Lawrence County Art Association was
established in 1964 by a group of local
2011 we moved into our permanent home, the
Wiley Art Gallery, childhood home of
acclaimed artist Wm T. Wiley.
purpose is to promote the arts and the
efforts of artists through education,
marketing and sales, and advocacy.
are a nonprofit agency, governed by a board
of directors and officers elected by the
membership. Membership is open to
anyone interested in promoting the arts.
ART ASSOCIATION DO?
+ We provide a
venue at the Wiley Art Gallery
for members and guests to
exhibit their work and meet
+ We create an
organizational identity and a
stimulating environment for
artists and art lovers.
+ We offer
workshops and classes in the
arts year round, including clay,
watercolor, acrylic, oil, and
+ We offer
other sites to exhibit and sell
our members' artwork, including
Spring Mill State Park Inn, St.
Vincent Dunn Hospital and
Bedford Outpatient Therapy.
+ We work with groups such as
the Lawrence County Concert
Association, the Lawrence County
Historical Museum, the Chamber
of Commerce, Bedford
Revitalization, Incl, Stone Belt
ARC, and Lawrence county
+ We work to stimulate interest
and appreciation of art in the
community through classes for
the public, shows with public
participation, and outreach
+ We sponsor a writers group
every third Monday at 7 pm.
+ We host a drop-in old time
music group every first Monday
at 7 pm.
Mary Jo Cannedy
||Lawrence County Art Association
PO Box 1074
Bedford, IN 47421-1074