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03/2017

Sharon Louden Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Sharon Louden as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Sharon Louden is an artist, senior critic at the New York Academy of Art, and editor of...

Mike Andrews Feature Image

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Mike Andrews as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Mike Andrews’ tapestries, sculptures, and animations taunt the categorizations of textile,...

Jordan Image

"The Seed," a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Alvaro Jordan will be on display March 20-24 in Penn State School of Visual Arts Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. Jordan's work explores the question "Where are our origins, and can they be found in...

Bowman Shake City

John Bowman, professor of art, will have an exhibition of recent paintings, Shake City...

Van Grinsven Show Image

got to be good looking cause he’s so hard to see, a Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Penelope Van Grinsven will be on display March 27-31 in Penn State School of Visual Arts Edwin W. Zoller Gallery. Van Grinsven will give a...

Erik Parker Poster

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Erik Parer...

02/2017

Sal Schiciano, Director, Tibor de Nagy

Armed with an MFA in painting from Penn State’s School of Visual Arts, Sal Schiciano made his way to New York in 2011, to become an inventory manager...

Dahn Hiuni

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Dahn Hiuni as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Dahn Hiuni is a New York-based Israeli-American multidisciplinary artist and activist. His...

Screen Shot From Big Ten Interview

"One in ten people do not have adequate access to clean water. This is unacceptable." That quote by B. Stephen Carpenter II, professor of art education and african american studies at Penn State,...

Helen O'Leary Studio Portrait

Penn State School of Visual Arts Professor Helen O’Leary will be one of 35 artists exhibiting at the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, March 9–April 9, 2017, in New York City. The artists were chosen from a pool of 165...

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Dennis

Penn State School of Visual Arts alumnus Jeremy Dennis (’16 M.F.A) is a recent recipient of a Harpo Foundation Grant, which covered expenses associated with his residency at the Vermont Studio Center, as well as provided a stipend for the...

Under the Pretens of Unity Show Card

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to present Under the Pretense of Unity, on display in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, February 13 - 24, with a reception...

About the Body Showcard

Hump Day Gallery is pleased to present About the Body, on display through March 17. About the Body includes the works of sixteen different artists from the State College and surrounding areas.  ...

Valerie Dillon Interfacing

Interfacing

a space between two phases.

an unseen...

01/2017

sotomayor greeting card

Penn State School of Visual Arts graduate student Leslie C. Sotomayor and singer/songwritter Eric Ian Farmer have teamed up to make greeting cards that feature her artwork as the design and his lyrics as the inspirational message of "hope." Their...

Alumnus Roberto Lugo

“When I sit at a potter’s wheel, I often think of my father’s bike tire spinning, and that metaphor has always had me reach for more.”

That excerpt from Roberto Lugo’s website sums up his life and career so far — always reaching for more....

Anderson sp17

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 in March, the spring...

5irst First-Year M.F.A. Exhibition

Penn State School of Visual Arts' Edwin W. Zoller Gallery will debut 5irst on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 a.m.  The exhibit, presented by first-year Master of Fine Arts candidates Ming Feng, Bradley Klem, Holly Veenis, Terry Young and...

Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery

Alumni and friends of Penn State SoVA are invited to a reception in New York during the 2017 College Art Association Conference. You do not need to be attending the conference in order to attend this event.

Join us Friday, February 17,...

Dr. Carpenter creates clay water filter

Professor B. Stephen Carpenter’s research team has been awarded a 2016 Humanitarian Materials Engineering Award for their project Expanding the Capacity to Confront the Global Water Crisis: Exploring Affordable Possibilities and Increased...

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