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01/2018

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...

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...

12/2017

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...

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...

11/2017

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...

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...

10/2017

SoVA Scholarship Exhibition

The Penn State School of Visual Arts would like to congratulate all of the students who received...

George Ferrandi

American artist George Ferrandi is currently working with communities around the country to develop an intergalactic cultural festival called JUMP!STAR. Its inaugural iteration has been awarded an NEA Our Town grant and...

Keith Lemley at Woskob Family Gallery

Keith Lemley: A Theory of Everything
October 26, 2017-September 30, 2018
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5-7 PM

The Woskob Family Gallery is pleased to announce Keith Lemley (BFA '05) as its 2017-2018 Woskob...

3D Additivist Cookbook

SoVA faculty member Tom Lauerman is included in the publication The 3D Additivist Cookbook.

The 3D Additivist Cookbook, devised and edited by Morehshin Allahyari and ...

09/2017

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...

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