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09/2016

Why SoVA Image

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts (SoVA) offers a range of undergraduate degree programs, including Bachelor of Science (in Art Education), Bachelor of Design (in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio), Bachelor of Fine Arts (in Art), as well as...

Christina Dietz Honeybees and Homemakers: Pollination and Gendered Labor

What do traditional gender roles of women and domestic work have in common with the non-visible labor of honeybees? Through her $4500 Apes Valentes...

Lauerman 3D Printer Building

Want to learn how to build your own 3D printer? In a two-week intensive workshop this summer at the Anderson Ranch Arts Centre in Colorado, Tom Lauerman guided a dozen workshop participants to do just that. Lauerman, an assistant professor in...

Lois Hetland

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) is pleased to announce a visit by artist Lois Hetland as part of its John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series. Lois Hetland, Ed.D., is an educator committed to the development of arts education through...

Jamie Heilman with Robot

Penn State School of Visual Arts Associate Professor Cristin Millett returned to Gramolazzo, Italy, as a resident artist at the 2016 Digital Stone Project (DSP). Millett completed a residency at the 2015 Digital Stone Project and was invited to...

University Park Portfolio Day

Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) will host a portfolio day at the University Park campus on Monday, October 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

A small school of art and design, situated within a large research university, SoVA is...

Representing Nittany

Representing Nittany is a traveling exhibition that is about community, in particular a diverse community of artists unified by Penn State. The exhibition is the result of a collaborative curatorial effort by...

Nine Again

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) announces its second-year M.F.A. exhibition, Nine Again, opening in the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on September 19. The exhibition, featuring an array of student artworks, including installation,...

In Between
Penn State School of Visual Arts' Hump Day Gallery presents In Between, a collaborative installation about cultural identity and the transition between locations and cultures featuring three artists from Iran, on display through...

08/2016

Displacement

Penn State’s School of Visual Arts is pleased to present Displacement, a current and on-going body of mixed media paintings by Farima Fooladi (MFA, 2015) with poetry by Sara Mohammadi Ardehali, curated by Aaron Ziolkowski. The exhibition...

Hiuni Play Image

When the curtain goes up at the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) on August 12, Dahn Hiuni (’96 M.F.A. Visual Arts, ’95 Ph.D. Art Education) will be ready. His play, Murmurs & Incantations, will be one of only about...

Madis Philak teaches teens gaming technology

While most professors are taking a break from teaching during the summer, Madis Pihlak, associate professor of art and architecture, is helping high school students learn to make their own video games. Pihlak is one of the faculty members who has...

Fabulous You Exhibition Image

Fabulous You
August 12 - September 11
Opening reception August 12th 6-9pm

Tiger Strikes Asteroid (TSA)
1329 Willoughby Ave, # 2A

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07/2016

Staley

Distinguished Professor Chris Staley will host a workshop, Creating Ideas,...

06/2016

Daphne's Prayer

SoVA alumnus Devan Shimoyama's (B.F.A. 2011) first New York City solo exhibition will be on display at Lesley Heller Workspace May 25 - July 9. Primarily using self-portraiture and narratives reminiscent of classical mythology and allegory,...

Summer Institute NYC: Encounters with Linda Stein's Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females

Join us for the Summer Art Institute, Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein in New York City, July 11-14, 2016, where participants will make art at Linda Stein’s Tribeca studio, as well as visit...

Christine Fashion Just Every Essential Part

Penn State School of Visual Arts 2016 graduate Christine Fashion (B.F.A., focus on ceramics/sculpture) has received a prestigious Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD), a $15,000 award given to only ten...

Show Card

SoVA Alumna Kiana Honarmand's solo exhibition, Decorum, is on display in the HUB Gallery through September 11. Kiana Honarmand’s work focuses on...

Alfred Image

Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art and alumnus of the Penn State School of Visual Arts, has a solo exhibition, In Praise of Shadows, at Ameringer McEnery Yohe gallery in New York City through July 1, 2016. The exhibition is...

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