The Horizon

Barr Gallery brings art to IUS community

Emily Sheehan, assistant professor of fine arts, stands in the Barr Gallery.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Nestled in the halls of Knobview, the Ronald L. Barr Gallery is not just a place where art is displayed — it is also used by IUS professors as a teaching tool. “I know that it’s been used by myself and other faculty as a way to sort of get students introduced to artists,” said Emily Sheehan,...

Through the lens of Chancellor Wallace

“I visited many of these countries in order to recruit students and I had a day off. I was in Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, and I was able to hitch a ride to the Mekong Delta, about an hour and a half south. Then I got on a series of boats because I wanted to go as far into that jungle as I could. I first boat I was on was big and could hold about 20 people,” Wallace said.

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

For decades Tianamen Square has served as the lens through which the world viewed Chinese history. It is where Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People’s Republic in 1989, and the site where thousands of pro-democracy protesters were gunned down by government soldiers 40 years later. In...

Graphic design lecturer aims to capture memories

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2012

Jonathan Ruth, visiting lecturer in graphic design, said, when capturing a photo, he is “simply looking, filtering and creating.” “When I’m really involved in the process, I’m not completely conscious of thinking in that moment,” Ruth said. “That’s not to say I’m not aware, rather I’m not second guessing...

Artist draws on experience

IUS Horizon

January 23, 2012

To kick off 2012, the Ronald Barr Gallery opened with the “Drawing on Experience” exhibit by Emily Sheehan, artist and visiting assistant professor of fine arts, on Jan. 11. Seven works are represented in this show. All the works are based on the same concept of perceptual drawing, or, in other words, d...