The annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition awards reception was held October 12 at Indiana University East. The competition was originated by Tom Thomas in 1978. The WVAC has a history of “open judging,” allowing the public to be present when the exhibit entries are accepted or declined for the exhibit.
A new event organized this year by Indiana University East and the Richmond Art Museum (RAM) to raise funds for the arts has sold out. Proceeds from this collaborative fundraiser benefit RAM programming and the IU East Department of Fine Arts.
The latest installation of art at Indiana University East continues to add beauty and prompt discussion on campus.
Indiana University East is accepting art entries for the 39th annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC). The submission process will be electronic at callforentry.org.
Originating in 1978, the WVAC was founded by Tom Thomas, late associate professor fine of fine arts. Thomas taught fine arts at IU East for over 30 years. The WVAC has a history of open judging, allowing the public to be on site when the exhibit entries are excluded or included for the exhibit. In this spirit, digital images of entered works will be projected in an auditorium on the campus of IU East and will be juried by a three-judge panel electronically.
Indiana University East is accepting art entries Tuesday, September 27, through Friday, September 30, for the 38th annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC).
The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, in the Meijer Artway located in Whitewater Hall. Prior to the judging, there will be a juror presentation at 11 a.m. in Whitewater Hall Room 132.
Indiana University East has renamed The Gallery in Whitewater Hall in remembrance of Tom Thomas, artist, associate professor of fine arts and founder of the Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC).
Thomas (1945-2009) taught fine arts to under-graduate students for over 30 years at IU East. He had an immense impact on his students and the campus, helping to develop the fine arts program and the WVAC, an annual art competition that attracts hundreds of artists for the unique experience of being juried by a nationally-known artist or curator who openly critiques all submitted entries before choosing the top works for the exhibit.
The annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition awards reception was held October 29 at Indiana University East. Originating in 1978 with open judging, the event has hosted prestigious artists and art experts of national acclaim for the jurying.
Indiana University East is accepting art entries September 28-October 3 for the 37th annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC). The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, in Whitewater Hall. Prior to the judging, there will be a juror presentation at 11 a.m. in Vivian Auditorium.
Six new sculptures are now a part of the Indiana University East landscape. The pieces for the Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit began arriving July 23 for installation.
12 Pastellesists exhibit to open
Indiana University East will host the 12 Pastellists art exhibit July 27-September 18 in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall.