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News Releases for IU Herron School of Art and Design

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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National Art Museum of Sport at IUPUI Wins Trio of International Awards

February 13, 2012 — The National Art Museum of Sport at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is the recipient of a trio of international awards honoring excellence in marketing communications, museum officials announced, Feb. 10, 2012.

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Dow AgroSciences Selects Students' Artworks for Headquarters

Dana FastJanuary 27, 2012 — Dow AgroSciences specializes in science but will combine art with science in a decision to add a sculpture to its global headquarters in Indianapolis as part of a multi-year expansion project.

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Vonnegut Super Bowl Muralist to Teach IUPUI Class in Spring 2012

Photos courtesy Indy Star, Frank Espich, photographerDecember 5, 2011 — Artist Pamela Bliss recently painted a 38-foot-tall mural of legendary Indiana author Kurt Vonnegut on the exterior of a building in the 300 block of Massachusetts Avenue as part of the 2012 Super Bowl public art project.

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Trio of Herron Shows Opening Dec. 7 Promises Great Variety, Surprising Work

November 18, 2011 — Art lovers will have at least  three compelling reasons to visit the Herron Galleries on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. Three exhibits, the Undergraduate Students Exhibition; Works of Hope and Healing 2011; and the second part of Hear/Here the Future will open Dec. 7.

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Heartland Festival to Screen Informatics Alum's Animated Short

October 10, 2011 — For School of Informatics alum Greg Oppman, animation is a way to bring his vision to life. And now Heartland Truly Moving Pictures will help him share his vision directly to the public as part of their annual film festival October 13-22.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Oct. 3, 2011

Charles R. BantzOctober 3, 2011 — People across the country are celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month this month, so what better time to announce the creation of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute?

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Gummer's The South Tower Installed at Herron School Near Cultural Trail

September 15, 2011 — Herron alumnus and sculptor Don Gummer came back to Herron School of Art and Design recently to install his work, The South Tower, on the east side of Eskenazi Hall across from The Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011 — As today is the first day all IUPUI schools are in session for fall, you likely will experience construction projects creating new challenges to getting to, from, and around campus. I know I did this morning! Below you will find a list of projects to help you plan your commute, avoid trouble spots, and determine alternate routes ahead of time (see campus map), but first here are the key tips:

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Don Gummer Installs Glick Institute Sculpture

August 15, 2011 — Internationally recognized sculptor Don Gummer installed his 18-foot tall stainless steel and colored glass sculpture entitled "Open Eyes" on Friday, August 12, 2011, in front of the new Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, 1160 W. Michigan Street, on the IUPUI campus.

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Herron Buildings Scheduled for Renovations, Renaming of Sculpture and Ceramics Building

July 18, 2011 — Construction projects beginning this summer at Herron School of Art and Design facilities will provide additional classroom, studio, gallery and office space for the school’s growing faculty, staff and student enrollment.

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