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IU Southeast ceramic artists go all-in at Southern Crossings Pottery Festival11th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast ceramics faculty and students were a big presence at this year’s Southern Crossings Pottery Festival. The Festival raised over $5,000 to combat childhood hunger in Kentucky through a gallery show and workshop featuring leading ceramics artists from around the country, as well as an “empty bowl” event at …

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IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest18th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Call it symbolic or just plain fun: the Phoenix constructed by IU Southeast Fine Arts students soared to top honors at the recent “#IAmPublicArt” event in New Albany, Ind. hosted by the Carnegie Center for Art & History. The mobile structure bested competing pop-up installations from Bellarmine University and Kentucky …

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“Artaxis Conversations” bring together ceramic artists from around the world8th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The concept: 24 artists from 16 countries will “gather” via live-stream video over a 12-hour span on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to answer questions from fans, fellow artists and friends of ceramics. The event is called “Artaxis Conversations,” and it’s the brainchild of Artaxis, the arts organization founded by Brian Harper, …

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Ceramics exhibition to showcase student and faculty artwork, celebrate community18th January 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–“Bread and Roses: Recent work from the IU Southeast Ceramics Program” is a new exhibition bringing together the artwork of 13 students and two ceramics faculty members. The show runs from Jan. 20 to March 12 at the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, 820 E. Market St. in New Albany, …

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Ceramics students earn national recognition30th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kudos to Sam Chumley and Dallas Wooten, IU Southeast fine arts students in ceramics. The impressive artwork of the two undergraduates has been accepted into two national exhibitions. “I’m thrilled that artwork from the ceramics program is being recognized at the national level,” said Brian Harper, associate professor of fine …

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Brian Harper is awarded grants to lecture at international ceramics conference3rd August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Brian Harper, associate professor of fine art in ceramics, has won two grants that will enable him to lecture and present his work at the ScanCeram conference, from Oct. 20-23 in Aalborg, Denmark. The first is an Overseas Conference Grant from IU Worldwide, which provides support for IU faculty to …

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