VIP CENTER FOR BUSINESS WOMEN
A UNIQUE ART AND GIFT SHOW PROVIDED BY LOCAL ARTISTS AND ENTREPRENEURS
November 5 & 6, 2021
VIP Center for Business Women
Tickets start at 5.00
Membership not required.
Women Love Art & Shopping!
The VIP Center for Business Women is opening its doors November 5 & 6 in celebration of Artistic Women and Entrepreneurs who provide gifts, art, and products.
This incredible shopping extravaganza includes an art show with silent auction, wine tasting, and mouth-melting hors devours. Shop VIP is the perfect event to support women- and walk away with awesome goodies! Highlights include...
Friday Night Social Event
Art Show & Silent Auction
Wine & Food Tastings
Saturday All Day Shopping with women vendors providing:
Unique Clothing,Purses, Jewelry
Fine and Fun Gifts
Unique Art and Artisan Products
Make-up and Beauty Products
Speciality Services for Women
...And much more!
NOW ACCEPTING SPONSORS...
ATTEND FRIDAY, SATURDAY, OR BOTH
You are welcome to attend both days or just one. Ticket prices start at 10.00 and go up to 20.00 based on the event days you choose. The VIP team will be nearby to show you around our gorgeous mini-mansion as you peruse art, tantalize your tastebuds, and shop to your heart's content.
Dress up for this euphoric evening and be prepared to be in awe of incredible art from local female artists. You'll enjoy socializing as you try tasty delights and bid on unique gifts in our silent auction. Proceeds from the auction go to our VIP Scholarship Fund to benefit underserved women.
4:00 pm: Doors open for art exhibition and social networking.
5:00 pm: Official welcome by Sponsors and VIP Team. Silent Auction begins
6:00 pm: Door Prizes Announcement by Sponsors. Vote for Your Favorite Art.
7:30 pm: Silent Auction Winners announced.
8:00 pm: Doors close for the evening.
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Talk to us.
It's a full fun day of shopping, art, food, and more shopping. We'll have women entrepreneurs showcasing and selling their best wares, gifts, art, and edible goodies. We will also have food for purchase, and you can get a lunch ticket when you buy your event tickets.
9:00 am: Doors open for shopping
11:00 am: VIP Cafe open for lunch
1:00 pm: Door Prizes Announcement by Sponsors.
4:00 pm: Doors close for shopping
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Talk to us.
Cierra Johnson is an artist specializing in fine art, illustration and design. Find more of her work at cjcrtv.com; or connect with her on social media. Follow @CJCRTV everywhere.
Nut Houch Art
Earline Houchins and Angela Nuttle, a mother and daughter artist team, create art specifically for art licensing and illustration. The beauty of having an artist team is flexibility in style and design. Earline displays a fine traditional style with a vintage flare, while Angela has a diverse whimsical modern trend appeal.
One of a kind handmade jewelry and art decor. Each piece is made by a designer and endorsed with a personal fob to fit your style. No two pieces alike! Exquisite, enchanting, meaningful, designed with you in mind
Kim Carlson Art
Outsider artist working in mostly pencil, ink, acrylic paint and other mixed media on canvas or paper. Art and social commentary contained within the art is conceptual in nature and mainly focuses on and is inspired by love, social injustice and the process of challenging the thinking of many social 'norms' or things society views as 'acceptable'.
Destiny Holland is an abstract artist with a love for art forms of all types. With inspiration from Joseph Lee and Elena Gual Destiny has found a love and niche for 3D and textured work. Since a very young age Destiny had a love for arts and craft hobbies which blossomed into entrepreneurship and making things for other people to enjoy, whether it be on canvas, or jewelry!
Jennifer Meeker Art
Local ceramic artist Jennifer Meeker Art creates one of a kind porcelain pieces inspired by nature with an industrial edge. Jennifer’s love for the outdoors through backpacking, gardening, and travel are expressed in her ceramic pieces. She uses her own techniques and incorporates it in an expressive matter, accomplishing the look of wood and metal. These highly unique pieces create joy and happiness to whomever owns and relishes them. Each one of her pieces are intended for functionality and are made in her Garfield Park, Indianapolis studio.
