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Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 6, 2019 5:06:07 PM

On Thursday and Friday May 2 and 3, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design honored and celebrated its 51 graduating seniors of the Class of 2019 who received their bachelors of fine arts degrees on Friday, May 3.

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Topics: graduation, commencement, art students, commencement speaker, Bachelor of fine art, class of 2019, honors

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 2, 2019 10:21:16 AM

One new tradition that the College will be implementing this year is a Student Speaker member or members of the graduating class, to reminisce about their time at PCA&D and look forward to the classes' futures as artists and designers.

The two speakers are Brian Fenstermacher and Penelope "Ellie" Cochran, both Graphic Designers.

 

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 1, 2019 11:50:11 AM

The 2019 recipients of the Medal of Honor and who will offer the Commencement Address at the 2019 Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Commencement Ceremony, May 3rd, are Deborah and Rob Barber, entertainment industry thought leaders and community-focused couple in Lancaster City and its arts and design scenes.

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Topics: commencement, commencement speaker

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 30, 2019 4:04:25 PM

S. Dale High, Chair Emeritus of Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based High Industries Inc. and High Real Estate Group LLC., will receive the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts honoris causa at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's 2019 Commencement ceremonies, Friday May 3, when the 51 members of the Class of 2019 will receive their Bachelors of Fine Arts degrees in digital media, fine art, illustration, graphic design and photography. The honorary degree will be presented by PCA&D President Michael Molla, Audry K Carter, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and Russell Urban, PCA&D Trustee.

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 24, 2019 11:04:35 AM

PCA&D's  Illustration Construction class taught by Jason Ward focuses on building illustrative environments. Last week, the classes visited Long's Park in Lancaster to introduce the students to the ever changing lighting nature provides, while they concentrate on atmospheric perspective and scene composition.

Pictured, right, Hannah Miller with instructor Jason Ward.

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Posted by Natalie Lascek on Apr 3, 2019 2:47:32 PM

Eric Weeks is the Chair of our Photography Department. Eric first fell in love with photography at the age of sixteen. His high school photography teacher, Ken Ross, recognized his interest and helped obtain a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to attend art school in New York City. After receiving his BFA, he played bass in a rock band for a few years while exhibiting photography, and working as a commercial photographer and custom printer.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Art Careers, photography, faculty, professional practice, photography exhibit, bfa, alumni art, photography student, art students, student trips, partnerships

Posted by Larissa Ramey on Apr 2, 2019 3:08:22 PM

Come Support Fellow Students this First Friday!

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 28, 2019 9:58:53 AM

Garden Spot Village Partners With PCA&D Students to Capture their Envisioned Future

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Topics: Illustration, partnerships

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 25, 2019 4:29:05 PM

Seven artists, gallery professionals and curators visited PCA&D Monday to assist in the second annual portfolio review for the senior fine art and photography majors.

Arranged by Julia Staples, Adjunct Instructor in the Photography Department, as part of the students' required Professional Practices Class, the event was designed to offer networking opportunities to the students along with practice in talking to professionals and showing their work.

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Topics: visiting artist, student work

Posted by Natalie Lascek on Mar 21, 2019 8:41:15 PM

 

Meet Christina Hess, Chair of our Illustration department. Christina joined PCA&D in 2006 and has been teaching while running her freelance practice for over 20 years! Her work can be found on book covers, children’s books, magazines, products, and advertisements. She also has a running personal project called “Animals From History” that has been featured on ABCnews.com, Jezebel.com, MentalFloss.com, Juxtapose Magazine, ModernMet.com, etc.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Art Careers, faculty, Illustration, children's books, bfa, visiting artists, art students

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