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05/2016

Alfred Artwork on Japanese High-Speet Train

Brian Alfred, Penn State assistant professor of art and SoVA alumnus has made animation works for the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), which is introducing a special Shinkansen (high-speed railway) service this spring on the Joetsu Line that...

Caleb Yoder

Caleb Yoder, son of Terry and Kendra Yoder of State College, has been named the spring 2016 Penn State College of Arts and Architecture student marshal in recognition of his academic achievements. He will receive a Bachelor of Design in...

Summer Camp

If you are a high school student with a strong interest in the visual arts, the School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Summer Art Camp, Portfolio Thinking, was created for you! The camp...

Tarantino

Water flows in rivers, lakes, streams—and underground. Ann Tarantino will reveal the previously unseen trajectory of water through soil and vegetation growth at a Brazilian nature preserve, thanks to a Fulbright grant that will allow her to spend...

04/2016

Bob Yarber Royal

“Return to the Scene of the Crime,” an exhibition of new paintings by Robert Yarber, Professor of Art, is on display in the Woskob Family Gallery, Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, though July 1, 2016. An artist talk and reception, open to the...

Art Worth Steeling poster

ART 330: Metal Fabrication & Mixed Media present:

Art Worth Steeling

 Featuring work by:

 Mia Chen (Steel Maiden)

Julia Connelly (Axl Rosebud)

Antonella...

03/2016

Video Still Mating Ritual of the Lumpbutt Bouncer

inti.mate, a solo exhibition by SoVA MFA student Sidney Mullis, is on display through May 12 in the Wooster St. Window Gallery at the Leslie Lohman Museum in NYC (SOHO). Investigating notions of gender and sexuality, the show presents...

Sanders Creating Artist's Books

Jean Sanders, associate professor of art, demonstrates processes and installs portions of her...

Philadelphia Portfolio Day

If you are a high school student in the Philadelphia area interested in an art degree, SoVA’s Portfolio Day at The Penn State Center, Engaging Philadelphia, Saturday, April 9, is for you!

The portfolio day is an...

D'Nae Harrison receives award

Congratulations to D'nae Harrison (BFA '14) who recently received first place (in her category) as part of the Philadelphia 76ers Mentoring Art Contest (MaC). MaC is a Philadelphia competition to encourage and empower youth to...

Blue-White Tailgate

The Arts and Architecture Alumni society invites all A&A alumni and friends, along with our students graduating in May, to join us for our second Blue/White Tailgate and Senior Sendoff. From 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16,...

First Conference Handbook

The 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State is a landmark in the field. Participants and attendees included leaders who shaped the field into the next century. Organized by art education faculty members Ed Mattil (Penn State), David Ecker and...

Nikki Lau A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting MFA thesis exhibition, A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN,  an Intersectionality and Sideshow Circus by By Nikki Lau. The exhibition will be on display...

DJ Spooky

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome composer, author, musician, and 2014 National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Paul D. Miller, aka...

McGeary Poster

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Clyde McGeary, as part of 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State....

Letha Wilson Poster

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Letha Wilson. Letha Wilson is a master of distorting the material boundaries of landscape, object, and image. Wilson’s lecture, "Object, Image,...

02/2016

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Once a year, The Downtown Theatre on Allen Street becomes an art gallery and performance space devoted to alternative...

Helen O'Leary

The Shelf Life of Facts, a solo exhibition by Penn State SoVA Professor Helen O'Leary, is on display at The Metropolitan Art Center (The MAC), Upper Gallery, in Ireland through April 24.

O’Leary’s...

Anderson SP 16 Poster Image

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...

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