Vandra Pentecost

Vandra Pentecost
5208 Sunny Meade Lane
Indianapolis, IN  46208

Work Experience:
1984 - 2016 - Co-owner of Linder Design, a husband and wife team

2016 - Colored Pencil Workshop, Mount Baker Gallery, Seattle WA

2016 - 2000 - Instructor & monitor Figure Drawing and Painting, Indianapolis Art Center

2016 - Juror - Mt. Baker Neighorhood Center For the Arts

2016 - 2010 - Juror , H.S. Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for Central & Southern IN

2013 - 2011 - intrim Drawing and Painting Department Chair,  Indianapolis Art Center

2013 - 2016- Lilly Day of Service Mural Project, Technical consultant

2009 - 2014 - Creative Director, the International Festival, Old Masters Chalk Drawing

          - 2011 Indianapolis 46 for XLVI Project Consultant, Lilly Day of Service Murals

          - Juror, H.S. Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for Central & Southern IN

2010 - Technical Consultant, Clean Indy Kick-off

2009 - Creative Director / technical consultant for the Lilly Day of Service Mural Projects

          - Juror, Southside Art League Member Show 2009

2008 - Creative Director / technical consultant - Lilly Day of Service Mural

2006 - Creative Director FFA National Conference Mural Project, Indianapolis, IN

Education:

1973   BFA, Printmaking & painting, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN
           TA - Paul Sweany's Adult Figure Drawing class, Herron School of Art
           Instructor - Herron Saturday Morning High School Figure Class

Additional Training:

2016 - In the Sudios of the Old Masters - Academy of Realist Art Edinbourogh Workshop, Gage Academy od Art, Seattle WA  

Bronze Lost Wax Casting, Indianapolis Art Center: Glenn Evans

2015  - McKinney Fellowship Final Workshop:

Rome Art Workshop: Two week Intensive Portrait Painting - David Kassan, Rome Italy

2014 - McKinney Fellowship:

      Primative Bronze Casting - Glenn Evans, Indianapolis Art Center

      Robert Liberace: Dynamic Figure Painting workshop - Southern Atelier, Sarasota, FL

      Paul Lucchesi: Figure Clay (Ceramic) Workshop - The Art League, Alexandria, VA

      David Gray: Portrait Painting From Photo Reference workshop, Sarah Carey  

           Studios, Royston, GA

      The Portrait Society of America Conference, D.C. - Robert Liberace & Julliette                 

            Aristides workshop

      Rey Bustos Ecorche' - Los Angeles Academy of Fine Arts -  Online course

      Manifest Drawing Center - Drawing Machines -  Neolucida Workshop, Cincinnati

      Henry Yan: Figure Figure Painting workshop, The Palette & Chisel, Chicago

      David Kassan: Portrait Pastel Pencil Drawing Intensive Workshop, GAGE Academy

           of Art, Seattle  

2012 Bronze Bell Casting Foundry, Glen Evans, Indianapolis Art Center

2012 Encaustic Workshop - Kyle Harrington, Indianapolis Art Center

2009  Pastel Portrait Workshop, Ron Monsma, Rising Sun IN

2006  Figure Clay Workshop, Jacob Dobson, Indianapolis Art Center

Memberships:

  1. Oil Painters of America
  2. The Portrait Society of America
  3. Indiana Heritage Arts
  4. Indiana Artists Club 
  5. Portfolio
  6. Indianapolis Art Center
  7. Arts Council of Indiana
  8. Hoosier Salon

2017

Invitational Shows

Indianapolis art Center - Figure & Portrait exhibit

2016

Juried Shows

Viewpoint 48, Cincinnati Art Club National Exhibition

Indiana State Fair: 2nd Pastel, 3rd Painting, 3rd Computer B&W,                                                                                                                 HM, Painting & 2 Drawings 

Public Art

Technical consultant/ designer, Lilly Global Day of Service - School # 46 murals

Technical consultant, Ellenberger Park Mural for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

