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School of Visual Arts

Alumni and Friends

02/2016

Kim Schenck

According to Kimberly Schenck (’79 B.F.A. Visual Arts), drawing should be an integral part of...

11/2015

Landfried Headshot

Penn State School of Visual Arts MFA graduate student Lindsey Landfried's solo exhibition, SCRIPTURE, is on display through November 14 at KWADRAT Berlin. Landfried makes works on paper that range from intimate to landscape scale...

10/2015

we are sculpture

On Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, President Eric Barron led the dedication of SoVA alumnus Jonathan Cramer's ('94 BFA Art) "We Are" sculpture near the intersection of Curtin Road and University Drive.  Cramer won a national competition for the commission...

09/2015

Lugo image courtesy of Ferrin Comtemporary Gallery

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumnus Roberto Lugo's solo exhibition, Ghetto Garniture: Wu...

07/2015

Judith Bernstein THE VOYEURS 84” by 84” oil/canvas 2015

A New York Times review declares SoVA alumna Judith Bernstein's, latest creations are "her best work yet." The works were recently featured in a solo exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery, NYC.

In a recent Artnews review, Barbara Pollack said...

We Are Sculpture Image Courtesy of PSU

"We Are...Penn State!" This chant, for many, encapsulates what it means to be a "Penn Stater"and...

detail of a painting from Augustus Nazzaro in THE SEARCH FOR THE REAL

Penn State School of Visual Arts Assistant Professor and alumnus Brian Alfred curated two group exhibitions, including The Search For The Real at ...

06/2015

So Va.ried image by Erica Harney

SoVA's second annual alumni exhibition So Va.ried featuring works of art from alumni whose graduation years end in 5 or 0 (2015, 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, etc.) will be held at The Makery in downtown State College from July 6-18,...

05/2015

Michael Fratangelo (’01 B.S. Art Ed.) and family

At first glance, the bright colors, lines and geometric shapes seem, well, like an assortment of...

04/2015

Moonlie March

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art and SoVA alumnus, recently screened animations at the Dallas Art Fair organized by Gretchen L. Wagner, Artistic Director and Chief Curator, Oklahoma Contemporary and Marfa Contemporary. He will...

03/2015

Lugo Ceramics Art and Perception Cover

Roberto Lugo, SoVA alumnus (’14 M.F.A.) and current Ph.D. candidate in Art Education, was recently featured in Ceramics Art and Perception. The article, by Blair Schulman, is a four-page spread showcasing Lugo’s work as both an artist...

NAEA Invitation

Dear SoVA Alumni Family,

It’s time to get together again!

We invite you to join us at this year’s Penn State Art Education Reception at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel during the 2015 National Art Education...

Anderson SP15 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. This semester, we welcome The...

Dana Kletchka

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, affiliate assistant professor of art education, curator of education at...

02/2015

We enjoy bringing alumni, graduate students, and friends together during the College Art Association’s annual conference, and the 2015 conference in New York City will again provide such an opportunity. If you are attending the conference or if...

D'Nae Harrison Self Portrair

Congratulations to D'nae Harrison (BFA '14), who recently captured third place (Adult Professional Division) in the 15th annual National Arts Program in Philadelphia exhibition. The exhibition, on display in Philadelphia's City Hall, showcased...

CAA Graphic

We enjoy bringing alumni, graduate students, and friends together during the College Art Association’s annual conference, and the 2015 conference in New York City will again provide such an opportunity. If you are attending the conference or if...

Alfred Exhibition Opening

Penn State School of Visual Arts Assistant Professor and alumnus Brian Alfred will have a solo exhibition, It Takes a Million Years To Become Diamonds So Let's All Just Burn Like Coal Until The Sky Is Black, at Ameringer McEnery Yohe,...

01/2015

Ann Tarantino

WATER LAB, a pop-up artist's studio and creative laboratory, will unfold in the Borland Project Space over the course of five weeks, from February 2 through March 6. During this time, Ann Tarantino will undertake research and studio work in...

12/2014

Brian Alfred Animation Screen Shot

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art, exhibited his new animation, Under Thunder and Florescent Lights, on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, as part of Art Basel, in Miami...

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