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12 Local Artists You Should Follow

Liven up your feed with the beautiful creations from these talented women.

If you’re like me and have zero artistic talent, but love supporting those who do, now is the perfect time to update your Instagram feed with some amazing local artists. Even if you are an artsy type yourself, these women might just be your newest source of inspiration. 

Shaunt’e Lewis is a visual artist and illustrator. She lives in Fishers, Ind., and her work incorporates self identity, black culture, and femininity.

Her Handle: @shauntelewisart
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Teresa Vazquez is a local artist whose art focuses on the scenes, feelings, characters, and narratives of dreams in the form of two-dimensional media and collage.

Her Handle: @dreamingwoke
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Nicole Rey Alderson is a multidisciplinary artist. She works with oil paint and watercolors and focuses on femininity, loneliness, and the idea of a soul ache. 

Her Handle: @nicole_rey
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Kami Noland is a visual artist whose work tends to be abstract expressionism and representational landscapes. 

Her Handle: @kaminoland
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Jody Bruns is an Indianapolis artist who works with woodcut, wood engraving, etching, silkscreen, and lithography.

Her Handle: @jody.bruns.printmaking

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Sarah Anderson is an artist in Indianapolis who makes pottery and ceramics.

Her Handle: @sarahandersonceramics
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Rebecca Robinson aka psnob is a mixed media artist. She has been using her art to advocate for change.

Her Handle: @psnob
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Laura Ricks is an artist who works with felted wool art pieces for Emerald Hill Textiles. She likes to create natural scenes and landscapes.

Her Handle: @emeraldhilltextiles
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Jenny Ambroise is a local artist whose work ranges from portraits to landscapes to still-lifes.

Her Handle: @jenny_ambroise
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Tasha Beckwith is a contemporary urban artist. She uses graffiti inspired abstractions and focuses on everyday personal experiences.

Her Handle: @tashabeckwithfineart
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Mckayla Bensheimer is a printmaker and sculptor.

Her Handle: @mckaylabensheimer

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Mab Graves is a pop surrealist painter. Her work is inspired by science, ’60s space culture, fairy tales, and classic literature.

Her Handle: @mabgraves
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Ellie Allen is Indy Maven’s Editorial Intern who can barely draw a stick figure.

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