Award will put David Baker biography in more school libraries

A biography of legendary jazz musician and composer David Baker has earned honors from the American Association of University Presses. “David Baker, A Legacy in Music” (Indiana University Press, 2011) was named an AAUP selection for public and secondary school libraries and also received an outstanding designation reserved for books considered exceptional by the reviewer. […]

IUCA+D exhibition series to examine role of drawing in art creation

The IU Center for Art and Design in Columbus will soon kick off a series of exhibitions aimed at examining the role of drawing as an investigatory tool of the artist and designer. The first exhibition features visual artists Regina Granne and Russell Roberts, whose work will be on display from Dec. 14 to Jan. […]

Fine arts professor earns $50K grant to support work with indigo, textiles

Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts assistant professor Rowland Ricketts has been named a 2012 United States Artists fellow. The first artist from Indiana to receive a fellowship from the national advocacy organization, Ricketts will receive an unrestricted grant of $50,000. And he’s in good company — other 2012 fellows include novelist Annie Proulx, […]

African American Dance Company studio concert explores various genres

Indiana University’s African American Dance Company will perform its annual studio concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at Willkie Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. The concert is the end-of-semester public performance for university courses A100: African American Dance Company and A221: Dance in the African Diaspora, both offered through […]

Former IU professor Judy Chicago to give visiting artist lecture at IUPUI

Trailblazing artist and former IU Bloomington professor Judy Chicago will speak at IUPUI’s Herron School of Art and Design this week. She’ll deliver a lecture “Surveying Judy Chicago: An Artist’s Career” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Basile Auditorium, Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis. Her talk is the fifth Jane Fortune […]