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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...

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...

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...

Taylor Bielecki painting in her studio

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

11/2017

NASAD exhibitions

Penn State School of Visual Arts presents, on the occasion of the 2017 NASAD accreditation visit, a suite of exhibitions, including 5econd, NOW.SEE.HERE, and Picture Plains, highlighting the work of our degree students...

SPURSE

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by SPURSE as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. SPURSE members Matthew Friday and Iain Kerr are part of  a collective of...

Deborah Brown

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by Deborah Brown as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Deborah Brown works in Bushwick, Brooklyn, a neighborhood she helped pioneer as an artist and...

Roxanne Jackson

SOVA's Clay Club in conjunction with Assistant Professor Ann Tarantino's Curator's Workshop is pleased to announce a visit by artist, activist and nasty woman, Roxanne Jackson. Roxanne...

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