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08/2017

Miranda Holmes

“The diverse courses I took at Penn State helped me prepare for this upcoming experience,” said...

Mark with Student

Penn State School of Visual Arts, in collaboration with Abington Campus, is excited to announce a new Art minor, available fall 2017, to enhance our degree portfolio, which will be offered at both the Penn State University Park and Abington...

Sidney Mullis Borland Project Space

Preservation of Forgetting, a solo exhibition by SoVA Alumna and Anderson Lecture Series coordinator, Sidney Mullis, will be on display at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Texas, September 9 – October 7. In her new body of work, Mullis labors...

DNae Harrison

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumna and Southwest Philadelphia artist D’nae Harrison (’14 B....

SEEP at Woskob Gallery

"SEEP," a group exhibition presenting 11 contemporary artists from across the country whose work engages with water, will be on display Aug. 24 to Sept. 30 in the Woskob Family Gallery in State College. 

Curated by gallery director Ann...

Tom Lauerman Demonstrates 3D Pen

On a Wednesday afternoon in April, students were scattered at workstations throughout a lab...

Early Childhood Education Internship

A collaboration that Art Education faculty member Christopher Schulte began while a graduate...

2015 Sculpture BFA Crit

Penn State alumna Christina Dietz (‘17 B.F.A. Sculpture) was one of only ten graduating seniors...

07/2017

PSU SoVA Clay Club at Arts Fest

Members of the Penn State Clay Club will be selling their work at the Central Pennsylvania...

Aaron Knochel with Scribblebots

Penn State will highlight the art of science and the science of art at a booth at this summer’s...

05/2017

IDS Students create digital game to raise landmine awareness

The fields and hills of Bosnia and Herzegovina are beautiful, but they hide a dark secret. More than 20 years after the Bosnian War, the country is still littered with landmines. It’s been approximated that more than 500,000 people live close to...

Dr. Harlan Hoffa

World War II veteran Harlan “Rip” Hoffa, professor emeritus of art education and former...

PSU SoVA Graduation SP2017

Penn State’s recent weekend of graduation celebrations saw many SoVA students blooming alongside spring as they stepped into a new phase in their artful lives.

This year’s College of Arts...

Lauren Luloff

The Arts and Architecture Alumni Award recognizes the career achievements of alumni in the arts and design disciplines. The Arts and Architecture Alumni Society is proud to be a partner with the College’s academic units in sponsoring this...

Jason Walker Red Tail

Jason Walker (’99 M.F.A.) is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the 9th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation (KOCEF), from April 22 to May 28 at Icheon World...

Photo Studio

The Penn State School of Visual Arts will soon roll out a Minor in Photography (available fall 2017) and a Bachelor of Design in Professional Photography (anticipated spring 2018). These additions reflect the SoVA Photo faculty’s goal to create ...

Miranda Holmes Art Alley, HUB

"Getting My Way and Whining About It," an exhibition of paintings by Miranda Holmes ('17 B.F.A.),...

04/2017

NAEA image

Every year thousands of art educators descend on a U.S. city to commune as a professional field and celebrate the accomplishments of peers and institutions. The annual convention of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) is a vital...

Distinguished Professor Chris Staley

Chris Staley, distinguished professor of art, is the recipients of the 2017 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching.

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and student support among tenured faculty who have been employed...

Artist Book Club

Structured in the form of an artists’ book club, ART 411 Seminar in Contemporary Art, co-taught by Simone Osthoff, professor of art, and Henry Pisciotta, arts and architecture librarian, explores the book form as a medium, a metaphor,...

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