Alan Reinhardt Ceramic Installations
Alan Reinhardt is a self taught free-lance ceramic tile artist/designer. He is a life long resident of Indianapolis and resides on the city’s south side with his wife Denise. “My primary focus has been designing and creating ceramic tile murals and coffee tables for residential use. I am currently designing and producing ceramic tile in the arts & crafts style for local and out of state tile fairs.”
One of five Best of Show: Penrod Art Fair 2005
First Place Award for sculpture: Art in the Theatre Exhibition Two: Franklin College 2002
Best of Show: Southside Art League Show 1978
Second Place Award: Southside Art League Show 1978
Exhibitions/ Art Fairs:
Pewabic Pottery & Contemporary Art Tile Fair: 1997- present
Art in the Gardens: Garfield Park Conservatory: 2004
Art in the Theatre Exhibition Two: Franklin College 2002
Penrod Art Fair: 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 2005, 2006, 2007
Talbot Street Art fair: 1983, 1984, 1985
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Dedications: August 20, 2000
Indianapolis Monthly Magazine: August 1998 edition, page 78
The Indianapolis Star: Home Improvement; April 11, 1995, pg. 3
Channel 6 News: Story of Interest by Reid Duffy; November 1988
Indy Happenings Newspaper: June 18, 1984, pg. 6
The Indianapolis Star: Feature Article; August 25, 1984, pg. 10
The indianapolis Star & News: cartoon published October 27, 1976, pg.13
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Commemorative Bookcase:
Description of project: Design, fabricate, install, and maintain a commemorative library bookcase for each branch of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library System. Donating patrons can see their name in print by purchasing a Limited Edition ceramic book tile to be permanently displayed in the commemorative bookcase of their choice. “Booktiles” are in three sizes for three donation amounts, with various textures, glaze, colors, and inscription fonts. No two “booktiles” are the same. The art work on the printed brochure to advertise these Limited Edition ceramic book tiles features Alan Reinhardt’s commemorative bookcase installation.
Detail view of donor bookcase.
Alan Reinhardt working on Indianapolis City Market test kitchen backsplash
using AMACO® White Art Clay No. 25.
Indianapolis City Market test kitchen backsplash.
Wood framed ceramic tiles.
Alan Reinhardt using a slab roller.
Iguana coffee table.
Detail view of Iguana coffee table.