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12/2017

Taylor Bielecki painting in her studio

For someone who never thought she would succeed at painting, Taylor Bielecki has proven herself...

Esemplastic Show Poster

Esemplastic, a group exhibition presented by the students of Professor Cristin Millett’s Advanced Sculpture class (ART 430), will be on display in Patterson Gallery through December 8, 2017. 

The word “Esemplastic” is defined as “...

Shimoyama, Long on the Top, Short on the Sides

Devan Shimoyama (’11 B.F.A.) will present a solo exhibition of artworks at the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, October 2018. His current solo exhibition, Sweet, is on display at the De Buck Gallery in New York, through...

Michael Fratangelo Trademark

I started down the path to be a painter in the fall of 2000, in John Bowman’s Beginning Oil painting class. I had no intentions of pursuing art as a career, but lightning struck in his class. Professors pulled me aside, asking, "Is that what you...

Saturday School Exhibition

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Saturday School exhibition, Creators. Thinkers. Doers.,  is on view through Saturday, December 9, in SoVA’s Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. The exhibition showcases work in multiple media produced by...

Sidney Mullis

When virtual correspondents and Uber drivers prepare to meet artist Sidney Mullis (’16 M.F.A. Sculpture) and ask whether to expect a man or a woman, she feels the relevancy of making art about gender. Mullis, the program coordinator for the Penn...

09/2017

DNae Harrison

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumna and Southwest Philadelphia artist D’nae Harrison (’14 B....

Anderson FA17 poster

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...

Collura's work featured in three upcoming solo exhibition

After a hiatus of showing work in a solo exhibition capacity, Bonnie Collura, associate professor of art, will be showing new work in three strategically placed solo exhibitions between September 2017 and January 2019. These projects aim to...

Leslie Sotomayor, Cuba

Over the summer, Leslie C. Sotomayor, SoVA alumna and Ph.D. candidate in Art Education, had  a solo exhibition, Hilos Rojos, a site-specific installation, at the Servando Cabrera Moreno Galeria in Havana, Cuba. Sotomayor has been...

Brian Alfred

The HUB-Robeson Galleries are proud to present artwork created by Penn State School of Visual Arts faculty in the Robeson Gallery from September 29-November 16. A free and public reception celebrating this exhibition will be held on Tuesday,...

Get Bodied

Penn State School of Visual Arts' Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is pleased to announce Get Bodied, a collaborative exhibition featuring Art Education Ph.D. students Ciara Newton, Alvaro Jordan, Xalli Zuniga, and Kristina Davis. The four...

08/2017

Tom Lauerman Demonstrates 3D Pen

On a Wednesday afternoon in April, students were scattered at workstations throughout a lab...

Early Childhood Education Internship

A collaboration that Art Education faculty member Christopher Schulte began while a graduate...

2015 Sculpture BFA Crit

Penn State alumna Christina Dietz (‘17 B.F.A. Sculpture) was one of only ten graduating seniors...

Miranda Holmes

“The diverse courses I took at Penn State helped me prepare for this upcoming experience,” said...

Mark with Student

Penn State School of Visual Arts, in collaboration with Abington Campus, is excited to announce a new Art minor, available fall 2017, to enhance our degree portfolio, which will be offered at both the Penn State University Park and Abington...

Sidney Mullis Borland Project Space

Preservation of Forgetting, a solo exhibition by SoVA Alumna and Anderson Lecture Series coordinator, Sidney Mullis, will be on display at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Texas, September 9 – October 7. In her new body of work, Mullis labors...

05/2017

IDS Students create digital game to raise landmine awareness

The fields and hills of Bosnia and Herzegovina are beautiful, but they hide a dark secret. More than 20 years after the Bosnian War, the country is still littered with landmines. It’s been approximated that more than 500,000 people live close to...

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