top of page

Curriculum Vitae​​



Aegon Corporation, Louisville
Kroger Gardis Regas, Indianapolis
Arthur Anderson and Company, Chicago
Malabar Hotel of the Four Seasons, Las Vegas
Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center, Indianapolis
MCPL Library Services Foundation, Indianapolis
Buckingham Companies, Indianapolis
Midwest Museum of American Art
Casa Verde Energy, Indianapolis
The Pacers, Indianapolis
Cassis Design, Indianapolis
Planned Benefits Services, Richmond
Citizens Gas & Electric Company, Indianapolis
Providian Corporation, Louisville
Finding Garau Germans & Pennington, Indianapolis
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond
Indianapolis Business Journal
Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Indiana State Museum
Kite International Vincennes University
Whetstone & Associates

Conrad Indianapolis Hotel



2016 Lois at Large, Indianapolis

          Lois Main Templeton, Conversations at the JCC, Indianapolis

2013 The Maine Event, Long-Sharp Gallery, Indianapolis

2011 Give the Lady What She Wants, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis

2009 Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center of Indianapolis
2008 Who Makes The Sun Rise?, Cassis Design, Indianapolis
2007 Lois Main Templeton, Cassis Design, Indianapolis
2005 Painting with Words, Writing with Paint, B.D. Mallon Gallery Geneva, Illinois
2005 Never a Dull Moment, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis
2003 Mary Anderson Center, Mount Saint Francis, Indiana

Sullivan Munce Art Center, Zionsville, Indiana
Columbus Art Center, Columbus, Indiana

2002 Inaugural Exhibit, Cassis Design, Indianapolis

2001 Gestural Abstractions, The Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento
2000 Lois Main Templeton, Richmond Art Museum
1999 Women on Paper, Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan
1998 Taking the Long View, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis

Lois Main Templeton, Gallerie Hertz, Louisville

1996 Joy Horwich Gallery Chicago

Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis

1992 Galerie Hertz, Louisville

Indiana University, Southeast New Albany

1988 North Idaho State College, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

1987 Indiana University, East Richmond

Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana

1986 University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Bromfield Gallery, Boston



2011 Hoosier Masters, Sullivan Munce Cultural Center, Zionsville, Indiana
2010 Keeping Company, Ashland Gallery, Indianapolis
2005 Whispers to Shouts, Indiana State Museum (catalogue)
2002 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Columbus Gallery
1998-1999 Book as Art X, National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC (catalogue)
1998 New Art of the West 6: Biennial Exhibition Eitlejorg Museum, Indianapolis

Hoosier Landscapes Past and Present, The Midwest Museum of American Art

1997 The National Museum of Women in the Arts (Chosen to represent the State of Indiana)

1993 Ten Women, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana
1991 Extremes: Three Regional Views, Midwest Museum of American Art (catalogue)

Four Point Perspectives, Louisville Visual Art Association
Abstract Dichotomies, Anderson University, Curated by Garth Closter

1986 Duets, Buckham Fine Arts Project Flint, Michigan, Curated by Alain Joyaux

1985 Showcase ’85, Water Tower Art Association, Louisville (catalogue)



         2017 Phil O'Malley & Lois Templeton - Gallery Exhibit, Indianapolis 

         2008 Ewing Fahey & Lois Templeton, Loftus and Blackburn Galleries, Mary Anderson Center,

Mount St. Francis, Indiana

2007 In a Quiet Place, Quade & Templeton, Murphy Art Center, Indianapolis

2003 Rose Hulman, Institute of Technolody, Terre Haute, Indiana
2002 Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis
1986 Montalvo Center, Saratoga, California



2013 Most Distinguished Alumna Award, Herron School of Art and Design

2011 NUVO Cultural Vision Award 

2001-2003 Residences and Fellowship, Mary Anderson Center for the Arts
2002 Vermont Studio Center Residency
2001-2002 Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, Arts Council of Indianapolis
2000 Individual Artists Project, Indiana Arts Commission
1997 The National Museum of Womens in the Arts

Chosen to represent the State of Indiana

Commissioned to create The 1997 Governor’s Arts Awards

1991 Purchase Award, Indiana State Museum Media



“Whispers to Shouts . . . Indiana State Museum” S. L. Berry, Indianapolis Star, February 4, 2005
“Artist’s Words Enhance Expressions on Canvas” Julie Goldsmith, Indianapolis Star North, May 20, 2002
“In the Spotlight” Shari L. Finnell, Indianapolis Woman, January, 2002
“Artist Finds Her Way” Bonnie Mauer, Prime Time, January, 2002
“The Studio Book: Finding Your Way” D. Hoppe, Arts Indiana, Winter, 2001
“Verbalizing the Visual” S. L. Berry, The Indianapolis Star, October 26, 2000
“Let’s Get Lost” D. Hoppe, Nuvo, August 31 – September 7, 2000
“Lois Main Templeton on Creative Renewal” S. L. Berry, Arts Indiana, Spring 2000
“Western Ways” Julie Pratt McQuiston, Nuvo, April 16-23, 1998
“New Art of the West Six” Steve Mannheimer, Indianapolis Star, March 22, 1998
“Artists offer diverse look at the West” S. L. Berry, Indianapolis Star, March 6, 1998
“Lois Main Templeton, You Know How Dreams Are…” Jean Robertson, Arts Indiana, January 1997
“How Dreams Are, Lois Main Templeton Work on Display” Dick Young, Nuvo, October 10, 1996
“Top Indiana Women Artists” Molly Hulett, Indianapolis Woman, September 1995
“Fishing the Spirit, Surfing the Canvas” Arts Indiana, May 1993
“Galerie Hertz & Indiana University Southeast” Diane Heilenman,The Courier-Journal, Louisville, June 28, 1992

“Four Point Perspectives” Visual Art Review, Louisville Visual Art Association, 1991

“The Eyes Keep On Moving” Steve Mannheimer, The Indianapolis Star, March 18, 1990
“Indiana Show No Dead End” Kit Basquin, New Art Examiner, November 1983



“Templeton and Kramer at RHI” Mary Ann Michna, May, 2003
“Interview with Lois Main Templeton” Edward Boilini, March, 2002
“Interview with Lois Main Templeton” KXTV-10 (ABC) Sacramento, July, 2001
“Interview with Lois Main Templeton” The Eitlejorg Museum, May 1998
“Variations on a Theme by Glover” Lois Main Templeton, January 1997



                   CD: Who Makes the Sun Rise? 2010 read by the Author

The Rooster’s Companion Lois Main Templeton & Phil O’Malley, 2011

Who Makes the Sun Rise?, Lois Main Templeton & Phil O’Malley, 2011

Beyond the Barnyard, Lois Main Templeton & Phil O’Malley, 2008

Thoughts for a Tiny Book, Lois Main Templeton, 2002

Minnows, Lois Main Templeton, 2001

The Studio Book: Finding Your Way, The Guild Press, 2000

“Did You Hear?” Lois Main Templeton, New Thought Journal, Fall 1996

“Wind in the Cattails” Lois Main Templeton, New Thought Journal, Summer 1996

bottom of page