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About our Artists

Sure, the Harrison Center for the Arts is a great place to see an exhibition or attend a show. But it’s also a great place for working artists to connect and create. Our studios are always in high demand–partly because they’re great spaces. Also because working here allows artists to get up-close and personal with some of the area’s most interesting and accomplished talents.

Artists

Elizabeth Guipe Hall

Elizabeth Guipe Hall

Indianapolis-based artist Elizabeth Guipe Hall explores a medium she calls encaustic collage, which incorporates the centuries-old technique of applying molten beeswax and pigment to a …

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Elizabeth Nelson

Elizabeth Nelson

Liz Nelson is a painter and an illustrator who works primarily in acrylic and pen. She loves vibrant colors and bold brush strokes and enjoys …

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Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith’s work focuses on color with bold strong color areas that are then overlapped with contrasting color overlays, textures and patterns.  The use of …

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Emma Overman

Emma Overman

Overman works primarily with acrylics to entertain children and nostalgic adults. Her work has been called “innocent yet otherworldly.” While her inspirations are many, Overman …

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Jeannine Allen

Jeannine Allen

Jeannine was born and raised in Maine, and having lived near the ocean, always felt a powerful connection to the sea. Because of this, the …

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Jed Dorsey

Jed Dorsey

“Three reasons I love to paint: 1) it helps me look at the world and see beauty where sometimes I would not otherwise notice it; …

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John(ny) McKee

John(ny) McKee

McKee, a life long Hoosier, grew up in Miami County (Bunker Hill).  He earned his photography degree (BFA) from Herron School of Art in ’97, …

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Josh Rush

Josh Rush

This summer Josh has been painting outside and around Indianapolis mainly by bike. He has been a year-around bike commuter for many years and has …

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Jude Odell

Jude Odell

The unexpected oddness of our lives; the twists, turns, stumbles and rebirths — these occur by chance and circumstance, the subtle marks and scars of …

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Justin Vining

Justin Vining

Justin grew up on a small family farm in Northern Indiana, working the land of three generations of Vinings.  He frequently draws inspiration from rural …

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