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School of Art Visiting Artist and Animator John Pomeroy

Contributed by: Andy Beane
Published: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 12:00 PM
The School of Art is proud to present John Pomeroy as a part of our visiting artist series.

John Pomeroy is an American animator, producer, writer, storyboard artist, character designer, and painter. He started his animation career in 1973 and has worked on animated films such as: Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Rescuers, Pete’s Dragon, Banjo the Woodpile Cat, The Fox and the Hound, The Secret of NIMH, Dragon’s Lair, An American Tail, The Land Before Time, Pocahontas, Fantasia 2000, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Treasure Planet, Curious George, and The Simpsons Movie. He has been a supervising or directing animator for over a dozen feature film characters. Pomeroy has worked for Walt Disney Studios as well as Don Bluth Studios in Ireland. He was mentored under famed animator Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men”. His career spans between the end of the Golden age of animation to today’s current feature length animated films.

John will give a public presentation March 28th at 5pm in AJ 175.
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This Week at the David Owsley Museum of Art

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 8:30 AM
Special Display for Women's History Month

Visit DOMA for a special opportunity to view several works by women, including works on paper by Lee Krasner, Swoon, Kara Walker, and Judy Youngblood, and objects by Lorna Simpson and Zaha Hadid. These works celebrate Women's Week on campus and will remain on view in the Contemporary Craft gallery through the end of March.

Meditation in the Museum this Friday
March 22, 3:00 p.m.

The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided meditation almost every Friday. This week’s session is led by Dr. George Wolfe and will explore awakening your faculties of insight and realization. All are welcome to attend this free session in the Owsley Asian Art Gallery, David Owsley Museum of Art. Participants are welcome to bring a towel or mat if they wish. Seats provided.

Faculty and staff: You can receive one point towards the LiveWell incentive program for attending Meditation in the Museum.

Docent's Choice Tour this Saturday
March 23, 2:30 p.m.

Join docent Kiya Mullins for a tour of South and Southeast Asian Art in the DOMA collection.

Docent’s Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30 pm. A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum. A museum host and docent will also be available for the hour beforehand to welcome visitors and answer questions.

Meet in Sculpture Court. This is a free event.

Looking Ahead: Final Friday: LOVE on March 29

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Final Friday event at DOMA, when local emcees Braydee Euliss and C.S. Hendershot introduce PechaKucha talks to highlight what is unique, unexpected, and inspiring in Muncie. Enjoy music by DJ Jannell, refreshments, cash bar, art, and more. This event is free and open to the community, so bring your friends!

About the David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Avenue in the Fine Arts Building
Muncie's Gateway to the World of Art

The David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University houses a world art collection with more than 11,000 works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Europe, and the Americas. DOMA cultivates lifelong learning and recreation in the visual arts through exciting interdisciplinary art exhibitions with engaging displays of the permanent collection in an educational environment that serves both the university and the East Central Indiana region. This semester's special exhibition is Impressions of Love: J. Ottis and Winifred Brady Adams, a Ball State University Centennial Exhibition. Visit our Exhibitions page for details on the show and related programs, events, and workshops.

Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round. Free tours are also available for groups. Parking is available at the McKinley Parking Garage and MITS bus stops are nearby.

Visitor hours are:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

DOMA is located in the Fine Arts Building on the northern side of Ball State University's Quad. For more information, call the museum at 765-285-5242 or email For updates and events, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @domaatbsu. Visit our website to download the latest ARTwords newsletter (or view previous issues).
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