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Meet The Artist

Wonderfully Made Art!

My name is Bernade Flournoy, owner of The Painted Pose. I am a thankful Artist, Art Teacher, Mama, Granny Pearl, and Dreamer. Whether I'm painting from life, a photo, or during an online virtual posing session, I would love to paint your pose!

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Bernade Flournoy


  • Cleveland Institute of Art - BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Additional Art Courses

  • Indiana University Northwest - Coursework towards Art Education Certification

  • IUPUI - Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis  / Herron School of Art - Bachelor of Art Education (BAE)

  • Certification: Art Education K - 12

  • State of Indiana Teaching License

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My work has been exhibited in multiple regional Arts Venues in Indiana

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FLAVA FRESH 18! - Summer, Fall & Winter

Tranquility was an exhibit curated by Indianapolis artist Gary Gee 
S.H.E. Event

S.H.E. Event

Light Of The World Christian Church - 'Heart for the Season'
Live Painting during service


Multiple Exhibition Presentation of FLAVA FRESH! curated by D. Delreverda Jennings
It has been an Honor to Exhibit with many talented Artists for several years since 2006

  • Arts Council of Indianapolis 

  • Big Car Tube Factory Artspace

  • Clowes Hall, Butler Arts Center 

  • Dean Johnson Gallery 2006 Holiday One Piece Show FLAVA FRESH IV! 

  • Fishers Town Hall 

  • Garfield Parks Art Center

  • Indianapolis Arts Garden 

  • Indiana Interchurch Center - IIC Gallery

  • Indiana Landmarks' Rapp Family Gallery - “Goddess: Layered Visions”

  • Indianapolis Marion County Public Library N. College Ave. Branch

  • IUPUI Cultural Art Gallery

  • Loudermilk Studio and Gallery 

  • Primary Colours Gallery

Indiana University Northwest Campus Art Show Lake County Fair,
Fine Art and Auction Broadcast on Channel 56 Gary/Merrillville, IN

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