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2012 Past Events

Self Series: Artist talk with Forrest Solis
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 4pm
Peeler Art Center, Upper Gallery

Forrest Solis, an accomplished figure painter and Assistant Professor of Art in Painting and Drawing at Arizona State University, will discuss her latest body of work entitled "self series."  This lecture is free and open to the public.
Robert Kingsley: A Retrospective 1976-2012
Opening Reception
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 4-6pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

Opening reception in honor of Professor Robert Kingsley's retirement from DePauw University.
Art for Lunch with Professor Chaz Evans
Thursday, November 1, 2012, noon
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.  Please join Chaz Evans, professor of new media at DePauw, for a discussion centered on several of the exhibited films.
Art for Lunch with Professor Tavy Aherne Monday, October 29, 2012, noon
Emison, First Floor Ethnology Gallery

In conjunction with Artsfest 2012: Art and the Other, please join us for a discussion on curating culture and identity with ethnographic objects.  Dr. Tavy Aherne, part-time assistant professor of art, will lead the discussion using objects from DePauw's collection of African, South American, and Oceanic art.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6:30pm
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

In conjunction with the contemporary Chinese art exhibition Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts, 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 Amy Lynn Barber, the one-hour performance fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.
What is Maximalism in Contemporary Chinese Art?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 4pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

Richard A. Pegg, Ph.D., Curator of Asian Art for Chicago's MacLean Collection, examines the meaning of the term "Maximalism" as it relates to the contemporary Chinese art in the Mind Space exhibition. The MacLean Collection, housed in a private museum outside Chicago, focuses on the cultures of China, Korea and Southeast Asia.
Careers in the Arts - Lunch Discussion
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, noon
Peeler Art Center, First floor lobby

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the arts as a curator, researcher, or administrator?  If so, then please consider joining Dr. Richard Pegg, Asian Art Curator of Chicago's MacLean Collection, for an informal discussion on careers in the arts.  Lunch will be provided for students on a first come, first serve basis.
Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception
Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 4pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

A bi-annual exhibition featuring recent work by members of the DePauw University studio art faculty.  Participating faculty include: John Berry (painting), Meredith Brickell (ceramics), Chaz Evans (digital art), Lori Miles (sculpture), and Kevin Mooney (photography).
2012 Senior Show Artist Talks and Opening Reception
Friday, April 20, 2012, 5pm
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

An annual exhibition featuring the work of graduating senior studio art majors.
Gallery Talk with Marnie McInness
Passing Time
Friday, April 6, 2012, noon
Peeler Art Center, University Galleries

Please join us on Friday, April 6 at noon in the Richard E. Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level) for a gallery talk with English and Women's Studies professor Marnie McInnes. 
Reach Rededication Ceremony
Thursday, April 5, 2012, 4pm
DePauw Nature Park

On Thursday, April 5 at 4 pm, we will rededicate Mark Warwick’s steel sculpture Reach.  The event will begin at the sculpture’s new location near the walking path just east of the Prindle lower parking lot in the Nature Park.  Refreshments and a bonfire at the Prindle Institute for Ethics will follow a brief dedication, along with music provided by the DePauw Percussion Ensemble.

was DePauw’s first outdoor public sculpture to be installed on campus.  Inspired by the flatness of the Midwestern landscape and its many grain silos, Reach contrasts the curvilinear decorativeness of Warwick’s European homeland with the stark straight edges of America’s cityscapes.  Generous support from Mr. William M. Horne '42 and Mrs. Alice (Hobart) Horne '45 made the 1997 acquisition possible.
Nancy Bowen: Begettings
Artist Talk and Gallery Reception
Monday, March 5, 2012, 6pm
Peeler Art Center, Upper University Gallery

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? 
Opening Reception and Awards Presentation
Thursday, February 9, 2012, 4-6 pm 
Peeler Art Center, Visual Arts Gallery

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.