Exhibit | Herron to present rare exhibit of Japanese bamboo art

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INDIANAPOLIS — An exhibit two years in the making and the likes of which has rarely, if ever, been seen in Indianapolis opens March 2 at the Herron School of Art and Design on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. “Discovering Japanese Bamboo Art: The Rusty and Ann Harrison Collection,” an exhibition of 45 sculptural […]

Lecture Series | Phillip Tennant Furniture Artisan Lecture presents Don Miller

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Date:February 16, 2016 Location: Eskenazi Hall, HR 144 Time: 6:00 PM Herron School of Art and Design announces today that Don Miller, associate professor of crafts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, will provide the first artist’s talk in the new Phillip Tennant Furniture Artisan Lecture series. The talk will take place in […]

Opening exhibition: Herron School of Art and Design offers relief from ‘rampant media consumption’

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INDIANAPOLIS — Just in time to help shake off the winter doldrums comes “FABRICation,” an exhibition co-curated by Reni Gower, professor in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University-Richmond, and Kristy Deetz, professor in the Art Discipline at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. “FABRICation” opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Jan. 13 […]

Artist Talk: German artist Bastian Muhr to speak at Herron School of Art and Design

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Date: December 2, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Herron School of Art and Degin’s Basile Auditorium German artist Bastian Muhr, who is know for his large-scale nonrepresentational works, will give a free public talk about his art in Herron School of Art and Design’s Basile Auditorium on Wednesday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Muhr is also […]

$100,000 Transformational Impact Fellowship goes to Herron Professor Greg Hull for patient-based digital art project

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Herron School of Art and Design Professor Greg Hull’s collaborative proposal for the “Touchstone Project,” which would produce digital works made of light and controlled by input from hospital patients, earned a $100,000 Transformational Impact Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Hull, whose work has often included the use of projected light, teaches sculpture. […]

BRUNSWICK, BACK FOR SECONDS, CHOOSES GRANT KEENEY’S DESIGNS AS TOP PICKS FOR TABLE TENNIS PROJECT

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Grant Keeney, May graduate (B.F.A. in Furniture Design), went for playability and style in his designs when Brunswick Billiards asked for a new approach to table tennis. The purveyor of home game room products came back to Herron on the heels of its successful 2014 venture through the Basile Center for Art, Design and Public […]

Anila Quayyum Agha: Art, Education, and the Making of Future Creative Thinkers

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Date: October 12, 2015 Reception: 4:30-5:30 PM Lecture: 5:30-7:00 PM Location: IUPUI Campus Center Theater, 420 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202 A successful art practice need not be measured solely on commercial success but also on the quality of life of the practitioner. Artistic excellence in creative fields is often the result of a great […]

Award winning alumnus Rogelio Gutierrez returns to speak at Made in Mexico opening September 30

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The photography and installation-based art of Herron School of Art and Design alumni who work and live in the United States but share cultural and familial roots in Mexico will be featured in Made in Mexico, opening on Wednesday, September 30 with an artist’s talk, live performance and reception beginning at 6:00 p.m. The exhibition, […]

Ari Kelman Speaks at Herron School of Art and Design on “Battle Lines”

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A collaboration between the award-winning historian Ari Kelman and the acclaimed graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Battle Lines is a completely original graphic history of the Civil War. The novel traces an ambitious narrative that extends from the early rumblings of secession to the dark years of Reconstruction, employing bold graphic forms to illuminate the complex […]