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2012 Exhibits


Robert Kingsley: A Retrospective 1976 - 2012

October 24 - December 14, 2012

Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

A retrospective exhibition of paintings by retired Professor of Art Robert Kingsley.


Project 35

August 22 - December 14, 2012

Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (upper level)

Project 35 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.

Project 35 is produced and circulated by iCI (Independent Curators International), New York.  The exhibition and tour are made possible by grants from the Cowles Charitable Trust; Foundation for Contemporary Art; the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Toby Fund; and iCI Benefactors Agnes Gund, Gerrit and Sydie Lansing, Jo Carole Lauder, and Barbara and John Robinson.


Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts

September 7 - December 7, 2012

Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

This exhibition of mixed media installations portrays a new realm of artistic expression.  Mind Space introduces 4 Chinese abstract artists who convey the concept of "Maximalism" to a global audience.

Mind Space is curated by Gao Minglu and developed by Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai, China with tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.


Faculty Exhibition

August 22 - October 12, 2012

A bi-annual exhibition featuring recent work by members of the DePauw University studio art faculty.




JUNE 8 - JUNE 9, 2012

An annual exhibition featuring work by former DePauw University studio art majors including:

Victoria Greising '07
Toby zur Loye '07
Ginny Marsh '67
Trish Mayberry '62
Linda Lorton Spier '62
Suzanne Tillman '62
Jenny Tucker '92

Senior Art Exhibition

April 20 - May 20, 2012

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

Passing Time

March 27 - May 10, 2012

Passing Time, an exhibition of recent works by fourteen international artists in a range of media, explores the multiple and converging meanings of the phrase "passing time."  The exhibition is organized by the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and is curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of c- curatorsquared.

Nancy Bowen: Begettings

February 6 - March 23, 2012

Nancy Bowen utilizes imagery from Farmer's Almanacs, published between 1800 and 1867.  In her drawings, she collages imagery and text from the Farmer's Almanacs with rubbings of early American tombstones and linear patterns suggestive of Eastern origins.  Her sculpture urges the questions raised by the works on paper:  what recommends itself as auspicious?  What compels belief?  What serves in our negotiations with fate?

Juried Student Art Exhibition

February 9 - March 17, 2012

The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition features works created by current DePauw students enrolled in studio art courses.  Tyler Lotz, Associate Professor of Ceramics at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, juried this year's exhibition.

Andy Warhol: I Am A Camera

September 6 – February 29, 2012

An obsessive recorder of the world around him, the camera was Andy Warhol’s constant companion, functioning as a sketchbook, visual diary and means of communication. Including a selection of his Polaroid photographs, black-and-white prints, and Screen Tests, this exhibition presents Warhol’s work in a relational context that illuminates the complex ways in which he used the medium of photography to explore the interplay between image and memory and, ultimately, life and art.