Art Club News
New rotation of 'The Art Of Healing' opens at the
King's Daughters' Hospital, January 9 2017
Ivy Tech, Madison Campus opens
January 20, 2017.
Nine pieces were chosen from the walls of Art On Main gallery, for
the semester-long exhibit. Reception date to be announced.
Address: 90 Ivy Tech Drive, Madison, IN 47250.
Jay Benzing & Elle Smith are the January
'Featured Artists' Art On Main Gallery &
Gift Shop. Reception: Sunday, January 15, 2-4 pm
The Madison Art Club's 'Featured Artists' series kicks off in January
with an exhibit of paintings two of its members at the Art On Main Gallery
& Gift Shop, 309 West Main St, Madison, Indiana 47250. Gallery hours
are Mon-Sat 11am-5pm & Sun noon-4pm. 812-265-2923
Jay Benzing was raised in New York. Art was part of everyday family life.
After 30 years of teaching art in Boone County, Kentucky, Mr Benzing
retired to Patriot, Indiana. His watercolors often feature barns,
lighthouses and weathered homes in a rural setting. Jay was one of 12
artists whose studios were open for the Rivertown Art Tour of Switzerland
County in May of 2016.
Born in New Castle, Indiana, Elle Smith studied sculpture at Columbus
College of art and Design in Columbus, Ohio; earned a Bachelor of Arts
degree with Departmental Honors from Hanover College; a Masters in
Painting from Ball State University; Post Masters work at Ball State
University in Art Education and Art Management at Indiana University at
the Bloomington campus. Elle has taught in public and private school
systems in Jefferson County, including Hanover college and Purdue
University Extension. Elle offers private art lessons at Art On Main for
adults and children.