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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  • Spence, Shannon (2022)
    While the average contemporary photographer creates a snapshot in time, Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948) is unique in his ability to create life where there is none. Sugimoto photographed scenes of dioramas from natural history ...
  • Misluk-Gervase, Eileen (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals annual conference, 2022-03)
    Applied improvisation (AI) is the translation of improvisational theater principles to non-performers with the goals of “creativity, innovation, and/or meaning” (Tint & Froerer, 2014, p. 2). AI facilitates the practice of ...
  • Misluk-Gervase, Eileen (Hofstra University Annual Creative Arts Therapies Conference, 2022-04)
    Applied improvisation (AI) is the translation of improvisational theater principles to non-performers with the goals of “creativity, innovation, and/or meaning” (Tint & Froerer, 2014, p. 2). AI facilitates the practice of ...
  • Misluk-Gervase, Eileen; Ansaldo, Jim (Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 2022)
    Students who engage in high-impact learning initiatives such internships, capstone research projects, and collaborative activities report gains in personal development that include growth in self-confidence, increase in ...
  • Dobouni, Leena (2021)
    Fighting Powers analyzes Leena Dobouni’s body of installation artwork as it relates to concepts of socio-political imbalance between the Middle East and Western powers. The West’s systemic degradation of the Middle East ...
  • Powlen, Mikayla (2021-05)
    The art therapy field enlightens the idea of artistic expression which allows for nonverbal interpretation of emotions, bypasses cognition, and brings forth the benefit of art alone. Art therapy can be used to reduce ...
  • Datta, Amrita (2021-05-10)
    As the U.S witnesses the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, communities nationwide are embracing the historical inequities spanning race, gender, religion and disability benefits. Higher education ...
  • Haymaker, Shawn (2021-05)
    Community may hold different meanings to different people and situations, which may or may not be bound by physical space. Community is not well defined and is especially difficult to define in literacy research. It was ...
  • Cecil, Justin (2021-05-07)
    The silhouettes incorporated into my work are used for obscurity. They often feature the mundane, ordinary people whose stories could only be imagined. Sometimes they focus on recognizable figures but presenting them in ...
  • Garcia, Luis (2021-08-05)
    This project explores Public Sector Innovation Labs (PSI Labs) in the Latin American context with a particular focus on designer’s contributions. PSI Labs provide a fantastic opportunity for governments to experiment and ...
  • Smith, Macey Christine (2021-05)
    Symbolism has the potential to be found in anything and everywhere if someone will allow themself to explore this idea. While symbolism exploration has been occurring for decades, art therapy has provided a wonderful ...
  • Roberts, Jessica 'Leia' (2021-05-10)
    My body of work serves as a form of therapy for me and provides insight into the often-misunderstood world of mental illnesses. A personal struggle is with Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders [OSFED] has informed ...
  • PTSD/12 
    Russo, Scott (2021)
    My art explores the question, what does a person’s facial expression attempt to inform us about what may be going on inside? What feelings are being experienced? How and more curiously why, are the feelings arranged into ...
  • Moore, Alex (2021-05-20)
    Our bodies and minds are incessantly morphing, driven by environmental stimuli. You could reduce the entire experience of being alive to simply being fluid and responsive. In considering the significance of this morphability, ...
  • Sentir, Alena (2021-05)
    Drug addiction is a major public health concern resulting in deleterious consequences to individuals and society. Yet, addiction is a recoverable disease with the right support. Although evidence-based treatments exist ...
  • Gore, Emile (2021-05)
    Approximately 2.85 million children under 18 live with a parent affected by cancer in the United States and cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. These children are at risk for developmental and mental ...
  • Dunn, Amanda (2021-05)
    The 437,283 children involved in the foster care system, specifically the adolescents in institutions like emergency shelter care, present specific needs including continuity, trauma-informed care, and positive relationships. ...
  • Mourey, Brooke (2021-05)
    In pediatrics, there are various teams of professionals working to help medically fragile children develop and maintain coping capacities amidst their traumatic situations. In recent years the need for these professionals ...
  • Misluk-Gervase, Eileen (2021-05)
    One population that can benefit significantly from therapies is that of individuals with eating disorders. Based on research in the field of eating disorders, traditional talk therapy may not effectively address the ...
  • Misluk-Gervase, Eileen; Granger, Amy (2017-10-23)
    This document is a proposal to include art therapy in the Indiana Bureau of Developmental Disability Services waiver.

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