GALLERY WALK
Saturday, September 18th, 2010 - 5pm - 10pm

Enjoy the merchant events/activities, entertainment, culture and shopping of the Carmel Arts and Design District. Guest appearances by international and local artists.

See the list below for more information about the participating galleries
Click here to see what District businesses are involved with the Gallery Walk
Exhibits in the District


Gallery Involvement - Saturday, September 18th, 5pm - 10pm

Art & Soul

1 S. Range Line Road
Featuring paintings by contemporary realist artist Austin Pittman


ArtSplash
(formerly Blue Egg Gallery)
www.carmelartsplash.com
111 W. Main Street, Suite 140
(Exhibit Space)
The ArtSplash Gallery's "Artist of the Month" is Michele Soncini.  Michele finds her creative inspiration in the human figure, and works in a variety of media such as dry point, mezzotint, ink drawing, and mosaic compositions.  The ArtSplash Gallery is currently featuring mosaic works from her ongoing series of historical and mythical women from various cultures around the world. Please see Michelesoncini.com.
For the Gallery Walk, ArtSplash is also featuring new work by several of the artists, with a nod to the approach of the fall season and its profusion of colors. As always, visitors are invited to share light refreshments and a chat with the artists.


Evan Lurie Gallery

www.evanluriegallery.com
30 W. Main Street
Abstract color, train yards, and movie stars will take center stage, or center-wall rather, at the Evan Lurie Gallery on September 18, 2010 when the space opens its first show of the fall entitled “Crossing Paths” featuring Adam Normandin, Daniela Wicki and Ben Freeman. 

Joining the exhibit and debuting in the gallery for his first show is Adam Normandin – an artist who finds beauty in the details of the unobserved.  A graduate of Hofstra University, Normandin’s work is exhibited across the United States and held in many prominent collections.

Ben Freeman returns to the Evan Lurie Gallery with a new collection of work, which, although technically in line with his delicate style of work atop antiqued paperwork, will this time include glamorous male icons of the silver screen in addition to the lovely starlets of yesteryear.

Also with her first appearance on the walls at 30 West Main Street will be Daniela Wicki whose work in the abstract takes on a very distinct energetic tone.  With a style that has been hailed as “exciting and vibrant”, Wicki finds her inspiration in the development of each piece and the work required to see the process through to completion


Eye On Art Gallery
111 W Main St. Suite
Gallery Director: Jerry Points

As you walk through Eye On Art Gallery and see the works selected for exhibit, perhaps you’ll experience something new and touching, something provocative and satisfying, something humorous and whimsical. Featured artists, both established and emerging, demonstrate lofty skills that evoke a personal response.

 


Garvey Simon Art Access
www.garvey-simon-art-access.com
27 E. Main Street
Garvey Simon Art Access is proud to announce its first show of the Fall Season Manic Botanic featuring works by four contemporary artists: David Morrison,
David Morrison, Annette Davidek, Georgia Marsh and Jane Hammond.

David Morrrison is the Associate Professor of Printmaking at Herron School of Art & Design in Indianapolis.  His work has been exhibited at galleries and museums internationally.

Annette Davidek’s organic abstractions are painted on birch panel with multiple glazes of oil paint.  Botanical forms such as petals, flowers, tendrils and fronds are painted repeatedly in an abstract format with jewel-like colors, lending the works a decorative yet very luminous and intricate quality

The work of Jane Hammond has been exhibited at major museums and galleries internationally and can be found in the permanent collections of such institutions as the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago to name but a few.


Magdalena Gallery of Art
www.magdalenagallery.com

Indiana Artists - Internationally Known and Local Favorites
Their  temporary location for the evening will be at the 'Butcher Building', 22 N. Rangeline Rd., Carmel, IN
just one storefront north of the intersection of Main Street and Rangeline Rd. next to 'Serendipity'

Please join us for an exciting presentation of art from Cincinnati artist Charles Emery Ross
during the Carmel Arts & Design District Gallery Walk


Renaissance Fine Art & Design
Kathleen O’Neil Stevens

www.kathleenoneilstevens.com
246 Main St West 
They will be serving Champaign on the gallery walk to further celebrate our move to the Arts&Design district, and Rita Spalding will be doing a painting demo from 6 to 8.

Soori Gallery

www.soorigallery.com
258 Main Street West
Give your loved one beautiful flowers that will last a lifetime from the collection of Boehm porcelain flowers, made of the finest porcelain in the world and available at Soori Gallery. Also browse the vast collection of paintings, bronze and acrylic sculptured works, Lalique crystal sculpture, Nao and lladro porcelain sculptures by leading American and international artists.  During the Gallery Walk, Soori Gallery will be offering 10% off items purchased.  Refreshments and non-alcoholic drinks will be served.

