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09/2013

Mural Unveiling, Pictured With Vincent Ortiz Cortez

Natalia Pilato, a Penn State Ph.D. candidate in Art Education, is a 2013-14 recipient of the Imagining America/Joy of Giving Something Award, a $2000 scholarship given to only ten undergraduate and graduate students in photography, media and...

"Reclaim" Kiln

In the rush to embrace the latest technologies, we can easily overlook the potential in discarded and surplus materials. Students and faculty in the Ceramics area of the School of Visual Arts have explored this potential by constructing a new...

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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...

Sullivan Welcome

Those new to SoVA this year bring with them a reminder of what it is like to relocate, to be placed in a new space. In this case, to be displaced is part of a conscious decision that has a purpose—to attend college, either fresh out of school, or...

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Professor Jerrold Maddox teaches a range of computer-based courses that draw on his expertise in web design. Maddox’s new text, Simple and Useful: A Guide to Web Design, explores the question: Can HTML be styled well...

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces the first of two 2nd Year MFA exhibitions. Bang! opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on September 16, featuring an array of student...

The John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is proud to present visiting artist and lecturer, Mark Sheinkman, Wednesday, September 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium.

Sheinkman is a New York City-based painter and printmaker...

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On Wednesday, September 25, the Penn State School of Visual Arts is celebrating James Wines, recipient of the National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement, with a Roundtable Discussion.  The discussion will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the...

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Shannon Goff, assistant professor of sculpture and ceramics, is currently participating in a group exhibition at The Clay Studio of Missoula.  Finger to Thumb: A Thousand Marks of Pinching Artists...

Professor Carpenter working on Water Filtration project

B. Stephen Carpenter, II, professor of art education in SoVA will present a public lecture at Ohio State University's Wexner Center for the Arts on Thursday September 26.  Carpenter's talk, Water Object(ive)s: Artistic Intervention,...

Samantha Bachman (BFA) "Can I Haz"

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its annual BFA student exhibition opening at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on Wednesday, October 2. The show features an array of artworks, including installation, photography, ceramics,...

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...

Jenny Mendes Cups

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by Ohio-based artist Jenny Mendes as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Mendes creates playful, brightly colored...

Robert Yarber, Distinguished Professor of Art, is currently completing the final artworks in preparation for his solo exhibition of drawings to be shown at the Alex Daniels/ Reflex Gallery in Amsterdam in November. Titled Panic Pending, ...

The John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is proud to present visiting artist and lecturer, Judith Bernstein, Tuesday, September 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium.  Bernstein has created expressive drawings that boldly critique...

The John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is proud to present visiting artist and lecturer, Christa Assad, Monday, September 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium.
Assad is a San Francisco Bay Area-based artist. She received a...

08/2013

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is excited to announce our faculty exhibition.  On display in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery August 26 - September 6, the exhibition features work from our faculty across various media and disciplines. ...

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...

Summer Preschool

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a summer program for preschool students. An arts-integrated inclusive summer preschool, the program is set to take place July 8 – August 1, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 – 11...

The Brick Lane Gallery in London will feature an invited solo exhibition by Professor Katarin (Katie) Parizek titled Waters’ Colours.  The exhibition will be on display June 18-24 in the Brick Lane Gallery Annexe, 93-95 Sclater Street,...

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