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Fall 2014 Events

Tomie Arai
Peach Boy, 2003
Etching on paper
Infinite Mirror Lecture
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

Benito Huerta, Professor of Painting and Director/Curator of the gallery program at University of Texas Arlington, will lecture on contemporary art as it relates to the exhibition Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity. Mr. Huerta is one of several co-curators who selected works for this national traveling exhibition sponsored by the IMLS and NEA. A reception will follow in the Peeler lobby.

Sungho Choi
Model for “My America,”
Mixed media on wood
Week of October 6, 2014, 7:00pm (date TBA)
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

Need to de-stress before midterm papers and exams? Join instructor Marla Helton of Serendipity Yoga Studio for an hour-long session of relaxation yoga in the Peeler Art Center galleries.  For more information visit or contact Marla directly: This event is free to all DePauw University students, faculty, and staff.

Numerical Order, 2013
Art League Houston
Ceramic, Paint, Unfired Clay, and Wire
14 x 13 x 11 feet
Open installation hours with David Katz
Monday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

Students currently enrolled in a studio art course are invited to assist artist David Katz with his installation in the Visual Arts Gallery. Open installation hours are 10:00am – 4:00pm beginning Monday, October 13. For more information, please contact 5th year intern Rebecca Zucker:  or  Craig Hadley:

Every Which Way, 2004
Space Lab Gallery at Indiana University Southeast
Ceramic, Paint, Unfired Clay,
and Wire 8 x 16 x 8 feet 
A Lecture with David Katz
Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

David Katz creates installations that negotiate the intersection of organic bodily forms and architectonic constructions. He will lecture on his latest installation in the Peeler Art Center’s Visual Arts Gallery, as well as previous ceramic projects. A reception will follow in the Peeler lobby.

Jonathas de Andrade
Pacifico, 2010
Super 8 color film, with sound12 min.
Courtesy of the artist
Art for Lunch with Professor Chaz Evans
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:45 – 12:30 
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (upper level)

Project 35 Volume 2 is a program of single-channel videos selected by 35 international curators who have each chosen one work by an artist that they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.  Please join Chaz Evans, professor of new media at DePauw, for a discussion centered on several of the exhibited films.
ArtsFest lecture: Alejandro Arteaga
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

Alejandro Arteaga is a contemporary photographer and writer active in Mexico City. His work frequently comments on official government monuments, the city's largely patrimonial architecture, and images of play and laughter. He is also a contributing editor to the journal Casa del Tiempo, where his photographs frequently appear in a section called "Estampas mexicanas" (Mexican images).

A scene from noh theatre, 20th century
Paint on shikishi board
Gift of Arthur E. Klauser
ArtsFest lecture: Japanese Theatre and Drama
Lunch and lecture with Pauline Ota and
Hiroko Chiba
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:45 – 12:30
Peeler Art Center, location TBA

In collaboration with Artsfest 2014: Art and Laughter, please join us for a discussion on Japanese theatre as it relates to comedy.  The lecture will be led by Pauline Ota (Department of Art and Art History) and Hiroko Chiba (Department of Asian Studies), and will highlight objects from DePauw’s collection of Japanese art and artifacts.

Kaylynn Sullivan Two Trees
Maka Wicasa
, 1992
Lithograph, leather, straw, collage
Courtesy of the Brandywine Workshop,
Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:30pm 
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble, directed by Bonnie Whiting, presents its annual program of contemporary solo and chamber works—composed and improvised—in a non-traditional concert setting.  The one-hour performance, in conjunction with the multi-media art exhibition Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity, fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.