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SOZO Art Studio & Gallery is one the newest, most unique new businesses located in historic downtown Kendallville Indiana. SOZO Art Studio & Gallery, opened July of 2008 creating Kendallville’s first fine arts studio and gallery.

Peggy Caron-Tassler, artist and owner of SOZO Art Studio LLC, is a lifelong artist, and comes to the area with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indiana University where she majored in painting and minored in art history. In addition, she studied and is certified through The Martin Alan Hirsch Decorative Finishes Studio, of Louisville, Kentucky, for outstanding attention to detail and decorative finishes.

SOZO Art Studio & Gallery provides an array of professional artistic services ranging from Decorative Faux Finishing, mural designs, furniture painting and more.  SOZO is committed to creating amazing transformations through the use elegant designs and textures in decorative faux finishing. SOZO Art Studio will assist clients in creating professional one of kind murals and decorative faux finishes for their home or business.

Your home is one of the most important investments of your time and money. Not only will you enjoy the beauty of Faux Finish but it increases the value of your home. Your walls become a large open canvas to create a mural or faux upon. With the right artistic faux or mural design from SOZO the design elements of the architecture in your home or business, along with the furniture and accessories becomes a completed cohesive unit, an environment chosen by you to enjoy .

Our mission….” bringing new life through art”

Our vision……promoting creativity thus bringing new life through art in order for all people of all ages to develop a deeper, richer, more fulfilling life through art experiences.

Therefore, SOZO Art Studio & Gallery is available for multiple events and purposes.  While the gallery is mainly intended to showcase contemporary and old world faux finishes, one can experience the ambiance and historic richness of the architecture within the studio, while enjoying artwork created by local northeast Indiana artisans. Whether you are seeking out a faux finish or to purchase a unique piece of art, take part in an art class for yourself and/or children, you have found the right place here at Sozo. You are invited to explore and experience art here at our gallery and studio space.

SOZO Art Studio & Gallery employs a light staff and adds contract help and invites artists and interns for various projects/workshops throughout the year.