Lisa's work is represented by the Historic Brown County Art Gallery
Lisa Guckelberg is largely a self taught artist. She has been drawing and painting since grade school. Born in Indianapolis in 1963, she can render any subject, however her specialty is and always has been the horses he has loved, ridden, and studied since childhood. She was very fortunate to have had several wonderful mentors and teachers throughout her youth who inspired and encourage her interest in creating art.
Lisa began teaching art in 1987 and has taught art to thousands of students, both young and old.
Lisa’s paintings and drawings have garnered a number of awards and she has completed many commissioned pieces.
1993 First Place Professional Division of the Johnson County Indiana Fair
1995 First Place Professional Division of the Southside Art League Member’s show
1995 Champion Professional Drawing Division of the Johnson County Indiana Fair
1996 First Place Professional Division of the Johnson County Indiana Fair
1997 First Place Professional Division of the Johnson County Indiana Fair
1998 Merit Award at the Southside Art League Member’s Show
2003 Reserve Grand Champion Professional Division of the Johnson Co. Indiana Fair
2005 First Place Professional Division of the Johnson County Indiana Fair
2013 First Place Professional Division of the Brown County Art Gallery Fall
Patron Art Competition and the “People’s Choice” winner of the same show.
She has been accepted into the:
2013 American Academy of Equine Art’s Fall Open Juried Exhibition in Georgetown, Kentucky.
2014 American Academy of Equine Art’s Spring Invitational show which took took place at the historic Spindetop Hall in Lexington, KY.
2014 New Jersey Equine Artists Association “2014 Art of the Horse” a national juried exhibit.
2014 Customs House Museum’s “Season of Equine” exhibit in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Lisa has completed several book illustrating projects, including a mixed media for the cover of “Wilbur the Brushhound” published in 2005 (ISBN 1-59453-920-0), fourteen pen and ink drawings for “Tommy the Lost Scout” published in 2006 (ISBN 1-60002-043-7), and illustrated a book for young children titled “How Do You Wash Your Hands” in 2006 (ISBN -0-9786704-0-X)
Lisa’s professional memberships include:
The Southside Art League, Inc., of Greenwood, IN
The Colored Pencil Society of America
Indiana Heritage Arts
International Equine Artists
She is a board member of the Greater Greenwood Arts Council
Lisa’s work is represented by the Historic Brown County Art Gallery
She works primarily in graphite, pastel, colored pencil, conte crayon, watercolor, and acrylics.
She and her husband live in Greenwood, Indiana, where in addition to drawing, painting, and teaching art classes, she enjoys running and training for marathons, spending time with her grandchildren, and riding her horse Rudy.