Handmade in Brown County - Continuing the Traditions...
Where Art and Nature Meet
Handmade in Brown County Gallery
A Gallery, Museum & Studio
Established in 1972    10 minutes to Nashville. IN

 Note: click on photos to enlarge them

Brown County artist 
Susan W. Showalter

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Happy Spring!

Opening  June 15th 
by appointment and for special events

Open everyday in October for the 
Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour

 The Brown County Playhouse 
in Nashville, IN 
has decided to exhibit artwork!  
The first exhibition was hung on June 1st.

I am happy that my photograph
Early Fall at the Story Inn  © Susan W. Showalter, 2015,
 is included in this juried exhibition of local photographers as part of
Cinefest 2016.  
Stop in and vote for your favorite photograph before the end of the month.

Early Fall at the Story Inn                                    © Susan W. Showalter, 2015 

                            (Purchase price from exhibition -  matted and  16"x20" frame:  $85)

The Brown County Playhouse
Nashville, IN
Black and White Photography Exhibition
June 1 -  June 30 
Open Thursday, Friday,  Saturday and Sunday
 from noon to showtimes 

Lilac Blossoms near Sunset                           © Susan W. Showalter, 2015

Lily on Bishop Lake                                               © Susan W. Showalter, 2014 

Recent past events:

Early Fall Evening at the Story Inn                                                          © Susan W. Showalter, 2015

Sunday , November 1st 
 Stone Head Area Artists 
Open Studios 
November 1st ~ Noon to 5 PM

Susan Showalter at Handmade in Brown County Gallery
Fine art photography, cards, handmade paper, original designer jewelry
2900 Shepherd Rd.  Nashville, IN  812 988-7830\

Joe and Peggy Henderson at Hickory Hill Studio
                   Sculptural clocks, bowls, baskets, gourds and jewelry
3800 Brand Hollow Rd.  Columbus, IN  812 314-1344

Chris Gustin at Homestead Weaver Studio
Rugs, clothing, spinning, knitting, fiber arts
6285 Hamilton Creek Rd.  Columbus, IN   812 988-8622

For Map click here then drive to sites # 6, # 7 and # 12
Maps are available at each site. 

You may continue to shop online for our 
Designer Jewelry and Fine Art Photography 
by clicking on the links.

Fall in the Hills of Brown County                                              ©  Susan W. Showalter, 2012

 Fall Exhibition & Reception   October 1 - October 31                 

Fall in Brown County:
    Fine Art Photography
        Hand Carved Clay Designer Jewelry
       Handmade Art Papers    
 Brown County artist Susan W. Showalter

Early Fall at the Story Inn                           © Susan W. Showalter, 2015

       Pumpkin at Grams                                                                 © Susan W. Showalter, 2006 

Road to Goat Hill                                                           © Susan W. Showalter, 2004   
      Note: click on photos to enlarge them

Bean Blossom Bridge and Sign                                           © Susan W. Showalter, 2006


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Peace Dove Handmade Art Papers

Click below for driving directions and a map to
Handmade in Brown County Gallery

Recent Past Events at the gallery:

 Share the Spirit:
Buy Handmade to fund Brown County Charities 
thru midnight Friday, December 19th
Shoppers designate that 25% of their purchase price(s)  go to one charity of their choice and receive FREE SHIPPING in the US!
Purchases may be made on the Etsy web sites
  Peace Dove Jewelry or Goat Hill Studio on Sunday, Dec. 14
until midnight, Friday, Dec.19 with FREE SHIPPING in the US!

(Note: Handmade in Brown County Gallery near Nashville, IN has a much larger selection of artwork than the online galleries so call for an appointment, if you prefer.)

1. Choose your charity:
       A. The Brown County Humane Society
               (use code:25BCHUMANESOCIETY when checking out)
      B. Silver Linings Women's Shelter 
               (use code 25SILVERLININGSWS when checking out)
       C. Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Department
               (use code 25VBTVFD when checking out)
2. Purchase at Handmade in Brown County Gallery near Nashville on Sunday, Dec. 14th from noon to 5 PM
3. Purchase anytime by appointment from Dec. 14 - 19.

Sunday, December 14      
 Share the Spirit: Buy Handmade to fund Brown County Charities 
Sunday, December 14th, noon to 5PM
Handmade in Brown County Gallery's Holiday Open House  


2nd Annual
Handmade Art Paper Making Workshop

  Book signing event:  Hill Sounds III

Note: To listen to and read Susan Showalter's interviews with artists, click on links to the left: 
Artists Interrupted 
Interviews about  Brown County Art

July 5th - September 19th      Exhibition & Reception

         The Grace in Stephen's Garden         by Susan W. Showalter, 2004

     Summer in Brown County:
     Fine Art Photography, Jewelry & Papers

Brown County artist Susan W. Showalter

Opening Reception on Sunday, July 6 th
 2 PM - 5 PM

Ms. Showalter will be available to greet guests, discuss her artwork and sign a recently published book which features her poems and photography.  Refreshments will be served. 

Call 812 988-7830 for directions or visit the face book page


June Studio Tour
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
June 27, 28, 29    11 am - 5 pm
8 Brown County Art Studios open for this special event

May 1 - June 15                Exhibition & Reception
Spring in Brown County
Fine Art Photography & Designer Jewelry
by Susan W. Showalter
Mother's Day Reception May 11 ~ 2 PM to 5 PM
Free gift for all mothers attending

May 9 - May 18, 2014

   16th Annual

 12 Artists' Studios*, 18 Artists 
10 AM - 5 PM Daily

*A rare opportunity as my studio has not been on the tour since 2005!

           Spring on Kelly Hill                                            © Susan W. Showalter, 2011

Spring  in Brown County                                   © Susan W. Showalter,  2009

The Painter                              © Susan W. Showalter, 2011

May 17- May 30, 2014    Exhibition & Earth Day Celebration

Going Green: The art of Re-use
Designer Jewelry, Handmade Paper
& Fine Art Photography
by Susan W. Showalter

Mother Earth Day Celebration & Meet the Artist
Saturday May 17 ~ 2 PM - 5 PM
Green Refreshments, Making Handmade Paper & Irish Music

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Sunday Morning Mist on Goat Hill                                     © Susan W. Showalter, 2004


Available at Borrego Art Institute Borrego Springs, CA

For information about:

Make and Take 
Jewelry or Paper Making Workshops

 Vintage Aarikka Designer Jewelry

Selected Beads & Findings

 please call 812 988-7830
or email GoatHillStudio@aol.com
for more information
or to make an appointment.

We are proud to offer
Hillsounds Three,
a new book for those who love Brown County featuring photography and poems by Susan W. Showalter 
and 20 other Brown County writers!

Hillsounds Three: A collection of poems, prose and tall tales from the members of the Writers, Readers and Poets Society of Brown County, Indiana
Hot off the press on January 10, 2012, this collection of poems, prose and tall tales from 21 members of WRAPS was edited by Brown County Artist Susan W. Showalter and includes her award winning photos of Brown County, her poems and short stories along with works by Brown County Author Henry Swain and Brown County Poet Pam Raider, etc. Details: Paperback: 202 pages, Publisher: W.R.A.P.S. on January 10, 2013; Language: English, ISBN-10: 0985225742, ISBN-13: 978-0985225742 Free deliver in Nashville, IN or Free shipping in USA! Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches, Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces Book Photos © Susan W. Showalter, 2012
Price: $14.95
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©Susan W. Showalter, 1997-2015
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 and may not be used without the artist's written permission.
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