Kami's Art Outlet
My name is Kami. I am an artist originally from Pennsylvania, until 6 years ago when my husband and I moved to Indiana. I have been painting with acrylics and watercolor most of my life and have only recently started to sell it. I love anything whimsical and the artist I look up to most is Margaret Keene.
Megan Mullenax Haas is a working artist and art teacher from West Virginia living in Indianapolis. She received her Master's in Painting from Indiana State University in 2009. Her latest series is based on a nonfiction book called "Cures, Signs, and Witchery" by Gerald C. Milnes that features her ancestors from Appalachia. Mullenax specializes in watercolor paintings and giclee prints illustrating folk cures and anecdotes from the research on German immigrant "warlocks" on the farm in the 1800's in Appalachia.
Artist and Restored Creations
Restored Creations is the candle making social enterprise at our Center for Women & Children (CWC). Assisted by a staff team and High Impact volunteers, the candles and beautiful packaging are all handmade in-house by our women. The candles are a soy-blend and have no dyes or added colors, with all sale proceeds supporting the CWC. The process of making candles provides the women with a therapeutic outlet, while also empowering them to develop and practice transferable job skills. Each candle contains a personal, written testimony of restoration shared by a Restored Creations participant.
Shaunt'e Lewis Art
Shaunt’e Lewis is a multi-talented dynamo, artist and illustrator based in Indianapolis, IN. Her work can be seen around Indianapolis and surrounding areas in cafes and business including canvas art and murals. She can be found on social sites @shauntelewisart or www.shauntelewis.com
Sherry Long is a local designer, and printmaker. She focuses on two different styles of printmaking: relief printing, also known as linocut and screen printing. The printing process is unique because of the inherent quality that makes every print an original piece of art. She designs and hand-prints signed and numbered limited-edition prints on archival paper and metal signs, as well as, printing on clothing and other textiles. She finds inspiration in her love for animals, especially dogs and her passion for motorcycling. Her background is in graphic design which comes through in her style. She can be found on Instagram @36artworks or 36artworks.com
Imagine That! By Calandra
My business Collective Crafts featuring Imagine That ! By Calandra I started painting for relaxation but others started seeing my work and said should begin selling them. That was two years ago. When the pandemic occurred it give me time to work.. I've been selling pieces here and there. And would love my pieces to be in the museum peoples homes business etc.
Taylor Walker is a Fine Artist and Illustrator specializing in Pet & Family Portraits, Children's Art, Greeting Cards, Encaustics, Home Illustrations and Welcome Boards. The hallmark of Taylor's work is detail; from drawing every little whisker in a cat's face, to hand embellishing her greeting cards with glitter and burnt edges, no detail is missed! Taylor is also a huge animal lover with 5 kitties and prides herself on giving back to the community by partnering with local animal shelters during their annual fundraisers; that being said, although she loves creating all things, she'd say pet portraits are her favorite to create.
Shan Gogh Designs
Shan Gogh Designs is a local small business specializing in custom Hoosier themed ornaments, original artwork and functional art. Her medium is primarily spray paint and acrylic and recently has been incorporating resin in her artwork.
Goddess of Art
Savannah Jacob is an illustrator based out of Indianapolis. Savannah holds a BFA in Drawing and Illustration from Herron School of Art and Design. Savannah is a Herron Ambassador, 21st Century Peer Mentor, and the recipient of the DJ Simone Scholarship.
Gifts & Product Entrepreneurs
Jo-hanna (Joey) Bauchle
JoHenna Design LLC
Jo-hanna, the owner of JoHenna Design and commonly known as Joey, is best known for her intricate henna designs, paintings and drawings. She has lived in Indianapolis most of her life and is a self-taught artist. Joey enjoys creating complex designs in many different mediums including: henna art, pen and ink drawings, acrylic paintings, watercolor paintings as well as decorating pillows, mugs, bags, shoes, etc. While Joey has many artistic interests, her main focus is Henna Tattoo art and acrylic paintings.
