The University of IowaAnnual Report 2008-09
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Artists find unity in revamped facility

There was no shortage of theories regarding where studio arts programs would go once the Art Building and Art Building West were flooded. As far as Isabel Barbuzza was concerned, the end solution—taking up residence in a converted home improvement store—provided an opportunity for all artists to come together. And despite the building’s physical distance from central campus, the arts are close to the hearts of people throughout the community, as a packed open house proved.