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School of Visual Arts

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03/2013

Locating exhibition spaces and the guidelines for submitting work can be an intimidating task, but don’t let it keep you from getting your art out into the world. To make it easier on visual artists who want their work to be seen, City State...

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by sculptor and digital artist Mary Bates Neubauer as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Neubauer is known for her...

Join us in celebrating the College of Arts and Architecture’s 50th anniversary during four days of special activities for alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students, April 4–7, 2013. From disciplines formerly housed in the colleges...

Temple-Rome is one of the most popular study abroad programs among visual art majors. Established by Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in the 1960s, Temple-Rome offers a variety of upper-level studio courses in painting, drawing, sculpture...

Annalisa Barron is a senior BFA student in SoVA’s Drawing and Painting area, but her talents don’t stop there. She’s also an accomplished sculptor, musician, and filmmaker. Recently Annalisa received the 2013 Canada International Film Festival...

Michael Barnes is a master printmaker whose work is held in museums, corporate, and private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is Associate Professor of Art – Printmaking, and Coordinator of Graduate Studies School of Art, Northern...

March 25, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting Laura Mecklenburger’s MFA thesis exhibition, ...

02/2013

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery will feature a first-year M.F.A. exhibition, [sin-thuh-sahyz], which is the second of two shows of works by first-year M.F.A. students at Penn State. This exhibition will showcase...
Yongtaek Lee, professor in the Department of Art Education, CheongJu National University of Education, Korea, was a visiting scholar in the School of Visual Arts at Penn State from August 2011 to August 2012. He provided workshops on Korean painting...
Summary by class instructor Samantha Nolte, Ph. D. Candidate in Art Education This bookmaking project was created by students enrolled in A ED 303: Visual Arts in the Elementary Classroom, which is a required course in the Literacy and Arts Blocks...
  Renowned percussionists Robyn Schulkowsky and Joey Baron will present a concert, titled "Playing the Archive: Experiencing Data Through Visual and Sonic Immersion," in which they will translate scientific data and document archives generated by...

We would like to cordially invite you, our alumni family and friends, to our upcoming events at University Park, New York City, and Fort Worth Texas.  If you are in the area for any event, we would love to see you.  Please stop by and share your...

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) first-year M.F.A. exhibition, Imperfect Ten, on display at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, January 14–24, 2013, featured interactive works of art, installation art, ceramics, photography, and more. Imperfect...
I cannot believe that time passes so quickly. It has been five years since I received my Ph.D. in Art Education from Penn State in 2008. The doctoral program in Art Education at Penn State was not only training me in being an active researcher, but...
Siru Wen discusses the video: Since I am double majoring in broadcast journalism and photography, I switch the roles of being a journalist and being an artist on an almost daily basis. I have found it really interesting how art students, professors...
SoVA is pleased to share recent stories featured in Research Penn State, Penn State Live, and the Daily Collegian. We will continue to share with you the amazing talents of our students, faculty, and alumni. SoVA salutes your accomplishments!...
Please join us as we celebrate our colleague Professor Charles Garoian’s recently published book, The Prosthetic Pedagogy of Art. We have planned a book launch on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in 207 Arts Cottage. By beginning...
“We are Penn State!” It is an honor for me to write and share my reflections on my experience studying art education at Penn State, where I earned my Ph.D. in 2011. My name is Wei-Chung Chang, and I am an assistant professor in the Department of...

01/2013

SoVA is very pleased to welcome an exciting group of students to our graduate programs. This is one of the largest cohorts for some time and the talent they bring means the expectations are high.

There are twenty new M.F.A. students coming...

12/2012

Schmidt & Handrup is pleased to announce the second solo exhibition by American artist Stephanie Snider in Cologne, Germany, on display through December 21, 2012. Snider is an assistant professor in the School of Visual Arts. The threshold is...

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