Two of My Photographs, Now Part of a Museum Collection.

The two photographs below are now a part of the collection of the Midwest Museum of American Art.  Recently, the pieces were reviewed and accepted into their collection. The photographs were donated to the museum by Dr. Steven Conant of

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Two of My Photographs, Now Part of a Museum Collection.

The two photographs below are now a part of the collection of the Midwest Museum of American Art.  Recently, the pieces were reviewed and accepted into their collection. The photographs were donated to the museum by Dr. Steven Conant of

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Venacular Photography Exhibit

Many years ago, Satch and I had a small gallery at Midland Arts and Antiques in Indianapolis, Indiana.  We hosted an exceptional show of a part of our vernacular photography collection.  In mind of the challenges that we are facing

Venacular Photography Exhibit

Many years ago, Satch and I had a small gallery at Midland Arts and Antiques in Indianapolis, Indiana.  We hosted an exceptional show of a part of our vernacular photography collection.  In mind of the challenges that we are facing

CSN&Y – Déjà Vu

My second favorite long player is 50 years old today, March 11, 2020. This record has been with me for the entire journey, and always will be. My grandmother, Edith (on my father’s side) bought this album for me, most

CSN&Y – Déjà Vu

My second favorite long player is 50 years old today, March 11, 2020. This record has been with me for the entire journey, and always will be. My grandmother, Edith (on my father’s side) bought this album for me, most

Neil Young, Live at the Murat, 9-19-2019

Here’s a photo album of the concert, which was incredible. Also, the setlist and a video of Ohio is included.  This was the first time Neil had headlined in Indianapolis since 1997! I’d like to point out the highlights of

Neil Young, Live at the Murat, 9-19-2019

Here’s a photo album of the concert, which was incredible. Also, the setlist and a video of Ohio is included.  This was the first time Neil had headlined in Indianapolis since 1997! I’d like to point out the highlights of

Transcendent Presence – New Work at SATCH ART SPACE

Click here for the exhibition reception’s Facebook Event on Friday, September 6, 2019. I’ve always been interested in the abstract within the natural world. While on the surface, this idea appears to be a dichotomy, the abstract and natural world

Transcendent Presence – New Work at SATCH ART SPACE

Click here for the exhibition reception’s Facebook Event on Friday, September 6, 2019. I’ve always been interested in the abstract within the natural world. While on the surface, this idea appears to be a dichotomy, the abstract and natural world

The Sound Cellar in Angola, IN is Closed

I just found out that one of my favorite places closed back in late 2017. The Sound Cellar was my oasis while at Tri State University (now Trine) back in 1976 – 1978. I bought a ton of records and

The Sound Cellar in Angola, IN is Closed

I just found out that one of my favorite places closed back in late 2017. The Sound Cellar was my oasis while at Tri State University (now Trine) back in 1976 – 1978. I bought a ton of records and

Elemental, January thru March, 2019

Update:  The exhibition is held over due to positive response. Dan Grossman of NUVO included a review of Elemental in his article on February’s First Friday, which can be found at this link. Elemental New Work by Ron Kern Artist

Elemental, January thru March, 2019

Update:  The exhibition is held over due to positive response. Dan Grossman of NUVO included a review of Elemental in his article on February’s First Friday, which can be found at this link. Elemental New Work by Ron Kern Artist

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Art Paul of Playboy, The Man Behind the Bunny at Heartland Film Festival

Satch and I were so excited to learn that, Art Paul of Playboy, The Man Behind the Bunny, was going to be screened at the Heartland Film Festival. What a excellent film! Obviously, it is a labor of love for

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Art Paul of Playboy, The Man Behind the Bunny at Heartland Film Festival

Satch and I were so excited to learn that, Art Paul of Playboy, The Man Behind the Bunny, was going to be screened at the Heartland Film Festival. What a excellent film! Obviously, it is a labor of love for

The Bungalow Interview with Blues Legend, Johnny Burgin

This is an interview that I did with the legendary blues master, Johnny Burgin, at Diane Tesler’s bungalow in Kewanna, Indiana on September 30, 2017 – also included is a live recording of the Legendary Rockin’ Johnny Blues Band* performing