Indianapolis International Chalk Festival

2015 

Juried Shows

91st Hoosier Salon

Indiana State Fair

Invitational Shows

Stutz Open House - Gerard Sudio Artists

Solo Show, Athens Arts, Crawfordsville, IN

Public Art

Lilly Day of Service Mural Projects -  October - Three inner-city sites

Keep Indianpolis Beautiful  - Murals: April & October Great Indy Cleanup Projects

International Festival - Italian Street Painting Chalk Event - Nov. 2015

Awards

Indiana State Fair - 3rd Computer B & W, HM - Drawing

2014

Solo ShowSkip Mikinney Fellowship Exhibit

Juried Shows

Colors of Humanity Online Gallery International,  “New Beginnings” grand opening exhibit

Indiana Heritage Arts 36th Exhibition

Indiana State Fair

Invitational Shows

Indiana Artists Club Member Show

Healing Arts Indy

Humanity - Hoosier Salon Wabash Gallery

Public Art

International Festival Chalk Event - Native Dress

Lilly Day of Service  -  School #46 Mural Project

Indianapolis Art Center Artsparkle - Hollywood Poster Event

Awards

Indiana State Fair: HM Painting, 2nd Computer art, 3rd Drawing

2013

Juried Shows

Indiana Artist Club, Fishers IN

115th Richmond Museum of Art Annual Exhibition, Richmond IN

89th Hoosier Salon 

Indiana State Fair

Invitational Shows

Faculty Show, Indianapolis Art Center

Public Art

International Festival Chalk Event, Explorers and Inovators

Lilly Day of Service Mural Project -  Ikelite Mural Technical Consultant

Indianapolis Art Center Artsparkle Mural Project

Broad Ripple Art Fair Chalk Event and partnership with Women's Fund Piano Project

Awards

2013 Skip McKinney Faculty of the Year Fellowship, Indianapolis Art Center 

Indiana State Fair: 1st Painting, 2nd & 3rd Computer art, 3rd Drawing

2012

Juried Shows

Indiana State Fair

Invitational Shows

Faculty Show, Indianapolis Art Center

Public Art

International Festival Street Painting European Myths & Legends Chalk Event

Broad Ripple Art Fair Community Masterpiece Chalk Event

Awards

Indianapolis Art Center Skip McKinney Faculty of the Year,  Finalist

Indiana State Fair, 2nd Pl - Computer

 

2011

Juried Shows

113th Richmond Museum of Art Annual Exhibition

33rd Indiana Heritage Arts, Nashville IN

Indiana Sate Fair Professional Fine Art, 2nd - Computer Art

Invitational Shows

Herron Alumni Drawing and Painting Exhibit

Wabash Hoosier Salon, Portrait & Figure Group Show
Indianapolis Art Center, Faculty Show

Public Art

2011 Indianapolis 46 for XLVI Murals Project Consultant - One of three Indiana muralists consulted on technical proceedures to establish a citty-wide murals project for the Super Bowl to go forward as a continuing public art program.

Lilly Day of Service Murals Project

International Festival Street Painting Food In Art Chalk Event

Awards

Indianapolis Art Center Skip McKinney Faculty of the Year,  Finalist

Indiana Sate Fair Professional Fine Art, 2nd - Computer Art, HM - Pastels

Art Fairs

Zionsville Brick Artwalk, zionsville IN

Broad Ripple Art Fair (drawing demos)

2010

Juried Shows

112th Annual Richmond Museum of Art, Regional Exhibition, Richmond, IN

2010 Contemporary Realism Biennial, National Exhibition, FWMoA

86th Annual Hoosier Salon, Indiana State Museum

32nd Indiana Heritage Arts, Brown County, IN

Indiana State Fair, Professional divisions - Drawing, Painting, Computer,

                            Pastel & Mixed Media

Spotlight On Art: Courage and Hope, Indiana Aids Fund, Clowes Hall, Indianapolis

Invitational Shows

Gallery 7, Pike Performing Arts Center

Indiana Artist Club Members Exhibition, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis

Awards

1st & 2nd and HM - Computer Art, HM - Pastel, Indiana State Fair Professional Div.

