Art and Design Faculty Featured in University Museum Triennial 2021

Posted on 3/29/21 12:50 PM

"Lucky Charms" sculpture by Sharon MasseyThe University Museum at IUP presents the IUP Art and Design Faculty Triennial 2021, scheduled to open Friday, April 2.

Curt Scheib, dean of the College of Fine Arts, invites visitors to the exhibit: “We are excited to present this exhibition of works by the faculty of the Department of Art and Design at IUP. As teaching artists and designers whose works are seen and experienced by people both nationally and internationally, our faculty serve as mentors to students, helping them to develop their own artistic voice while also fully engaging them as members of a dynamic and creative community.”

Continuing the tradition of showcasing the talent of the faculty, the Department of Art and Design participated in exhibitions at the University Museum in 2015 and 2018.

Triennial 2021 Features Work by:

  • Bob Sweeny, Art Education
  • Ivan Fortushniak, Painting
  • Nate Heuer, Drawing and Printmaking
  • Stacy Motte and Eleanor Rose, visiting artists in woodworking
  • Sharon Massey, Jewelry and Metals
  • Sean Derry, Sculpture
  • BA Harrington, Woodworking
  • Debra Frew, Ceramics

Painting by Ivan Fortushniak: "Coming in from the Swim"The exhibition catalog is designed by Andy Gillham and Tony DiMauro.

This exhibition will also feature a project by the Sculpture Support System, a collaborative effort of faculty members Sharon Massey and Sean Derry and students studying three-dimensional art.

Triennial 2021 is scheduled for Friday, April 2-Friday, April 30, with faculty artists in attendance Saturday, April 24, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

The regular hours of operation of the University Museum, located on the first floor of Sutton Hall, are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 2:00-5:00 p.m. The museum is closed Saturday (except April 24), Sunday, Monday, and university holidays. Admission to the exhibit is free.

Please visit the University Museum website and our University Museum Facebook page or email for more information as special features of this exhibition are finalized.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, face coverings and social distancing are required in all university buildings.

"Breach," by Nate HeuerThis exhibition is supported, in part, by the Student Cooperative Association at IUP. The University Museum receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.