Herron School of Art and Design

 

Herron is a community of 750 students, 50 faculty members, and a dedicated staff of a dozen people, all working together to create a unique environment for learning.

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  • Stoffer, Bridgit (2014)
    My drawings and installations intertwine creating visual poems that allow my audience to view my inner world through shared experience and invites them to consider moments of honest vulnerability exposed in the quiet ...
  • Tommer, Nathan (2014)
    I describe the work that I have made for my MFA thesis show as sculptural, Modernist inspired furniture, with forms based on or derived from those of classic mass manufactured children’s toys. It is a body of work which ...
  • Helsley, Michael (2014)
    Memory is a nonlinear narrative: pieces of a story that are parceled away in various places in your mind, that come together to tell another larger story. These parcels are made up of moments and events that when combined ...
  • Tury, Colin (2014)
    What does it mean to be the Maker? In today’s society, with CNC technology and the ability to create objects without having to physically interact with the medium at hand, why would anyone expel energy doing things ...
  • Ehrsam, Bradley (2014)
    Public Practice is vital for personal and cultural development and it connects individuals to the larger world. Art enables creative exploration, helps build confidence, and enables children in disadvantaged schools to ...
  • Ingram, Elizabeth (2014)
    I am drawn to the most human of things, the ordinary everyday experiences that connect us. I seek to remember pieces of life that are easily forgotten or left behind. It is within the constructs of interdependence that my ...
  • Sanematsu, Helen (AIGA, 1999)
  • Sanematsu, Helen (2012)
    A small cardboard ‘fort’—four low walls and a roof—was used by a team of design students to investigate the relationship between technology, purpose, and meaning. Placed in a busy hallway in a University setting, the simple ...
  • Sernsukskul, Sareena; Sanematsu, Helen (2011)
    The spontaneity of make/do culture of street vendors in Bangkok is an example of the practice of integrative thinking and contextual praxis that predates and parallels the postmodern integrative and contextual advocacies ...
  • Sanematsu, Helen (2011-05)
    This paper describes the current development of an interactive community health education piece that targets young, pregnant women using an interactive wall. Foregrounding the pregnant form of the women, and working within ...
  • Bute, Jennifer J; Comer, Karen; Lauten, Kathryn M; Sanematsu, Helen; Moore, Courtney M; Lynch, Dustin; Chumbler, Neale R (2014-10)
    Teenage pregnancy and childbearing remain pressing public health issues that have garnered attention from public health officials and social services agencies. This paper reports on the initial implementation and formative ...
  • Sanematsu, Helen; Woodcox, Stephanie; Rickert, Vaughn I (2011)
    Poster presentation regarding adolescent health and media consumption for the 2011 Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Conference.
  • Sanematsu, Helen (2011-02)
    This project presents a model for developing effective communication by directly engaging designers with their adolescent audience. By conducting focus groups with local youth, we wanted to learn about 1) attitudes and ...
  • Sanematsu, Helen; Wiehe, Sarah E (2014-03)
    This paper describes how design can work at a fundamental level to improve health in the United States. It argues for a design application that levels the playing field between the doctor and the patient in a way that ...
  • Sanematsu, Helen (2007)
    This is a report from the trenches. This article offers a critique of a pilot project undertaken by Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, California. In the summer of 2005, I (along with 1 other Art Center instructor) ...
  • HER 
    Russell, Hillary Erin (2014-06-24)
    Life and death seem to be opposite in definition but I believe it is death that makes life. The two need each other and death is what defines life for me. How do we know what happiness is without sadness? How can we ...
  • Conrady, Denise (2014-06-24)
    In this thesis, I will describe my journey of coming into a Master of Fine Arts Furniture Design program from an Interior Design and Architecture background and how I found my identity as an artist. I will present the ...
  • Davis, Lauren (2014-06-11)
    I believe time is unreal; with my photographs I can manipulate time and make reality sticky. This work is about landscape, narrative, desire, and denial. My curiosity comes from the investigation of empirical evidence ...
  • Hearn, Katherine (2014-06-11)
    The responsibilities of caregiving create enormous pressures and risks for caregivers. Burnout, compromised health, depression, and depletion of financial resources are a reality of daily life for millions of Americans ...
  • intimid 
    Wierzbicki, Liz (2014-06-11)
    My work considers the variegated terrain of love’s complicated language. By shifting from physical to virtual, material to ephemeral through working in sculpture and video, I consider the physical and emotional qualities ...

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