striped_chair.pngAbout the Ferrer Gallery

Ferrer Gallery is a multi-faceted art destination located in downtown Nashville, Indiana, in the art colony of Brown County. It occupies a spacious, sunlit area on the second level of the historic Village Green Building, built in 1910. Ferrer Gallery currently represents over 30 local, regional and national artists working in a variety of art and craft mediums, traditional to contemporary. The gallery space is home to the art studios of Dixie and Dick Ferrer and textile artist Barb Brooke Davis. Showcasing original art and crafts, the Gallery provides a location where the public can purchase orginal art as well as meet and watch artists create. Learning opportunities are available to those interested in workshops and group or private classes led by Dick Ferrer, Dixie Ferrer and guest instructors.

Visit the Gallery, buy great art and relax in "Comfy Chair"

 

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Many Ferrer Gallery artists are members of Indiana Artisans, a  state-wide program promoting Indiana made art, crafts and food.

  

 

Dick has been selected by a jury to paint a 4x8 metal panel to be displayed at the north end of Nashville. It will depict the history of Brown County showing Dick's unique style of painting. The 9 artists' panels will be unveiled during the Spring Blossom weekend celebration, May 4th. The study and "panel in process" is at Ferrer Gallery if you would like preview peek.

AUGUST Marcy Neiditz-

New ceramic work for Bloomington artist Marcy Neiditz’s upcoming exhibit at Ferrer Gallery, Nashville, IN will include teapots, lidded containers, platters and large bowls. 

The exhibit opens Wednesday August 7th and an opening reception with the artist will be Saturday, August 10th, from 5-8pm, during the Village Art Walk.  The exhibit will run through the end of August. The gallery is located at 61 W. Main St. 2nd level. Like Ferrer Gallery on face book for further information

Marcy Neiditz has been a ceramic artist for over 30 years.    She creates both functional vessels and sculptural objects, characterized by her love of organic forms and referencing plant-life, nature, and the microscopic world.

Her ceramic artwork is wheel-thrown and hand-built, and the surfaces include a layering of custom made textured glazes, slips, underglazes, and incised sgraffito carvings.  

SEPTEMBER "Warm Colors of Fall" New home accessories made from overdyed recycled vintage wool. Her signature line of pumpkin pillows, landscaped and leaf design pillows and much more. Barb will be present, to visit and help you with your selection, during the Nashville Gallery Walk, Saturday, September 14, 5:00-8:00.

OCT-Rita and Ben Jackson-sculpture

 

Dixie Ferrer
Mixed Media Artist

an artist exploring the combination of painting, mixed media and collage

Dixie will be participating in the Bloomington Indiana Open Studios Tour 2013, April 27th 10am-6am and April 28th 10am-4pm. She will be at 1114 Brooks Dr. #20 on the tour map. Visit BloomingtonOpenStudiosTour.com for more information.

Dixie has been staying busy as a member of the Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission. The newly formed commission  has been defining and coordinating efforts for the state awarded Brown County art district and destination. There is a lot of great energy being spent making our county the best for the arts and entertainment. Watch as our marketing plan moves into place. This is exciting times for our village.

A newly designed teaching and personal studio for Dixie is rocking with fresh art being made and new classes designed. Future classes will be posted on the class page of the website.

 

 

 


Dick Ferrer
Fine Art Paintings

This is what Dick has been up to

Dick has officially retired from his long running "paycheck" job. Dick is now able to spend his days painting in his studio in Ferrer Gallery and on location. He loves capturing his favorite scenes in Brown County and the surrounding countryside.

Barb Brooke Davis
Vintage Textile Artist

barb_working_in_studio.jpgBarb has a new collection of felted wool table runners and lots of gorgeous fall leaf and pumpkin pillows. She's also been working on more beautiful impressionistic felted landscapes, both as pillows and framed art. Zip on over and check them out!

Barb's Upcoming Shows & Events

Featured artist during the month of September at Ferrer Gallery. Artist's reception, Saturday, Sept. 8th from 5-8 pm

Bloomington Spinners & Weavers Guild Fiber Arts Show

November 9th & 10, 2012

 

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Open daily  from 10:00-5:00. Closed on Tues.