Jim Bourne retired from practicing law in 2010 and began studying oil painting. He bought the building at 137 East Main St. in New Albany to use as a retirement office andpainting studio. He opened the James Bourne Gallery in that space in July of 2017.
Julie is the visionary, artist, and Executive Director of Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery. She has been actively involved in the development of the regional arts community for over 30 years. She enjoys seeking new challenges and strives to develop, implement and build cross institutional relationships. She has cultivated an excellent working relationship with local, regional, national and international arts programs and media. These relationships have enabled the funding of programming through grants and corporate and private donors, the creation of innovative programming, international recognition and the advancement of the regional arts community.
Rebecca is an Indiana native and current BFA student at Indiana University Southeast, concentrating in Printmaking. She started her internship at ArtSeed in October 2018. She participates in managing social media, and promoting events at ArtSeed. Her educational background includes screen printing, intaglio and relief printmaking, and painting.
Kimberly is inventory and facilities management. She recently moved to Clarksville with her husband, Jim. Her artistic interests are in watercolors, acrylics, and chalk pastels. She is passionate about writing poetry and authored two short stories included in a collection published for charity support. Kim enjoys involvement in church and community.