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School of Visual Arts

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04/2015

Calibrating Color

Shannon Goff, assistant professor of sculpture and ceramics, is currently participating in a group exhibition Calibrating Color: The Visible Spectrum and the Ceramic Surface, on display through May 8 at the Cohen Gallery of Alfred...

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...

Steel, the Show

Steel, the show, is a compilation of works by ART 330: Metal Fabrication & Mixed Media.  Artists were asked to locate an interior or exterior “tether” to create a site-specific work that speaks about connection in some way. While...

Resisting Entropy

Cristin Millett, associate professor of art, is currently participating in the group exhibition Resisting Entropy III, on display through April 25 at the Centre for Main Contemporary Art.

Resisting Entropy is an exercise in...

03/2015

Navas Book Cover Image

Eduardo Navas, visiting assistant professor of art, researches and explores the creative and political role of recyclability and remix in art, media and culture. His production includes art and media projects, critical texts and curatorial...

Head Space Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery announces MFA thesis exhibition, Head Space, by artists Nara Marjin Strete and Alexandra Iosub. The exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, and...

Joelle Dietrick Promo

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist and SoVA Alumna Joelle Dietrick. Dietrick’s recent work explores contemporary movement patterns as related to the idea of home, using...

Edmonia Lewis, hailed as the first professional African American and Native American sculptor. Image: Penn State

Photo Caption: Edmonia Lewis, hailed as the first professional African American and Native American sculptor. Image: Penn State.

In fall 2015, SoVA's Art Education program will begin offering a dual-title doctoral degree...

Tina Thompson

Professor Christine Marmé Thompson, coordinator of the Art Education graduate program at Penn State, has been named a National Art Education Association (NAEA) Distinguished Fellow, joining University colleagues Mary Ann...

Edit-a-Thon Image

Scholars, artists, educators and others interested in improving the gender balance of Wikipedia...

Gloriuos Invasions Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery announces Glorious Invasions, MFA thesis exhibition, by artists Jennifer Kirkpatrick and Farima Safaitakhtehfooladi. The exhibition will be on display March 2-6. We...

Collura "A More Perfect Union" Image

Bonnie Collura, Penn State associate professor of art, will be one of 40 artists exhibiting at...

Madeleine Hatz Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Madeleine Hatz as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Free and open to the public, Hatz’s lecture will take place...

Alphonso Grant

Alphonso Grant, Ph.D. student in Art Education, was recently selected as a recipient of the 2014-15 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award, which is sponsored jointly by Penn State's Graduate School and the Office of the...

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...

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...

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...

Cunningham Sculpture

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery announces Rich Flavor, Poor Taste, MFA thesis exhibition, by artists David Cuatlacuatl and Charlie Cunningham. The exhibition will be on display March 16-20. We invite...

Yes Men Teaser

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ John M. Anderson Endowment Lecture Series Welcomes The Yes Men. In addition to their lecture in the John Bill Freeman Auditorium in the HUB-Robeson Center at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, The Yes Men will lead a...

Dana Kletchka

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

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