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SPRING 2015 EVENTS

2015 Senior Show Artist Talks and Opening Reception
Friday, April 17, 2015, 5pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

An annual exhibition featuring the work of graduating senior studio art majors.
 

Mexican Kitchen, 1997-2008, recycled Mexican
gas cooker, steel structure, mirrors, 8 recycled
fruit crates, 8 laminated Lambda photographs,
various utensils, taps, 4 wheels, 78 3⁄4 x 71 x 23 1⁄2 in.
Photography: Bertrand Huet.
Gallery Tour and Orta-Inspired Campus
Farm Dinner

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 4:15pm – 6:00pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level) and DePauw University Campus Farm

The artistic practice of Lucy+Jorge Orta often incorporates large public meals and thoughtful conversations about sustainability and art. Join us for a tour of the Peeler Art Center exhibition Lucy+Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life immediately followed by an Orta-inspired dinner at the DePauw campus farm. Transportation from the Peeler Art Center to the campus farm will be provided.

Students may reserve meal tickets for $5 per person. A limited number of tickets will be available to faculty and staff for $15 per person on a first-come, first-served basis. Each participant will also receive a dinner plate designed by students enrolled in Meredith Brickell’s studio art course.

Provided with support from Arts Illiana; the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency; and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional funding provided by: The Department of Conflict Studies, The Douglas I. and Ann U. Smith Endowed Fund for Ethics, and the Public Occasions Committee. 
 

OrtaWater-Fluvial Intervention Unit, 2005, Canadian
maple wood canoe, steel structure, glass shelves, copper
and plastic tubes, gloves, 4 buckets, 4 crates, 4 water
drums, 2 water tanks, 2 light projectors, 4 flasks, copper tubes and taps, audio mp3, speakers, 24 OrtaWater bottles, 102 ½ x 200 ¾ x 47 ¼ in. Courtesy of the artists and Galleria Continua, San Gimignano / Beijing / le Moulin. Photography: Gino Gabrieli
PERCUSSION@PEELER:
Lucy+Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble presents its annual program of contemporary solo and chamber works for percussion, composed and improvised, in a non-traditional concert setting. Directed by Dr. Bonnie Whiting Smith, the one-hour performance fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.

Provided with support from Arts Illiana; the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency; and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional funding provided by: The Department of Conflict Studies, The Douglas I. and Ann U. Smith Endowed Fund for Ethics, and the Public Occasions Committee. 
 

Georgia Fingerprint (Slate II) / 1985
Chuck Close
Ink on paper
Gift of Peter J. Klinger
Behind the Scenes: DePauw Exhibitions and University Collections
(Alumni College)

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 1:15 – 2:30pm
Peeler Art Center, main lobby 

Have you ever wondered how galleries and museums create exhibitions and care for objects in their collections?  Join DePauw University Director/Curator, Craig Hadley, for a behind-the-scenes tour of exhibition prep spaces and a look at what’s involved in creating an exhibition and caring for fine art. We’ll also look at some of the treasures in the DePauw University Permanent Art Collection, including works by Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Salvador Dali, and Rembrandt Van Rijn.