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05/2014

SoVA is pleased to announce the addition of Social Media accounts, specifically Facebook, and Twitter (Instagram...

Cydnei Mallory, Penn State School of Visual Arts Student, is a recipient of a 2014 Undergraduate Summer Discovery Grant in support of her research project...

Samantha Bachman, who graduated in May, receiving dual degrees in BFA and Art Education, was recently awarded the Windgate Fellowship. Each year the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design (CCCD), located in Asheville, NC, awards ten graduating...

Regular readers of Artsword over the past semester will have seen many stories of the successes of students completing SoVA’s graduate programs. At the Penn State Graduate School’s spring commencement, ten students graduated from the M.F...

SoVA 2013 Art Camp

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its second annual summer art camp for high school visual arts students. The workshop will take place July 13-19, 2014, on Penn State’s University Park campus. The residential art camp offers...

Dalton Kendrick, Class Marshall, and Ghi Fremaux, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Penn State’s weekend of graduation celebrations saw many SoVA students blooming alongside spring as they stepped into a new phase of their artful lives. SoVA's first annual pre-graduation celebration saw many proud parents, friends, faculty, and...

04/2014

Ann Shostrom

fusion, the second solo exhibition by Ann Shostrom, Penn State School of Visual Arts' assistant professor of art, will be on display through May 3 at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in New York.

Shostrom’s work expands the...

Photography Student Jessica Paholsky Receives Kopp International Achievement Award

Jessica Paholsky, a senior majoring in photography in the Penn State School of Visual Arts and...

Open City, painter and SoVA professor John Bowman's recent solo show at Winston Wächter...

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) alum Lindsey Landfried (’11 BFA Art), recent Pollock-Krasner Grant recipient, curated a traveling exhibit, RR&P: Repetition Rhythm and Pattern, featuring works by ten artists, including Penn...

800,000 Acknowledge. Remember. Renew.

In 2004, ten years after the Rwandan Genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 people in 100...

Ghislaine Fremaux

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumna Ghislaine Fremaux, visiting assistant professor of art...

Penn State School of Visual Arts faculty Shannon Goff, Tom Lauerman, and Liz Quackenbush...

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumni, students, and faculty traveled to Milwaukee, WI, recently to attend the 48th annual National Council of Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conference, which brings together thousands of...

We are all Kings

Penn State’s Graduate Research Exhibition celebrates research in all its aspects as an essential and...

The Blue and White Student Film Festival, coordinated by the Penn State Student Film Organization, will take place ...

Empowered

Many professional artists dream of the opportunity to create a commissioned work of art for permanent public display. For Olivia Calef, that opportunity came before she even graduated from Penn State.

Calef, a bachelor of fine arts...

03/2014

That time of year is almost here!  Mark your calendars for Arts Crawl 2014, to take place the evening of Friday, April 11. In its eighth year, Arts Crawl showcases student art, music, and film throughout the Arts District on the University Park...

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