Rebecca Allan Headshot

"Fjord/Glacier/River" presented paintings which emerged from artist Rebecca Allan's travels in Norway. In Geirangerfjord, Allan made extensive drawings and studies of the waterfalls, rocks, and night skies that distinguish this majestic World Heritage site. Her paintings reflect a response to the Norwegian landscape which is both exuberant and joyful but also reminds us of how urgent it is to preserve and protect our Earth’s natural resources, especially its water.

The exhibition, curated by Jason M. Kelly, consisted of two distinct installations of Rebecca Allan's work. The first installation hung in the Basile Gallery of Eskenazi Hall at IUPUI on April 2-24, 2015. The second hung in the Marsh Gallery of Eskenazi Hall June 2015.  

The exhibition was accompanied by a number of public events including opening gallery talk, a talk co-hosted by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and a river "walk and sketch" along the Pleasant Run Waterway. Additionally, the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute hosted a workshop of the Rivers of the Anthropocene network in conjunction with the exhibition.