KOKOMO, Ind. – The Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery takes on new life this month by featuring jewelry and metalsmithing artwork, and highlighting techniques being taught in a new art program on campus. The show, “SHAPE: A Jewelry & Metals Exhibition”, will run through Saturday, February 26.
In conjunction with the launch of the jewelry and metalsmithing program, this exhibition is the work of 12 jewelers, enamelists and metalsmiths, with various styles and backgrounds.
Susan Skoczen, director of the Art Gallery, is a metalsmith, and designed the new program around this area of study and began instruction in jewelry & metalsmithing. Each artist in the show has had some influence on Skoczen, and influenced or “SHAPED” Skoczen’s career and/or body of work.
The Art Gallery is located in Alumni Hall. Gallery hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. The Art Gallery is closed on Sunday, Monday, and Friday. Persons without campus parking permits should follow signs to visitor parking. For more information, call (765) 455-9523, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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