at The Blueline Gallery
Opening Friday April 7, “TrashionRefashion and Beyond” showcases the work of two artists, David Ebbinghouse and Shannon Zahnle, working in tandem.
First Friday is around the corner and this month we are exhibiting new works by local printmaker gods Danielle Urschel and Jim Sampson.
FRIDAY, MAY 5TH
212 W. 4TH ST
Refreshments will be served as per usual.
Danielle Urschel is an artist specializing in printmaking and ceramics. Since receiving her BFA and MFA degrees, Danielle has worked to produce her own work while educating others by designing public programs, teaching classes and running workshops. Danielle has worked with the city of Bloomington to create a screen-printing program with Rhino’s Youth Program and is a co-creator of the Bloomington Print Collective. Her public ceramic works include large hand-made tile installations in lower Cascades Park and the Third Street Park fountain.
Jim Sampson is a Bloomington legend. His works each come with a story so unique it will accompany you for the rest of your life if you reach out and ask him. Born in 1939 in Lockport, New York, Jim Sampson is an experienced sculptor, ceramist, painter and printmaker. Sampson’s current concentration is on printmaking, mostly etching and linocut. Jim Sampson holds a B.A. degree from Albion College, an MA degree in painting and an MFA degree in sculpture from Michigan State University. Sampson taught fine arts as professor at Indiana State University, University of Wisconsin and in a printmaking workshop in Jamaica. Sampson also held the position of auto designer and stylist for General Motors. His work is in the permanent collections of Swope Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Michigan State University as well as many other private and public collections. Jim was also featured on the Today Show and has hung next to Andy Warhol in the Whitney Museum in NYC.
Art with us!
212 W 4th Street, Downtown Bloomington INDIANA
Blueline Gallery is open Mon – Fri from 10-5pm.
Openings every First Friday of the month from 5pm – 8pm