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2015

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*Updated November 22nd*

CONFIRMED 2015 EVENTS and APPEARANCES:


* December 18th * ART SHOW (cont.) --- The Fifth Annual Maleficium - Closing Reception. 7-10pm. (I already posted the opening below) Curated by J. Anthony Kosar. Chicagoland's Largest Halloween Themed Art show featuring Award-winning artists of all media! There was also a raffle for the 'Little Friends' Charity on the opening night. Westmont, IL.~ LINK ~ Art is now featured online

* December 4th * ART SHOW --- Stutz Artists Holiday Openhouse Gallery show and open studios! Free Admission, life music, food trucks, etc. 5:00pm. Stutz Building, Indianapolis, IN.~ LINK ~

* December 4th * ART SHOW --- TINY IV Holiday group show featuring work no larger than 6"x6". Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN.

* December 3rd and 4th * ART SHOW --- 9th Annual IDADA First In Line show. Fundraising event for IDADA. Held at the Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery. Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~

* November 14th * ART SHOW --- The Fifth Annual Maleficium Curated by J. Anthony Kosar. Chicagoland's Largest Halloween Themed Art show featuring Award-winning artists of all media! Closing reception: December 18th. There was also a raffle for the 'Little Friends' Charity on the opening night. Westmont, IL.~ LINK ~ Art is now featured online

* October 24th * MUSIC and ART EVENT --- The Nightmare Before Halloween Featuring Music by Bizarre Noir, The Transylvania Hell Sounds, and The Elixers. Featuring art by Lydia Burris, Terence Muncy, and Poke It With A Stick Art Co., Also Tarot by Maggie Missile and Facepainting by Kimmy CupcakeThe Thompson House, Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* October 16-18 * CONVENTION --- Fright Night Horror Weekend - Louisville, KY. ~ LINK ~

* October 10th * MUSIC and ART EVENT --- Indoor Fall Fest Featuring Music by Thick Jones, The Evil Woodchuck and Born Mountaineer, and Art by Lydia BurrisThe Thompson House, Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* August 7-9th * CONVENTION --- Flashback Weekend - Chicago, IL. ~ LINK ~

* September 25th * ART EVENT --- Art vs. Art The Vogue -Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~

* September 11-13 * CONVENTION --- Horrorhound Weekend -Indianapolis, IN

* August 7-9th * CONVENTION --- Flashback Weekend - Chicago, IL. ~ LINK ~

* July 30th - August 2nd * ART EVENT * --- Bizarre Bazaar: An Alternative Art Extravaganza! - At the Indianapolis Arts Garden, Indianapolis, IN. 2 blocks from the convention center, where Gen Con will be happening! ~

* July 11th * ART EVENT --- 2nd Saturdays Art Walk at the Indiana Design Center. Carmel, IN.

* July 10th * MUSIC and ART EVENT --- July 10th at the 5th Quarter. A night of music and art with bands: Harley Poe, Bizarre Noir; Entertainment: The Misfit Carnivale; Artists: Lydia Burris, Craig Roberts, and Spacehoney, and Facepainting by Kimmy Cupcake Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* June 26th - 28th * CONVENTION --- Days of the Dead -Indianapolis, IN.~ LINK ~

* June 13th * ART EVENT --- 2nd Saturdays Art Walk at the Indiana Design Center. Carmel, IN.

* June 6th - * ART SHOW --- "ENCOUNTER: A Sci-Fi and Fantasy Art Experience" A group show at the Garfield Park Art Center, Indianapolis, IN. ~

* June 6th - * ART SHOW --- "Catsplosion!" A cat themed group show at the Garfield Park Art Center, Indianapolis, IN. ~

* June 5th - * ART SHOW --- "Energy" A group show with 4 artists: at The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery ~

* May 22-24th * CONVENTION --- Spectrum Fantastic Art Live - Contemporary Fantastic Art Convention -Kansas City, Mo. ~ LINK ~