Public Art

International Festival Street Painting Old Masters Chalk Event

Indiana Flora & Fauna Mural, 14.5' x 55' exterior wall, Clinton Central Elementary School, Michigantown, IN

Juried - Commission to paint 3' x 3' corpus/Jesus  - hand carved 3D wood sculpture in realistic Old Masters style with oil paints for the St. Louis de Montfort Church, Fishers IN.

Indianapolis Art Center Community Mural Project - Seven panels along the back garden
and Monon Trail depicting the Twisted House through seven marjor art movements.

Clean Indy Kick-off, International Flag murals - West 38th Street neighborhood project

2009

Juried Shows
111th Richmond Museum of Art Exhibition, Richmond, IN

Interpretations of the Figure Regional Show - University of Indianapolis

Open Space, Art About the Land, Minnetrista Red-tail Conservancy,, Muncie, IN

Indiana Sate Fair - Paintings, Pastels, Drawings & Computer Art

85th Hoosier Salon, Indiana State Museum

Invitational Shows
Hoosier Salon -  One Indiana Center & Holiday Show

Central Indiana Land Trust - Spirit & Place, Indianapolis Art Center

El Dia de los Muertos Altar, Indianpolis Art Center

Faculty Show, Indianapolis Art Center

Group Show, Columbia Club, Indianapolis

Go Figure!, Mahoney Gallery, Zionsville, IN

Awards

Indiana Sate Fair, 3rd - Pastels, HM -Drawings & 1st & 2nd - Computer Art

Public Art

Lilliy Day of Service Mural Project - Art director  & technical consultant, designed 20 Community Centers interior and exterior murals and  graphics for the Indianapolis Zoo,  designed Westfield wall with Broad Ripple H.S., coordinated D Loop mural with Key School students and Morris St. tunnels with Manual H.S. students.

American Scene Mural Project - Working with the Indianapolis Art Center's Outreach program and with the Project School K-12 in June 2009. This was one of three pilot mural programs working with school children and their communities to create a mural reflecting a theme reminecent of the WPA mural program.

2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Juried Shows
Bona Thompson Irvington Presents, Indianapolis, IN
110th Richmond Museum of Art Exhibition, Richmond, IN
Indiana State Fair Professional Division - Painting, Drawing, Mixed-Media &
     Computer Art
76th Annual Indiana Artist Club Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Invitational Shows
Holiday Show, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
Salon de Refuse, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
A New Begining - Inspired by the Year 1950, Gallery 136, Westfield, IN
Public Art
Lilly Day of Service Mural Project. Creative Director, technical cosultant and designer of 3 of the 9 murals
     for the six month project in collaboration with Eli Lilly Company, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Manual H.S.
     November 2007 - May 2008
Awards
Allen & Carole Brady Purchase Award, Richmond 110th Art Exhibition
John & Pat Clarke Most Original Entry Award, Richmond 110th Art Exhibition
1st, 2nd & HM Computer Art;  2 Honorable Mentions, Drawing; HM Artist in Residence Day,
     Indiana State Fair Professional Division
 2007
Juried Shows
Annual Show, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
Designing for Digital Contest by DCG, Indianapolis, IN
109th Annual Exhibition, Richmond Museum of Art, Richmond, IN
Irvington Presents, Bona Thompson Memorial Center, Indianapolis, IN
Lead Through Color, Indianapolis Art Center
83rd Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
SALI National Fine Art Exhibit III, Indianapolis, IN
SWOPE 63rd Wabash Valley Regional, Swope Museum of Art, Terre Haute, IN
Herron Alumni Show, IUPUI Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Sate Fair, Professional Division, Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media &
     Computer Art
Invitational Shows
Holiday Show, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
El Dia De Los Muertos; Altar, Indianapolis Art Center
2007 Madison Art Club Regional Exhibit, Madison Art Gallery, Madison Indiana
What’s Your Sign?, Group show, Indianapolis Art Center
Figure That!, Gallery 136, Westfield, IN
Drawn From Life II: Art of the Human Figure, group show, Hoosier Salon,
     Indianapolis, IN
Go Figure! II, solo show, Indianapolis Cultural Complex
Works On Paper: Wet & Dry, two-person show, Bona Thompson Center,
     Indianapolis, IN
Drawn From Life I: Art of the Human Figure, group show, Bona Thompson Center,
     Indianapolis, IN
“5”, Group show,  Jewish Community Center, Indianapolis, IN
Inspiration, digital and painted works, Gallery 136, Westfield, IN
Lilly Oncology On Canvas 2006, international opening exhibits, Royal College of Art,  
     London, England; Metropolitan Pavilion, NY and 2007-2008 US National city tour
Juried Public Art
Pink Cadillac Caboose, painted fiberglass caboose, CaBOOST the ARTS, Fishers, IN
Awards
Twinrocker Handmade Paper Award for Drawing,Indianapolis Art Center
Honorable Mention, Designing for Digital Contest by DCG, Indianapolis, IN
Most Original Entry, 109th Annual Richmond Museum of Art Exhibition
Merit Award for Drawing, Irvington Presents, Bona Thompson Memorial Center
1st, 2nd, Computer Art, Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division
1st Artist In Residence Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division
Honorable Mention, First Come, First Hung, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
  
