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02/2016

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 ...

01/2016

All In exhibition image

The Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) inaugural Undergraduate Exhibition All In is on display in SoVA's Edwin W. Zoller Gallery through Friday, January 29. The exhibition includes an array of media, including installation,...

Kenneth Graves "The Home Front"

Kenneth Graves
"The Home Front"
Pictures in the 1960's and 1970's Bay Area Region

Ken Graves’s idiosyncratic photographs capture the humour and pathos of America in the transitional...

12/2015

A Painted Conversation Mural in Belize

Penn State School of Visual Arts art education doctoral candidate Natalia Pilato led the creation of “A Painted Conversation,” a community mural project in Cayo...

Students from SoVA's Fall 2014 Foundations classes create work on the collaborative wall drawing

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) annual Foundations Area exhibition, Present Future, showcasing the work of our first-year students, opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on December 7. The exhibtion, on display through...

History of A Ed Conference

Penn State art education faculty, doctoral students, and alumni played leading roles in re-examining histories of art education during the Brushes with History: Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History conference, November 19-22, 2015...

Students remove the crucible of melted metal from the furnace.

Centuries-old Foundry techniques include melting metal into a liquid form, pouring the metal into sand and ceramic shell molds, removing the casting after the metal has solidified, and finishing the metal with patinas. In Penn State School of...

Abby Storm

Abigail Storm, daughter of Pam and Jeff Storm of Palmerton, Pa., has been named the student...

Photo Club Exhibition

The works of Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Photography Club members are on display at the Abba Java Coffee House, downtown State College, throughout the month of December. The exhibition showcases works produced by Photo Club members...

Natalie with Dillon Gray, the co-founder of POND Magazine, in New York City.

Talented. Driven. Dedicated. Kind. These are some of the words that come to mind when describing Penn State School of Visual Arts senior B.F.A. student Natalie Leonard. From a young age, Leonard dreamed...

11/2015

Exhibition Image

UnSmoke Systems Artspace presents Late Harvest, a two-person exhibition of recent works by Penn State School of Visual Arts Professors Rudy Shepherd and Paul Chidester. Late Harvest celebrates alternative notions of abundance...

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Card

One of the highlights of each fall semester, the Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) Undergraduate Juried Exhibition provides SoVA’s students with the opportunity to have their work juried by a professional artist and compete for a Kara D....

Jeanine Oleson Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Jeanine Oleson. Nothing is out of the realm of possibility for Oleson. Whether it’s opera, ecology, or identity politics, all are equally...

Divine Meeting Humanity

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting Cassie Berringer’s MFA thesis exhibition, Interpreting the Indescribable, an exhibition expressing the artist's visual representation and interpretation of...

Rodriguez Mural

Art Education doctoral candidate Felix Rodriguez was recently awarded $2,500 through a grant...

Landfried Headshot

Penn State School of Visual Arts MFA graduate student Lindsey Landfried's solo exhibition, SCRIPTURE, is on display through November 14 at KWADRAT Berlin. Landfried makes works on paper that range from intimate to landscape scale...

Sculpture Critique

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) B.F.A. students in the Sculpture area gather with Bonnie Collura, professor of art, and Graeme Sullivan, director, to discuss their work as part of the Sculpture area's mid-term critiques. A critical part...

Brian Gaither Accountability

Brian Gaither, Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. candidate, has recently been awarded the prestigious 2016 Civil Society Institute Fellowship Award from the Vermont Studio Center, a four-week residency program for visual artists.

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