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Gesturing into Consciousness, 2013 SoVA Alumni Exhibition

Lauren Luloff, Canopy.  Paint, bed sheets, fabric, and wooden structure, 2009 April 1-12, 2013 The School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is excited to present an alumni exhibition in April 2013 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the College of Arts and Architecture.  Participate in the alumni exhibition Gesturing into Consciousness and put yourself into your art! SoVA, in collaboration with the SoVA Alumni Group, is organizing its first alumni exhibition in more than twenty-five years. Invited alumni Heather Darcy Bhandari (MFA ’99), a director of Mixed Greens gallery in New York City, and Ann Tarantino (MFA ’01), assistant professor of art and landscape architecture at Penn State, will jury the exhibition. The curator is Micaela Amateau Amato, professor of art and women’s studies. Selected works will be juried from online submissions and exhibited in Zoller Gallery, and an online exhibition of all work submitted will be presented on the SoVA website. In addition, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, the jurors and curator will moderate a panel discussion in the gallery with three invited artists from the exhibition. A reception will be held at 5 p.m., immediately following the discussion. Submission guidelines: All SoVA alumni are invited to apply using To apply, please upload a current résumé containing contact information (phone and email), and up to three jpegs of recent, available work to The submission deadline is October 1, 2012. There is no fee to apply. File size maximums per file: jpegs 5 MB, videos 60 MB, audio 30 MB, PDF 10 MB. Further inquiries can be directed to Tammy Hosterman via email ( or phone (814-863-2761). Link to upload your submission: Artists are responsible for shipping their work both to and from the gallery. Artists also have the option of delivering their work to the gallery at a prearranged time.  All work will be insured while at the gallery. Looking for information on the Stuckeman Works exhibition? Go to