Arts & Design District is pleased to welcome the following local
and regional guest artists to the September Gallery Walk:


Guest Artists:  Ben Johnson and Barbara Zech
111 W. Main Street, Suite 130
Ben Johnson  
His limited edition works of art come from his background in ceramics and his interest in color theory, he uses both of these factors to create patterns in his decorative glass that not only reveal layers within the glass but create a surface texture that is unique to his work. Ben is also the newest artisan to exhibit his work at the ArtSplash gallery. Please see photos of Ben’s work at http://www.contemporarycraft.org/The_Store/Johnson,_Ben.html


Barbara Zech creates contemporary ceramics and large scale handmade paper art: sculpture, assemblage, installation, and wall pieces. She is available for commissions and collaborative work with architects, designers, and businesses. She is affiliated with VSA Arts of Indiana; Indiana University - Herron School of Art; IDADA; National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA); Imani Workshops of Kenya  Professional Research in Japan, Malawi, and Kenya. www.barbarazech.com

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Musical Guests: Brad Hoyt, Students from the Indianapolis Academy of Music and The Tudor Rose Players
Brad Hoyt is a composer, pianist and harp guitarist. Brad graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelors degree in Telecommunications and an associate’s degree in Jazz/Commercial Music. Part of his studies included classical guitar lessons and private piano lessons with renowned jazz pianist Frank Puzzulo.. Recently, Brad has performed and recorded extensively in Europe during a three-year period while living Prague , Czech Republic.
Read more: http://www.myspace.com/bradhoyt
The Indianapolis Academy of Music is the only non-profit string academy in the Central Indiana Region.   Students in the Academy range in age from 3-18.  We teach beginning through advanced levels.   The IAM’s program of study includes pretwinkle classes, private lessons, group classes, monthly recitals, concerts, chamber music, and master classes to inspire and excite students about music www.indianapolisacademyofmusic.org.
               
The Tudor Rose Players
An historically based performance group portraying the nobility of 16th century Scotland and England in the central Indiana region.
 
Next appearance: The Inaugural Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival Sponsored by the Scottish Society of Indianapolis Saturday, October 9th, 9:00am - 5:00pm Location: The Latvian Center  1008 W. 64th Street Indianapolis, IN For more information, go to www.indyscot.org.

District Business Involvement
Saturday, September 18th, 5pm - 10pm

Accent Details
45 W. Main Street
With fall just around the corner, it is the perfect time to clear out your closets and make an appointment at the Accent Details Consignment Shop. While you are there, peruse the exciting new fall fashions that are already on display. There will be a 25% discount on all items during the gallery walk.

Artichoke Designs
10 S. Range Line Rd.
Both locations for Artichoke designs will be filled with beautiful accents for your home. Stop by during the gallery walk from 5:00 until 9:00 and see what lovely things they have in store.

Art and Design District Office
111 W. Main Street, Suite 140
Cheesecake samples will be served at the Art and Design District Office throughout the gallery walk. These fabulous cheesecakes will be provided
by Ma Mere’s Cheesecakes . Ma Mere’s highly values the taste and quality of their products, which is why they never do anything to compromise the taste of their cheesecake. They love to bake and share their cheesecake with others. They bake in a commercial kitchen right here in Carmel. Please see their website www.mamerescheesecakes.com

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Edward Jones
39 W. Main Street
Dawn Fraley of The Great Frame Up will be displaying beautifully framed artwork in the window of the Edward Jones office.

La Mie Emilie
15 W. Main Street
www.lamieemilie.com
Come sample their delicious French apple pie of the month! Order one in advance for the special price of only $12.00!

Mary & Martha’s Exceedingly Chic Boutique
111 W. Main Street, Suite 120
www.maryandmarthas.com
Mary and Martha’s will be having a Joseph Ribkoff trunk show on September 17th from 4-8pm. During the trunk show we will be offering 20% off all in store Ribkoff! If you missed our trunk show, be sure to visit us during the gallery walk! In store Ribkoff will be offered at 20% off for the evening. Hope to see you there!

PillowTalk
23 E. Main Street, Suite 100
www.pillowtalkboutique.com
Stop and see their brand new Blush and Betsy Johnson pieces.

Simply Sweet Shoppe
30 N. Range Line Road
www.30northrangeline.com/index.html
Fall is in the air and what better way to celebrate its arrival than cider slushees from the Simply Sweet Shoppe?

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