With the start of a new semester on campus, there is a new show in the Dunn Art Gallery.  This show, running from January 11th until February 26th, 2016 features the drawings, paintings, and frescoes of Fred Robberts and Jason Stockburger. I think my favorite piece in the show is the image of St. Anthony…

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One of my favorite jobs at work is taking photos of the exhibits at the Dunn Art Gallery.  The current exhibit is by artists Gene and Bill Bowden.  The interesting thing about exhibits with multiple artists, like this one, is how the different artists’ artwork interacts. Bill Bowden’s exhibits focus on pottery, but also include…

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A while back, I came into possession of a collection of old letterpress blocks from an old local print shop. I have a few of them into my table made from a letterpress tray, but that left a very large number of unused blocks. So I decided to take a few of those blocks and…

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I love art! It’s something that can can become part of you, just by hanging out on your wall. Whether you can afford original art, or have some prints hanging out on your wall, art is one of the best ways to express yourself in your home or office. I spend most of my time…

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While I love to make things when I can, there are few things in life that I feel better about buying.   For example: I will never make my own taxidermy pieces. I just don’t have the skill set for that. Though I think one or two well placed pieces would look great in my…

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Last month the University had a lovely art show featuring the drawings of Grace Benedict. Many types of artists have shows in the Dunn Art Gallery, and I enjoy seeing so many different styles of work, but it was particularly nice to see drawings in the gallery again. Most of Benedict’s drawings are self-portraits, incorporating…

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I was going through files on my computer recently, and came across photos from Robert Millard-Mendez‘s show at Oakland City University in November of 2008. I had forgotten how much I enjoy this southern Indiana sculptor.

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I work at a small liberal arts university that has recently decided to close their ceramics program. The program was never a full fledged degree, but courses were available to students in the studio art program and as electives. I’m sad to see the program go, especially the ceramics art professor, who recently retired. However…

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About a month ago, I moved offices at my day job. I’d been in my old office since I started working at the university – that’s more than 5 years. I shared my old office with 2 other people, but my new office is just for me. One odd thing about my new office is…

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