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10/2015

Portfolio Day 2014 Portfolio Review

Creativity and innovation are found in abundance throughout the Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) and there is no better way to get to know us than to come visit! We invite you to attend our Portfolio Day at the University Park campus on...

B. Steve Carpenter with Virginia Beach High School Students

A group of Virginia Beach high school students visited Penn State University Park in early...

09/2015

Helen O'Leary Installation View
 

Helen O’Leary, Delicate Negotiations, a solo exhibition by Penn State SoVA Professor Helen O'Leary, will open at Lesley Heller Workspace in New York City Wednesday, September 9, with a...

Anderson Fall 2015 Lineup

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...

Welcome New SoVA Faculty Fall 2015

SoVA is very pleased to welcome four new faculty members for the 2015-16 year: Michael Collins, Aaron D. Knochel, Eric Roman, and Christopher M. Schulte.

Michael Collins, assistant professor of art, will be coordinating a...

Qualitative Inquiry

Charles Garoian, professor of art education, took a novel approach when he was invited to guest edit a recent issue of the research journal, Qualitative Inquiry (20:6, 2015). He used the opportunity to facilitate a critical conversation...

Graeme Sullivan at Palmer Museum of Art

The latest edition of Artsword welcomes in another academic year by introducing new stories about creative accomplishments from the SoVA community. Since Artsword was launched as an e-newsletter in September 2012, more than 275 stories from the...

Miranda Holmes The Conversation  2015 Oil on canvas 36x48 inches

A diverse selection of work by Penn State School of Visual Arts students will be featured in an...

Tarantino

Ann Tarantino enjoyed lots of time at a museum this summer, but not as part of a vacation. She...

Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw Anderson Poster Image

Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw kick off SoVA's Fall 2015 John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series with a performance as part of the College of Arts and Architecture’s artsUP event, Sunday, September 20, at noon at the Visual Arts bus stop on Curtin...

SoVA Faculty Collective Installation Image

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) presents A SoVA Collective, opening Sunday, September 20, in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery as part of artsUP—a celebration of the arts, sponsored by the...

ArtsUP banner

 

The Penn State College of Arts and Architecture will present artsUP—a free, appropriate-for-all-ages celebration of the arts—on Sunday, Sept. 20, noon– 5 p.m., in the Arts District on the University Park campus. Performances, exhibitions...

Helen O'Leary

Helen O’Leary, professor of art, has been selected as an artist-in-residence for the inaugural...

Cristin Millett Digital Stone Project

Penn State School of Visual Arts Associate Professor Cristin Millett was a resident artist at the 2015 Digital Stone Project (DSP) in Gramolazzo, Italy, this summer, one of only 17 professional artists, university educators and students from...

Distinguished Professor of Art Chris Staley

Christopher Staley, Penn State Distinguished Professor of Art, has been appointed president-...

SoVA Professor Helen O'leary interviewed by Zachary keating and Christopher Joy, and now in Gorky's grandaughter's archive.
 

 

Lugo image courtesy of Ferrin Comtemporary Gallery

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

Stuart Kestenbaum

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Stuart Kestenbaum. “I can’t draw.” “I’m not an artist.” “I’m not the creative type.” These are claims...

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