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Jerry Points

Indianapolis, IN

About Jerry Points

Indianapolis, IN

Jerry Points started his career teaching printmaking and painting at the University of Evansville in Indiana. His MFA was in printmaking and Jerry has won many national awards for his unique color etchings. He left teaching and worked as a graphic designer, retiring early to return as a full time artist. Points' paintings have been recognized with honors from the Hoosier Salon, Indiana Heritage, and Indiana Artists exhibitions. His entries in the Hoosier Salon have won "Best Impressionistic Landscape," "Best Dynamic Landscape" and, in 2005, his entry was selected by the Indiana State Museum for their permanent collection. Recently, his painting, "Rainbow Woods" was purchased for inclusion in the Greater Lafayette Museum's permanent collection. In 2017 he received Best of Show at the Indiana Artists Exhibition, held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. As a plein air painter, he has won awards in several paint-outs, including Best of show in the Hamilton County and Zionsville Paint-Out. He was selected to participate as a guest artist in the Door County Plein Air Festival in Wisconsin in July 2011 and 2013.

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Other works by Jerry Points

Selected Exhibitions

  • Indiana Artists Exhibition
    Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2017
  • Indiana Hoosier Salon
    Glick Gallery, Indianapolis, 2016
  • Indiana Heritage Exhibition
    Nashville, Indiana, 2014
  • Door County Plein Air Paint Out
    Door County, Wisconsin, 2012
  • View Point
    Cincinnati,Ohio, 2007


  • Southern Illinois University, MFA Printmaking
    Edwardsville, Illinois,2002 
  • Indiana State University, MS Art
    Terre Haute, Indiana,1968 
  • University of Evansville, BFA Art
    Evansville, Indiana,1964 

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