Donor Highlights

Frank and Katrina Basile

Inspired by creativity, the couple has established an endowment to the Basile Center for Art, Design, and Public Life.

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Richard and Rosemary Beck

This couple recognized their 64th wedding anniversary with a gift to Herron—where they first met.

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Robert B. Berkshire

An abstract expressionist painter and professor emeritus who gave to Herron through his estate planning.

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Alpha Blackburn

The president and CEO of Blackburn Architects began a scholarship to recruit and retain a diverse student population.

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Sidney and Lois Eskenazi

Herron’s sculpture and ceramics facility was renamed the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Fine Arts Center to recognize the couple’s substantial gift.

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Ed and Dottie Fehnel

The couple has been supporting Herron students since 2000 with scholarships for international study and fine arts.

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Herbert Simon Family Foundation

A gift to Herron’s Art Therapy program improves the lives of students and their patients.

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Kathleen O’Connell

In her 28th year of teaching, this illustration professor established a scholarship in memory of her father.

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Eleanor Prest Reese

One of three main Herron galleries honors the memory of Eleanor Prest Reese, named by her daughter.

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RJE Business Interiors

An Indianapolis company provided design input and furniture for Herron’s new Think It Make It Lab.

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