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05/2018

Plant to Print 2012 Student Installation

A new course being offered this fall is combining art, science and history to create a novel...

Helen O'Leary Wins Rome Prize

Helen O'Leary, professor of art in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, has been named a winner of the 2018-2019 Rome Prize in the visual arts category by the American Academy in Rome.

The prestigious Rome Prize has been awarded annually...

Aaron Knochel

The College of Arts and Architecture has launched an Arts and Design Entrepreneurship Faculty...

04/2018

Professor Karen Keifer-Boyd

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) has named...

US-China Art Summit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The School of Visual Arts at The Pennsylvania State University and the China Arts Link are pleased to invite you to join...

03/2018

Catherine Haggarty

Catherine Haggarty 

Lecture title: The Endurance of Painting 

Lecture time: Wednesday, March 28 from 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Palmer - Lipcon Auditorium ...

02/2018

Faith Came ... Later SoVA Undergraduate Juried Exhibiiton

The annual undergraduate juried show is being held in spring this year because of a heavy exhibition schedule in fall. It was worth the wait. Detroit based artwriter, multimedia artist, and cultural provocateur, Sarah Rose Sharp, served as the...

Mark Dion Visiting Anderson Lecturer

Artist MARK DION creates large-scale installations, and fantastical cabinets that question established archaeological, museum, and scientific practices in contemporary society. His lecture titled “Mark Dion: Misadventures of a Contemporary...

01/2018

Schulte Co-Edits Communities of Practice: Art, Play, and Aesthetics in Early Childhood

Assistant Professor Christopher Schulte is co-editor with Professor Emerita, Christine Marmé Thompson, of Communities of Practice: Art, Play, and Aesthetics in Early Childhood (Springer, 2018). Reflecting contemporary theory and research in early...

SP18 Anderson Collective

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 January 31, the spring...

Brian Alffred: Enclaves of the Future

Penn State School of Visual Arts Assistant Professor and alumnus Brian Alfred will have a solo exhibition, Future Shock, at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, New York, February 1–March 10. A public reception for the artist will be held on...

Rudy Shepherd: Inauguration Car

Everything in the Universe is My Brother, a solo exhibition by Rudy Shepherd, Penn State School of Visual Arts associate professor, will be on display January 13 through February 25 at Smack Mellon Gallery, New York. An opening...

Keywords in Remix Studies Cover

Assistant Professor Eduardo Navas is co-editor of Keywords in Remix Studies (Routledge, 2018). The book is a follow-up to his previously co-edited anthology The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies (Routledge, 2015).
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2017 Judy Chicago Award Project

The nonprofit art organization Through the Flower invites artists, scholars and educators to apply for the annual award named in honor of...

Cristin Millett Coronal Plane

Coronal Plane, a solo exhibition by Cristin Millett, Penn State School of Visual Arts professor, will be on display January 26 through March 9 at Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College. An artist’s talk will...

Sarah Rose Sharp, Anderson lecturer

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by Sarah Rose Sharp as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Sarah Rose Sharp is a Detroit-based writer, activist, and multimedia artist. A Kresge Literary...

12/2017

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...

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