The Shield

Exhibit captures mythology, reality

This piece titled “Ophelia” is a part of a series by Efroymson Bridge Year Fellow Livia Alexander called “The Shakespeare Suicides.” Alexander's show Mortal Flesh will be on display through March 15 at the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

February 25, 2020

It took Livia Alexander her whole life to get to the level of painting she is at now. Alexander curated her “Mortal Flesh” exhibit as part of the Efroymson Bridge Year Fellowship which allows a postgraduate student to spend a year making art. The exhibit is made of several paintings created by...

Paintings and poetry join together in harmony

The exhibit will run until Feb. 12 in the Pace Galleries.

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Nancy Raen-Mendez said she credits Katie Waters for making The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries what it is.  The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries is hosting its first exhibit of 2020. The event is “Life and Art: The Similar Sensibilities of Katie Waters and Matthew Graham” which opened on Ja...

Crafting art to craft a business

Carli Murkve photographed on campus.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Carli Murkve sat in her great aunt’s green room and felt inspired to draw her aunt’s German Shepard. Focusing on the dog’s brown eyes, Murkve said the calm scenery of the room helped inspire her to craft the piece. She gave the dog’s image a textured fur with a clean and simplistic figure tha...

Katie Waters to present her artwork during her time with the university

Katie Waters to present her artwork during her time with the university

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana will host the final Liberal Arts Faculty Colloquium for the Spring 2019 semester. This will feature professor and chair of the USI Art Department, Katie Waters, April 12 at 3 p.m. in Kleymeyer Hall in the lower level of the Liberal Arts...

Looking beyond: ‘I have big things to say and I don’t think my paintings should be small’

Looking beyond: 'I have big things to say and I don't think my paintings should be small'

Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

April 10, 2018

Megan Thorne Every week The Shield will showcase students and their hidden hobbies and talents. This week, The Shield spoke to Livia Alexander, the senior art major with an emphasis in studio art and art history, about her painting talents. The Shield: Why did you get into painting? Alexa...

University of Southern Indiana's student publication