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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 23, 2017 1:25:03 PM

"Allegory: Plato", oil, 15" x 16"

PCA&D Professor Tom Scullin will be exhibiting his recent work “Allegories” at Ware Center Regitz Gallery. during the month of April. The First Friday opening is Friday April 7.  

Below is Tom's explanation about his working method for producing these paintings.  His take on history if often magical or  tragic in character, or deals with issues of morality that questions what is sacred or profane. In these works, he employs surreal juxtapositions, extreme coloration, and dramatic use of light to create a hyper-baroque style.

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Topics: PCAD, faculty

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 22, 2017 4:01:59 PM

This semester, in Illustration Studio II, taught by Eric Fowler and Christina Hess, illustration students were assigned a project called the Community Challenge Project. Each student was charged with finding an online community challenge that focuses on illustrative problem solving and then create a piece that would

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 17, 2017 3:45:05 PM

The Digital Media Department will be hosting a Skype Session with Aaron Blaise on  ThursdayFebruary 23rd at 2:30 p.m. in PCA&D's Atrium,
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Topics: PCAD, artist talk, Illustration, animation

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 13, 2017 4:27:58 PM

Maranda Bressi, PCA&D Senior majoring in  Graphic Design, was awarded second place at the prestigious Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ Young Designers Award Competition, on Wednesday in Newport Beach, California.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, graphic design

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 8, 2017 11:56:08 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design announces a record ten non-profit beneficiaries of the 2017 Designathon, the largest endeavor in Designathon’s 9 year history. The selected non-profits are:

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, designathon

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 6, 2017 9:38:43 AM

PCA&D Chair of Photography Eric Weeks will have his work featured in two upcoming international exhibitions.

“The American Dream Revisited,” a group show is being held in Paris, France through April 4, at the GALLERY CATHERINE AND ANDRÉ HUG. http://www.galeriehug.com/artistes/eric-weeks/

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Topics: PCAD, photography, faculty

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 3, 2017 4:52:51 PM

Data artist Laurie Frick, whose work is currently in the PCA&D Gallery as the exhibit The Quantified Self: The Data Doesn’t Lie with fellow data artist  Katie Lewis, spoke at the college today.

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Topics: PCAD, faculty

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 1, 2017 4:07:30 PM

Photographs by Students from Keimyung University and PCA&D Photography Departments

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, photography exhibit

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 24, 2017 8:39:47 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design has announced that Marnie Benney has joined the college in the position of Gallery Director, according to an announcement by Marc Torick, PCA&D’s Academic Dean.

Benney will oversee PCA&D’s Main Gallery, curating exhibitions by nationally renowned artists whose work will enhance the PCA&D student experience and serve as a community cultural resource. In addition, Benney will assist the college on special projects, focusing on relationships within the community to increase PCAD’s participation and visibility.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD, Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Rebecca Adey on Jan 19, 2017 9:08:16 AM

Every year, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design welcomes students who transfer to us from another college or university. Some students come to us from a local community college, others transfer from four-year colleges and universities, some come to us from our 2+2 Articulation partners, and still others seek us out to restart an education that was interrupted.

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Topics: PCAD, Transfer students