Arts & Culture

Silent Showman

Studying organ at IU in the late 1960s, Dennis James, BM’74, MM’79, got the inspiration for a musically accompanied silent movie series after taking…

This image features the first comic book appearance of The Incredible Hulk. The comic is opened across a book rest.

In Care of IU

Scattered across seven floors and thousands of shelves, you’ll find them, pampered and padded for their protection, cozy in a climate set just for…

A smiling boy presses his paint-covered palm against a stone wall to mark his hand print.

Culture Keepers

On the southern coast of Mexico’s isthmus, in the centuries-old city of Juchitán, a child dips his hand in paint and presses his palm…

Jodie Bailey in her studio surrounded by her work.

Mad Hatter of Indy

Jodie Bailey, BA’06, MFA’10, is not just a hat maker. She’s a joy maker. Featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the IU Alumni Magazine,…

Into the Wood

With more than 30 years professional experience as a designer-builder, Nancy R. Hiller, BA’93, MA’96, has run her own custom furniture and cabinetry business…

Ross Gay: A Way with Words

In 2015, IU Bloomington Associate Professor Ross Gay’s latest book of poetry, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, was shortlisted for the National Book Award. Though…