The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

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02/2016

Professor Kim Powell

When Penn State arts educator Kimberly Powell talks about a “stroll down memory lane,” she means...

phto courtesty TEDxPSU

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, SoVA professor, alum, and curator of education for the Palmer Museum of Art is among the list of notable speakers for the 2016 TEDxPSU conference. The conference will be held in the Schwab Auditorium on February 28 at 10:...

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...

SoVA Student Council

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to introduce our newly formed Student Council. The purpose of the Student Council is to provide an organization and voice to students within SoVA. The council aims to bring together the students...

Lau Shrimp

The HUB-Robeson Galleries presents "Coded Language," a solo exhibition by Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. student, Nicole Lau. The exhibition featuring sculptural installations, is on display in the HUB Gallery through March 3, and...

12/2015

Abby Storm

Abigail Storm, daughter of Pam and Jeff Storm of Palmerton, Pa., has been named the student...

Photo Club Exhibition

The works of Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Photography Club members are on display at the Abba Java Coffee House, downtown State College, throughout the month of December. The exhibition showcases works produced by Photo Club members...

Natalie with Dillon Gray, the co-founder of POND Magazine, in New York City.

Talented. Driven. Dedicated. Kind. These are some of the words that come to mind when describing Penn State School of Visual Arts senior B.F.A. student Natalie Leonard. From a young age, Leonard dreamed...

A Painted Conversation Mural in Belize

Penn State School of Visual Arts art education doctoral candidate Natalia Pilato led the creation of “A Painted Conversation,” a community mural project in Cayo...

History of A Ed Conference

Penn State art education faculty, doctoral students, and alumni played leading roles in re-examining histories of art education during the Brushes with History: Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History conference, November 19-22, 2015...

Students remove the crucible of melted metal from the furnace.

Centuries-old Foundry techniques include melting metal into a liquid form, pouring the metal into sand and ceramic shell molds, removing the casting after the metal has solidified, and finishing the metal with patinas. In Penn State School of...

11/2015

Exhibition Image

UnSmoke Systems Artspace presents Late Harvest, a two-person exhibition of recent works by Penn State School of Visual Arts Professors Rudy Shepherd and Paul Chidester. Late Harvest celebrates alternative notions of abundance...

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Card

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....

Divine Meeting Humanity

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting Cassie Berringer’s MFA thesis exhibition, Interpreting the Indescribable, an exhibition expressing the artist's visual representation and interpretation of...

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