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Indy Art and Seek features Herron staff, alumni and offers interactive app for city exploration

BY JUSTIN WHITAKER for News at IUPUI Take a virtual tour or start a real-life scavenger hunt with Indy Art & Seek, a partnership between Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and the Arts Council of Indianapolis that uses an app to offer a self-guided public art tour. More than 100 public art interventions or “moments of delight” […]

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Three compelling exhibitions at Herron

You might think that the three exhibits up now at Herron School of Art & Design, which address an array of social and political issues, are especially timely. But they’re not a knee jerk reaction to this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, according to Joseph Mella, director of the Herron Galleries. “We’ve been working on […]

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Herron Galleries reopen with three compelling exhibits

Editor’s note: This article, published on Sept. 10, was written by John Schwarb for the Inside IUPUI newsletter. Did you know that world-class art is on display for your enjoyment and examination six days a week, on campus, for free, in the Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design? If you’re new to […]

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A virtual reception at the Herron Galleries

Join Joseph Mella, Director and Curator of the Herron Galleries, for their first virtual reception as they celebrate their newest exhibitions featuring the work of Dan Mills, Donna Ferrato and Jana Harper. The virtual reception will take place via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, featuring the exhibiting artists. This event is free […]

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Around IUPUI: Annual ‘Look/See’ event transitioning online

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Herron School of Art and Design’s annual year-end student art showcase, “Look/See,” is moving online for 2020. The event page will launch May 4, with content updated as it is received. Inside IUPUI is working on a story about the exhibits and will share the page in a future […]

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IUPUI Art & Ethics Seminar Features Newfields Curator Kelli Morgan

In the IUPUI Arts & Humanities’ Art + Ethics Seminar, the role of the “+” often comes up. What, they ask, is the connection that artists, academics, and arts professionals see between public art, urban design, and ethics?   Kelli Morgan, associate curator for American art at Newfields —  who will be the guest speaker at […]

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Letter from Herron Dean regarding COVID-19

Thank you for your patience as we work to define the best path forward from the events that are rapidly unfolding around us due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Herron School of Art and Design and the university are committed to providing you with the same level of rigor and growth that would be […]

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Migration: A Force of Nature—A Basic Human Need

Beatriz Vasquez, a 2019 recipient of the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute Artist Residency, will share her experience on the U.S.-Mexico border and her work based on the indigenous craft of papel picado. Vasquez’s experience will serve as an introduction to a discussion focusing on the immigration crisis and how it has impacted Indianapolis communities […]

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Herron presents Tsherin Sherpa’s work in new series devoted to international artists and art

Opening March 11, IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design presents “Metamorphosis: Recent Painting and Sculpture by Tsherin Sherpa,” the first of a new annual exhibition series dedicated to contemporary international art and artists. Tsherin Sherpa, a Nepalese artist of Tibetan descent, has studied traditional thangka painting since the age of 12. He achieved international […]

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Hope & Loss—A Border Elegy: Recent Work by Beatriz Vasquez

Employing the Mexican folk-art technique of papel picado, where intricate designs are cut into colorful sheets of tissue paper, Herron alumna Beatriz Vasquez pushes the boundaries of this widely used art form to address the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Vasquez will moderate a panel discussion, “Migration: A Force of Nature—A Basic Human Need,” […]