Trades of Hope
Make your purchasing power count! Trades of Hope works with artisans around the world who are overcoming poverty through the sale of their handmade, fair-trade items. We have beautiful accessories, home decor, scarves, bags, etc. from 19 different countries including the US. The artisans are paid 100% of their asking price up front. This is not a charity, but a sustainable business that supports thousands of women worldwide. Come and check it out
Petite Chef Box/Indy Hometown Lunchbox
Indy's Hometown Lunchbox is a food truck serving casual american food made from scratch. In addition to our food truck, we offer catering and meal prep. Indy's Hometown Lunchbox wanted to focus on getting kids in the kitchen, so this year we created the Petite Chef Box, which is designed for our little chefs. The box contains dry ingredients, easy to follow instructions and activities. Food brings people together, so let's cook, eat and enjoy!
I travel to Bali Indonesia each year and design and manufacture garments and jewelry. Lots of one of a kind items priced reasonably. i visit there annually.. for 25 years now and get to immerse myself in their culture. And have had a boutique for decades here in my Indy home. my garments are largely from the batik realm, some tasteful tie dye, and all are geared for comfort and for artful self expression. Also offering Sterling silver jewelry pieces and some beadwork to accessorize
Toast and Cookies
Toast and Cookies: Bringing joy to your home and the little people in your life! Our specialty is creating wonderful and whimsical gifts for your home and your little sweeties. We take pride in creating one-of-a-kind, handmade items that bring joy to your home and the little people in your life. With something for everyone, what's not to love?
Bronze Doll is an online women's clothing boutique based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bronze Doll specializes in curating amazing pieces for women like us, women addicted to retail. Bronze Doll offers premium fabrics at great prices. True to size fits that flatter a wide range of body types. All of the hotness comes in the form of leggings, dresses, two-piece sets, and outerwear. We cannot wait to be a part of your neck breaking wardrobe.
Earth Revival Designs
My name is Christina Cox. I am a free spirited, crystal wearing momma who has always been a lover of jewelry, art, rocks and gemstones. For years my daughter and I have bonded over our love of beautiful stones, crystals, and art. In 2019 I decided to do what I loved each and every day as my career. Allowing me a deeper connection with my family by working from home and doing what I love. I call this a WIN, WIN, WIN. You win by purchasing my jewelry. I win by doing what I love and spending time with my family, and the world wins because I am spreading love and light through the creation of my own love and happiness for life.
DVTD (formerly Premier Designs Jewelry)
What is DVTD? (pronounced Devoted) (formerly Premier Designs Jewelry) We're a full marketplace, devoted to making a difference! Shop our marketplace of unforgettable products and gifts where every purchase you make gives back to multiple organizations! •Accessories •Baby & Children •Clothing •Food & Beverage •Health & Beauty •Home Decor & Gifts •Jewelry **After October 15th, our marketplace with double in size!!**
If you’re searching for uplifting apparel and decor, modern wall hangings, unique gifts, and more, look no further! Ardently Made is a faith-based, small business, hoping to spread love and light! All items are handmade or hand lettered, so you can shop knowing each product was created with thought, care, and meaningful intention! We cannot wait for Shop VIP and are excited to meet you!
IndyCraftivist/ Studio Z Custom Creations
IndyCraftivist is an Indianapolis-based woman-owned small business, focusing on making the world a better, happier and more colorful place. Driven to bring joy to the community by making a sustainable, mostly upcycled product, with activism through crafts, while empowering women to live their most authentic lives.
As a Certified Integrative Nutrition Coach, I practice a holistic approach to health and wellness - I look at how all areas of your life are connected. I help you understand how the Primary Foods of your life are connected to the Secondary Foods. Primary Foods are: Career, Relationships, Finances just to name a few, while Secondary Foods are what we put into our bodies. I received my certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and have been practicing natural healing and prevention for 20 years. I am focused on providing education to help people live a healthier lifestyle!
Joy E. Mason
Purpose, Power, and Joy
Purpose, Power and Joy is an empowerment community for women. We reveal your Purpose through shared experiences, we harness your Power through personal and professional development, and we renew your Joy through artistic expression. At VIP Shop, you can bring this spirit of empowerment and peace into any workspace by purchasing our book or flower art based on the science of happiness. Take a sneak peek at https://www.purposepowerandjoy.com/shop
Dr. Stacey Gaines
Essentially His Wisdom LLC
Dr. Gaines helps people find, and safely use, natural solutions for their everyday health needs. Using her expertise in health and wellness, she works to offer personalized solutions for your physical, mental, and emotional health, based on your unique concerns
Gluten Free Creations, Inc.
