The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

Start Date
Apr
02
Institute for the Arts and Humanities Presents Professor Helen O'Leary
End Date: Apr 02
Time: 12:00 pm

Research Corner

Research animates all of Penn State’s learning communities. Within the School of Visual Arts the curiosity that drives the creative impulse is seen and felt in our studios, labs and classrooms. These are places that buzz with a continual search for new insights and follows many paths, makes use of multiple methods, and takes on a surprising array of forms. When experience is enlivened by imaginative inquiry the blend of ideas, images and actions that emerge creates new understandings from what we don’t know, which profoundly changes what we do know. This helps us respond intelligently and creatively to a world of continual change. What follows is a sample of the imaginative research undertaken by faculty and students from SoVA.

05/2016

Bowman painting

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

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...

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...

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...

Tarantino

Water flows in rivers, lakes, streams—and underground. Ann Tarantino will reveal the previously unseen trajectory of water through soil and vegetation growth at a Brazilian nature preserve, thanks to a Fulbright grant that will allow her to spend...

Jeremy Dennis Photography

Jeremy Dennis, M.F.A. candidate in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, is one of ten...

Alfred Artwork on Japanese High-Speet Train

Brian Alfred, Penn State assistant professor of art and SoVA alumnus has made animation works for the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), which is introducing a special Shinkansen (high-speed railway) service this spring on the Joetsu Line that...

04/2016

Bob Yarber Royal

“Return to the Scene of the Crime,” an exhibition of new paintings by Robert Yarber, Professor of Art, is on display in the Woskob Family Gallery, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, though July 1, 2016. An artist talk and reception, open to the...

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...

DJ Spooky

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome composer, author, musician, and 2014 National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Paul D. Miller, aka...

Nikki Lau A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting MFA thesis exhibition, A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN,  an Intersectionality and Sideshow Circus by By Nikki Lau. The exhibition will be on display...

Sanders Creating Artist's Books

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

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

Call to Edit 2016

Technology meets art on Friday, March 4, when a Penn State Wikistorming event, the 2016 Art +...

Odd Couples Show Teaser

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts is pleased to present the inter-departmental collaborative exhibition ‘Odd Couples’ in the Zoller Gallery ...

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:...

Professor Kim Powell

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

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...

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