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Current Exhibitions

Invasive Species... The Art of Upcycling


Invasive Species... The Art of Upcycling
Aug. 2–Oct. 18, 2014
Hyndman Gallery
Opening Reception Aug. 1, 5-8 pm

A resurgence in the “ready-made” art practice made popular by Dada artists Duchamp and Man Ray, upcycling makes use of discarded materials and transforms them into beautiful objects without breaking down the material. Invasive Species: The Art of Upcycling will feature upcycle inspired artwork that crosses boundaries between environmentalism and art. Artwork by Michael Dinges, Victoria Fuller, Alan Emerson Hicks, Valerie Mann, Chris Silva, and Bryan Sperry.




by Jan Dean
Brincka-Cross & Northview Galleries
Aug. 2–Oct. 18, 2014
Opening Reception Aug. 1, 5-8 pm

An installation by Jan Dean, transforming Styrofoam packing.

“Jan Dean is a visual artist whose artworks explore the paradox and psychology found in material culture. The work draws from the meeting of Western culture and Eastern philosophies. Materials dominate the visual appearance of the work but sentience and the human experience are what it articulates.”


Aquatic Kaleidoscope

Aquatic Kaleidoscope
by Renee Robbins
Brincka-Cross & Northview Galleries
Aug. 2–Oct. 18, 2014
Opening Reception Aug. 1, 5-8 pm

Paintings that draw from natural phenomena and micro to macro relationships and pull together molecular, biological, aquatic, and celestial systems. Robbins paintings mix and juxtapose hybrid flora/fauna inside a space that simultaneously evokes the deep sea and the cosmos. Bringing together microscopic and telescopic viewpoints stimulates the process of painting to move fluidly between the real and imagined.


Aquatic Kaleidoscope

Mycological Magic
by  Mike Bailey
NIPSCO Art Education Studios
July 25 - Sept. 14, 2014
Opening Aug. 1, 5 - 8 PM (CDT)

Local, first time photographer, Mike Bailey, finds inspiration in the beauty of life and nature. His photographs were taken with an iPhone 4. No special effects, lenses, or lighting were used.



Aquatic Kaleidoscope

Minimalism: Images of California
by Richard Manalis

Area Artist Association
Small NIPSCO Art Education Studios
August 1 - August 31, 2014
Opening Aug. 1, 2014, 5 - 8 PM (CDT)

During the spring of 2014, Richard Manalis, photographed three beaches in southern California, up-close. The photos were taken in  La Jolla Shores in La Jolla; Hendry's Beach in Santa Barbara, and El Capitan State Beach in Santa Barbara County.  Many of my images captured momentary scenes that were soon washed away by the waxing and waning of the ocean.  The sand, as a background, provides a minimalistic feeling to these photographs.



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