College of Visual and Performing Arts

Exhibitions and News

Art Educator’s Exhibition

Oct. 23–Dec. 8, 2017
IPFW Visual Arts Gallery                                                                 


Join IPFW as we celebrate our regional secondary school art educators and showcase these amazingly talented artists. A variety of mediums will be shown from the teachers who train young art students from around the region.

Artists’ Reception and Open House
Friday, Oct. 27     6-8:00 p.m.
Awards Presentation    7:30 p.m.

Featuring the work of:
Trevor Campbell                            Concordia Lutheran High School
Nathan Fry                                       Center Grove High School
Teri Fuller-O’Brien                         Huntington North High School
Scott Kilmer                                    Carroll High School
Bobbi Miller                                     Montpelier Exempted Village
Joy Noriega                                      Jennings Local Schools
Don Swartzentruber                       Warsaw High School
Andrew Tomasik                              Warsaw High School
Tara Turner
                                     Carroll High School
Tania Wineglass-Graham               Charles Tindley Accelerated School
Lloyd Woodard                                 Mississinewa High School
Elisa Yonge                                      Bishop Dwenger High School


Art of Italy 2017

Monday, Aug. 21 – Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Artists’ Reception – Wednesday, Aug. 23    5 - 7:00 p.m.
IPFW Visual Arts Gallery


Art of Italy 2017
The Art of Italy 2017 exhibition is a result of the Departments of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design commitment to international learning. The Art of Italy 2017 features drawings, photos, prints, and sculptures created by professors, teachers and students during their travels to Rome, Venice, and Florence. The work in the exhibition was inspired by their immersion into the art, culture, and history of Italy. The exhibition also will feature prints and drawings created by Associate Professor Christopher Ganz during his stay as a visiting artist at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia over his recent sabbatical.

Featured faculty artists:
James Gabbard, continuing lecturer, photography
Christopher Ganz, associate professor, drawing and printmaking
Dana Goodman, professor, sculpture, drawings
Teri Fuller-O’Brien, Collegiate Connection faculty member, drawings, photographs
Featured student artists:
Robin DeLaughter, photography
Elizabeth Masson, photography
Alison Resac, photography
Eddie Rentschler, drawings

Students exhibiting various media:
Hailey Cook
Katherine Gaff
Miranda Hall
Emily Puckett
Elyina Spicer
Sydnee Strang

Monday, Aug. 21 – Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Artists’ Reception – Wednesday, Aug. 23    5 - 7:00 p.m.
IPFW Visual Arts Gallery

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekends. For information call the Department of Fine Arts, 260-481-6705 or visit our Web site at


Spring 2017 Exhibition - Allen Co. Library
BFA Visual Communication and Design
BS Interior Design      
Artists' Reception - April 21