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First Friday May 4th PCA&D's Senior Show & Celebration

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

Friday, May 4, 2018
Public showing: 5-8 pm

Join us at our 15th annual Senior Show & Celebration, when PCA&D’s Class of 2018 exhibits their Senior Thesis projects, the culminating work from the BFA program in fine art, illustration, photography, graphic design, and digital media. Many works are for sale during the show.

  • Meet the artists and view their work
  • Enjoy live music and refreshments
  • Celebrate with us at Lancaster's largest one-day gallery event

This special day begins with Commencement ceremonies at the the DoubleTree Resort, and the Senior Show starts with a private preview for the graduates family and friends at 4 pm.

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Each graduate’s Senior Thesis project will be displayed. Many works are available for sale during the show.

  •  1st floor - Digital Media department  
  •  2nd floor - Graphic Design department graduates
  •  3rd floor - Illustration department graduates
  •  4th floor - Fine Art department & Photography department graduates

As is PCA&D's tradition, the event will feature a progressive dinner, which visitors to the Senior Show enjoy as they travel from floor to floor, with appetizers on floors 1, 2 and 3, heavier fare on the 4th floor, and dessert served in the atrium.  

Live music will be featured including David Wilson, the Mark Huber Duo, and Rue de la Pompe.

PCA&D alumni are especially invited, and encouraged to visit the Alumni Table during their visit.

Participating in the Commencement ceremony and Senior Show are: 

  • Tizzy Baker, Digital Media, Jamison, PA
  • Walker Banninger, Illustration, Blue Bell, PA
  • Brittany Blair, Digital Media, Parkesburg, PA
  • Brandon Boggs, Illustration, Fairfield, PA
  • Alicia Brooks, Graphic Design, Albrightsville, PA
  • Caitlin Campagno, Illustration, Chambersburg, PA
  • Casey Capece, Graphic Design, Union Bridge, MD
  • Seth Crider, Fine Art, Red Lion, PA
  • Nina Cruz, Photography, Freehold, NJ
  • Dylan Dettinger, Digital Media, Felton, PA
  • Samantha Ferrizzi, Fine Art, Germansville, PA
  • Patrick Foley, Graphic Design, Washington, NJ
  • Devin Forst, Illustration, Dysart, PA
  • Alexandra Friedman, photography, Newington, CT
  • Danielle Gambino, Digital Media, Pottstown, PA
  • Marissa Gardenhour, Illustration, York, PA
  • Joshua Gingerich, Graphic Design, Lancaster, PA
  • Kelsey Harmon, Graphic Design, Eldersburg, MD
  • Andrea Ho, Graphic Design, Horsham, PA
  • Seres Hofundur, Fine Art, Lancaster, PA
  • David Jamison, Illustration, Bensalem, PA
  • Steven Jennings, Digital Media, Lititz, PA
  • Rachel Keel, Graphic Design, Reading, PA
  • Sara Lamison, Illustration, Hanover, PA
  • Luis Lopez-Lopez, Illustration, Lancaster, PA
  • Austin Lord, Illustration, Lancaster, PA
  • Brendan McGrath, Illustration, Dunmore, PA
  • Rachel McInerney, Illustration, Whitehouse Station, NJ
  • Jessica Mizak, Graphic Design, Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Savanah Myers, Illustration, Levittown, PA
  • Julya Nichols, Photography, Parkesburg, PA
  • Tabitha Park, Illustration, Williamsburg, MD
  • Peri Penrod, Illustration, Greencastle, PA
  • Amanda Rivera-Segundo, Digital Media, Mount Joy, PA
  • Jared Shuey, Graphic Design, Northampton, PA
  • Madeline Spancake, Illustration, Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Ronald Springer, Illustration, Kirkwood, PA
  • Bailey Tice, Digital Media, Shrewsbury, PA
  • Brieanne Trevorrow, Illustration, Thurmont, MD
  • Leah Limpert Walt, Fine Art, York, PA
  • Thomas White, Fine Art, York, PA
  • Emily White, Graphic Design, York, PA
  • Sara White, Photography, Forest Hill, MD
  • Ian Williams, Digital Media, Bethlehem, PA
  • Zelia Witwer, Illustration, Goodville, PA
  • Dixie Young, Graphic Design, Mountville, PA

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The Senior Show & Celebration, often billed as the largest one day gallery event in Lancaster, is sponsored by Benchmark Construction (Celebration Sponsor), AtomicM&T BankUpstage VideoMurray SecurusHouse of Pizza Lancaster, Jim Castanzo, J&J Heating & CoolingLCSWMAFig LancasterHenrietta Heisler InteriorsLemon Street MarketBarton Associates, Merrymaker Catering, Russell & Catherine Urban, Murray Securus, House of Pizza, M&T Bank, Wacker Brewing, Waltz Vineyards,  Special Occasions, Rettew, S&T Bank, Upstage Video, and Two Dudes Painting Company.

Traditionally the Senior Show marketing design is selected from material submitted by PCA&D Seniors. This  year’s design was created by Emily White, Graphic Design, Class of 2018. Emily was selected as runner-up in the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association’s 2018 Young Designers Award Competition for cosmetic packaging design.


 Your canvas stretches across a lifetime. Classes for all ages: Summer 2018 

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