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02/2017

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Dennis

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumnus Jeremy Dennis (’16 M.F.A) is a recent recipient of a Harpo Foundation Grant, which covered expenses associated with his residency at the Vermont Studio Center, as well as provided a stipend for the...

Under the Pretens of Unity Show Card

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to present Under the Pretense of Unity, on display in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, February 13 - 24, with a reception...

01/2017

Dr. Carpenter creates clay water filter

Professor B. Stephen Carpenter’s research team has been awarded a 2016 Humanitarian Materials Engineering Award for their project Expanding the Capacity to Confront the Global Water Crisis: Exploring Affordable Possibilities and Increased...

Landfried SKYLINE DRIVE

Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. graduate student Lindsey Landfried’s solo exhibition, SKYLINE DRIVE, is on display through February 11 at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Texas. Landfried composes works on paper, ranging from intimate to...

All In Old Main

Penn State is commissioning a permanent outdoor piece that provokes thought, encourages dialogue, and demonstrates artistic achievement as a means of advancing the University's "All In" engagement strategy.

“All In” is an ongoing...

sotomayor greeting card

Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Leslie C. Sotomayor and singer/songwritter Eric Ian Farmer have teamed up to make greeting cards that feature her artwork as the design and his lyrics as the inspirational message of "hope." Their...

Alumnus Roberto Lugo

“When I sit at a potter’s wheel, I often think of my father’s bike tire spinning, and that metaphor has always had me reach for more.”

That excerpt from Roberto Lugo’s website sums up his life and career so far — always reaching for more....

Anderson sp17

The John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series sponsors an outstanding program of visiting artists and scholars who lecture, give master classes and workshops, and critique student work throughout the academic year. Beginning in March, the spring...

5irst First-Year M.F.A. Exhibition

Penn State School of Visual Arts' Edwin W. Zoller Gallery will debut 5irst on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 a.m.  The exhibit, presented by first-year Master of Fine Arts candidates Ming Feng, Bradley Klem, Holly Veenis, Terry Young and...

Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery

Alumni and friends of Penn State SoVA are invited to a reception in New York during the 2017 College Art Association Conference. You do not need to be attending the conference in order to attend this event.

Join us Friday, February 17,...

12/2016

Alfred Chromacity animation

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art, exhibited his new animation, Chromacity, on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, as part of Art Basel, in Miami Beach, Florida. Art...

Spate by Eduardo Navas

Eduardo Navas, assistant professor of art, works with students in SoVA’s New Media and IDS programs, teaching a range of digital art courses that draw on his expertise in cultural analytics and digital humanities. Navas is an artist, writer, and...

Foundations Exhibition

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is excited to announce the third annual Foundations Area exhibition, “Hope for a New Age” opening at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on Wednesday, December 7. The exhibition, which includes drawing,...

Jackie with Matt and Mark

In the Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA), the Wood and Metal Shop isn’t just a room filled with tools and equipment. “The Shop,” as it is fondly known, is also a classroom in and of itself, serving as the core of activity for a variety of...

Stick

How might young children form relationships with nature through art? Rebecca Brittain Taudien (’09 MS), current Ph.D. candidate in Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Art Education program, explores this question through her dissertation research...

11/2016

2016 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

One of the highlights of each fall semester, the Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) Undergraduate Juried Exhibition provides SoVA’s students with the opportunity to have their work juried by a professional artist and compete for a Kara D....

Dana Carlisle Kletchka at SICA

From art museum education, to studio experience, to educational practice, and the evolving disciplines of child and youth culture, to histories of art education, and arts-based research, there are many facets to an Art Education degree in Penn...

Detail Deconstructed Form; An Investigation of Silhouette, Contour & Shape

The HUB Galleries presents Deconstructed Form; An Investigation of Silhouette, Contour & Shape, a solo exhibition by Stephanie Seguin, Penn State School of Visual Arts MFA candidate. Utilizing...

Matthew J. Olson, America’s Pastime: Campers, Trucks and Strippers,

Expanded Practice invites us to rethink the human and social reach of creative art practices within diverse institutional settings at a time of uncertain cultural change. This exhibition features the work of...

A 3D-printed scale model of a sculpture enables visually-impaired visitors to use their sense of touch to experience visual art.

Students in a Penn State independent studies course in art education have joined with a Penn State doctoral student to research how tactile graphics made from 3D printing can enable students who are blind to experience visual art.

Aaron...

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