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Jerry Points
Indianapolis, IN

About the Artist

Jerry Points started his career teaching printmaking and painting at the University of Evansville. His MFA was in printmaking winning 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 …

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About the Artist

Jerry Points started his career teaching printmaking and painting at the University of Evansville. His MFA was in printmaking winning 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.

Artist’s Work

Tuscany fields
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Tuscany Fields

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Trees of hope 4
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Trees of Hope

By Jerry Points

Crazy quilt
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Crazy Quilt

By Jerry Points

Calm before the storm 2
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Calm Before the Storm

By Jerry Points

Just over the hill
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Just Over the Hill

By Jerry Points

Green fields
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Green Fields

By Jerry Points

The falling leaves 2
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The Falling Leaves

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The falling leaves
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The Falling Leaves

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Suburbia encroachment
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Suburbia Encroachment

By Jerry Points

Practise makes perfect
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Practise Makes Perfect

By Jerry Points

Field of dreams 3
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Field of Dreams

By Jerry Points

Dream stream
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Dream Stream

By Jerry Points

Yellow sky
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Yellow Sky

By Jerry Points

Red field 2
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Red Field

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Red and blue 2
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Red and Blue

By Jerry Points

Join the circle
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Join the Circle

By Jerry Points

Black bamboo
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Black Bamboo

By Jerry Points

Backyard bamboo
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Backyard Bamboo

By Jerry Points

Field patterns
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Field Patterns

By Jerry Points

Tree of life 7
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Tree of Life

By Jerry Points

Munsell plot plan
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Munsell Plot Plan

By Jerry Points

In or out
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In or Out

By Jerry Points

4th of july1
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4th of July.1

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October blaze
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October Blaze

By Jerry Points

The sky is falling
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The Sky is Falling

By Jerry Points

Back to you mark rothko
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Back to you Mark Rothko

By Jerry Points

Sun and done
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Sun and Done

By Jerry Points

Abstract Landscape
Back to you mark rothko 2
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Back to you Mark Rothko

By Jerry Points

Round about
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Round About

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

Education

  • 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