Gluten Free Creations, Inc. is a totally gluten free and corn free bakery making everything from scratch! Gluten Free Creations, Inc. is a home-based business selling at area farmers markets and private events since 2014. Gluten Free Creations, Inc. makes just about everything from sweet breads, sandwich breads, cinnamon rolls, scones, cookies, brownies, pies, cakes, paleo and keto items. Let Gluten Free Creations, Inc. make something delicious for you!
Sandra Toledo Marquette
Sandmar Designs - Sandy Toledo Marquette, Jewelry Designer I've always collected beautiful and interesting rocks, as a child growing up near Lake Michigan and throughout my adult travels. I'm inspired by unique patterns, textures and colors and strive to create one-of-a-kind designs for the unique you
Mary Kay Cosmetics
You get to try before you buy. I offer free samples and shipping. For preferred customers there is gift with purchase of 50 each quarter of year. Skincare clients receive birthday discount. Glamour consults for special occasions. Personal skin care consultants each season.
Macrame by Stefanie
Invigorated by the challenge of bringing new life to a classic decor, Stefanie loves to use a variety of texture, color and materials to the art of macrame. After following her husband all of their marriage to different craft shows throughout the midwest, she has found her own passion for creating art that she hopes others will love.
Karmen is a Divine Synergist helping you understand why you’re here and how to live on purpose. Connecting with your inner-Divine-self is the first step to having a relationship with the Divine Source to living intentionally. Karmen interweaves numerology, Angel guides, astrology, and coaching to guide you along your journey through offerings such as virtual courses and workshops, a daily journal, and a virtual meditation cafe. The daily journal is focused on how you'd like to feel and one goal you'd like to accomplish over 3 months.
Daisy Joy's Catering is a local catering company specializing in lunchtime offerings and appetizer events. Daisy Joy's is also offering order ahead lunches for this event. Be Joyful is the slogan brand of Daisy Joy's Catering. Be Joyful wants to remind everyone to always carry a positive mindset into their day by offering slogan merchandise.
Loved Again Textiles
Practical, beautifully stitched, made from upcycled fabrics: Rugs, potholders, bags, toys, pincushions, mittens, etc., I began to sew at my grandmother”s knee, and have always been interested in using whatever is available for art. Wool, cotton and linen have predominated my materials with whimsey and delight for many decades!
Craft Me A Dream
My name is Nikki and when I'm not at my full time job working at an elementary school I am spending my free time designing and creating pieces of home decor artwork and wreaths. Three years ago I realized I wanted to share my art with others. I love seeing peoples faces lite up when they take my pieces home.
Our business was founded on the principle of family. Our loving Grammy taught us everything we know from baked goods to time spent together. Today a year and a half after passing and in the middle of a pandemic we took a leap of faith to begin a business in her honor. We bake up cookies all the way to wedding cakes just as she taught us. Little Piece of Heaven Bakery straight from our kitchen to your plate!
Cheek 2 Chic Studio & Med Spa
Located in the beautiful Meridian-Kessler area of Indianapolis, Cheek 2 Chic Studio offers the finest in SkinCare: facials, healing treatments, body contouring, cellulite reduction, just to name a few! Complimentary analysis is waiting just for you, so call today. 317.619.1205. Cheek2ChicSkincare.com. Let me help you "face" the world with confidence!
Marie Fashion Designs
A. Marie is a small black business. Arlene has made fashionable items for family members for years. Jackets, skirts, crocheted scarves, and mask (as they are apart of the new normal). A few years ago she began to take orders from close personal friends. Those friends and family encouraged Arlene to open a business to showcase her work. Now that she is in retirement she decided to share her talents with the world. That is how A. Marie began.
Optimist Business Solutions
At Optimist Business Solutions, we are passionate about operational excellence. We don't just train. Our goal is to leverage our experience and our proven strategies to help you deliver on your promise to your clients, though process improvement and procedural effectiveness.
Tickets start at 5.00 (add-on options available)
VIP Center for Business Women
3755 N. Washington Blvd.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46205