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04/2017

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,...

Saturday School SP 17

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Saturday School Exhibition is on view through Saturday, April 29 at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery.  The exhibition showcases work in multiple media produced by students ages 4 -18 enrolled in classes taught by...

Study Abroad in Sydney, Australia

Social and Cultural Explorations in the Visual Arts in Sydney, Australia, is Penn State School of Visual Arts’ newest addition to a catalog of study abroad experiences.  Angela Rothrock, SoVA instructor, along with Graeme Sullivan, director of...

NCECA 2017

Penn State School of Visual Arts ceramics students are known for going on to do great things, so it’s no surprise that three alumni were among the six recipients of the 2017 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Emerging...

Indira Bailey

Indira Bailey, Ph.D. candidate in Penn State School of Visual Arts' Art Education program, placed first in the Terry Kershaw Student Essay Competition for the National Council of Black Studies (NCBS) for her essay “Teaching While Black: The...

Third Annual Edit a Thon

Leslie C. Sotomayor

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) third annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon international event at Penn State’s University Park campus in March was a cross-disciplinary effort in revising, adding, and...

2017 Graduate Research Exhibition

Penn State's 32nd 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...

03/2017

Art and Audience When They Interstect Flier

Penn State SoVA Ceramics Club is hosting three visiting Artists, Nancy Blum and KleinReid (James Klein, David Reid). Their...

Krissi Davis Artwork

"Backpage Poems," a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Kristina Davis will be on display March 13-17 in Penn State School of Visual Arts Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. Davis creates immersive installations about sex, exposing the ruptures between...

Sharon Louden Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Sharon Louden as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Sharon Louden is an artist, senior critic at the New York Academy of Art, and editor of...

Mike Andrews Feature Image

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Mike Andrews as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Mike Andrews’ tapestries, sculptures, and animations taunt the categorizations of textile,...

Jordan Image

"The Seed," a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Alvaro Jordan will be on display March 20-24 in Penn State School of Visual Arts Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. Jordan's work explores the question "Where are our origins, and can they be found in...

Bowman Shake City

John Bowman, professor of art, will have an exhibition of recent paintings, Shake City...

Van Grinsven Show Image

got to be good looking cause he’s so hard to see, a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Penelope Van Grinsven will be on display March 27-31 in Penn State School of Visual Arts Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. Van Grinsven will give a...

Erik Parker Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Erik Parer...

02/2017

Under the Pretens of Unity Show Card

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to present Under the Pretense of Unity, on display in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, February 13 - 24, with a reception...

About the Body Showcard

Hump Day Gallery is pleased to present About the Body, on display through March 17. About the Body includes the works of sixteen different artists from the State College and surrounding areas.  ...

Valerie Dillon Interfacing

Interfacing

a space between two phases.

an unseen...

Sal Schiciano, Director, Tibor de Nagy

Armed with an MFA in painting from Penn State’s School of Visual Arts, Sal Schiciano made his way to New York in 2011, to become an inventory manager...

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