Pleasant Run Walk and Sketch

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In this engaging nature walk, New York based artist Rebecca Allan and Tom Swinford, Assistant Division Director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will lead participants in creating nature drawings and poetry while learning about the ecology of Pleasant Run. Encouraging us to connect to and reflect on this important Indianapolis waterway, this event will culminate […]

Look/See showcases M.F.A. Exhibition and more during Herron’s biggest events of the year

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This year at Herron School of Art and Design, there’s even more to May, with two Visual Communication Design events kicking off our celebration of the academic year end leading up to Look/See on Thursday, May 7, which includes a full slate of events at both Herron buildings. Design Day at Herron—May 4 2015 marks […]

Herron offers hands-on experiences for prospective undergraduate students

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What is it like to create art as an undergraduate student working alongside internationally recognized faculty in nationally acclaimed studios? Herron School of Art and Design faculty and current students invite prospective students and their parents to discover first-hand what awaits them as the school opens its doors for tours, hands-on workshops and information sessions. […]

Herron art professor is in the healing business, bringing hope to veterans and others

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Juliet King has never spent a day in military service during war or peace times. But the Herron School of Art and Design assistant professor and licensed art therapist has taken up the fight to improve the lives of veterans facing emotional adjustments after their time on the battlefield. Most recently, King, director of Herron’s […]

From here to Helsinki, Herron’s Visual Communication Design faculty operate in the vanguard

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Assistant Professor Aaron Ganci and Associate Professor Youngbok Hong recently traveled to Finland to presented findings about the senior capstone course in Visual Communication Design they team-teach at Herron. They made their remarks during the NordDesign 2014 conference at Aalto University in Helsinki. Their scholarly trip was made possible by Herron Travel grants. The central […]

Volunteers’ actions still reverberate more than a decade on

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A handful of enthusiastic volunteers inspired Dean Valerie Eickmeier to create the John Herron Society. Because of their vision 13 years ago, more than 100 society members support the school’s mission with annual, unrestricted giving at a minimum of $1,000. Many give much more. While the numbers demonstrate the commitment of individuals in our community […]

Mural design by Sichuga and Hankins enables volunteers to create on Lilly Global Day of Service

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A mural designed by two Herron School of Art and Design buddies, alumnus Chad Hankins (B.F.A. in Sculpture, 2013) and Andrey Sichuga, a senior majoring in painting, sprang to life when Eli Lilly and Company Global Day of Service volunteers painted it on October 2. Eli Lilly and Company’s Global Day of Service benefits people […]

Herron art professor earns unprecedented $300,000 in prizes at sixth annual ArtPrize competition

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Herron School of Art and Design professor Anila Quayyum Agha has won the two top prizes at ArtPrize 2014, earning a record $300,000 in the international art competition held in Grand Rapids, Mich. Her entry, titled “Intersections,” earned the ArtPrize 2014 Public Vote Grand Prize of $200,000 and split the Juried Grand Prize of $200,000 […]

Daniel Grant, 2014 Jordan H. and Joan R. Leibman Forum on the Legal and Business Environment of Art

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Daniel Grant, whose frequent reporting on the visual arts appears in ARTnews Magazine, Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal, will speak at Herron School of Art and Design in Eskenazi Hall’s Basile Auditorium on November 5 at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Grant will present What Collectors Want: […]