In our new series, we’ll introduce you to the many incredible artists in Indiana. From sculture artists to fire dancers, join us as we profile some our most talented Hoosier neighbors.
After years as a carpenter, Chris Dadds turned to a beloved childhood hobby, developing a unique woodworking niche that has seen his work shipped across the US.
A third-generation guitarist, Kade Puckett has played for over 25 years. In 2013, he became Indiana's Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, winning an O.C. Bear Guitar.
After years playing the guitar, Clint Bear decided to build his own guitar; today, his custom guitars are nationally known for their superior sound and detail.
Since he was four years old, Bill Wolfe knew he wanted to be an artist; today, his stunning, life-size bronze sculptures can be seen throughout the country.
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.
After the housing industry crashed, Nashville artist Chris Trotter took his carpentry skills and transformed them into a career in chainsaw artistry.
Created in 2001, the Indiana Ice Studio was founded by Stephan Koch, a five-time ranked carver at the National Ice Carving Association's National Competition.
For over four decades, Berg Bows has worked to develop the best string bows in the world, guided by scientific research and state-of-the-art technology.
Abby Gitlitz introduces the fifth annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch, a community fundraising effort to raise money for the Bloomington Creative Glass Center.
For 17 years, Abby Gitlitz has brought her unique perspective to the glass art world, evoking imagination and inspiring new glass artists throughout Indiana.