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10/2016

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...

09/2016

Lauerman 3D Printer Building

Want to learn how to build your own 3D printer? In a two-week intensive workshop this summer at the Anderson Ranch Arts Centre in Colorado, Tom Lauerman guided a dozen workshop participants to do just that. Lauerman, an assistant professor in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christina Dietz Honeybees and Homemakers: Pollination and Gendered Labor

What do traditional gender roles of women and domestic work have in common with the non-visible labor of honeybees? Through her $4500 Apes Valentes...

06/2016

Daphne's Prayer

SoVA alumnus Devan Shimoyama's (B.F.A. 2011) first New York City solo exhibition will be on display at Lesley Heller Workspace May 25 - July 9. Primarily using self-portraiture and narratives reminiscent of classical mythology and allegory,...

Summer Institute NYC: Encounters with Linda Stein's Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females

Join us for the Summer Art Institute, Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein in New York City, July 11-14, 2016, where participants will make art at Linda Stein’s Tribeca studio, as well as visit...

Christine Fashion Just Every Essential Part

Penn State School of Visual Arts 2016 graduate Christine Fashion (B.F.A., focus on ceramics/sculpture) has received a prestigious Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD), a $15,000 award given to only ten...

Show Card

SoVA Alumna Kiana Honarmand's solo exhibition, Decorum, is on display in the HUB Gallery through September 11. Kiana Honarmand’s work focuses on...

Alfred Image

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art and alumnus of the Penn State School of Visual Arts, has a solo exhibition, In Praise of Shadows, at Ameringer McEnery Yohe gallery in New York City through July 1, 2016. The exhibition is...

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,...

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