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01/2017

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...

Image provided by Rudy Shepherd

Penn State School of Visual Arts SoVA Associate Professor, Rudy Shepherd's work of his watercolor paintings, which "humanize" people in the news, and most recently his portraits of...

Aaron Ziolkowski

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to present Canon...

Landfried SKYLINE DRIVE

Penn State School of Visual Arts M.F.A. graduate student Lindsey Landfried’s solo exhibition, SKYLINE DRIVE, is on display through February 11 at Galleri Urbane in Dallas, Texas. Landfried composes works on paper, ranging from intimate to...

All In Old Main

Penn State is commissioning a permanent outdoor piece that provokes thought, encourages dialogue, and demonstrates artistic achievement as a means of advancing the University's "All In" engagement strategy.

“All In” is an ongoing...

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...

12/2016

Alfred Chromacity animation

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art, exhibited his new animation, Chromacity, on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, as part of Art Basel, in Miami Beach, Florida. Art...

Saturday School Exhibition

The Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Saturday School Exhibition is on view through Saturday, December 3 at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery.  The exhibition showcases works of art produced by students ages 4 -18 enrolled in classes taught by advanced...

Patterson gallery Presents Gestaltish Exhibition

Advanced Sculpture students (ART 430) led by Associate Professor Cristin Millett will present an exhibition of their most recent works in the Patterson Gallery December 5-9, 2016.

Ten artists will be featured in the exhibition:...

Spate by Eduardo Navas

Eduardo Navas, assistant professor of art, works with students in SoVA’s New Media and IDS programs, teaching a range of digital art courses that draw on his expertise in cultural analytics and digital humanities. Navas is an artist, writer, and...

Foundations Exhibition

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is excited to announce the third annual Foundations Area exhibition, “Hope for a New Age” opening at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on Wednesday, December 7. The exhibition, which includes drawing,...

Jackie with Matt and Mark

In the Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA), the Wood and Metal Shop isn’t just a room filled with tools and equipment. “The Shop,” as it is fondly known, is also a classroom in and of itself, serving as the core of activity for a variety of...

Stick

How might young children form relationships with nature through art? Rebecca Brittain Taudien (’09 MS), current Ph.D. candidate in Penn State School of Visual Arts’ Art Education program, explores this question through her dissertation research...

11/2016

SoVA Awards Ceremony

The Penn State School of Visual Arts would like to congratulate all of the students who received awards or scholarships for the 2016/2017 awarding season (see below for complete list). Through the support of our generous donors, our scholarship...

2016 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

One of the highlights of each fall semester, the Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) Undergraduate Juried Exhibition provides SoVA’s students with the opportunity to have their work juried by a professional artist and compete for a Kara D....

Matthew J. Olson, America’s Pastime: Campers, Trucks and Strippers,

Expanded Practice invites us to rethink the human and social reach of creative art practices within diverse institutional settings at a time of uncertain cultural change. This exhibition features the work of...

Dana Carlisle Kletchka at SICA

From art museum education, to studio experience, to educational practice, and the evolving disciplines of child and youth culture, to histories of art education, and arts-based research, there are many facets to an Art Education degree in Penn...

Detail Deconstructed Form; An Investigation of Silhouette, Contour & Shape

The HUB Galleries presents Deconstructed Form; An Investigation of Silhouette, Contour & Shape, a solo exhibition by Stephanie Seguin, Penn State School of Visual Arts MFA candidate. Utilizing...

Hand Candy Lending Library Poster

Advanced Ceramics students (ART 480) led by Assistant Professor Shannon Goff will establish a lending library of ceramic objects in the Patterson Gallery November 13-26 . They will have an additional presence in Pattee Library, Tuesday November...

A 3D-printed scale model of a sculpture enables visually-impaired visitors to use their sense of touch to experience visual art.

Students in a Penn State independent studies course in art education have joined with a Penn State doctoral student to research how tactile graphics made from 3D printing can enable students who are blind to experience visual art.

Aaron...

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