Mayor Jim Lienhoop isn’t sure how anything could top what Columbus achieved in 2017.The city served as the centerpiece for the movie “Columbus,” released during the summer, which garnered international coverage and praise.
News from 2017
Elizabeth M. Claffey is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Indiana University in Bloomington. She is an honors graduate of Earlham College and has an MFA in photography from Texas Woman's University, where she also earned a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies.
This fall, Nineteenth Amendment emerging designers submitted looks for Editor-in-Chief of Elle, Nina Garcia. Nina’s favorite? Fellow Colombian-native, Clarissa Rosania – just launched on Nineteenth Amendment.
For the Black Friday faithful, the excitement begins on Thanksgiving, when eager shoppers line up outside big box and department stores for the chance to grab “doorbuster” sales and “prices slashed” merchandise when the doors open. Black Friday videos posted in recent years show shoppers shoving and shouting, with one temporary worker even trampled to death in 2008.What turns ordinary shoppers into dangerous mobs?Social scientists and psychologists are trying to find out.
Apparel Merchandising B.S. graduate, Lyndsey Korn, placed third in the Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Practices Poster Competition at the annual ITAA Conference.
AN spoke with T. Kelly Wilson, Director of Graduate Studies at the new M.Arch program at Indiana University (IU), about what it takes to start a new architecture program and his vision for the future of the school. Rather than being based in Bloomington, the school will be located in the Modernist mecca of Columbus, Indiana. As the new program opens admissions, Wilson discussed building a new faculty and how the school will approach architecture education.
What spaces are sacred to you? Some sacred spaces are public, like a religious holy site or your community’s house of worship. Others are private, like a personal sanctuary for finding peace and concentration. Regardless of where they are or what they look like, the relationships we build with these sacred spaces inform how we think about ourselves and relate to the rest of the world.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Twelve Indiana University faculty members from campuses across the state have been awarded fellowships from the Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
“Exhibit Columbus” celebrates the legacies of the architects and designers who filled the town with private and civic works before going on to be some of Modernism’s biggest names.
The actress talks about her immaculate movie-costume collection, including all those jaw-dropping 101 Dalmatians looks.
Exhibit Columbus was described from the beginning as a project that would create new ways for residents and visitors to experience the city and its famed architectural heritage.And as the project approaches its final three weeks, organizers say it has far exceeded any expectations for the three-month exhibition of 18 outdoor, site-responsive installations placed near Columbus architectural landmarks.
Source: "The Block" by Cummins, Social News Powered by CumminsEmployees from the Cummins Technical Center helped design and assemble “Shadow of an Unknown Bird,” one of the world’s largest 3D printed works of art. The sculpture is now on display in Columbus, Indiana. The sculpture is the result of a partnership designed to celebrate great design and world-class engineering, as well as 3D printing and the Indiana University Center of Art + Design in Columbus, where the work can be seen through the end of the year.
When Glenn Close visited the Indiana University Bloomington campus on Oct. 27, she gave students and faculty a glimpse into her personal costume collection.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University has announced that six-time Academy Award-nominated and three-time Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Glenn Close has donated her costume collection to its School of Art, Architecture + Design. The collection, from 47 projects, spans Close’s celebrated career through film, television and theater and includes pieces from some of her most iconic performances, including items from "The Big Chill," "Fatal Attraction" and "101 Dalmatians."
Women's Halloween costumes tend to be more revealing than men's, and this can lead to increased sexualization and objectification, according to research published in Fashion and Textiles. Here, author of the research,
Indiana University welcomed nearly 2,000 kids and adults of all ages to the fourth annual IU Science Fest on Oct. 21. The event included over 150 science-related activities, presentations and demonstrations across the IU Bloomington campus.
A project begun on the cusp of death (the passing of the artist’s father) and a new beginning (the birth of his daughter) that wanders with poetic grace through life’s ceaseless cycles.
Source: Pattern Magazine Vol 12 Fall 2017Indiana University's School of Art, Architecture + Design hopes to revolutionize architecture and design education in Indiana. This spring it announced a new undergraduate degree in Comprehensive Design and a new Master’s of Architecture program. Kelly Wilson heads the program, as director of IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D) in downtown Columbus, Indiana.
For the first time in its history, Indiana University’s School of Art, Architecture + Design will offer an M.Arch degree out of its Columbus campus. Dean Peg Faimon’s Monday announcement felt like an inevitable step for the small Midwestern town, which, for decades has taken pride in its built environment and is recently gaining national attention.
The new movie Columbus, set against the backdrop of largely unknown Columbus, Indiana, tells the story of the budding friendship between Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), a local high school grad, and Jin (John Cho), a professional visiting from Korea.
WSW alumnae Carissa Carman and Natalie Campbell have spent over a year submerged in the world of contemporary weaving. At times, this means thinking about the physical warp and weft—the vertical and horizontal threads stretched across a loom. Other times, it means looking at weaving without fiber or regularity, or existing in the digital sphere.
Fashion Design Alumna Bryn Taubensee of Vaquera, among this year's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists
Today, the ten finalists for the annual design prize which helps emerging American designers find success in the early stages of their brands. This year's nominated designers are Ahlem Manai-Platt of Ahlem, Becca McCharen-Tran of Chromat, Christopher Bevans of DYNE, Victor Glemaud, Jordan Askill, Matthew Harris of Mateo New York, Eli Azran of RTA, Sandy Liang, Telfar Clemans of Telfar LLC, and Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee, David Moses, and Claire Sully of Vaquera.
