The JSE is designed to give ISU students a competitive, yet professional experience in art. Students can submit any medium of art whether their interest is in traditional artwork or new media. Because the exhibit is open to any major this exhibit is a great reflection of the creative spirit of all ISU students
Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, January 24, 4 to 6pm
Come enjoy a reception in honor of the students accepted into the exhibit. An awards ceremony will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 4:30 pm to give out the cash and merit awards.
Catch a glimpse of an ISU's art world University Art Gallery's last exhibit for the season. Showcasing the work of graduating art and design students the "BFA/BS Thesis and Senior Exhibition" celebrates their accomplishments as students. Running from December 2- December 14, this exhibit includes artwork from BFA candidate Mark Voelker and BS candidates Charles Athey, Dacia Rund, Lindsey Staletovich, Tenia Wheat, and Qing Yu.
After four years, these graduates can boast a variety of new abilities. Ranging from graphic design, to wood sculpture, to auratone photography, a new printing method that creates gold-tinted photographs, many of these skills are represented in the University Art Gallery.
Reception: Friday, December 6, 4 to 6pm
ISU Commencement, December 14 - Gallery open 9am-4pm
Come meet Clara, a bright, inquisitive, young girl in search of her red hat. Designed to promote literacy among children, Natalie Carroll who is graduating with her Masters of Fine Arts in graphic design, puts her skills to work with this creative display. Overflowing with hands-on activities including an imagination station, a Clara doll, a pop-up book, and magnetic storyboards, this exhibit is the perfect example of how one ISU student applied her degree in art to the educational world.
Reception: Friday, November 8, 4pm - 6pm, University Art Gallery, Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts.
Enjoy the work of ISU's very own Art and Design Faculty. Paintings, drawings, video, photographs, prints, ceramics, and graphic design by Soulaf Abas, SAMy Anderson, Chester Burton, Sharon Cordray, Kira Enriquez, Jason Krueger, Fran Lattanzio, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Brad Venable, Wanda Wilkey, and Sala Wong.
Reception: Friday October 4, 4-6 pm
A selection of paintings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired, by gift or purchase, in the last 13 years for Indiana State University's permanent art collection, including works by: Marc Chagall, Enrique Chagoya, Sue Coe, Jim Dine, Tony Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick, Robert Longo, Reginald Marsh, Robert Motherwell, Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Philip Pearlstein, James Rosenquist, Matt Siber, and Andy Warhol.
New Hire Reception: Wednesday, September 18, 4 to 6pm
ISU Family Day, September 14 - Gallery open 9am-4pm
Lecture: Visual Narratives, Tuesday, Sept 17, 5:30 PM, Music Recital Hall Landini Center For Performing and Fine Arts.
Lecture: Navigating the Art Market, Wednesday, Sept 18, 9:00 AM University Art Gallery, Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts
Learn about Kahn & Selesnick's absurdist fantasy, and the serious messages behind them, at a very special presentation on September 17th. Then September 18th join us for an invaluable opportunity to hear about how these internationally renowned artist have successfully made a career with their artwork.
Reception: April 26, 5 to 7 pm
ISU's Spring Commencement - May 4 - Gallery open 9 am to 3 pm
Reception: April 5, 5 to 7 pm
Indiana Day of Percussion - April 13 - Gallery open 9 am to 6 pm
The perfect lie is the world. We are always trying to unravel the big lie, and all the knots inside it, but tie a few ourselves along the way.
— Kahn & Selesnick
Paintings, photographs, etchings, installation, and video that, as Salman Rushdie defined magic realism, commingle "the improbable and mundane."
Opening Reception and Lecture: February 21, 5:30 pm – "History, Memory, and Time: Artist Lecture" by Xiaoze Xie, Paul L. and Phyllis Wattis Professor of Art, Stanford University
February 26, 5:30 pm - "Bats in Trouble: The Truth About Indiana's Bats" by Dr. Joy O'Keefe, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, ISU. A reception follows.
March 5, 5:30 pm – "Henry James and Magic Realism" by Dr. Susan M. Griffin, editor of The Henry James Review and Professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of Louisville, Kentucky
A collaboration between the Swope Art Museum and Indiana State University as part of the citywide 2013 Year of the River celebration, the exhibition includes 51 works of art that depict natural bodies of water and the commerce, wildlife, and recreational activity they attract and is divided into four thematic sections: water, land and wildlife; commerce; recreation; and social commentary.
Lecture by Juror Charles Gick: January 24, 5:30 pm
Reception and Awards Ceremony: February 1, 5 to 7 pm
Juror: Charles Gick is an interdisciplinary artist who combines video, performance, painting, photography, and assemblage. He is also a Professor of Art in the Department of Art at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he has been teaching painting, drawing, and installation art.
