Alison Beam-Hindman has been a member of the Muncie Artists Guild since 2015.
Originally from Northwest Indiana, Beam-Hindman took two advertising art courses as electives at Purdue University North Central in 1977 but didn’t start painting seriously until retirement from Ivy Tech Community College East Central in 2008.
Her lifelong interest in space science inspires much of her work, and she has been influenced by space artists such as Chesley Bonestell and Alan Bean. Beam-Hindman, who strives to be an Astro-artist, has been a member of the Muncie Astronomy Club since 2000 and is active in the Club’s community outreach on science education.
Regarding her work, she says, “I Paint the Stars.”
New Horizons Mission to Pluto 20”x24” acrylics on canvas gifted to Dr. Ronald Kaitchuck in appreciation for his work with the Muncie, Indiana Astronomy Club.
Guiding Lights 16" x20" acrylics on canvas sold.
Secretes of a Ringed System 11"x14" acrylics on canvas sold.
Voyager II - Uranus System, 16" x20" acrylics on canvas. Awards: 2nd place for imaging by Astronomical League Great Lakes Region also won the Judges’ Choice award at that event. Prints available.
Painted to honor Shady Js Band - the Little Band with a Big Heart. 16” x20” acrylics on canvas. Gifted to the Alabama band that raises money for charities.
Box-Box painted in front of Grissom Elementary School for Muncie Arts and Culture Council. (2019)