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04/2013

Installation in Sculpture Studio for 2013 Arts Crawl

The seventh annual Arts Crawl took place on Friday, April 5.  Hosted by Students Organizing the Multiple Arts, the event catered to arts lovers of all ages. Both Penn State students and visitors had plenty of different exhibits to look at, take...

03/2013

The Kara D. Berggren scholarship is awarded to outstanding artwork selected for exhibition in the annual undergraduate juried show in Zoller Gallery. This year the juror was the Philadelphia-based artists Virgil Marti. We featured a profile of...

Join us in celebrating the College of Arts and Architecture’s 50th anniversary during four days of special activities for alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students, April 4–7, 2013. From disciplines formerly housed in the colleges...

Temple-Rome is one of the most popular study abroad programs among visual art majors. Established by Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in the 1960s, Temple-Rome offers a variety of upper-level studio courses in painting, drawing, sculpture...

Annalisa Barron is a senior BFA student in SoVA’s Drawing and Painting area, but her talents don’t stop there. She’s also an accomplished sculptor, musician, and filmmaker. Recently Annalisa received the 2013 Canada International Film Festival...

Michael Barnes is a master printmaker whose work is held in museums, corporate, and private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is Associate Professor of Art – Printmaking, and Coordinator of Graduate Studies School of Art, Northern...

March 25, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is hosting Laura Mecklenburger’s MFA thesis exhibition, ...

March 25, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Daniel Heyman as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series.  Daniel Heyman is a painter...

Three SoVA students and one alumna currently have artwork on display in the U.S. Embassy residence in Managua, Nicaragua, as part of Art in Embassies. SoVA students Annalisa Barron (BFA Senior), Kaeley Boyle (BFA Senior), and Caitlin Golesh (BFA...

Under the Rug: A Look at Institutional Dishonesty,  on display at Iona College in New York,  features work by SoVA alumni Bryan Billingsley, Erica Harney, Amy Moosman, Jeff Siegel, William Snyder III, and SoVA faculty member John Bowman...

Each year the College Art Association conference provides a great opportunity for SoVA alumni, faculty, and friends to reunite. New York City (this year’s conference location) provided the perfect backdrop to reconnect and learn about recent SoVA...

SoVA faculty, alumni, and friends gathered for this year’s National Art Education Association convention in Fort Worth, Texas. SoVA’s annual alumni reception was held at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, with many SoVA faculty, alumni, and friends on...

“Every K-12 art teacher and university professor of art education who wishes to become aware of the current state of art education should read this book.” –Brent Wilson, Professor Emeritus, SoVA

Stand(ing) Up for a Change:...

Andrew Hieronymi, assistant professor of new media, presented his new game installation, “Digits,” at the PULSE Art and Technology Festival in Savannah, GA, in January 2013. "Digits" is a single player game...

We are proud to report that Charolette Waltz received the College of Arts and Architecture's Staff Spotlight Award. This award honors A&A staff members who go above and beyond their normal routines in resolving difficult dilemmas or who have...

Locating exhibition spaces and the guidelines for submitting work can be an intimidating task, but don’t let it keep you from getting your art out into the world. To make it easier on visual artists who want their work to be seen, City State...

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by sculptor and digital artist Mary Bates Neubauer as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Neubauer is known for her...

02/2013

I cannot believe that time passes so quickly. It has been five years since I received my Ph.D. in Art Education from Penn State in 2008. The doctoral program in Art Education at Penn State was not only training me in being an active researcher, but...
Siru Wen discusses the video: Since I am double majoring in broadcast journalism and photography, I switch the roles of being a journalist and being an artist on an almost daily basis. I have found it really interesting how art students, professors...
SoVA is pleased to share recent stories featured in Research Penn State, Penn State Live, and the Daily Collegian. We will continue to share with you the amazing talents of our students, faculty, and alumni. SoVA salutes your accomplishments!...

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