James' mixed media wall sculptures/paintings explore the shifting landscape of thought, memory and expectation through cartographic references, texture and color. Using his background in graphic design, these works allow James to get beyond the constraints of the page and beyond our usual frames of reference. "After all, nature isn't square--it doesn't fit in a window frame."
Michal Ann Carley
Fire, pressure and rhythm coax metal and glass into malleable substances that once transformed are shaped into objects that reflect and seem to emerge from nature. I cut, forge, melt, and weld the materials for them to take their form. This process is at times delicate but with temperatures above 2000 degrees and powerful mechanical blows it can also be aggressively irregular. I create sculptures, jewelry, architectural elements, and utilitarian objects that are all inspired by the organic curvilinear and asymmetric movements of the natural world as well as the primary forces of wind, fire, light, and synthesis.
Diana is a Bloomington resident who shows throughout the region on a regular basis. The Miniature Museum of Indianapolis, the Monroe County History Center, the Ivy Tech Waldron Art Gallery and the windows of the Bloomington Playwrights Project are among the hosts for Diana's exhibitions. email
Adam's work ranges from 2D work including unique portraits, graphic design, prints, sketchings, comic illustrations fantasies to 3D work including kinetic sculpture, Fired Earthenware, bronze memorial/monuments, robotic prototypes, and other various mediums.
“My goal for modeling is to breathe life into clay and bronze. For me, a portrait is more than a likeness; it should capture the spirit and essence of the character. I am confident that I have the means to shape different mediums around me, and by doing so, I can turn anything into visually beautiful artwork or something that serves a good purpose. I do what I do because it feels natural and right for me.”