ARCHIVED EXHIBIT

from The Art Gallery at City Hall

JUNE 2020

featuring two artists: Michael Janosky & Jacque Hammonds

Celebrating the Indiana Dunes:

Oil Paintings by Michael Janosky

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Artist Statement

MICHAEL JANOSKY

The Indiana Dunes National Park Artist-in-Residence program provided a homecoming of sorts for Noblesville, IN oil painter Michael Janosky. Born and raised in Michigan City, IN, the influence of the dunes and beaches of the Lake Michigan shoreline is evident in his work. His Indiana Dunes residency in the fall of 2018 and spring of 2019 provided an invaluable opportunity to reconnect with the landscape of his youth. 

Michael’s June, 2020 exhibit at the Art Gallery at City Hall in Fishers, IN is the premier of a portion of the body of work created as a result of his residency. The time to explore, observe, and contemplate was the foremost purpose of his residency and provided the inspiration for a series of oil paintings. Michael is looking forward to share, from an artist’s perspective, the unique, varied and distinctive characteristics of Indiana’s first National Park. The exhibit will also feature other related works of the Indiana Dunes and Lake Michigan.

Michael is a Resident Studio Artist at Nickel Plate Arts in Noblesville, IN and a juried artist member of Oil Painters of America, Indiana Artisan and the Indiana Artists Club. While primarily self-taught, he studied Art History and Art Appreciation while pursuing his degree in Economics at Purdue University. He also took courses in painting and photography at the Northern Indiana Artists Association in Munster, IN.  Michael is active in supporting the arts and has served on the Hamilton County Artists’ Association Board of Directors and on the Noblesville Arts Council.

Whimsy: The Art of Jacque Hammonds

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Artist Statement

JACQUE HAMMONDS

I’m truly a “Jacque-of-all-trades”, with many avenues and opportunities to draw on my creativity. First, I’ve been a graphic designer for over 30 years, growing with the industry in knowledge and skill. Though that is my everyday profession, I have loved art since I was a kid. I attended Herron School of Art with a concentrated study of painting, drawing, and lithography. Over the years of working in the “real world,” I neglected my “fine artist” self, I opened my own studio in the Carmel Arts and Design District in 2005. That gave me more opportunities to paint, draw, and create. Many of those opportunities happened in Carmel, from decorating large wine bottles, painting on giant golf ball sculptures, and embellishing the outside of the Santa House. In 2016, I was commissioned to decorate two traffic signal boxes in Fishers. As a 15-year resident of Fishers, I’ve been honored to exhibit my artwork at the Fishers City Hall. Though I closed my Carmel studio in 2019, I’ve continued to do my artwork at home.

I’ve found that the best way to continue to grow, create, and experience life as an artist is to say “yes” to the opportunities that come across your path.

Facebook Live Interview with Michael Janosky

Facebook Live Interview with Jacque Hammonds

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