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10/2016

Spillway by Paul Chidester

Penn State School of Visual Arts Professor Paul Chidester will have a solo exhibition, Psychotopia, at Juniata College Museum of Art, November 10, 2016–January 28, 2017. A public reception will be held on Thursday, November 10, 5:00–6:30...

Aaron Knochel Drawing Together

Art Education faculty member Aaron Knochel's Borland Project Space residency project, "Drawing...

Dana Kletchka

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, curator of education at the Palmer Museum of Art and affiliate assistant professor of art education in the School of Visual Arts, has created and conducted a variety of tours of the Palmer Museum of Art over the past...

Photography in Renova

"Let’s throw them together and see what happens.”

That statement may sound blasé, but it’s how photographer Steven Rubin and writer Julia Spicher Kasdorf felt when they embarked on a collaborative 400-level, special topics course in...

Rudy Shepherd as "The Healer"

Sympathy, empathy, and reflection are what Rudy Shepherd, associate professor of art, hopes his series of Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber sculptures bring to their audience.

“Though I didn’t necessarily envision these sculptures as a...

Millett with the cnc router

Envision a robotic arm, eight feet high and covered in a fine white dust, intricately carving a massive piece of marble in a large, otherwise empty room, the buzzing sound of the machine bouncing off the walls. The “operator” is a computer...

Anything Goes

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ fall 2016 undergraduate exhibition, Anything Goes, presents a multitude of themes as the artists’ experiment with diverse media and conceptual approaches to subject matter as they progress in their...

Renee Stout Visiting Anderson Lecturer

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Renee Stout as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture...

09/2016

Jamie Heilman with Robot

Penn State School of Visual Arts Associate Professor Cristin Millett returned to Gramolazzo, Italy, as a resident artist at the 2016 Digital Stone Project (DSP). Millett completed a residency at the 2015 Digital Stone Project and was invited to...

University Park Portfolio Day

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) will host a portfolio day at the University Park campus on Monday, October 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

A small school of art and design, situated within a large research university, SoVA is...

Nine Again

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its second-year M.F.A. exhibition, Nine Again, opening in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on September 19. The exhibition, featuring an array of student artworks, including installation,...

Representing Nittany

Representing Nittany is a traveling exhibition that is about community, in particular a diverse community of artists unified by Penn State. The exhibition is the result of a collaborative curatorial effort by...

In Between
Penn State School of Visual Arts' Hump Day Gallery presents In Between, a collaborative installation about cultural identity and the transition between locations and cultures featuring three artists from Iran, on display through...
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...

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