Jessica Schurr is fascinated by religious art and its relationship to the everyday. That’s why she paints Everyday Saints! We’re all bound to find either ourselves or someone we know in these Everyday Saints.
Katie Vernon is an artist/illustrator living in Bloomington, Indiana. She sells prints online and in stores across the globe. Her work has been commissioned by The Land of Nod, Ikea, Chronicle Books, and other local and national businesses and publications. Katie has also been featured on a number of prominent blogs including Design*Sponge. http://www.KatieVernon.com
What’s so cool about Lit Knits? It couldn’t be that the warm winter gear is incredibly fashionable and comes in awesome colors. It also couldn’t be the fact that they’re handmade in Bloomington. It’s probably that each piece is inspired by or named after a literary character or element of some sort. Check some of … More Featured Artist: Lit Knits
Christie Cooper is a 2011 Indiana University graduate with a fine arts degree in ceramics. She lives and works in Bloomington and teaches ceramics classes at the Ivy Tech Waldron Arts Center. Her creatures will be found at Gathering in Bloom on February 22nd!
What’s for dinner? Try Juannita’s Mexican Restaurant! They bring local, authentic, family recipes to Bloomington. The fajitas are delicious! Located on W. Kirkwood.
Rar Rar Press is a Chicago-based letterpress printing outfit. Rebecca Rakstad creates post cards, books, and greeting cards pressed using hand set type. Here are some Valentine’s Day ideas!
Mr. Sogs are uniquely handmade plush creatures. Joelle Medici, the mastermind behind Mr. Sogs, does a ton of custom work, too! Find these creatures and their friends at http://www.etsy.com/shop/MrSogs. Maggie Lil Slugger Kenzie the Platypus Gretchen Oddvark
Sadly Harmless is a product of Sally Harless’ creative mind. She’s a full-time artist working and living in Bloomington, IN but traveling all over the place. She says this about her work: “My drawings are reminiscent of children’s book illustrations and are a mixture of reverie and autobiography. I love simplicity, muted colors and inserting elements of … More Featured Artist: Sadly Harmless
Burger Wednesday! Scholar’s Inn Bakehouse has two locations in Bloomington plus a gourmet cafe. Every Wednesday is Burger Wednesday and all burgers are $3.00. Mondays are Big Salad Mondays and all salads are only $4.50. Visit this Bloomington staple next week for lunch! I recommend the California Burger.
Conduit Press was started in 2009 by Bloomington local Talia Halliday. After having a child, she began working with leather and old books and taking her work to regional and local art shows. Check out some of her work! http://www.facebook.com/conduitpress