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06/2016

Elise Warfield and Ann Shostrom

In 2008, Penn State School of Visual Arts faculty members John Bowman and Ann Shostrom founded First Street Green (FSG) with the goal of cleaning up the rat-infested vacant lot next to their New York City apartment and creating an “art park” for...

Dana Harper with her creations

SoVA alumna Dana Harper (’13 M.F.A.) recently completed a ceramics studio residency at the Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York.  She was one of five recipients awarded an...

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...

05/2016

Cristin Millett video

"I make every piece usually three times. The first time, it's like I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to do. The second time, I know what I'm going to do, but I'm figuring out how to make it...And then the...

Bowman painting

Professor of Art John Bowman's work will be featured in a multi-venue exhibition as part of the...

3D Clay Printing

The School of Visual Arts is offering three Special Topics courses in Fall semester that feature unique learning experiences and experimental approaches to exploring your creativity. Courses include investigations in 3D printing, inventive...

Summer Camp

If you are a high school student with a strong interest in the visual arts, the School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Summer Art Camp, Portfolio Thinking, was created for you! The camp...

Jeremy Dennis Photography

Jeremy Dennis, M.F.A. candidate in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, is one of ten...

Alfred Artwork on Japanese High-Speet Train

Brian Alfred, Penn State assistant professor of art and SoVA alumnus has made animation works for the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), which is introducing a special Shinkansen (high-speed railway) service this spring on the Joetsu Line that...

Caleb Yoder

Caleb Yoder, son of Terry and Kendra Yoder of State College, has been named the spring 2016 Penn State College of Arts and Architecture student marshal in recognition of his academic achievements. He will receive a Bachelor of Design in...

Tarantino

Water flows in rivers, lakes, streams—and underground. Ann Tarantino will reveal the previously unseen trajectory of water through soil and vegetation growth at a Brazilian nature preserve, thanks to a Fulbright grant that will allow her to spend...

Veronica Hicks

Veronica Hicks, Ph.D. student in Art Education, was one of ten graduate students to receive the 2016 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award during the inaugural Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 27 at the...

Graduate Research Exhibition

Penn State’s 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 those...

04/2016

Bob Yarber Royal

“Return to the Scene of the Crime,” an exhibition of new paintings by Robert Yarber, Professor of Art, is on display in the Woskob Family Gallery, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, though July 1, 2016. An artist talk and reception, open to the...

Art Worth Steeling poster

ART 330: Metal Fabrication & Mixed Media present:

Art Worth Steeling

 Featuring work by:

 Mia Chen (Steel Maiden)

Julia Connelly (Axl Rosebud)

Antonella...

03/2016

Philadelphia Portfolio Day

If you are a high school student in the Philadelphia area interested in an art degree, SoVA’s Portfolio Day at The Penn State Center, Engaging Philadelphia, Saturday, April 9, is for you!

The portfolio day is an...

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