BLOG

Kathy Smyser

Recent Posts

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 25, 2018 1:13:01 PM

Illustrators are visual storytellers. They create symbolic images, narrative scenes, and conceptual pieces that speak every language. Collaborating with creative directors, clients, authors, customers, designers, and editors, illustrators solve problems and aesthetically create alternate worlds for the viewers to live in, even if just for a moment.

Read More

Topics: Illustration, student art, bfa, student news, class of 2018

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 22, 2018 11:57:17 AM

Thank you to our sponsors, donors and guests of the 2018 Senior Show & Celebration at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.
 
Your support of PCA&D made possible one of the top visual arts events in Lancaster, showcasing the work of our students and highlighting PCA&D as one of the best centers for creativity and forward-thinking design on the East Coast. More than 1,400 guests attended and had the opportunity to meet the artists and view their work, as well as enjoy live music, refreshments, and the celebratory spirit for which our Senior Show & Celebration is known. In addition on Friday there was $4,400 in sales of student artwork, which goes directly to the students, w hat a great way to launch their lives in art!   
Read More

Topics: Announcement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 11, 2018 11:41:30 AM

From up in the sky to down below the ground, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is partnering with the North Museum of Nature and Science to explore the different kinds of habitats and homes around the world.

May 8 – August 31 at the The North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603. Hours are Mon – Sat: 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday: 12 noon to 5 pm

Opening Reception First Friday June 1, 5:30 pm

Read More

Topics: student work, student art, student news, community

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 10, 2018 9:10:25 AM

Read More

Topics: Gallery, photography, graduation, Senior Show & Celebration, graphic design, commencement, Illustration, fine art, student art, bfa, digital media, class of 2018

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 8, 2018 2:26:34 PM

The following students have earned their Digital Design: Print Certificate through the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s Continuing Education Program:

  • Frances Denlinger, Conestoga, PA
  • Dan East, Lititz, PA
  • Luling Li, Kenhorst, PA
  • Jenna Hoffman, Dillsburg, PA
Read More

Topics: Continuing Education, professional development, certificates, digital design

Posted by Kathy Smyser on May 4, 2018 3:14:07 PM

“One of the most impressive recollections I’ll take from this even (other than the award I received) was the enthusiasm and support the students had for each other. It was infectious!” said Robert L. Pfannebecker, who received an honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts honoris causa, at the 36th Commencement of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design held today, May 4 at the DoubleTree Resort, 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17602.

Read More

Topics: graduation, commencement, awards, Board of Trustees

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 30, 2018 12:58:18 PM

Stop by the Senior Show and Celebration Friday May 4, 5-8 p.m., and help us welcome the Class of 2018 at Proud PCA&D Alumni.

Read More

Topics: Senior Show & Celebration, alumni

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 27, 2018 3:03:07 PM

Celebrate with the Class of 2018!

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's 15th Annual Senior Show & Celebration is Friday, May 4th

Read More

Topics: Announcement, graduation, Senior Show & Celebration, commencement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 15, 2018 9:51:00 AM

Do you remember how much fun it was to go to summer camp as a kid? Relive the fun and make new memories this summer by taking a studio course. Below are 3 new courses that you're going to LOVE. Grab a friend or two, or come and make new friends. Register online or call us at 717-396-7833 ext 1019. Have a great day!

Read More

Topics: Continuing Education, art classes, summer

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 14, 2018 7:10:00 AM

We love hearing stories about kids who light up when they make art, and are thankful for parents like you that work hard to support and nurture their interests. This summer is a great time for you kids to discover new materials and techniques in art. Some of our most popular classes are Printmaking, Painting, and Cartooning. These tend to fill quickly, so be sure to register today.
Read More

Topics: Continuing Education, Art for youth, art classes, summer