Exhibitions

Open year round, the Herron Galleries showcase the artwork of emerging and established contemporary artists and designers, as well the work of Herron’s acclaimed faculty, distinguished alumni and students. All exhibitions and artist talks are free and open to the public.

Ragnar Kjartansson and The National

A Lot of Sorrow
June 14 - September 2 
Berkshire, Reese & Paul Galleries
Eskenazi Hall
Opening Reception
July 7, 6:00 p.m.
Eskenazi Hall

A Lot of Sorrow is a six-hour, single-channel video by Ragnar Kjartansson of a performance at MoMA PS1 by the indie-rock band The National. For this video, Kjartansson asked The National to play their three-minute, twenty-five second hit song “Sorrow” live on stage, repeatedly and continuously, for over six hours.

Jaqueline Cedar

Mirror Mirror
June 14 - September 2
Marsh Gallery
Eskenazi Hall

This exhibition features new paintings and a site-specific installation by Jaqueline Cedar.

Samuel Levi Jones

Remedial Suffering
July 26 - September 2
Basile Gallery
Eskenazi Hall

This exhibition features works by Herron alumnus Samuel Levi Jones (B.F.A. Photography '09). 

Cynthia Daignault

Light Atlas
September 13 – November 11
Berkshire, Reese & Paul Galleries
Eskenazi Hall

In 2014, Cynthia Daignault embarked on a yearlong exploration of America. Traveling around the U.S. perimeter, she stopped every 25 miles to paint the view before her. Consisting of 360 paintings — one for each degree of the circle she traveled — Light Atlas forms a grand portrait of America, an exploration of light and color, typography and typology, industry and economy, myth and reality.

Cat Head Press

September 13 – November 11
Marsh Gallery
Eskenazi Hall

An exhibition featuring artwork produced by the founding members and residents of Indianapolis-based Cat Head Press, a not-for-profit community center and fine art printmaking studio.

Derrick Velasquez

A Shade Away
September 13 – November 11
Basile Gallery
Eskenazi Hall

A Shade Away will feature new work by Denver-based artist Derrick Velasquez, who uses prefabricated architectural moldings to explore the broader politics of design and urban development.