Terence Main is Herron’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus

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Terence Main (B.F.A. ‘76) is the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Herron Alumni Association gives the award to recognize outstanding alumni who have brought honor to their alma mater by distinguishing themselves professionally or through extraordinary service to the school and university. Dean Valerie Eickmeier and Herron Alumni Association President Sara Love […]

In-demand Herron art therapists make life better for those in pain

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Linda Adeniyi, Bonnie Burke and Heidi Moffatt all have graduated from Herron School of Art and Design’s Master of Arts in Art Therapy Program within the last two years. They were employed right away, even before graduation in Burke’s case. Beyond those achievements, the three share additional characteristics. Not only are they helping people who […]

Summer Youth Program Fund feeds thinking and making at Herron Creativity Camps

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At Herron School of Art and Design, if you can think it, you can make it. That holds true for the 147 youths who attended this year’s Summer Creativity Camps. Camp Cartoon, Camp Tomorrow, Camp Noise and Camp Kinetics each ran for a week in Eskenazi Hall. Students explored, discovered and made things—often with digital […]

Goodine and Richardson say farewell to Herron after 59 combined years of teaching

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There are a lot of meet-cute stories at Herron School of Art and Design. One belongs to the departing duo of Linda Adele Goodine, former Chancellor’s Professor of Photography and Intermedia and Mark Richardson, former associate professor of Ceramics. A school secretary introduced them to each other a quarter of a century ago. “She said […]

Paluzzi, others, will get their online due thanks to new Donald Prell Fellowship in Art History

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Donald Prell, 91, met Herron alumnus Rinaldo Paluzzi during an exhibition in Los Angeles. “I purchased one of his paintings in September 1960 for $360,” said Prell, “which in today’s dollars would be $2,875.” Prell observed that Paluzzi’s body of work is impressive. He called on Herron via email to inquire as to why there […]

Herron book arts exhibit on IU Bloomington campus has been extended through Aug. 14

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INDIANAPOLIS — Art lovers still have time to catch the 15th annual exhibit of artist’s books made by students in the book arts program at Herron School of Art and Design, part of the Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis campus. The free exhibit has been extended through Aug. 14 in the foyer of the Fine Arts Library […]

Popular artists with diverse backgrounds featured in July Herron Exhibits

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What do a philanthropist looking for a winter hobby, a prosthodontist who loves to travel, a dioramist hot off a sold-out show and a philosophical photographer all have in common? Each has an exhibit running July 10 to July 31 at the Herron School of Art and Design, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis […]

2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards goes to Herron’s Yasmine K. Kasem

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The International Sculpture Center has announced that Yasmine K. Kasem (B.F.A. in Sculpture, ’15) is a recipient of the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2015 for her work El Qamesha El Wahida (The Lonely Cloth). In a letter notifying associate professors of sculpture Eric Nordgulenand Greg Hull, Kasem’s faculty nominators, a center […]

The Genetic Portrait Project: Herron Professor documents people’s perceptions of genetic research through photographs

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Stefan Petranek, assistant professor of photography and intermedia at IUPUI’s Herron School of Art and Design, has taken an unusual approach to collecting people’s thoughts on science. With a marker and poster board in hand, Petranek asks individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds to consider “how the future will be affected by genetic research.” […]

Herron’s summer exhibitions range from photography to painting to sculpture and video

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Herron School of Art and Design’s 2015 summer exhibitions will feature works by five artists in a range of media from photography to painting to sculpture and video. A reception in Eskenazi Hall on July 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. will open the galleries, which are free and open to the public. The […]