2006

Juried Shows
Small Art, Regional miniature show, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
SALI National Fine Art Exhibit II, Indianapolis, IN
Irvington Presents, Bona Thompson, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Sate Fair, Professional Division, Painting, Drawing, Mixed-Media &
     Computer Art
Invitational Shows
Go Figure!, three-person show, Indianapolis Cultural Complex
Drawn to Dance, group show, Hoosier Salon
Indiana Artist Club Open Member Show, Indianapolis, IN
Affection for Confection, Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
First Come, First Hung, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
Dance!, Dance Kaleidoscope, Spirit and Place card and
     print for opening reception of Carmina Burana
Awards
1st, WFYI Art Of The Matter poster contest
1st, 3rd and HM, Computer Art, Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division
 3rd,  Artist In Residence Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division

2005
Juried Shows
Indiana Sate Fair, Professional Division, Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media &
     Computer Art
Invitational Shows
Z Guild, group show, Butler University Clowes Hall, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Artist Club Open Member Show, IU Kokomo, Kokomo, IN
pARTnerz in Art, Silent auction, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
The Legends Restaurant, solo show, Indianapolis, IN
Thai One On Restaurant, Indianapolis, IN
Awards
3rd Place, Mixed Media, Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division
Juried Public Art
Solstice, WOW Project, Midwest Music Conference, downtown building
     slide projection on Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN

2004
Juried Shows
Irvington Presents, Bona Thompson Memorial Center, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Sate Fair, Professional Division, Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media &
     Computer Art
Invitational Shows
Artists Ingathering, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN, group show
El Día de Los Muertos, Altar installation, Indianapolis Art Center
Awards
1st Place, Mixed Media, Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division
Juried Public Art
Celestial CARavan, 500 Festival Art In Motion painted fiberglass car, Indianapolis, IN

2003
Juried Shows
Student Show, Indianapolis Art Center
Indiana Sate Fair, Professional Division, Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media &
     Computer Art
Invitational Shows
El Día de Los Muertos, Two altar installations, Indianapolis Art Center
Celebrations of Light & Life, Indianapolis Art Center
The Figure, Indianápolis Art Center
First Come, First Hung, Munce Art Center, Zionsville, IN
Awards
1st Place, Computer Art, Indiana State Fair Professional Fine Art Division

2002
Juried Show
Student Show, Indianapolis Art Center

Juried Public Art:
2007
Pink Cadillac Caboose, painted fiberglass caboose, CaBOOST the ARTS, Fishers, IN
2005  
Solstice, WOW Project, Midwest Music Conference, downtown building
     slide projection on Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN
2004
Celestial CARavan, 500 Festival Art In Motion, painted fiberglass car, Indianapolis, IN
Art Fairs

2007    Juried, Art Fair, Fisher’s Arts Day, Fishers, IN

2005    Invitational, 5th Annual Brickwalk, Zionsville, IN

2004    Invitational, 4th Annual Brickwalk, Zionsville, IN