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News Releases for IU Herron School of Art and Design

Furniture Society elects IUPUI art school faculty member as trustee

Cory RobinsonAugust 3, 2012 — The Furniture Society, an international, nonprofit organization for professionals in the furniture field, has selected Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis associate professor Cory Robinson as a new trustee.

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Panel discussion June 27 will mark 50th anniversary of art glass in U.S.

Lines-into-Shapes Art GlassJune 14, 2012 — Ardent collectors of art glass Linda and Zeke Friedlander wanted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the medium in the United States. A selection from their collection will be on display as a part of the Indy Collects show, which opens June 15 and continues through July 26 in Herron’s Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries.

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Herron public art project offers colorful look through neighborhood windows

Michael KuschnirJune 5, 2012 — Herron School of Art and Design graduate and sculptor Michael Kuschnir often finds his muse in the world of architecture.

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Herron School's June gallery shows offer a peek into the world of collecting

May 18, 2012 — Herron School of Art and Design will host "Indy Collects" in the Robert B. Berkshire, Eleanor Prest Reese and Dorit and Gerald Paul galleries beginning with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, and continuing through July 26.

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IUPUI University Library offers a grand stage for student Inspiration

University LibraryMay 4, 2012 — Each year, the University Library at IUPUI sponsors an annual art competition for students from the Herron School of Art and Design, through which one student wins funding to create a large-scale sculpture for the library’s atrium. This year a collaborative piece was selected: Ally Alsup and Amanda DeVary’s piece, "The Creation of Thought," is an exploration of how ideas are formed.

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The History of Cardenio Ticket Prices Reduced

Alys Dickerson is Violenta in CardenioApril 12, 2012 — Ticket prices for the performances of The History of Cardenio this month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have been reduced.

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Year-End Celebration Offers Look at Top-Ranked Herron Program

Aaron Miley's "Tom's Trap"April 9, 2012 —
Revelers who join Herron School of Art and Design’s year-end celebration will get a good sense of all that Herron has to offer, including evidence why U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Graduate Schools ranks The Master of Fine Arts program at Herron 20th among public universities and 45th overall.

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IUPUI Graduate Programs Rank Among Top Programs in Nation

Valerie Eickmeier, Dean of Herron School of Art and DesignMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis graduate programs in business, fine arts, law and medicine are again among the top programs in the nation, according to the new rankings published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, released March 13, 2012.

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Photographer Richard Ross to discuss Juvenile-in-Justice Project

March 12, 2012 — For the last five years, photographer Richard Ross has focused a powerful lens on American juveniles run afoul of the law.

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Meredith Setser of Herron Among Newest Efroymson Fellows

Meredith SetserMarch 1, 2012 — Meredith Setser, assistant professor of printmaking, has become the latest artist from Herron School of Art and Design to compete for and win an Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship.

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Herron and JCC's 'Couched Constructions' Will Move Viewers Beyond their Comfy Seats

February 27, 2012 — Sometimes a couch is just a piece of furniture and sometimes, through the eyes of a visionary, a couch becomes a source of alternative building materials, a commentary on our prodigious solid waste stream and a view into the lives of the most economically disadvantaged citizens of our city.

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