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Art at the Library - 2016

The Jasper County Public Library provides limited space at each of our locations for display of original works of art and crafts, as well as display of private collections. These exhibits, as approved by library staff, are encouraged as a cultural expression of local community activity.

For more information, please read our Art Exhibit and Display Case Use Policy. Or stop in or call with questions.

Doris Myers displays art at Wheatfield Library

Wheatfield September, 2016

During the months of September and October, area artist, Doris Myers, will have pieces of her artwork on display on the Wheatfield Library’s art wall, located at 350 S Bierma St., Wheatfield, IN. Doris draws upon nature as her subjects for her paintings. She says, “As a painter and lifetime resident of rural Indiana, I am at home drawing upon nature for my subject matter. My work reflects my environment.”

Since retiring in 1984, Doris paints part of each week, often working in series, sometimes working on location and sometimes working from her studio.

Don’t miss the opportunity to view the personal and individualized paintings of this very experienced, talented local artist!

If you have an art or photography collection that you would like to share with our community, please contact the Wheatfield Library at 219 956-3774.


Wheatfield Library Displays Photography Collection of Steve Overmyer

Wheatfield July, 2016

Steve Overmyer has an eye for our feathered friends, and captures their grace, beauty and color with the lens of his camera every chance he gets. Wintering in Florida makes it easy to enjoy his favorite hobby, and still capture the essence of his favorite Indiana birds when he returns to the Hoosier state each summer.

During the months of July and August, Steve Overmyer’s photography collection is on display for all to enjoy on the art wall of the Wheatfield Library.

Steve has been retired for over 6 years, and uses two cameras, but the most important part of getting just the right shot is being in the right place at the right time, and that takes patience.

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy our feathered friends as seen through the eye of Steve Overmyer’s camera lens! If you have an art or photography collection that would be appropriate to share with the community, contact the Wheatfield Library at 219 956-3774.


Indiana artist A.K. Fielding to display patriotic works at Rensselaer Library in July.

Rensselaer July, 2016Close up photo of the artist

Academically trained in research and writing as a historian, A. K. Fielding is also a self-taught portrait painter, illustrator, and mixed-media artist.

She has forged together her love of writing, early American history and art to produce works that will hopefully encourage others to study America's past.

Her art has appeared in various exhibitions throughout the state of Indiana including, Pike Performing Arts Center, Garfield Arts Park Center, the Monon Depot Gallery, Indiana University and Purdue University, Nickel Plate Arts, Delphi Opera House, Fishers Art Council, Harrison Center for the Arts, The Grant Fredericks Gallery, The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s (2007-2015) office.

Her works are on display at the Rensselaer Library through the month of July.

For more information, please visit: http://trehanstreasures.com/.

Painting of a revolutionary war era soldier
Photo of several paintings arranged on the art wall at the Rensselaer Library