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Faculty featured in new IU Kokomo exhibition

August 27, 2018

KOKOMO, Ind. — Indiana University Kokomo showcases its talented New Media, Art, and Technology (NMAT) faculty in the Art Gallery’s first exhibition of the 2018-2019 academic year.

The semi-annual exhibition gives students and community members an up-close look at the creative work of faculty, including sculptures, metal work, painting, screenprinting, and other media.

Opening reception is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, in the Gallery, in the IU Kokomo Library building, 2300 S. Washington Street.

“Our NMAT faculty are continuously creating and learning, to pass on new skills to their students,” said Tara Scott, Gallery director. “It’s important for our students to see that those who are mentoring them are working artists as well as teachers.” 

The exhibition is a meaningful one for faculty members, said Minda Douglas, chairperson of the New Media, Art, and Technology program.

“The show is a wonderful opportunity to show our work side by side with our colleagues,” she said. “It brings us together as a faculty and allows us to share our creative work with the campus community.”

Those exhibiting include Mike Applegate, adjunct, installation piece and sculpture; Zach Davidson, adjunct, mixed media; Erik Deerly, associate professor of new media, mixed media and metal work; Minda Douglas, chairperson and associate professor of fine arts, screenprint; Tarja Harney, adjunct, mixed media; Nicole Ingalls, adjunct, sculptures; Michael Koerner, assistant professor of new media, oil on canvas and wallpaper; Wayne Madsen, assistant professor of new media, pen on paper; Gregory Steel, associate professor of fine arts, sculpture and video; and YunJin Woo, assistant professor of fine arts, mixed media.

The exhibition continues through Friday, September 7.

The Gallery is open to the public, and admission is free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and closed Sundays and Fridays.

Free parking is available on campus.

For more information go to iuk.edu/artgallery.

Indiana University Kokomo serves north central Indiana.

Last updated: 08/27/2018