* May 1st - * ART SHOW --- "Recycled Parts: Obsolete Artifacts" A group show hosted by Sun King beer: at The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery ~ LINK ~

* April 24th and 25th * ART EVENT * --- The Annual Raymond James Stutz Artist Openhouse- The Stutz Building, 212 W. 10th St. Indianapolis, IN. **LYDIA's STUDIO = A-250** ~ LINK ~

* April 3rd - * ART SHOW --- "First Peek" Gallery Exhibition a preview of the 22nd Open House : at The Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery ~ LINK

* March 20-22 * CONVENTION --- Horrorhound Cinci - Cincinnati, OH. ~ LINK ~

* March 13th * SOCIAL EVENT --- The Empowerment Project.- I was invited to speak with 10 other self empowered women at a presentation of the empowerment project. Location: Northview Middle School. Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~

* March 6th * ART SHOW --- "Monsters, Myth and Mayhem" opening reception : at the Indy Indie Artist Colony (26 E 14th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202) ~ LINK

* February 27th - March 1st * CONVENTION --- Days of the Dead: Culture Shock - Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~

* February 21st * ART SHOW --- Group Show at the Barrio Taco and Tequila bar. Partial proceeds to charity. Indianapolis, IN.

* February 20th - March 7th * ART SHOW --- A Solo Show in collaboration with a performance of "The Tempest" by EclecticPond theater company. Playground Productions Studio, 5529 Bonna Avenue #10. Indianapolis, IN 46219 ~ LINK ~

* February 13-15 * CONVENTION --- Steampunk Through the Looking Glass - Indianapolis, IN. at The Columbia Club. ~ LINK ~

* February 6th * ART SHOW --- "Cold. Dark. Unsecurity" opening reception : A show revolving around the theme of violence. - The Stutz Building, 212 W. 10th St. Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK

If you would like me to attend your event, please contact me ~ lydiaburris(at)gmail.com

EXCELLENT MISCELLANEOUS NEWS in 2015!


PUBLIC MURAL
I completely renovated a complex public mural on 3 walls of the Columbus Indiana Animal Shelter. The project was originally facilitated by my mother in 2003 in collaboration with troubled youth. I was honored to give the 3 walls (as well as some inside repairs) a fresh coat of paint.

GAME ILLUSTRATIONS
This year I've done work for:
*Anvil 8 Games "Aetherium"

TEACHING:
* Ivy Tech: Color Theory and Design
* Ivy Tech: Drawing I and II

I will be doing MORE AMAZING THINGS in 2015! Just you wait!







*Updated December 2014*

2014 EVENTS and APPEARANCES:

* December 5th * ART SHOW --- Tiny III - Gallery 924 at the Arts Council - Indianapolis, IN ~

* December 5th * ART SHOW --- Stutz Holiday Art Show at the Raymond James Stutz Artist Gallery - Indianapolis, IN *** I will be in my STUDIO A-250!! *** ~ LINK ~

* November 21-23 * CONVENTION --- Days of the DEAD Chicago - Schaumburg, Il ~ LINK

* September 27th * ART SHOW "100 Under 100" show at the 3040 Gallery - Indianapolis, IN

* September 19th * ART EVENT * --- Caninvitational, hosted by SunKing Brewery Art Show at the Indianapolis, IN. Arts Garden. Artists are invited to create works of art from beer cans.LINK~ (actual tasting event at link on Sept 20th)

* September 5-7th * CONVENTION --- Horrorhound Weekend Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* August 21-24th * CONVENTION --- WIZARD WORLD - Chicago, IL

* August 14-17th * CONVENTION --- GENCON - Art Show - Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

*August 1st-3rd * CONVENTION --- Fandom Fest - Louisville KY. Convention Center. ~ LINK ~

* July 19th * ART SHOW "Festiparty" show at the 3040 GalleryIndianapolis, IN

* June 27th-29th * CONVENTION ---Days of the Dead in Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~

* June 27th * ART SHOW EVENT Closing show of "Walk Away with Art" at the Raymond James Stutz Artist GalleryFor the patrons! Gamble your chances to walk away with the best art! Pay $100 (or $150 for couples) and walk away with one of 50 EXCELLENT Pieces. Draw numbers to determine who goes first! Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* June 7th * ART SHOW "Circus Sideshow" group show at the Hive Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.

