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School of Visual Arts

Alumni and Friends

10/2014

Prime Artwork by Alumnus Livio Ramondelli

Livio Ramondelli graduated from the Penn State School of Visual Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004. Later that same year, he began a graduate school program at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. After receiving his...

Exploration in Virtual Worlds: New Digital Multi-Media Literacy Investigations for Art Education Exploration Book Cover

Dr. Mary Stokrocki (’81 Ed.D. Art Education) has released Exploration in Virtual Worlds: New Digital Multi-Media Literacy Investigations for Art Education, which aims to explore current pedagogical efforts of virtual world teaching and...

09/2014

Golde Orchid Film Festival Poster

The Golden Orchid International Animation Festival’s (GOIAF) third annual event is under way at select locations on Penn State’s University Park campus through September 21, 2014. The festival, which exhibits selected animations and short films,...

08/2014

Katie Hovencamp Artwork Frivolous

Recent SoVA alumna Katie Hovencamp ('14 M.F.A.) received the prestigious 2014 International Sculpture Center's (ISC) Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. The ISC is a member-supported, nonprofit organization founded in...

04/2014

Ghislaine Fremaux

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

800,000 Acknowledge. Remember. Renew.

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

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...

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...

01/2014

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...

12/2013

Hello SoVA Alumni,
The School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is currently revising our Strategic Plan as part of the overall College planning process. This is an opportunity for us to think about the vision and mission of SoVA and what we might...

09/2013

postcard

The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County is pleased to present a Legacy of Creative Endeavors, an exhibit of the creative and diverse artwork of thirty-seven Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) alumni, who continue to reside and...

The power of art is often found in those uncanny spaces between formal abstraction and the narratives of representation. This exhibition investigates the uncanny spaces between these two diametric points through the work of eighteen alumni of the...

06/2013

Salvatore Schiciano

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) alumnus Salvatore Schiciano (MFA 2010) has been named assistant director of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York City. This distinguished midtown gallery has been an important participant in the New York...

Instabiles

The 54th Annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh will host Instabiles by assistant professor Andrew Hieronymi and instructor and SoVA alum Ian Brill. Instabiles is an open-air interactive installation in...

05/2013

Ann Tarantino Topoanalysis

Mixed Greens is thrilled to present a site-specific installation by Pennsylvania-based artist Ann Tarantino. The intricate, laser-cut patterns in Topoanalysis fill the windows, interrupting the colored light emanating from behind the glass...

04/2013

lithographic portrait of Beverly McIver's sister Renee

2010 Penn State Alumni Fellow Beverly McIver will speak as part of the Penn State Forum lecture series on Friday, April 19 at 11:30 in the President’s Hall of the Penn Stater (see...

Devan Shimoyama New American Paintings Cover

SoVA alum Devan Shimoyama (B.F.A., 2011), currently an M.F.A. candidate at Yale University, was selected to be featured in New American Paintings #105, 2013 (the M.F.A. Annual issue). His work is on the cover. Featured artists were...

The Penn State School of Visual Arts would like to congratulate all of the students who received awards or scholarships (see below for complete list). Our scholarship program has expanded in recent years, mostly due to the generosity of our...

03/2013

Join us in celebrating the College of Arts and Architecture’s 50th anniversary during four days of special activities for alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students, April 4–7, 2013. From disciplines formerly housed in the colleges...

Each year the College Art Association conference provides a great opportunity for SoVA alumni, faculty, and friends to reunite. New York City (this year’s conference location) provided the perfect backdrop to reconnect and learn about recent SoVA...

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