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Berry, John G., MFA

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Art and Art History, Peeler Art Center
Greencastle, IN
46135

Art and Art History 

Assistant Professorof Art and Art History

BFA Rhode Island School of Design, 2004
MFA Indiana University, 2009

Teaching Interests: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Interdiscplinary Contempory Art

Courses regularly taught:

Introduction to Painting (Arts 153A)
Introduction to Drawing (Arts 152A)
Intermediate Studio: Abstract Painting
Intermediate Studio: Drawing (Arts 298AA)
Projects in Painting (Arts 255A)
Advanced Studio: Painting (Arts 398BA)

Research Interests:

My imagery combines the pictorial logic found in medieval panel painting with the cartoons and video games of the 1980's and 90′s.  The paintings are not planned, sketched, or painted from source or observation.  They resist vanishing-point perspective, realistic light, and gravity in order to emphasize alternative, non-empirical ways of framing experience.

Awards:

Vermont Studio Center, Clowes Fellowship, 2014
Louis Mcnutt Fellowship Grant, Indiana University, 2008
Della Fricke Teaching Award, Indiana University, 2008