The Glenn Carter Memorial Toolshare: Grief Inspires a Way To Help People

BY BARB BERGGOETZ The idea of tool sharing came to Charis Heisey almost immediately in the dark hours after the suicide of her friend, Bloomington metal sculptor G. Glenn Carter. Carter was 51 when he died on December 9, 2014. He had done metal work for 20 years — a self-taught artist whose work was displayed at regional shows, primarily in Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Nashville, Indiana. He was fascinated with nature, his friends say. They describe his naturalistic renditions of animals and also creatures carved out of his own imagination. “Every one of us who loved him has spent hours in his workshop watching amazing things happen with his art,” says Heisey. Another friend, Ryan Conway, says Carter struggled with […]

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Jennifer Mujezinovic Wins Whimsical Assignment (Photo Gallery)

BY PAMELA KEECH Bloomington portrait painter Jennifer Mujezinovic (moo-yea-zeena-vitch) is about to become a star with the younger set. She has just finished a commission for portraits of five distinguished Americans and one adventurous Kiwi that will become covers for the All About books, a children’s series from Blue River Press. The books will be available later this year. Mujezinovic was showing her portraits of women at The Penrod Arts Fair at the Indianapolis Museum of Art when she was discovered by publisher Tom Doherty. He was looking for an artist whose style fit the project and told her she was perfect for the job. Doherty said he wanted portraits that were soft, friendly, interesting, and amusing. The subjects are […]

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