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03/2016

First Conference Handbook

The 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State is a landmark in the field. Participants and attendees included leaders who shaped the field into the next century. Organized by art education faculty members Ed Mattil (Penn State), David Ecker and...

Nikki Lau A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting MFA thesis exhibition, A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN,  an Intersectionality and Sideshow Circus by By Nikki Lau. The exhibition will be on display...

DJ Spooky

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome composer, author, musician, and 2014 National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Paul D. Miller, aka...

McGeary Poster

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Clyde McGeary, as part of 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State....

Letha Wilson Poster

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Letha Wilson. Letha Wilson is a master of distorting the material boundaries of landscape, object, and image. Wilson’s lecture, "Object, Image,...

Video Still Mating Ritual of the Lumpbutt Bouncer

inti.mate, a solo exhibition by SoVA MFA student Sidney Mullis, is on display through May 12 in the Wooster St. Window Gallery at the Leslie Lohman Museum in NYC (SOHO). Investigating notions of gender and sexuality, the show presents...

Sanders Creating Artist's Books

Jean Sanders, associate professor of art, demonstrates processes and installs portions of her...

02/2016

Anderson SP 16 Poster Image

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...

Nonagon Press Release

The Penn State University School of Visual Arts (SoVA) first-year Master of Fine Arts exhibition, Nonagon opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on February 8, 2016. After one semester of integrating into the program, first-year students...

SoVA Student Council

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to introduce our newly formed Student Council. The purpose of the Student Council is to provide an organization and voice to students within SoVA. The council aims to bring together the students...

Lau Shrimp

The HUB-Robeson Galleries presents "Coded Language," a solo exhibition by Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. student, Nicole Lau. The exhibition featuring sculptural installations, is on display in the HUB Gallery through March 3, and...

Professor Kim Powell

When Penn State arts educator Kimberly Powell talks about a “stroll down memory lane,” she means...

phto courtesty TEDxPSU

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, SoVA professor, alum, and curator of education for the Palmer Museum of Art is among the list of notable speakers for the 2016 TEDxPSU conference. The conference will be held in the Schwab Auditorium on February 28 at 10:...

Power House Poster by Emily Burns

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Power House. Founded by Gina Reichert and Mitch Cope, PowerHouse shows the power and scale on which creative individuals can influence a system to...

Patricia Leavy

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Patricia Leavy, Ph.D. Leavy is an independent scholar and writer whose work continues to expand the boundaries of arts-based research. Leavy’s lecture...

Laundry Project by Rudy Shepherd

Work by Rudy Shepherd, assistant professor of art, is included in the group exhibition Black: Color, Material, Concept, on display at the Studio Museum in Harlem through...

Odd Couples Show Teaser

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts is pleased to present the inter-departmental collaborative exhibition ‘Odd Couples’ in the Zoller Gallery ...

Kim Schenck

According to Kimberly Schenck (’79 B.F.A. Visual Arts), drawing should be an integral part of...

Shinique Smith

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Shinique Smith. Like the vast store of her source material, Shinique Smith uses murals, installations, sculpture, and drawings to create objects of...

Trick Saddle Performance

In spring 2002, then-Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Jenny Rogers brought...

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