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07/2016

Staley

Distinguished Professor Chris Staley will host a workshop, Creating Ideas,...

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,...

Will Snyder Piece

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Alumni Program Group will host its annual reunion exhibition. This year’s exhibition, StIX & stONES, features the work of alumni from the graduating years ending in 6's and 1's. Featured...

Steve McCurry, "Boy in Mid Flight," Jodhpur, India, 2007, pigment print.

The Palmer Museum of Art will present a new exhibition, "Still Moving: Photographs by Steve McCurry," through Sept. 18.

Internationally acclaimed photographer and 1974 Penn State graduate Steve McCurry is often on the move. Best known for...

05/2016

Bowman painting

Professor of Art John Bowman's work will be featured in a multi-venue exhibition as part of the...

3D Clay Printing

The School of Visual Arts is offering three Special Topics courses in Fall semester that feature unique learning experiences and experimental approaches to exploring your creativity. Courses include investigations in 3D printing, inventive...

Jeremy Dennis Photography

Jeremy Dennis, M.F.A. candidate in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, is one of ten...

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...

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...

Veronica Hicks

Veronica Hicks, Ph.D. student in Art Education, was one of ten graduate students to receive the 2016 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award during the inaugural Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 27 at the...

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...

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