Arts & Culture

Seeing A Second Life

As a longtime lover of lakes and antiques, painter Douglas David, BFA’79, has seen his fair share of wooden water skis that have been…

Clay sculptures resembling wood

Beauty In The Rough

Christopher D. White’s sculptures play with the themes of growth and decay. He finds beauty in both, and he captures that in his sculptures….

Slow And Steady Art

Stop-motion animation takes forever,” Addie Snider, BA’12, says while laughing. At 200 to 300 frames per minute, eight hours of work equals about one…

A man in a dark suit stands before a full, seated audience. He stands at a podium on an elevated stage, lit by a spotlight in a dimly lit theatre. Behind him, the words “The Indiana University Cinema” is projected on the richly hued, velvet curtains that are gathered in luxurious folds.

Screen Savor

“If the ancient Greeks had invented cinema, they’d have a temple like this,” director Peter Weir mused during his visit to the Indiana University…

Anita DeCastro, Virginia Hojas, and Grace Wang demonstrate aerial arts

Dancing in Air

When Anita DeCastro, BA’09, MA’14, is on the pole, she says she feels invincible and powerful. You can see the strength in her arms…

Star Wars fan David West Reynolds in the desert

The Force is Strong with This Hoosier

Seeing 1977’s Star Wars changed David West Reynolds’s life forever.   “(It) burst upon my imagination like nothing else I had ever experienced,” explains Reynolds, BA’88, of New Albany, Ind. “What bowled me over…

IU Alum dressed as the Green Arrow

Superhero of Fun

With a degree in criminal justice and experience in martial arts, it just makes sense that Jake Pierle, BA’14, became a superhero. When his…

Sweet Sculpture

Pop in on artist Makenzie Kus, BA’07, at 2 a.m. just about any weekend, and you’ll find her still hard at work on her…