Meet Indianapolis Local Artist Beth Schwier
Award winning Indiana artist, Beth Clary Schwier, hails from Peru, Indiana, where she performed with the Peru Circus from age 9 until she moved to Muncie, Indiana, to study at Ball State University.
Beth is a wife and mother of six children. A former actress and model, she began seriously studying art in 2012, entering her first ever juried show in early 2014. Throughout 2012-2015 she studied with renowned Indiana artist, Charles Warren (C.W.) Mundy. In 2015, Beth opened her studio the historic Stutz Arts and Business Center in downtown Indianapolis. There she was discovered by design scouts for the hit national HGTV series Good Bones, filmed in Indianapolis. Beth now has her own gallery/studio space in Irvington, near downtown, Indianapolis, where she spends her days painting and meeting new clients. Her new gallery in Irvington (5 miles East of Downtown Indy) will be opening in September of 2020.
Since winning the 2014 Best of Show for "Old Friends" in the 16th Annual Will Vawter Juried Exhibition, Beth has received many other honors:
"Floral Artist of the year" Art Comes Alive 2019 International Juried EXHIBITION
2017 MERIT AWARD WINNER - 119th Annual Richmond Art Museum Exhibition
2017 Third Place - Indiana Artist's Members Exhibition - Brown Count Art Gallery
2017 Featured on HGTV Good Bones Season 2
2017 Smithsonian Institute - guest artist Folklife Festival on the Mall, Washington, DC, honoring the American Circus
Image by Tom Russo | Daily Reporter
He is the Vine, I am the branch ... apart from Him, I can do nothing John 15:15
"Ezra's Barn" Painted from a photo her son Ezra took from the barn behind their home - SOLD
AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST SOCIETY
HISTORIC INDIANA ARTISTS Club
Richmond Art Museum
Hanock County Arts Council
WTHR Indy Eleven Fans Remember One of Their Own
Beth, painting in her studio
"Sunset of Indy Eleven through Drew's eyes"
presented as a gift to Ersal Ozdemir, TEAM OWNER, INDY ELEVEN, in appreciation of the tribute the team gave in honor of their late son, Drew, the "#1 fan and friend of the team"
"Happy Together" Painted on site at her home in
new palestine - a familiar scene on summer days
14x11 Oil on canvas - sold
Our brood, circa 2011
Jackson • Drew
Daisy • Ezra • Tucker • Lilly
Beth lives in Hancock County, Indiana, where she loves the simplicity of rural life with her close-knit family and friends
Beth in her studio