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08/2017

Tom Lauerman Demonstrates 3D Pen

On a Wednesday afternoon in April, students were scattered at workstations throughout a lab...

Early Childhood Education Internship

A collaboration that Art Education faculty member Christopher Schulte began while a graduate...

2015 Sculpture BFA Crit

Penn State alumna Christina Dietz (‘17 B.F.A. Sculpture) was one of only ten graduating seniors...

Miranda Holmes

“The diverse courses I took at Penn State helped me prepare for this upcoming experience,” said...

Mark with Student

Penn State School of Visual Arts, in collaboration with Abington Campus, is excited to announce a new Art minor, available fall 2017, to enhance our degree portfolio, which will be offered at both the Penn State University Park and Abington...

Sidney Mullis Borland Project Space

Preservation of Forgetting, a solo exhibition by SoVA Alumna and Anderson Lecture Series coordinator, Sidney Mullis, will be on display at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Texas, September 9 – October 7. In her new body of work, Mullis labors...

05/2017

Photo Studio

The Penn State School of Visual Arts will soon roll out a Minor in Photography (available fall 2017) and a Bachelor of Design in Professional Photography (anticipated spring 2018). These additions reflect the SoVA Photo faculty’s goal to create ...

Miranda Holmes Art Alley, HUB

"Getting My Way and Whining About It," an exhibition of paintings by Miranda Holmes ('17 B.F.A.),...

IDS Students create digital game to raise landmine awareness

The fields and hills of Bosnia and Herzegovina are beautiful, but they hide a dark secret. More than 20 years after the Bosnian War, the country is still littered with landmines. It’s been approximated that more than 500,000 people live close to...

Dr. Harlan Hoffa

World War II veteran Harlan “Rip” Hoffa, professor emeritus of art education and former...

PSU SoVA Graduation SP2017

Penn State’s recent weekend of graduation celebrations saw many SoVA students blooming alongside spring as they stepped into a new phase in their artful lives.

This year’s College of Arts...

Lauren Luloff

The Arts and Architecture Alumni Award recognizes the career achievements of alumni in the arts and design disciplines. The Arts and Architecture Alumni Society is proud to be a partner with the College’s academic units in sponsoring this...

Jason Walker Red Tail

Jason Walker (’99 M.F.A.) is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the 9th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation (KOCEF), from April 22 to May 28 at Icheon World...

04/2017

Study Abroad in Sydney, Australia

Social and Cultural Explorations in the Visual Arts in Sydney, Australia, is Penn State School of Visual Arts’ newest addition to a catalog of study abroad experiences.  Angela Rothrock, SoVA instructor, along with Graeme Sullivan, director of...

NCECA 2017

Penn State School of Visual Arts ceramics students are known for going on to do great things, so it’s no surprise that three alumni were among the six recipients of the 2017 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Emerging...

Indira Bailey

Indira Bailey, Ph.D. candidate in Penn State School of Visual Arts' Art Education program, placed first in the Terry Kershaw Student Essay Competition for the National Council of Black Studies (NCBS) for her essay “Teaching While Black: The...

Third Annual Edit a Thon

Leslie C. Sotomayor

Penn State School of Visual Arts’ (SoVA) third annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon international event at Penn State’s University Park campus in March was a cross-disciplinary effort in revising, adding, and...

2017 Graduate Research Exhibition

Penn State's 32nd Annual Graduate Research Exhibition celebrates research in all its aspects as an essential and exciting part of graduate education at Penn State. The Graduate Research program includes a Visual Arts Exhibition, designed for...

2016 Summer Art Camp


If you are a high school student with a strong interest in the visual arts, Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) Summer Art Camp, Portfolio Thinking, was created for you!

"It's a really different type of camp, and it's...

2017 judy Chicago Award Presentation

The 2017 Judy Chicago Art Education Award was recently presented to Leah Krueger, Jessica Provow, and Anne Baker from Virginia Beach Middle School for their exemplary nine-week classroom implementation with their eighth-grade students of ...

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