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Arts Directory

Discover local artists, venues, and cultural events.

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Lechenette Chupp

Lechenette Chupp

Emerald + May

I began Emerald + May a couple years ago here in Goshen. I create unique weavings with the aim to help people express themselves.

Traditional Arts
Gail Janssen

Gail Janssen

Gail Janssen, Fiber

Gail has over 40 years experience on floral design. Fiber artist specializing in felting, fabric sculpture, and wearable art.

Traditional Arts
Brian Matthew Whirledge

Brian Matthew Whirledge

Brian Matthew Whirledge, Painter of Sacred Icons

Brian Matthew Whirledge paints Byzantine icons and wall paintings in the Christian Orthodox tradition. He also teaches visual arts at Wawasee High School and is the cantor and choir director at St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Goshen.

Traditional Arts
Denise Potter

Denise Potter

Denise Potter, Painter

I am a watermedia artist that loves to paint landscapes, florals, intuitive paintings of all sorts, and children’s and animal portraits. You can see samples of my work on Instagram @denisepotter4163. I am a member of the Goshen Painters Guild where I also teach some classes. I do take commissions. Contact me at denpot06@gmail.com

Traditional Arts
Ida Short

Ida Short

Ida Short, Fine Artist

Ida Short was born and raised in rural Iowa and now lives in Goshen, Indiana. She graduated from Goshen College in 2015 with a BFA in Studio Arts, concentrating in Printmaking. Ida enjoys experimenting with layers, text, and colors in her art pieces. Ida also has experience working in art galleries and museums.

Traditional Arts
Jonathan Baez

Jonathan Baez

Jonathan Baez, Videographer

We are a small videography studio specialized in wedding films.

Traditional Arts
Joni Earl

Joni Earl

Woodstar Photography

Following years of artistic, portrait, and event work, Joni’s love of photography has resulted in a catalog of thousands. Heavily influenced by music and seasons, her keen eye for detail has a sense of the sublime in everyday surroundings, conveying the subtle beauty of a moment, and preserving it forever.

Traditional Arts
Marcia Yost

Marcia Yost

Director of the Arts - Goshen College

Marcia Yost is a lifelong Goshen Resident who has been dedicated to enriching the performing arts in Goshen. She is an award-winning choral director as well as a vocalist and church musician. Yost is a sought after choral clinician spending time with high school choral programs throughout the Midwest. She has expertise in arts management and theater direction.

Traditional Arts
Grant Longenbaugh

Grant Longenbaugh

Grant Longenbaugh, Photographer

Landscape, commercial, and product photographer.

Traditional Arts
Robert R Waller

Robert R Waller

Robert Waller

I'm a lifetime resident of Goshen, Indiana. I've taken every art class Goshen high school offered. I also attended Elkhart area career center for graphic design. After my 1990 graduation I enrolled at Ivy Tech of South Bend. Unfortunately I had an accident at my part time job which fractured my right wrist that caused me to drop out of college. I recently started knocking out all kinds of art.

Traditional Arts
Olivia R Copsey

Olivia R Copsey

4/4 design

Olivia Copsey is the owner of 4/4 design. 4/4 Design specializes in creating music, pottery, photography and design, and creating *for people who make music, pottery, photography and design. A multidimensional freelance business 4/4 is ready to design your next poster, sing at your next event, or photograph what's special to you.

Traditional Arts
Bob Smoker

Bob Smoker

Bob Smoker Clay Art

I’m captivated by the nature of clay. On one hand very pliable and on the other very permanent when fired. I enjoy employing recurring details of texture and colors when creating a piece. A founding member of Goshen Clay Artists Guild...what a joy it has been!

Traditional Arts
Paulo Juarez

Paulo Juarez

Paulo Juarez Photography

Portrait, Fashion and fine art photographer

Traditional Arts
Michael Goodwin

Michael Goodwin

Michael Goodwin, Photographer

I have been interested in Photography for almost 50 years. I have been shooting and processing black and white film since I was 7 years old. I shoot mostly fine art black and white. I also enjoy teaching others about photography.

Traditional Arts
Amy Worsham

Amy Worsham

Amy Worsham, Artist

Fine letterpress printer by trade, Amy studied Graphic Design at IUSB. After successfully completing her tenure as the city of Goshen's first-ever Arts Coordinator, she now divides her time serving regional artists & creatives through The Local Co. 132 and other countywide efforts through Vibrant Elkhart County.

Traditional Arts
Sadie Misiuk

Sadie Misiuk

Sadie Misiuk Ceramics

Hi! I’m Sadie Misiuk and I graduated from Central Michigan University in 2014. I moved to Goshen, IN to pursue my career as a utilitarian potter. I’m currently working towards moving into my own studio in the fall.

Traditional Arts
John Blosser

John Blosser

John Blosser, Artist

I draw and paint generally using direct observation (day and night settings). I have been focused on aqueous watercolor medium for the past few years, but also work in charcoal, ink or graphite and paint with oil media as well. My wife and I regularly work "on the road"/on location, sometimes cellphone size (I call these my Iphone paintings.) I taught at Hesston then Goshen Colleges from 1978-2011.

Traditional Arts
Amber Butler

Amber Butler

Shiny Shiny Black

Shiny Shiny Black features classic guitar tones and strong Americana roots rock sensibilities. Their determination and grace is visible in their recordings, tempered by over 100 live performances. You can expect carefully crafted songs, high-energy performances, and an experience that is simultaneously fun and transcendent.

Traditional Arts
Susan Hepler Long

Susan Hepler Long

Susan Hepler Long, Director

I currently teach Art at GHS... Part of my responsibilities in extra curriculars involves Theatre... Directing, set designing, costumes, props....I have performed as a singer and actress since i was in high school. I have performed @ Wagon Wheel and Round Barn Theatre locally for several seasons.

Traditional Arts
Jama Brookmyer Graber

Jama Brookmyer Graber

Jama Brookmyer Graber, Artist