* June 6th * ART SHOW "Walk Away with Art" show at the Raymond James Stutz Artist GalleryIndianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* June 6th * ART SHOW Gallery walk opening at Studio on the SquareMarietta, GA. (artwork will continue to be represented at this venue)~ LINK ~

* May 30th - June 1st * CONVENTION --- INDY POP CON - The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Artists! ~ Kansas City, MO. LINK ~

* May 17th * ART EVENT * --- T.C. Steele 15th Annual Festical of Flowers PaintOutBrown County, Indiana LINK

* May 9th - 11th * CONVENTION --- Spectrum Fantastic Art Live - Indy PopCon is coming to Indianapolis and bringing you over 150,000 square feet of comics, cosplay, video gaming, internet culture, entertainment, and more! - Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* April 26-27 * ART EVENT * --- The Annual STUTZ ARTIST OPENHOUSE. - My studio, suite A-250 -- Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK

* March 28-30th * CONVENTION --- The Coldcock Whiskey CABIN FEVER WEEKEND - Three days of ART, MUSIC, FILMS and VENDING - Indianapolis, IN ~ LINK ~

* March 21-23rd * CONVENTION ---Horrorhound Weekend in Cincinnati, OH. ~ LINK ~

* March 8th * ART SHOW --- I'll have a small wall feature at the Hive Gallery, 729 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, California! ~ LINK ~

* February 14-16 * CONVENTION --- Circle City Aerodrome presents: A Dark Victorian Romance at the Historic Columbia Club, Indianapolis IN. ~ LINK ~

* February 7th * ART SHOW --- A group exhibition at the New Day Meadery, with the theme "Time Travel is Messy!" - presented by Circle City Aerodrome. ~ LINK ~

* January 8th - 26th * ART SHOW --- A group exhibition at Clowes Memorial Hall, with Stuart Sayger, Gavin Smith, Kyle Krauskopf and myself. Gallery tour January 14th. ~ LINK ~

If you would like me to attend your event, please contact me ~ lydiaburris(at)gmail.com

EXCELLENT MISCELLANEOUS NEWS in 2014!


GAMES ILLUSTRATIONS - this year I've been working with:
*Anvil 8 Games "Aetherium"
*Arkworld 7

ART REPRESENTATION:
* The Venue: Fine Arts and Gifts - Bloomington, IN. ~ LINK ~
*Studio on the Square - in Marietta, GA. ~ LINK ~
* The Raymond James Stutz Artist Gallery - Indianapolis, IN. ~ LINK ~
*Hive Gallery - Los Angeles, CA. - Small wall feature in March. (and other inclusions in monthly theme shows) ~ LINK ~
* Celestial Bodies Tattoo, Piercing and Art Gallery, Beech Grove, IN. ~ LINK ~

MOVIES:
* "Unrequitted" Short independent film by David Ross. Created: sculptural pieces and installations
* "Volumes of Blood" horror anthology. Created: Prop illustration for Nathan Thomas Millners anthology segment.

PUBLICATIONS:
* "Jamais Vu - Journal of Strange Among the Familiar", published by Post Mortem Press. (4 covers) ~ LINK ~
* Vampire News: volume III - Crazy Duck Press. (cover and inside inclusion) ~ LINK ~

AWARD:
*May 17th - T.C. Steele 15th Annual Festical of Flowers PaintOut - 1st place mixed media.

TEACHING:
* Ivy Tech: Color Theory and Design
* Ivy Tech: Drawing I and II

This is at least what I can remember!



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