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02/2016

Trick Saddle Performance

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

Call to Edit 2016

Technology meets art on Friday, March 4, when a Penn State Wikistorming event, the 2016 Art +...

Routledge Handbook Cover Image

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

Katrin Hornek

Penn State School of Visual Arts' John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Katrin Hornek. Hornek's lecture, Studies after Nature, will take place Tuesday, February 9, 12:00 - 1:30 PM in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium,...

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Once a year, The Downtown Theatre on Allen Street becomes an art gallery and performance space devoted to alternative...

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...

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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...

01/2016

Kenneth Graves "The Home Front"

Kenneth Graves
"The Home Front"
Pictures in the 1960's and 1970's Bay Area Region

Ken Graves’s idiosyncratic photographs capture the humour and pathos of America in the transitional...

All In exhibition image

The Penn State School of Visual Arts' (SoVA) inaugural Undergraduate Exhibition All In is on display in SoVA's Edwin W. Zoller Gallery through Friday, January 29. The exhibition includes an array of media, including installation,...

12/2015

A Painted Conversation Mural in Belize

Penn State School of Visual Arts art education doctoral candidate Natalia Pilato led the creation of “A Painted Conversation,” a community mural project in Cayo...

History of A Ed Conference

Penn State art education faculty, doctoral students, and alumni played leading roles in re-examining histories of art education during the Brushes with History: Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History conference, November 19-22, 2015...

Students remove the crucible of melted metal from the furnace.

Centuries-old Foundry techniques include melting metal into a liquid form, pouring the metal into sand and ceramic shell molds, removing the casting after the metal has solidified, and finishing the metal with patinas. In Penn State School of...

Students from SoVA's Fall 2014 Foundations classes create work on the collaborative wall drawing

The Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) annual Foundations Area exhibition, Present Future, showcasing the work of our first-year students, opens at the Edwin W. Zoller Gallery on December 7. The exhibtion, on display through...

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...

Natalie with Dillon Gray, the co-founder of POND Magazine, in New York City.

Talented. Driven. Dedicated. Kind. These are some of the words that come to mind when describing Penn State School of Visual Arts senior B.F.A. student Natalie Leonard. From a young age, Leonard dreamed...

11/2015

Exhibition Image

UnSmoke Systems Artspace presents Late Harvest, a two-person exhibition of recent works by Penn State School of Visual Arts Professors Rudy Shepherd and Paul Chidester. Late Harvest celebrates alternative notions of abundance...

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Card

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....

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