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10/2015

Installation Image of Fall 2014 Undergraduate Juried Show

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

09/2015

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The Penn State College of Arts and Architecture will present artsUP—a free, appropriate-for-all-ages celebration of the arts—on Sunday, Sept. 20, noon– 5 p.m., in the Arts District on the University Park campus. Performances, exhibitions...

Helen O'Leary

Helen O’Leary, professor of art, has been selected as an artist-in-residence for the inaugural...

Cristin Millett Digital Stone Project

Penn State School of Visual Arts Associate Professor Cristin Millett was a resident artist at the 2015 Digital Stone Project (DSP) in Gramolazzo, Italy, this summer, one of only 17 professional artists, university educators and students from...

Distinguished Professor of Art Chris Staley

Christopher Staley, Penn State Distinguished Professor of Art, has been appointed president-...

Lugo image courtesy of Ferrin Comtemporary Gallery

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumnus Roberto Lugo's solo exhibition, Ghetto Garniture: Wu...

Anderson Fall 2015 Lineup

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...

Welcome New SoVA Faculty Fall 2015

SoVA is very pleased to welcome four new faculty members for the 2015-16 year: Michael Collins, Aaron D. Knochel, Eric Roman, and Christopher M. Schulte.

Michael Collins, assistant professor of art, will be coordinating a...

Qualitative Inquiry

Charles Garoian, professor of art education, took a novel approach when he was invited to guest edit a recent issue of the research journal, Qualitative Inquiry (20:6, 2015). He used the opportunity to facilitate a critical conversation...

Miranda Holmes The Conversation  2015 Oil on canvas 36x48 inches

A diverse selection of work by Penn State School of Visual Arts students will be featured in an...

Tarantino

Ann Tarantino enjoyed lots of time at a museum this summer, but not as part of a vacation. She...

06/2015

So Va.ried image by Erica Harney

SoVA's second annual alumni exhibition So Va.ried featuring works of art from alumni whose graduation years end in 5 or 0 (2015, 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, etc.) will be held at The Makery in downtown State College from July 6-18,...

Shepherd Black Rock Negative Energy

Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber, an installation by Rudy Shepherd, assistant professor of art, is on display at Pittsburgh's Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival June 5-14, 2015. During the Induction Ceremony, Shepherd  “turned on...

Hieronymi TRAFFIC Image

Andrew Hieronymi, assistant professor of new media, presents TRAFFIC, a solo exhibition, on display through June 27 at Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Lauerman Group Exhibition

Reformat: Digital Fabrication in Clay, a group exhibition of ceramics from Tom Lauerman, assistant professor of art, along with Andy Brayman, Del Harrow, and Mie Kongo, is...

Bennett Family Center Internship

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Art Education program provides internship experiences, which are both vital and meaningful to the curriculum, as well as the overall student experience. One such internship is offered at the Bennett...

Lugo Video Screenshot

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) recent alumnus Roberto Lugo was honored this spring with an Emerging Artist award at the 2015 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) annual conference. As a recipient of this award,...

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For decades, "reading, writing, and 'rithmetic" were considered the most fundamental subjects in American K-12 schools. These days, in order to boost our nation's global competitiveness, many schools and colleges are emphasizing STEM subjects --...

Brent Wilson Journals

Visual journals chronicling Penn State art education professor Brent Wilson’s four decades of journeys across North America, Europe, Egypt, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Brazil are on display through Sept. 13 in the Eberly Family Special...

05/2015

Sculpture Class Raises Awareness of Plastic and Water Usage, Conservation

On Earth Day—April 22—Penn State School of Visual Arts Assistant Professor Shannon Goff and students in her “Pulp Fictions” sculpture special topics course put the spotlight on plastic through a mobile installation, “Plastic Dreadnaught,” made...

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