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IU Southeast ceramic artists go all-in at Southern Crossings Pottery Festival

IU Southeast ceramic artists go all-in at Southern Crossings Pottery Festival

March 11, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast ceramics faculty and students were a big presence at this year’s Southern Crossings Pottery Festival. The Festival raised over $5,000 to combat childhood hunger in Kentucky through a gallery show and workshop featuring leading ceramics artists from around the country, as well as an “empty bowl” event at ...

Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition celebrates spirit of experimentation

Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition celebrates spirit of experimentation

October 22, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2018 Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition puts the spotlight on a dozen instructors, with works in ceramics, design, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video, and mixed media. The exhibition runs until October 31 in the Barr Gallery, during normal opening hours. Like their students, art instructors are constantly experimenting ...

Susanna Crum to lead Mid-America Print Council

Susanna Crum to lead Mid-America Print Council

October 12, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Susanna Crum, assistant professor of fine arts (printmaking), has been elected board president of the Mid-America Print Council (MAPC) for 2018-2020. Crum becomes the second IU Southeast printmaking faculty member to lead the organization. Brian Jones, emeritus professor of fine arts, was president in 2000-2002. “I’m excited to maintain the ...

Joanna Goldstein brings women composers into the light

Joanna Goldstein brings women composers into the light

March 20, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When pianist and Professor of Music Joanna Goldstein takes the stage this Friday with a small chamber ensemble, it will mark a major milestone in a journey of academic, creative and political exploration. That journey includes not only the concert, but extensive research and the recording of women composers from ...

Faculty Innovator: Anne Allen

Faculty Innovator: Anne Allen

February 16, 2018

Anne Allen Professor of Fine Arts School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Samoan tattoo runs in a band around the lower leg of Anne Allen, professor of fine arts at IU Southeast, with two outer rings bearing stylized ocean waves bounding a decorative ...

Juried student art exhibition a powerful burst of creative fire

Juried student art exhibition a powerful burst of creative fire

January 30, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week’s IU Southeast Fine Arts Juried Student Exhibition, a mainstay of the spring academic calendar, kicked off its run at the Ronald L. Barr Art Gallery with a festive and crowded reception and awards presentation. Over 65 works in media ranging from drawing and painting to ceramics and digital ...

$1.5 million gift to create program drawing master artists and scholars to campus

$1.5 million gift to create program drawing master artists and scholars to campus

October 26, 2017

A new fine arts program at IU Southeast will bring master artists and creative scholars of national and international renown to teach, work and research at the university on a temporary basis. Supported by a $1.5 million bequest through the Brian and Cynthia Jones Artist in Excellence Fund, the Master Artists and Scholars Program will ...

IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest

IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest

October 18, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Call it symbolic or just plain fun: the Phoenix constructed by IU Southeast Fine Arts students soared to top honors at the recent “#IAmPublicArt” event in New Albany, Ind. hosted by the Carnegie Center for Art & History. The mobile structure bested competing pop-up installations from Bellarmine University and Kentucky ...

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