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  • Jan Arbogast, Potter
    Jan Arbogast, Potter
    Jan Arbogast, Potter
    "The heart and hand of the artist work together to create a well made pot."
  • Sister Jean Marie Ballard Simply Divine Bakery
    Sister Jean Marie Ballard Simply Divine Bakery
    Sister Jean Marie Ballard Simply Divine Bakery
    “Food is universal. Talking about the cookies helps us talk about our way of life.”
  • Mercedes Brugh, Glasswork
    Mercedes Brugh, Glasswork
    Mercedes Brugh, Glasswork
    "Finding glass after thirty years as a goldsmith has been a revelation for my artistic life."

These artistic entrepreneurs creatively develop, market and sell one-of-a-kind work impacting this state’s economy.
-- Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann
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Glass mosaics by one of Indiana's premiere contemporary designers, wooden furniture handcrafted by a Tell City woodworker, 2D paper quilting by a longtime Bloomington-based artist, and handworked metal jewelry makers are among artists and food producers from 11 counties now part of Indiana Artisan.  Two exceptional "foodists," Zionsville's Inga Smith and Greenfield's Suzanne Litteral, added flavored popcorns and toffees to the foods Indiana Artisan represents.  A 2010 Resolution by the Indiana General Assembly positioned Indiana Artisan to identify, recognize and promote the work of Indiana’s highest-quality art and food artisans and, appropriately, these 14 are the first in 2014 to be recognized