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08/2016

Displacement

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts is pleased to present Displacement, a current and on-going body of mixed media paintings by Farima Fooladi (MFA, 2015) with poetry by Sara Mohammadi Ardehali, curated by Aaron Ziolkowski. The exhibition...

Fabulous You Exhibition Image

Fabulous You
August 12 - September 11
Opening reception August 12th 6-9pm

Tiger Strikes Asteroid (TSA)
1329 Willoughby Ave, # 2A

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Hiuni Play Image

When the curtain goes up at the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) on August 12, Dahn Hiuni (’96 M.F.A. Visual Arts, ’95 Ph.D. Art Education) will be ready. His play, Murmurs & Incantations, will be one of only about...

06/2016

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

05/2016

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...

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...

03/2016

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...

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,...

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...

02/2016

phto courtesty TEDxPSU

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, SoVA professor, alum, and curator of education for the Palmer Museum of Art is among the list of notable speakers for the 2016 TEDxPSU conference. The conference will be held in the Schwab Auditorium on February 28 at 10:...

Trick Saddle Performance

In spring 2002, then-Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Jenny Rogers brought...

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