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08/2014

Andrew Reiff Image

Penn State School of Visual Arts senior Andrew Reiff is the 2014 recipient of the PGAV Destinations Spot Experiential Scholarship for his design of a waterpark. The first-of-its-kind scholarship was launched in spring 2013...

Rudy Shepherd Creating His Installation Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber

Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber, an installation by Rudy Shepherd, assistant...

Chidester Painting Tectonica, 2014, Flashe on panel, 46”x60”

 

Tectonica, a solo exhibition by Paul Chidester, Penn State School of Visual Arts professor, is on display through Saturday, October 4, at the Future Tenant Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA.

Chidester’s body of works introduces...

Left to Right: Robin Vandezande, Amy Migliore, Sandy Corson, Judy Treffinger, Lisbeth Bucci

 

SoVA Art Education Ph.D candidate Amy Migliore presented and led a workshop at the Design-Ed Design Education Conference in Philadephia in June, where speakers from Project Zero, the Cooper-Hewitt museum, and other prominent thinkers in...

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...

PolyPhony Collage Image by Professor Lonnie Graham

Polyphony, the title of an exhibition of photographs and drawings produced by students who participated in a week-long workshop held recently in Christchurch, New Zealand, led by SoVA Professor Lonnie Graham, refers to the notion of...

Yarber Panic Pending Cover Image

Robert Yarber, Distinguished Professor of Art, recently produced a book, Panic Pending, to accompany his exhibition of the same name, held at the Galerie Alex Daniels-Reflex in Amsterdam, December 7, 2013 – January 21, 2014. The...

Antithesis Painting Creation

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) MFA exhibition, Antithesis, opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on August 25. ...

Miles to Empty Rear View

Miles to Empty, a new exhibition by Shannon Goff, assistant professor sculpture and ceramics, is installed at the Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex, Loyola University, Chicago, through October 18. Following the Loyola exhibition, the work...

05/2014

Cydnei Mallory, Penn State School of Visual Arts Student, is a recipient of a 2014 Undergraduate Summer Discovery Grant in support of her research project...

Samantha Bachman, who graduated in May, receiving dual degrees in BFA and Art Education, was recently awarded the Windgate Fellowship. Each year the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design (CCCD), located in Asheville, NC, awards ten graduating...

Regular readers of Artsword over the past semester will have seen many stories of the successes of students completing SoVA’s graduate programs. At the Penn State Graduate School’s spring commencement, ten students graduated from the M.F...

SoVA 2013 Art Camp

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its second annual summer art camp for high school visual arts students. The workshop will take place July 13-19, 2014, on Penn State’s University Park campus. The residential art camp offers...

Dalton Kendrick, Class Marshall, and Ghi Fremaux, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Penn State’s weekend of graduation celebrations saw many SoVA students blooming alongside spring as they stepped into a new phase of their artful lives. SoVA's first annual pre-graduation celebration saw many proud parents, friends, faculty, and...

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...

Installation View of W.here - We Are Alumni Show in Edwin W. Zoller Gallery

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State School of Visual Arts alumni exhibition W.here We Are is currently on display at the Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Edwin W. Zoller Gallery through Saturday, July 12.  Please join us for the closing reception...

SoVA is pleased to announce the addition of Social Media accounts, specifically Facebook, and Twitter (Instagram...

04/2014

The Blue and White Student Film Festival, coordinated by the Penn State Student Film Organization, will take place ...

Ann Shostrom

fusion, the second solo exhibition by Ann Shostrom, Penn State School of Visual Arts' assistant professor of art, will be on display through May 3 at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in New York.

Shostrom’s work expands the...

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