Fair to feature regional artists

By Linda DeMar, pottery, deep rectangular dish

     (AAPNW) – The fifth annual “Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair” opens at 10:00 am on Sunday, September 19 in the Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. The ‘Fair’ will be featuring works by 38 artists through 4:00 pm. Free parking  is available in the Wabash Landing parking garage for those attending the fair, including as usual, free admission to all as well as artists will be available to lead discussions about their works.

“Love Your Mother” sculpture by Donna Leuck

    “Art on the Wabash has quickly earned a reputation for showcasing high-caliber artists and art in this area,” said Beverly Shaw, Art on the Wabash committee chair. “The variety of media and artistic interpretations represented will cover the spectrum. And items will range from functional to decorative, whimsical to classical, and every one uniquely creative.”

     Artists from a 15-county area were invited to apply for the fair and were chosen in a juried process by Nathan Boyd Jones, a professional Hoosier artist, who is also an assistant professor of art at Earlham College in Richmond. Those artists selected are: Glass: Sharon Owens, Deb Achgill and Gary Achgill; Gourd: Debby Remsburg; Jewelry: Elizabeth Beeson, Kathryn Bodine, Linda Elmore, Lisa Hopkins, Beth McCord, Evie McCord, and Joanne Kuhn Titolo; Mixed media: Terri Duncan and Sara Vanderkleed;

“Orange Blossom Special” mixed media by Sara Vanderkleed

Painters: Michael Altman, Stacy Bogan, Rebecca Brody, Alice Harpel, Rhonda Mitchell, Craig Whitten, and Andria Workman; Pencil: Tony Jeurissen; Photographers: J. Michael Brooks and Terry Crose; Potters: Lynne Corrigan, Ingrid Craft and Rachael Schatko, Mary Thomas Firestone, Scott Frankenberger, Nancy Grenard, Gail Johnston, Linda LeMar, Diana May, Angi Peterson, and Angela Vinson; Sculptors: Thomas Billeaux and Donna Leuck; and in the Wood medium: Larry Clark and James Harper.

     For more information, call Beverly Shaw at:  765.775.5161 or Tetia Lee, Tippecanoe Arts Federation:  765.423-ARTS (2787).

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