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03/2016

Video Still Mating Ritual of the Lumpbutt Bouncer

inti.mate, a solo exhibition by SoVA MFA student Sidney Mullis, is on display through May 12 in the Wooster St. Window Gallery at the Leslie Lohman Museum in NYC (SOHO). Investigating notions of gender and sexuality, the show presents...

First Conference Handbook

The 1965 Art Education Seminar at Penn State is a landmark in the field. Participants and attendees included leaders who shaped the field into the next century. Organized by art education faculty members Ed Mattil (Penn State), David Ecker and...

Sanders Creating Artist's Books

Jean Sanders, associate professor of art, demonstrates processes and installs portions of her...

Philadelphia Portfolio Day

If you are a high school student in the Philadelphia area interested in an art degree, SoVA’s Portfolio Day at The Penn State Center, Engaging Philadelphia, Saturday, April 9, is for you!

The portfolio day is an...

D'Nae Harrison receives award

Congratulations to D'nae Harrison (BFA '14) who recently received first place (in her category) as part of the Philadelphia 76ers Mentoring Art Contest (MaC). MaC is a Philadelphia competition to encourage and empower youth to...

Blue-White Tailgate

The Arts and Architecture Alumni society invites all A&A alumni and friends, along with our students graduating in May, to join us for our second Blue/White Tailgate and Senior Sendoff. From 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16,...

02/2016

Helen O'Leary

The Shelf Life of Facts, a solo exhibition by Penn State SoVA Professor Helen O'Leary, is on display at The Metropolitan Art Center (The MAC), Upper Gallery, in Ireland through April 24.

O’Leary’s...

Anderson SP 16 Poster Image

The John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series sponsors an outstanding program of visiting artists and scholars who lecture, give master classes and workshops, and critique student work throughout the academic year. Beginning...

Nonagon Press Release

The Penn State University School of Visual Arts (SoVA) first-year Master of Fine Arts exhibition, Nonagon opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on February 8, 2016. After one semester of integrating into the program, first-year students...

SoVA Student Council

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to introduce our newly formed Student Council. The purpose of the Student Council is to provide an organization and voice to students within SoVA. The council aims to bring together the students...

Lau Shrimp

The HUB-Robeson Galleries presents "Coded Language," a solo exhibition by Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. student, Nicole Lau. The exhibition featuring sculptural installations, is on display in the HUB Gallery through March 3, and...

Professor Kim Powell

When Penn State arts educator Kimberly Powell talks about a “stroll down memory lane,” she means...

phto courtesty TEDxPSU

Dana Carlisle Kletchka, SoVA professor, alum, and curator of education for the Palmer Museum of Art is among the list of notable speakers for the 2016 TEDxPSU conference. The conference will be held in the Schwab Auditorium on February 28 at 10:...

Laundry Project by Rudy Shepherd

Work by Rudy Shepherd, assistant professor of art, is included in the group exhibition Black: Color, Material, Concept, on display at the Studio Museum in Harlem through...

Kim Schenck

According to Kimberly Schenck (’79 B.F.A. Visual Arts), drawing should be an integral part of...

Trick Saddle Performance

In spring 2002, then-Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Jenny Rogers brought...

Routledge Handbook Cover Image

Several College of Arts and Architecture faculty members and graduate students have contributed...

12/2015

Abby Storm

Abigail Storm, daughter of Pam and Jeff Storm of Palmerton, Pa., has been named the student...

Photo Club Exhibition

The works of Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) Photography Club members are on display at the Abba Java Coffee House, downtown State College, throughout the month of December. The exhibition showcases works produced by Photo Club members...

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