The Pop-Up: A Valpariso Art Experience, is a regional art competition brought to you by Valparaiso Events and The Enclave Project. The best part is: YOU decide the winner.
Artwork from around the region will “pop-up” in neighborhood businesses for all to enjoy. Whether you stop by for a day or all eleven, there is sure to be dynamic events available for all ages. Voting stations will be set up at select venues, as well as online where you can help decide the winner!
Department Chair Associate Professor of Art Valparaiso University
Professor Aimee Tomasek’s first photographic essay was a 4-H photography project that was exhibited and won a blue ribbon at the Polk County Fair. The essay was a set of six color pictures mounted on bright green tag board with blue letters stating the title “How to Butcher a Rabbit.”
Gregg Hertzlieb is the director/curator of the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. Hertzlieb has a master’s degree in fine arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a master’s degree in education from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Exhibitions Curator at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Since 2006, CarolAnn Brown has held the position of Exhibitions Curator at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts on the shores of Lake Michigan, in Michigan City, Indiana. She has had a long career in the fine and performing arts as a curator, and exhibit specialist. For fifteen years she held the position of Director of Exhibitions and Performance Spaces at Columbia College Chicago.