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Works by BFA candidates Candice Comelleri, Casey Farrell, Chloe Jennings, Lindy Reeves, and Kayleigh Wold are on display in the UAG.
Works by BS candidates Larmar Cox, Alexandria Kincade, Trinity Lawrence, Matt McColley, Jamie Nichols, Virginia Schopmeyer, Broderick Wiscaver, and Brooke Wright can be seen in the Turman Art Gallery in the Fine Arts building.
Reception: December 7, 5 to 7 pm
ISU Fall Commencement - December 15 - Gallery open 9 am to 3 pm
Works by Christian Ethridge, Jennifer Fergie, Yi-Jiun Lu, and Ying-Shu Lu.
Reception: November 9, 5 to 7 pm, Community School of the Arts presents Group Guitar instructed by Tim Doyle, 5 to 5:30 pm
Screenprints from Indiana’s 1971 Decade portfolio and Polaroids, black and white photographs, and two iconic prints by Warhol
New Hire Reception: September 24, 4 to 6 pm
Cash bar. Public is welcome to attend.
September 25 – "Robert Indiana: Decade 1960s" by Dr. Susan Elizabeth Ryan, author of Robert Indiana: Figures of Speech and Professor of Art History, Louisiana State University
October 11 – "Photography: Andy Warhol’s Social Disease" by Dr. William Ganis, author of Andy Warhol’s Serial Photography and Associate Professor of Art History at Wells College, Aurora, NY
ISU Art Day - October 13 - Gallery open 8:30 am to 4 pm
Paintings, drawings, photographs, video, ceramics, and prints by SAMy Anderson, Chester Burton, Glenn Dunlap, Kira Enriquez Kalondy, Fran Lattanzio, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Brad Venable, and Sala Wong
Reception: August 24, 2012, 5 to 7 pm
ISU Family Day - September 15 - Gallery open 9 am to 5 pm
Reception: April 27, 2012, 5 to 7 pm
BFA Candidates: Scott Bailey and Janine Phelps
BS Candidates: Joe Bondi, Danielle Jenkins, Josh King, Victoria Lepper, WeiWei Long, Shannon Martin, Erica Mead, Rebecca Myers, Stefanie Potts, Brandon Samuels, and Amanda Vanatti
Reception: April 6, 2012, 5 to 7 pm
Works by Sangjun Baek, Kari Breitigam, Jason Gorcoff, Emily Gruenert, Cynthia Phillips, Rebecca Prato, Jessica Simmons, Andrew Snyder, Jackie Tice, and Yan Zhang
Large format color photographs from Andrew Moore’s Terre Haute, Detroit, Cuba, and Russia series
Lecture and Reception: February 21, 2012, 5:30 pm
Reception and Awards Ceremony: January 26, 2012, 5 to 7 pm
Juror's Lecture: Eva Kwong, clay sculptor, printmaker and adjunct instructor, Kent State University - Thursday, January 19, 5:30 pm
BFA Candidates: Trevor Bridgewater, Sarah Jackson, and Laura Shull
BS Candidates: Brent Brannon, Robert Dossett, Lauren Maurer, Katina Tatham, and Ashley Ward
Reception: Friday, December 9, 5 to 7 pm
MFA Candidates: Alan Bundza, Petra Nyendick, and John D. Shearer
MA Candidate: John Schartung (Bare-Montgomery Art Gallery, Fairbanks Hall, M-F, 9 am to 4 pm)
Reception: Friday, November 11, 5 to 7 pm
Work by SAMy Anderson, Chester Burton, Ray Chen, Glenn Dunlap, Fran Lattanzio, Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Brad Venable, and Sala Wong
Reception: Friday, October 14, 2011, 5 to 7 pm
Hulman Memorial Student Union Gallery
Work Projects Administration paintings, prints, and drawings dating from 1935 to 1941. Among the 54 artists are: Ida Abelman, Jolan Bettelheim, Stuart Davis, Mabel Dwight, Ernest Fiene, Paul Kelpe, Helen Lundeberg, Nan Lurie, Dorothy Rutka, Joseph Stella, and Dox Thrash. Complimentary exhibition catalogs and WPA Christmas cards are available in the gallery.
ISU New Hire Reception: Thursday, September 1, 4 to 6 pm; sponsored by Interdisciplinary Programs and ISU’s Quality of Life Initiative
What a Deal for Indiana: The WPA, PWA, and CCC Around the State lecture by Glory-June Greiff, Public Historian, Indianapolis - Thursday, September 8, 5:30 pm
Work·People·Art: Federal Art Projects and the Great Depression lecture by Jim Zimmer, Director, Lockport Gallery, Illinois State Museum - Thursday, September 22, 5:30 pm