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.”