- IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Medal (2022)
Duane L. King is senior art director at F.C. Tucker Company in Indianapolis. He began his art career at Southport High School on the southside of Indianapolis, where he won awards for sculpture and ceramics. He attended the IU Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, earning a bachelor of fine arts degree in visual communications in 1983. While at Herron, he received the Mildred Darby Menz Scholarship for freshmen.
King has continued studying art, perfecting his technique, and working to keep his life-drawing skills fine-tuned. He finds inspiration in the sculpture of Rodin and the pencil work of Paul Calle. He has a passion for drawing and sculpting people and capturing the uniqueness in each of his subjects. His work has been exhibited around Indiana and he is the recipient of numerous awards for his artwork and sculpture. King is past president of the Herron School of Art and Design Alumni Association; president of the Southside Arts League in Greenwood, Ind.; and former director of SoArts.