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Visiting Artist Program

The faculty is committed to a continuing program of visiting artists and exposing students to professionalism in the arts through lectures, workshops and exhibitions. Faculty and students collaborate to bring a wide range of visitors to the IU campus.

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

The application process will begin again in Fall 2013 for our Fall 2014 residency.

Program for International Visiting Artist-in-Residence (PIVA)

The Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts and the Collins Living-Learning Center co-sponsor this program, which brings emerging international visiting artists to teach during the second eight-week session during the fall and spring semesters. Artists/Scholars teach a a studio practice course for Fine Arts and a theory course for Collins that focuses on contemporary and cultural criticism.

To propose an artist, or apply to participate, download the application.

Completed applications and supporting materials should be mailed to:
Karen Atkins
Assistant Director
Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts
1201 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-3501

Current visiting artist:
Juan Ortiz-apuy (Spring 2013)

Recent visiting artists in the PIVA program include:
Berglind Jona Hlynsdottir (Fall 2012)
Reinhold Engberding (Spring 2012)
David Constable (Fall 2011)
Kathryn Wardill — Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, Australia (Spring 2010)
Adolfo Enrique Cifuentes Porras — MultiMedia, Columbia (Fall 2009)
Maria do Carmo de Freitas Veneroso
— Printermaker, Brazil (Spring 2009)
Kirsten Haydon — Jewelry/installations, New Zealand (Fall 2008)
Neal Haslem — Design, Australia (Fall 2008)
Franco Vecchiet — Printmaker from Italy (Spring 2008)
Honor Freeman — Ceramicist from Australia (Fall 2007)
Achim Mohné — Media artist (Spring 2007)
Irina Hasnas Pascal — Textiles/photography/mixed media from Romania (Fall 2006)
Angel Nuñez — Sculptor/painter from Spain (Spring 2006)
Songyi Kim — Installation and digital media artist from Korea (Fall 2005)
Maggie Cluzeau — Sculptor from France (Fall 2004)

Recent visiting artists and critics

Dr. Paul Scott, Janet Koplos, Grayson Perry, Judy Fox, Matthew Kangas, John Chalke, Aiko Takamori, Paul Mathieu, James C. Watkins, Matt Long, Dr. B. Stephen Carpenter, II, Johanna Drucker, Maggy Cluzeau, Robert Stackhouse, Peter Tatischeff, Judy Chicago, Micheal Ananian, John Jacobsmeyer, Margaret McCann, Jack Damer, Katherine Reeves, Tom Christison, Karen Kunc, Timothy Van Laar, Lothar Osterberg, Harvey Breverman, Andrea Stanislav, Dan Estabrook, MANUAL, Joel-Peter Witkin, Emmet Gowin, Tony Medoza, Bea Nettles, Jerry Uelsmann, Carrie Mae Weems, Andrea Serrano, Rod Slommons, Catherine Edelman, Chris Verene, Laura Letinsky, Charon Kransen, Christopher Pullman, Chip Kidd, Rick Valicenti, Tim Hale, Marcia Lausen, Helen Shirk, Kiff Slemmons, and Allan Scharff among others.