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Program for International Visiting Artists (PIVA)

The Collins Living-Learning Center and the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts 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 theory course for Collins that focuses on contemporary and cultural criticism, and a studio practice course for Fine Arts. 

To learn more visit: http://www.indiana.edu/~finaweb/test/cms/fina/about-sofa/visiting-artists/

Current Visiting Artist

Linda HughesLinda Hughes, Australia

Linda Hughes was born and raised in England, but in 1983 immigrated to Australia, where she continues her education in jewelry design at RMIT University in Melbourne. Her PhD research into the historical use of the stripe within Western art springs from her jewellery practice and, in turn, feeds back into her design lexicon. Linda is represented in public and private collections in Australia, Paris, New York and Holland, and has been the recipient of several Australian awards.

Past Visiting Artists

  • Jurriaan Benschop, Art Curator, Holland via Berlin, Fall 2013, 1st eight weeks
  • Berglind Jóna Hlynsdóttir, Multimedia, Iceland, Fall 2012
  • Reinhold Engberding, Sculpture, Germany, Spring 2012
  • David Constable, Painter, Scotland, Fall 2011
  • Avi Katz, Illustrator, Israel, Spring 2011
  • Kathryn Wardill, jewelry and design, Australia, Spring 2010
  • Adolfo Enrique Cifuentes Porras, Multimedia, Columbia, Fall 2009
  • Maria do Carmo de Freitas Veneroso, Printmaker, Brazil, Spring 2009
  • Kirsten Haydon, Jewelry and Design, Australia, Fall 2008
  • Neal Haslem, Graphic Design, Australia, Fall 2008
  • Franco Vecchiet, Printmaker, Italy, Spring 2008
  • Honor Freeman, Ceramics, Australia, Fall 2007
  • Achim Mohné, Multimedia, Germany, Spring 2007
  • Irina Hasnas Pascal, Textiles and Photography, Romania, Fall 2006
  • Angel Nuñez, Sculpture, Spain, Spring 2006
  • Songyi Kim, Installation and Digital Media, Korea, Fall 2005
  • Maggie Cluzeau, Sculpture, France, Fall 2004