Chicago is a city smug about the significance of its built environment and its elevated place in the architectural universe, which is why you have to wonder why it took the city elders so long to devise a concept like the Chicago Architecture Biennial. While the extravaganza promises another exciting edition this fall, it’s worthwhile broadening the architectural lens of the Midwest to investigate what’s going on in Columbus, Indiana, for a compelling counterpoint to the grand festivities here.
The relationship between humans and machines — and particularly humans mimicking machines and vice versa — was a popular motif in European modernism, and the Mexican artist Erick Meyenberg has channeled some of that for his installation at the Americas Society.
“Lineage as Legacy,” an exhibit of jewelry and metalwork curated and created by BFA and MFA students in the Indiana University School of Art and Design, was aptly named.Under the direction of associate professor Nicole Jacquard, students turned a research course on the work of Alma Eikerman, founder of the jewelry-making program at IU, into an exhibit to showcase the importance of Eikerman’s dedication to those she taught through their artwork.
I started photographing in the Crestmont public housing projects on Pigeon Hill. Pigeon Hill is a larger area on a bluff overlooking the Indiana University campus, maybe a mile or so to the west, and it’s always been the area where poor people have lived—filled with shacks and bungalows. My car repair shop was on the hill.
Elizabeth Claffey received 3rd Place in CENTER’s Director‘s Choice Award. Her project, Matrilinear , “is a series that addresses embodied memory and its relationship to personal, familial, and cultural identity”. Kim Sajet, Director, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian selected Elizabeth’s work for this award and her statement is below.
Three Indiana University Bloomington faculty members, including our own Jawshing Arthur Liou, have been appointed to professorships that were endowed by alumni to honor longtime IU President and Chancellor Herman B Wells.
On August 26, the inaugural exhibition of Exhibit Columbus, an annual exploration of architecture, art, design, and community, will open to the public. The exhibition will include six built structures, designed by teams from six different Midwestern universities, that investigate the built environment of Columbus and involved working closely with members of the community.
Nicole Jacquard, Associate Professor and Area Head of Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, in the School of Art, Architecture and Design at Indiana University, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable her to research at University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in Scotland, one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Addressing the growing adoption of Black Friday (BF) promotions and related BF misbehavior in the US and elsewhere, we examined the mechanism by which emotions, self-control, and public self-consciousness impact BF consumer misbehavior.
Ikea profiles customers worldwide to decide what it will manufacture and sell.It wasn’t just some designer’s fleeting fancy that produced Ikea’s most iconic furniture pieces such as the “Lack” coffee table and the “Billy” bookshelf.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A 9-year-old Bloomington girl has a new arm thanks to an Indiana University lecturer who stepped up to help.Jon Racek put his 3-D printing skills to use after Violet Hall's mom posted a plea for help on Facebook.
As a graduating senior, learning she had won an award from IU’s Office of the Provost for her undergraduate research was the perfect way for fashion design student Marley Isaacson to end her collegiate career.On May 6, she will be awarded her undergraduate degree from the School of Art and Design knowing that she made the most of her four years at Indiana University.
IU School of Art and Design senior lecturer Jon Racek created a customized, 3-D arm that will enable Violet Hall to pursue her goals of playing a musical instrument, easily riding a bike and pursuing typical activities of a 9-year old.
On April 26, world-renowned architect I.M. Pei celebrated his 100th birthday.I.M. Pei’s centennial comes at a significant moment in IU’s history as its top-rated art museum, designed by Pei, begins a $30 million renovation and IU’s School of Art and Design prepares to welcome the inaugural class to its newly approved Master of Architecture.
Art has been a part of Kelly Franké’s life for as long as she can remember. Her father was an illustrator who worked from their Babylon home and Franké, now a Greenport resident, recalled building a makeshift fort under his desk where she would sketch while he worked.
When people walk or drive past McCalla School on Ninth Street in Bloomington, they are greeted with an obvious former elementary school building with beautiful, green landscaping on the building’s east side.But for about two weeks starting April 7, that grassy field will be covered with large-scale sculptures that students from Indiana University's School of Art and Design have been working on all semester.
Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate the launch of the new School of Art and Design and rededicate the school’s new office, classroom and studio space in Kirkwood Hall next week.The ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. April 7 in Alumni Hall at the Indiana Memorial Union. A reception will follow at Kirkwood Hall.
Our goal is to provide an outstanding education that centers on creativity and innovation in the context of a liberal arts education. The School of Art and Design has brought together these very strong programs in art, design and merchandising in a technology-rich environment that encourages collaborative learning.
“What I like about IU is that I can study graphic design while having the opportunity to take business classes and get a marketing minor,” said Katie Flegenheimer, a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Indiana University Bloomington will offer a new Master of Architecture degree program based in the campus’s new School of Art and Design, beginning in the fall of 2018.
Randy Long, professor of metalsmithing and jewelry, is promoted to distinguished professor, alongside eight additional Indiana University scholars and researchers.
A new accolade has just been added to Marilyn da Silva’s list of awards: Washington D.C.’s James Renwick Alliance (JRA) has named her a Master of the Medium in metal and jewelry!These awards are given every other year to outstanding artists doing extraordinary work in the five traditional craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood.
The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency is open to artists at all levels of their career whose primary country of residency is outside of the United States. Approximate dates for Fall 2017 are September 1st through Dec 18th.
The third annual NRF Foundation Gala took place Sunday, January 15, at Pier Sixty in New York City, featuring an exhilarating dinner and awards program that included both silent and live auctions. The event raised $2 million to support the NRF Foundation’s student scholarships and educational experiences for students, professors and people in retail.
"Torus," by Jiangmei Wu, was awarded Best textile, sculpture, or other medium. "I'm interested in how paper folding can be expressed mathematically, physically, and aesthetically. Torus is folded from one single sheet of uncut paper.