The 2011-2012 Art Season

  • Together, the University Museum and Kipp Gallery offer a full array of visual art experiences for the entire community.

    Encompassing major touring exhibits, regional artists, and faculty and student work, there is something for every taste in this year's exhibit schedule.

    View the Events Calendar for all of the Lively Arts.

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  • Eine Kleine Kit Kat Klub

    September 10, 2011, 6:00 p.m., University Museum, John Sutton Hall

    This year’s gala is inspired by the German Expressionist artists of the early twentieth century and their cosmopolitan setting. Reservations are required.

    Eine Kleine Kit Kat Klub

  • Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective

    September 13–December 3, 2011, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

    The opening exhibit features paintings, prints, and collages by world-exhibited artist Paul Binai, whose bold images comment pointedly on issues and events of his time.

    Paul Binai: Fifty-Year Retrospective

  • Multiversity: IUP Faculty Artists

    February 11–March 24, 2012, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

    This invitational exhibition will include recent works by current faculty members of the IUP Department of Art.

    Multidiversity: IUP Faculty Artists

  • Bonnie Collura: Luster

    October 6–November 11, 2011, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    Bonnie Collura creates abstract biomorphic sculptures and drawings that are rooted in figuration, drawing together systems of connected characters from mainstream popular culture, mythology, and folklore.

    Bonnie Collura: Luster

  • The Low Down: Tales from the Margin

    November 8–December 9, 2011, Kipp Gallery Annex, Sprowls Hall

    This touring exhibition showcases the work of seven contemporary ceramists. It is curated by Kipp Gallery director Kyle Houser, in collaboration with Jill Foote-Hutton of the Red Lodge Clay Center in Montana.

    The Low Down: Tales from the Margin

  • Joelle Dietrick: The Sherwin Series

    February 9–March 9, 2012, Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

    Joelle Dietrick develops two-dimensional and time-based artworks that consider contemporary nomadism and twenty-first-century power structures.

    Joelle Dietrick: The Sherwin Series

  • Emerging Artists: Annual Graduate Exhibition

    April 13–May 5, 2012, University Museum, John Sutton Hall

    An annual tradition, this exhibit highlights the vast and varied pieces created in an assortment of art media by graduate students in the Department of Art.

    Emerging Artists exhibition