Category: Arts

Graduating art students have their best work on display for BFA exhibition

By: Chloe Teall Staff-writer    From Dec. 2 to Dec. 9, the BFA student show is being held in the gallery at Education and Arts. The gallery is open to visitors from 11 am to 5 pm on weekdays and there is no cost to enter.    A closing reception will be hosted Thursday Dec. 9 from

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Look! Scholarship Art Sale supports student and alumni

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief    The Look! Scholarship Art Sale makes its return back to campus once more. The show brings artwork of all mediums by students and IU South Bend alumni.    Last year, the sale was not able to go on because of the limited access to campus. Instead, students had a show open to

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Ron Monsma: painting a legacy at IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  It’s been 25 years. Ron Monsma has been teaching painting and drawing classes at IU South Bend, moving up the ladder of positions, until he has reached associate professor. At the end of 2021, he is set to retire. Monsma got his start at IU South Bend, working under the direction

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Ron Monsma reflects on his art at the latest Arts Lecture Series

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Known for his highly-developed still lifes and figure work, Ron Monsma, associate professor in fine arts, dove in deep with his pastel drawing and oil paintings at the latest Arts Lecture Series on March 19. To kick off the Arts Lecture Series, Monsma spoke on the influences affecting him. Dutch masters

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Ebony Stewart slammed her way through hard topics during poetry event

By Connie Klimek Staff Writer Titan Productions hosted a spoken word poetry event showcasing the work of one of the top touring poets in the United States, Ebony Stewart.  Titan Productions described, “Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the Black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and

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Bachelor of Science coming to World Languages Department

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  IU South Bend is expected to offer three new world language degrees for fall 2021. The IU Board of Trustees approved a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in French, German, and Spanish at their February meeting.  The decision will be finalized when the programs are approved by the Indiana Commission of

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Art sale turns into art show

By: Kate Luce and Tori Wilson  Co-Editor-in-Chief, Staff-Writer  kmluce@iu.edu, wilsonvr@iu.edu  The Look! Scholarship Art Sale will be looking a little different this year. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual community sale will turn into a private art show titled, Look! Behind the Mask. Students who were in the Senior Capstone class will once again work

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Hearts and crafts

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer  The IU South Bend Honors Program is finding ways to spread love throughout the organization. On Feb. 11, Honors students will be meeting virtually to craft their own heart pillows to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Students were required to RSVP to the event by Jan. 29. This allows the Honors Program

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