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09/2016

Mindi Rhoades gest lecture

Penn State SoVA is pleased to present guest lecturer Mindi Rhoades. Rhoades' lecture, titled Dramatic Inquiry for Arts-based Learning: Inter/Active Investigations of Cultural Discourses, Images, + Stories will take place October 10, 2016...

Anderson Fall 2016 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 year. Beginning in September, the fall...

#psusovastudyabroad

#psusovastudyabroad is a showcase of artwork by College Arts and Architecture students who have participated in a Penn State Study Abroad program. Works on display reflect the study abroad experience through various individual artistic...

Rudy Shepherd's Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber at Penn State

"The idea of the Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber is to make an artwork that offers up a simple spiritual solution to the complicated, scary problems of our world. So it made sense to me to make a very large...

Alfred Tokyo Show

Penn State School of Visual Arts Assistant Professor and alumnus Brian Alfred is participating in the group exhibition TOKYO / LONDON / NEW YORK at MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY in Tokyo. The show, on...

Indira Bailey

Indira Bailey, Ph.D. candidate in Penn State School of Visual Arts' Art Education department, is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Art Education Association's (PAEA) Clyde McGeary Award.

"Bailey’s doctoral research, situated in Black...

Why SoVA Image

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts (SoVA) offers a range of undergraduate degree programs, including Bachelor of Science (in Art Education), Bachelor of Design (in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio), Bachelor of Fine Arts (in Art), as well as...

Christina Dietz Honeybees and Homemakers: Pollination and Gendered Labor

What do traditional gender roles of women and domestic work have in common with the non-visible labor of honeybees? Through her $4500 Apes Valentes...

Lauerman 3D Printer Building

Want to learn how to build your own 3D printer? In a two-week intensive workshop this summer at the Anderson Ranch Arts Centre in Colorado, Tom Lauerman guided a dozen workshop participants to do just that. Lauerman, an assistant professor in...

08/2016

Hiuni Play Image

When the curtain goes up at the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) on August 12, Dahn Hiuni (’96 M.F.A. Visual Arts, ’95 Ph.D. Art Education) will be ready. His play, Murmurs & Incantations, will be one of only about...

Madis Philak teaches teens gaming technology

While most professors are taking a break from teaching during the summer, Madis Pihlak, associate professor of art and architecture, is helping high school students learn to make their own video games. Pihlak is one of the faculty members who has...

Fabulous You Exhibition Image

Fabulous You
August 12 - September 11
Opening reception August 12th 6-9pm

Tiger Strikes Asteroid (TSA)
1329 Willoughby Ave, # 2A

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Displacement

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts is pleased to present Displacement, a current and on-going body of mixed media paintings by Farima Fooladi (MFA, 2015) with poetry by Sara Mohammadi Ardehali, curated by Aaron Ziolkowski. The exhibition...

07/2016

Staley

Distinguished Professor Chris Staley will host a workshop, Creating Ideas,...

06/2016

Sam Nolte

Samantha Nolte-Yupari ('14 Ph.D.) recently received the Arts and Learning SIG's Dissertation Award. The award is presented annually to the scholar whose work is important to Arts and Learning SIG members and bears the hallmarks of integrity,...

Steve McCurry, "Boy in Mid Flight," Jodhpur, India, 2007, pigment print.

The Palmer Museum of Art will present a new exhibition, "Still Moving: Photographs by Steve McCurry," through Sept. 18.

Internationally acclaimed photographer and 1974 Penn State graduate Steve McCurry is often on the move. Best known for...

Will Snyder Piece

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Alumni Program Group will host its annual reunion exhibition. This year’s exhibition, StIX & stONES, features the work of alumni from the graduating years ending in 6's and 1's. Featured...

Daphne's Prayer

SoVA alumnus Devan Shimoyama's (B.F.A. 2011) first New York City solo exhibition will be on display at Lesley Heller Workspace May 25 - July 9. Primarily using self-portraiture and narratives reminiscent of classical mythology and allegory,...

Summer Institute NYC: Encounters with Linda Stein's Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females

Join us for the Summer Art Institute, Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein in New York City, July 11-14, 2016, where participants will make art at Linda Stein’s Tribeca studio, as well as visit...

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