs her original poem, "Where I Belong."

July 13, 2017

 

After receiving a doctorate in plant sciences, Martina Celerin worked as a molecular geneticist at IU before re-discovering here artistic roots in 2002.

Martina Celerin

After receiving a doctorate in plant sciences, Martina Celerin worked as a molecular geneticist at IU before re-discovering here artistic roots in 2002.

May 11, 2017

 

Lapidist Merrill Hinshaw and his wife Janis have spent over 60 years building their business Rock n' Gems into an internationally celebrated gemstone resource.

Rock n’ Gems

Lapidist Merrill Hinshaw and his wife Janis have spent over 60 years building their business Rock n' Gems into an internationally celebrated gemstone resource.

March 30, 2017

 

For character designer, Bob Wolanin, the imagination is more than a fanciful place; it's a livelihood that has led to designs for such productions as Avenue Q.

Bob Wolanin

For character designer, Bob Wolanin, the imagination is more than a fanciful place; it's a livelihood that has led to designs for such productions as Avenue Q.

November 17, 2016

 

After working in high fire ceramics, Christine Davis discovered the world of Raku pottery, a technique that originated in Japan and produces one-of-a-kind art.

Indiana Artisan – Christine Davis

After working in high fire ceramics, Christine Davis discovered the world of Raku pottery, a technique that originated in Japan and produces one-of-a-kind art.

September 22, 2016

 

Indiana Artisan – Chaz Kaiser

After 20 years working as a welder, Batesville resident and Indiana Artisan Chaz Kaiser followed his passion, gaining national recognition for his metal art.

July 14, 2016

 

Working from her Brown County studio, Indiana Artisan Daren Redman designs, hand dyes, and paints her own fabric before creating vivid outdoor installations.

Indiana Artisan – Daren Redman

Working from her Brown County studio, Indiana Artisan Daren Redman designs, hand dyes, and paints her own fabric before creating vivid outdoor installations.

June 9, 2016

 

Indiana Artisan Viki Graber learned willow basket weaving from her father as a child.  Today, she carries on her family's tradition, but with an artistic twist.

Indiana Artisan – Viki Graber

Indiana Artisan Viki Graber learned willow basket weaving from her father as a child. Today, she carries on her family's tradition, but with an artistic twist.

May 12, 2016

 

Donna Weaver, a retired sculptor and engraver for the United States Mint, continues to craft miniature portraits to memorialize history in medals and coins.

Indiana Artisan – Donna Weaver

Donna Weaver, a retired sculptor and engraver for the United States Mint, continues to craft miniature portraits to memorialize history in medals and coins.

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