November 9, 2007
The Jordan H. & Joan R. Leibman Annual Forum On the Legal & Business Environment of Art
The Business of Art and the Art of Business
Speaker: Halima Taha, President, halima ink
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Herron School of Art and Design (Basile Auditorium)
Contact: For more information contact Prof. Jennifer Lee (317) 278-9451
Halima Taha is recognized throughout the United States as a leading authority on African American art and arts management. For more than twenty years, she has contributed to the field as an appraiser, art advisor, educator and lecturer. Author of the best selling book Collecting African American Art Works on Paper and Canvas (Random House, January 1999, Verve Editions, 2005),and Three Decades of American Printmaking: The Brandywine Collection (Hudson Hills Press, October 2004), she has been featured in USA Today and on television on Fox News and Good Day New York. Her experience includes her leadership as an arts advocate and spokesperson, lecturer, and art gallery owner specializing in 20th Century art and photography. A former member of the faculty of the College of New Rochelle, she is listed in the Annual Yearbook of Experts, Authorities and Spokespersons. Halima Taha is currently president of halima ink, a professional arts and education company. She is also a member of ArtTable, Inc., the National Association of Female Executives, the College Art Association, and the African American Museum Association. The Jordan H. and Joan R. Leibman Forum was established at IUPUI in 2004 to examine issues on the legal and business environment of the arts, and is a joint project of the IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis, the IU School of Law-Indianapolis and the IU Herron School of Art and Design.