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School of Visual Arts

Edwin W. Zoller Gallery Hosts First-Year MFA Exhibition and Public Reception

Alexandra Iosub Awake

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) First-Year MFA exhibition, Beware, opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on January 27, 2014.  Beware will feature interactive works of art, installation art, ceramics, photography, painting, and more. The exhibition will be on display through February 7, 2014. We invite you to attend the public reception (with light refreshments) Monday, January 27, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. in the gallery.  Visit for a complete listing of Zoller Gallery events.

This year’s exciting and dynamic group of seventeen artists, including Apolinar Concepcion, David Cuatlacuatl Teles, Charles Cunningham, Bech Evans, Bessie Floresgomez Murray, Brian Gaither, Alexandra Iosub, Matthew Kenney, Farima Safaitakhtehfooladi, Xiaojiao Shao, Nara Strete, Eric Thornton, Xin Wen, Evan West, Kelly Wilton, Tianxiao Yang, and Chujun Zeng, will showcase their works created throughout their initial year in their major media area.  These works create a foundation for future technical and conceptual explorations that will build toward greater mastery of expression and imaginative forms of material thinking. 

The Edwin W. Zoller Gallery is a non-profit exhibition space dedicated to the advancement of the visual arts and is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters. Zoller Gallery was founded in 1971 and is located in the Visual Arts Building off Curtin Road adjoining the Palmer Museum of Art on the University Park campus. Public programming at Zoller includes artist lectures, visual art performances, artist residencies, and interdisciplinary events. This facility was named for Edwin W. Zoller in recognition of his dedicated career as an artist and teacher.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Sapelly, Zoller Gallery Coordinator

Tammy Hosterman, SoVA Communications