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  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    The House Life Project (HLP), a local creative place-making collaborative, invites the public to the September 19th Open House of the project’s first property in the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. The project is funded by a grant from the Efroymson Family Fund and works in partnership with the City of Indianapolis, Renew Indianapolis* and the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA).** The collaborative brings together artists, architects, and designers to discover the creative, civic, and social capital of individual vacant properties.

  • Friday, August 21, 2015

    We are excited to welcome back our returning students and the incoming Class of 2019!

    It has been a busy summer around Eskenazi Hall and the Eskenazi Fine Arts Center. Here are just a few of the projects:

    • The new Think It Make It Lab was completed on the first floor of Eskenazi Hall.
    • The hallway walls were patched, sanded and painted by the Herron Galleries work-study students.
    • Studio spaces were created to accommodate the 20 senior Drawing & Illustration students.
    • 40 new drawing tables were purchased for the sophomore/junior Drawing & Illustration classrooms.

  • Friday, August 14, 2015

    Students, faculty and visitors please be aware that the New York Street construction project is in full swing at this time from White River Parkway on the west side of campus all the way to West Street on the east side of campus. There are only 2 lanes of traffic available so expect traffic delays during peak hours especially.

    Bicyclists be aware that a new bike path has been added along the sidewalks on the north side of New York Street. Cyclist should not ride in New York Street due to the narrowed lanes during the construction project.

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015

    The Herron Alumni Association cordially invites Herron folks to the Regatta Art Reception on Wednesday, September 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Indiana Historical Society.

    Meet the artists, network and mingle with friends. Cash bar with appetizers provided.

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    William Crutchfield, internationally known multi-media artist, died in his sleep in his home on April 20 at the age of 83. Barbara, his wife of 50 years, survives him.

    Born in 1932 in Indianapolis, he earned a B.F.A. degree in painting from Herron School of Art and Design in 1956 and an M.F.A. degree from Tulane University in 1960. A Fulbright Scholarship funded his studies in Hamburg, Germany in 1960 to 1962.

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway featured work by Herron juniors Sarah Chumbley and Alicia Stephens in the official event program for the 2015 Indianapolis 500.

    Chumbley, a visual communication design major, was a spring intern in creative services at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, reporting to Dawn DeBellis. Working on the publication design, Chumbley asked Debellis to consider a painting for page 23, to illustrate a favorite Hoosier song, Back Home Again in Indiana. Debellis agreed.

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    The International Sculpture Center has announced that Yasmine K. Kasem (B.F.A. in Sculpture, ’15) is a recipient of the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2015 for her work El Qamesha El Wahida (The Lonely Cloth)

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Austin Radcliffe

    Austin Radcliffe (B.F.A. in Art History, ’12) has done it again. His curated blog of blissfully arranged objects—Things Organized Neatly—has snagged a Webby.

    The Webby is bestowed by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, founded, according to its website, “in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media.”

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Donald Prell, 91, met Herron alumnus Rinaldo Paluzzi during an exhibition in Los Angeles. “I purchased one of his paintings in September 1960 for $360,” said Prell, “which in today’s dollars would be $2,875.”

    Prell observed that Paluzzi’s body of work is impressive. He called on Herron via email to inquire as to why there was no official school entry for this notable alumnus on Wikipedia, or the school’s website.

  • Thursday, July 23, 2015