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Renowned artist Dread Scott to speak on career, creative practice and social justice1st March 2016

By Steven Krolak — (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) Renowned multidisciplinary artist Dread Scott will speak to a campus audience on his career and artistic practice spanning three decades at a special lecture on March 7 in the Hoosier Room East. Scott’s works in performance, installation, photography, video, painting and other media have been exhibited at the …

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Printmaker Susanna Crum exposes fractured history of segregation17th February 2016

By Steven Krolak Among many revered Louisville landmarks, Fontaine Ferry Park holds a special place in the local memory and imagination. Located on over 600 acres along the banks of the Ohio, on the big bend downstream from New Albany, the park included roller coasters, a huge swimming pool, an outdoor dance garden, a roller …

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Langston Hughes Project and IU Southeast students celebrate poetry, jazz, social justice15th February 2016

By Steven Krolak It’s an epic song of social justice, born in struggle and swaddled in jazz. Langston Hughes, poet laureate of the Harlem Renaissance, was also on the board of directors of the Newport Jazz Festival when he wrote “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.” The year was 1960, in the heat of …

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IU Southeast student film makes the cut for London festival3rd February 2016

By Steven Krolak A young woman broods, rises from her bed, moves through cool blue rooms, runs through a field, stops to listen and look, paces her living room, sits down and gets up, drifts through blurred spaces, gently imploding. Scenes from the film, Battle, by IU Southeast senior fine art student Cody Tevis of Floyds …

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IU Southeast printmaking students honored26th January 2016

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Two outstanding IU Southeast printmaking students have been honored with opportunities to share their art and advance in their creative field. David Spencer-Pierce, a senior fine arts student from Salem, Ind., has been awarded an assistantship at the renowned Frogman’s Print Workshops in Omaha, Neb., where he will …

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Painter Caleb Weintraub brings digital visions to Barr Gallery19th January 2016

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The Ronald Barr Gallery at Indiana University Southeast will present “Wolf Tickets,” an exhibition of digital paintings by Caleb Weintraub, from Jan. 21 to Feb. 16. Weintraub is an associate professor of fine arts at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. His many awards include an IU Collaborative Teaching …

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What’s New: Minor in Creative Writing15th January 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? The minor in creative writing at IU Southeast gives students the chance to spread their creative wings while learning about the many applications of writing in careers ranging from finance to fine arts. When is it offered? Every semester. What does it look like? The minor requires 18 hours of coursework …

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Where art and science meet: IU Southeast professor probes boundaries of drawing30th December 2015

By Steven Krolak IU Southeast assistant professor of fine arts Emily Sheehan is fond of saying, “Drawing is thinking.” That linkage lies at the core of her approach, known more academically as cognitive drawing. Last fall Sheehan shared her method and vision with a group of scholars and artists from around the world in a …

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What’s New: Certificate in Core Competencies18th December 2015

What’s New at IU Southeast? The certificate in core competencies gives people a pathway to better jobs or higher education by satisfying LEAP requirements and delivering in-demand “soft” skills in communication, critical thinking, adaptability, teamwork, leadership and more. When is it offered? Every semester. What does it look like? The program is designed so that full-time …

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