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01/2014

Including Difference Cover Image

Penn State School of Visual Arts Professor Karen Keifer-Boyd has co-authored Including Difference: A Communitarian Approach to Art Education in the Least Restrictive Environment with Michelle Kraft.  Published by the National Art...

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Clay Club Exhibition We will be on display in the SoVA's Patterson Space, January 27 - 31. The show will feature clay creations from both SoVA...

Distinguished Professor of Art, Chris Staley

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Distinguished Professor of Art, Chris Staley will give a lecture titled "Awareness: Of Where Art and Life Intersect" at Pratt Institute of Art and Design in Brooklyn, NY,...

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...

JC Award Graphic

In honor of Judy Chicago and her many varied accomplishments, Through the Flower — working with Penn State School of Visual Arts — has established an award for outstanding educators who have developed projects related to principles embodied in...

E.V.E.

Annalisa Barron is a senior BFA candidate. Her figures come to life through her stop-and-go animated films.  Using mixed media techniques, Barron works with found objects to create her muse.  In Barron’s most recent creation, her first female...

Goff Assigned Seating

Assigned Seating, a recent Borland Gallery exhibition of mixed-media works by students in School of Visual Arts faculty member Shannon Goff’s class, featured work that fell somewhere between designed objects and sculptural objects. The...

Samantha Bachman 'Can I Haz?'

One of the highlights of each fall semester, the Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) Undergraduate Juried Exhibition provides SoVA’s undergraduate students with the opportunity to have their work juried by a professional artist and compete...

Mary Ann Stauffer, who announced her retirement effective December 2013, joined the School of Visual Arts in 2005. She served on the College Staff Advisory Council for four years and was chair 2008-2009. Through staff changes and reorganizations...

Seven graduate students and two faculty members represented the Penn State Art Education program at the 14th annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference held November 6-9 in New Orleans. The international conference draws attendees primarily from...

For Delivering the Goods, SoVA MFA candidates were allowed to use any media and treat any subject matter they desired, as long as it fit within a pre-paid U.S. Postal Service mailing box. The exhibition was on display at the Kauffman...

11/2013

Bradford Image

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Katherine Bradford as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Bradford is known for her vividly colorful...

Corey Magloire

i.Before.Leaving.Earth, an exhibition of mixed media works by Corey Magloire, B.F.A candidate in art (sculpture), will be on display in the Borland Gallery on the Penn State University Park campus, November 4-8, 2013. Gallery hours are 8...

10/2013

Brent Green

On Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 pm in Schwab Auditorium, Brent Green will present a live performance of Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, with audio and musical accompaniment. The event is a centerpiece in the programming for the “Uncanny October...

The 2013 Pennsylvania Art Education Association's Annual Conference, Building a Strong Future: Reflect, Refine, Reignite, will take place October 18–20, 2013 at the Best Western Plus Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center, 300...

We Came, We Saw, We Helped

Ann Shostrom, assistant professor of art, has written an article on First Street Green featured in Public: A Journal of Imagining America, a new...

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Tim Roda as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Roda’s work travels between installation, photography, and performance. Although his...

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its annual Undergraduate Juried exhibition, juried by visiting artist and Penn State alum Tim Roda. The exhibition opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on November 4, and...

Installation View

Faculty Collections: School of Visual Arts Alumni Works, currently on display in the Robeson Gallery through December 1, 2013, showcases the artwork of Penn State School of Visual Arts alumni from faculty collections.  A public...

Jean Gray (center) with brother John and sister Maggie

Graduating from college is undoubtedly a gift-giving occasion. Whether you’re 21 or 51, it’s the culmination of years of hard work and the beginning of new adventures. Many students, however, leave college with more than a diploma and happy...

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