Category: Arts

Artist Spotlight: Leigha Jones

By: Ashley Rose Staff writer/ photographer Leigha Jones is a sophomore at IU South Bend, earning her degree in fine arts with a concentration in graphic design. Her favorite mediums to create art with are graphite and charcoal.  When asked about her biggest inspiration for art, Jones said: “My biggest inspiration as an artist is

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Submission deadline approaching for Ability 3 Art Show

By: Chloe Teall Staff-writer In honor of March being Disability Awareness month, the Civil Rights Heritage Center will be hosting the Ability 3 Art Show to showcase disabled creatives in the community. Ability 3 is looking to feature both 2D and 3D art pieces. The show is open to all artists who live with a

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Meet Director, Hannah Freeto

By: Connie Klimek Staff-writer Meet the Director for the Michele’s Little Hearts Theatre production at IU South Bend, Hannah Freeto. Freeto is a junior theatre performance major with a minor in marketing at IU South Bend, graduating in Spring 2023. Freeto is directing “Tortoise vs. Hare 2: This Time It’s Personal!” This show is a

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IU South Bend student art exhibition call for entries

By: Taylor Garrett Intern IU South Bend is preparing for the return of the annual Student Exhibition, which will take place Feb. 7 through March 11 in the campus Art Gallery.  The exhibition gives all IU South Bend students a chance to display their creative work to other students and the public. This is the

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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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