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05/2016

Veronica Hicks

Veronica Hicks, Ph.D. student in Art Education, was one of ten graduate students to receive the 2016 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award during the inaugural Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 27 at the...

Graduate Research Exhibition

Penn State’s Annual Graduate Research Exhibition celebrates research in all its aspects as an essential and exciting part of graduate education at Penn State. The Graduate Research program includes a Visual Arts Exhibition, designed for those...

Cristin Millett video

"I make every piece usually three times. The first time, it's like I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. The second time, I know what I'm going to do, but I'm figuring out how to make it...And then the...

Bowman painting

Professor of Art John Bowman's work will be featured in a multi-venue exhibition as part of the...

04/2016

Art Worth Steeling poster

ART 330: Metal Fabrication & Mixed Media present:

Art Worth Steeling

 Featuring work by:

 Mia Chen (Steel Maiden)

Julia Connelly (Axl Rosebud)

Antonella...

03/2016

First Conference Handbook

The 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State is a landmark in the field. Participants and attendees included leaders who shaped the field into the next century. Organized by art education faculty members Ed Mattil (Penn State), David Ecker and...

Sanders Creating Artist's Books

Jean Sanders, associate professor of art, demonstrates processes and installs portions of her...

Philadelphia Portfolio Day

If you are a high school student in the Philadelphia area interested in an art degree, SoVA’s Portfolio Day at The Penn State Center, Engaging Philadelphia, Saturday, April 9, is for you!

The portfolio day is an...

D'Nae Harrison receives award

Congratulations to D'nae Harrison (BFA '14) who recently received first place (in her category) as part of the Philadelphia 76ers Mentoring Art Contest (MaC). MaC is a Philadelphia competition to encourage and empower youth to...

Blue-White Tailgate

The Arts and Architecture Alumni society invites all A&A alumni and friends, along with our students graduating in May, to join us for our second Blue/White Tailgate and Senior Sendoff. From 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16,...

Letha Wilson Poster

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Letha Wilson. Letha Wilson is a master of distorting the material boundaries of landscape, object, and image. Wilson’s lecture, "Object, Image,...

Video Still Mating Ritual of the Lumpbutt Bouncer

inti.mate, a solo exhibition by SoVA MFA student Sidney Mullis, is on display through May 12 in the Wooster St. Window Gallery at the Leslie Lohman Museum in NYC (SOHO). Investigating notions of gender and sexuality, the show presents...

02/2016

Laundry Project by Rudy Shepherd

Work by Rudy Shepherd, assistant professor of art, is included in the group exhibition Black: Color, Material, Concept, on display at the Studio Museum in Harlem through...

Kim Schenck

According to Kimberly Schenck (’79 B.F.A. Visual Arts), drawing should be an integral part of...

Trick Saddle Performance

In spring 2002, then-Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Jenny Rogers brought...

Routledge Handbook Cover Image

Several College of Arts and Architecture faculty members and graduate students have contributed...

Helen O'Leary

The Shelf Life of Facts, a solo exhibition by Penn State SoVA Professor Helen O'Leary, is on display at The Metropolitan Art Center (The MAC), Upper Gallery, in Ireland through April 24.

O’Leary’s...

Anderson SP 16 Poster Image

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...

Nonagon Press Release

The Penn State University School of Visual Arts (SoVA) first-year Master of Fine Arts exhibition, Nonagon opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on February 8, 2016. After one semester of integrating into the program, first-year students...

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