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03/2014

NAEA Poster

We would like to cordially invite our alumni family and friends to our upcoming event at the 2014 NAEA National Convention in San Diego.  If you are in the area, we would love to see you.  Please stop by and share your story with...

Mary Ann Stankiewicz

The National Art Education Association has named Mary Ann Stankiewicz, professor of art education, to receive the 2014 National Art Educator of the Year Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes...

Karen Keifer-Boyd

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) Women’s Caucus has named Karen Keifer-Boyd, professor of art education and women’s studies, recipient of the June King McFee Award, which honors an individual who has made distinguished contributions...

Nancy Youdelman Orphan

From There to Here: Four Decades as a Feminist Artist, an exhibition of mixed-media sculptural works by California artist Nancy Youdelman, is on display in the Borland Gallery, March 3–April 7, 2014.

Exhibiting since 1971,...

Judy Chicago Posing With "The Dinner Party"

The HUB-Robeson Galleries will present Out of Here, an exhibition of works produced in a special topics course incorporating Judy Chicago’s feminist art teaching methodology, in Art Alley, March 19-April 27, 2014. A reception will be...

Ann Tarantino

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens will feature Full Bloom, an exhibition of work by SoVA alumna Ann Tarantino (MFA 01), assistant professor of art and landscape architecture at Penn State. In this exhibition, opening March 21,...

Graeme Sullivan, director of the Penn State School of Visual Arts, and Sarah Rich, associate professor of art history at Penn State, will be among the performers at a reading of a new interdisciplinary book by Penn State alumna Cara Judea...

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...

Since 2011, Penn State has housed the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection, one of the most important private collections of archival materials on feminist art education. In honor of Chicago’s 75th birthday in 2014, and in celebration...

02/2014

Julian Stair Promo

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Julian Stair as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Julian Stair investigates and complicates the role of functional pottery in contemporary...

01/2014

Daphne Smallwood BFA Exhibition Patterson Gallery

Daphne Smallwood's Senior B.F.A. Exhibition, Carnal Knowledge, will be on display in the SoVA'...

The Gallery Logo and Text

This exhibition celebrates the Penn State School of Visual Arts by featuring four MFA alumni. The exhibition includes work by Jan Crooker (MFA 76), William H. Snyder III (MFA 06), Tim Rowan (MFA 99), and Margaret Kinkeade (MFA 13) and will be on...

Alexandra Iosub Print Sybil

Penn State School of Visual Arts MFA Printmaking candidate Alex Iosub becomes Penn State’s fourth printmaking student to participate in the Big 10 printmaking exchange and exhibit, held each year at the Southern Graphics Council Conference. Iosub...

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is excited to announce its Saturday School Art Classes for spring semester, beginning February 15.  One of SoVA’s treasured gems, Saturday School is an opportunity...

REMINDER:

The deadline for undergraduate portfolio submission for consideration for Fall 2014 is just around the corner (February 10, 2014).

Detailed application information can be found at...

Including Difference Cover Image

Penn State School of Visual Arts Professor Karen Keifer-Boyd has co-authored Including Difference: A Communitarian Approach to Art Education in the Least Restrictive Environment with Michelle Kraft.  Published by the National Art...

Painter John Bowman, Penn State professor of art, is exhibiting his recent work in a solo show, Open City, at Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, January 9–February 15, 2014. The exhibited oil paintings are a series of layered cityscapes...

Anderson SP14 Comprehensive Poster

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 in February, the...

Alexandra Iosub Awake

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) First-Year MFA exhibition, Beware, opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on January 27, 2014.  Beware will feature interactive works of art, installation art, ceramics, photography,...

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