New Palestine artist taking part in Indy art event

INDIANAPOLIS — New Palestine artist Beth Clary Schwier, 54, will present her artwork during the Raymond James Stutz Artists Open House Friday and Saturday at the historic Stutz Business and Arts Center in Indianapolis.

“This is my second year doing the show here, and it is so exciting,” she said. “I get to meet so many people from the area, and I’d love to invite the people from Hancock County to come out and enjoy the art show.”

According to her website,, Schwier is an award-winning Indiana artist, a member of the Hoosier Salon, American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America and the Historic Indiana Artists. She also serves on the board of the Hancock County Arts Council.

Her studio is located at the Historic Stutz Business and Arts Center in downtown Indianapolis.​ 

The open house, which first took place in 1993, attracts more than 6,000 people annually to the 400,000-square-foot former car factory.

From 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday family-friendly activities will include hands-on art activities, youth art scavenger hunt, free cookies from Raymond James and more.