The Bungalow Interview with Blues Legend, Johnny Burgin

This is an interview that I did with the legendary blues master, Johnny Burgin, at Diane Tesler’s bungalow in Kewanna, Indiana on September 30, 2017 – also included is a live recording of the Legendary Rockin’ Johnny Blues Band* performing

Johnny Burgin and Quique Gómez at Satch Art Space, June 2, 2017

First Friday at SATCH ART SPACE on June 2, 2017 was the place to be as two internationally famous blues artists performed a rare duo show.  The blues legend from Petaluma California, via Chicago, Johnny Burgin and Madrid, Spain’s Quique

Johnny Burgin and Quique Gómez at Satch Art Space, June 2, 2017

First Friday at SATCH ART SPACE on June 2, 2017 was the place to be as two internationally famous blues artists performed a rare duo show.  The blues legend from Petaluma California, via Chicago, Johnny Burgin and Madrid, Spain’s Quique

Chris Ruest and Gene Taylor with Derek Bonn – Live in Indianapolis

On April 23, 2017, Chris Ruest and Gene Taylor paid a visit to Indianapolis as a part of their Midwest tour.  Their concert at the Circle City Industrial Complex was incredible and showcased the talents of both of these amazing

Chris Ruest and Gene Taylor with Derek Bonn – Live in Indianapolis

On April 23, 2017, Chris Ruest and Gene Taylor paid a visit to Indianapolis as a part of their Midwest tour.  Their concert at the Circle City Industrial Complex was incredible and showcased the talents of both of these amazing

Satch Art Space Playlist – First Friday, May 5, 2017 – Neil Young, Deep Cuts

Every First Friday Satch will have music curated and programmed by me.  This month, the playlist is Neil Young, Deep Cuts.  We are going digital this time to accomplish a specific playlist, that is shown below.  I look forward to

Satch Art Space Playlist – First Friday, May 5, 2017 – Neil Young, Deep Cuts

Every First Friday Satch will have music curated and programmed by me.  This month, the playlist is Neil Young, Deep Cuts.  We are going digital this time to accomplish a specific playlist, that is shown below.  I look forward to

Singular Studies from Satch’s Studio

UPDATE:  I have added a page for an online version of the exhibition.  Click on the menu at the top of the page or  click here to access. I’ve come out of “retirement” for an exhibition that is part of

Singular Studies from Satch’s Studio

UPDATE:  I have added a page for an online version of the exhibition.  Click on the menu at the top of the page or  click here to access. I’ve come out of “retirement” for an exhibition that is part of

Music for Grand Opening of Satch Art Space

As a part of Satch Art Space programming, every First Friday Gallery Walk and other events will feature music.  For the occasion of the grand opening, the music comes from a curated selection of jazz made by the icons of

Music for Grand Opening of Satch Art Space

As a part of Satch Art Space programming, every First Friday Gallery Walk and other events will feature music.  For the occasion of the grand opening, the music comes from a curated selection of jazz made by the icons of

The Johnny Burgin Trio – LIVE!

Satch and I are bringing to Kewanna, Indiana, a town of 600 good folks, The Modern King of the West Side Chicago Blues guitar, Johnny Burgin! We truly hope that you will support this fundraiser/concert.  This is a chance to

The Johnny Burgin Trio – LIVE!

Satch and I are bringing to Kewanna, Indiana, a town of 600 good folks, The Modern King of the West Side Chicago Blues guitar, Johnny Burgin! We truly hope that you will support this fundraiser/concert.  This is a chance to

Still Life

I’ve been looking at this still life for a long long time.  Finally, I photographed it in a way that appealed to me.

Still Life

I’ve been looking at this still life for a long long time.  Finally, I photographed it in a way that appealed to me.

Discussing Edward and Brett Weston at IMA

Recently Satch and I had the opportunity to be part of a discussion about the lives and art of Edward and Brett Weston at Marty Krause’s (Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs) print group at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. 

Discussing Edward and Brett Weston at IMA

Recently Satch and I had the opportunity to be part of a discussion about the lives and art of Edward and Brett Weston at Marty Krause’s (Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs) print group at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.