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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 1, 2018 10:04:35 PM

Mary Colleen Heil Day proclaimed in the City of Lancaster

Whereas Under Mary Colleen Heil’s direction, PCA&D purchased and developed its campus at 202 and 204 N Prince Street, along with the Art Garden, which serve as the entrance to and the impetus for the creation of Lancaster City’s Gallery Row, the City of Lancaster commends Mary Collen Heil for her positive influence and contributions to the City of Lancaster and proclaim June 1, 2018 as Mary Colleen Heil Day in the City of Lancaster.

Proclaimed by Danene Sorace, Mayor, City of Lancaster

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Topics: Announcement, student art, Board of Trustees

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!   
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Topics: Announcement

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

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

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 11, 2018 4:36:46 PM

Celebrate with the Class of 2018!

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

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

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Dec 21, 2017 4:13:02 PM

Peace on Earth  and  Joy to All from The PCA&D Family 

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Topics: Announcement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 16, 2017 9:47:42 AM

My name is Lisa DeAngelo, '13 Graphic Design PCA&D alumna, reaching out to my fellow alumni to spread the word about an event you may or may not be familiar with, The Extraordinary Give on Friday, November 17, 2017.

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Topics: Announcement, ExtraGive, alumni

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 6, 2017 11:19:13 AM

"Graphic design is information delivery. It can be formatted on packaging, print work, motion graphics, websites, and everything that you see when you walk down the grocery store aisle."

 

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Graphic Design Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how graphic design provides a means to communicate powerfully and effectively through images and typography. From the label on a soda can to the most sophisticated interactive website, to the look and function of applications – the creative process always involves working with other designers, photographers, digital artists, and illustrators to meet the needs of a client.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 1, 2017 4:20:47 PM

"Digital media for me has been a lot more about how to communicate a story and how to communicate a concept that will interest a viewer,  so there's lots of visual storytelling."

 

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Digital Media Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how digital media and interactive entertainment are the most pervasive and popular modes of connection, influence, and communication in today’s world. Students majoring in digital media receive introductory and advanced training in this integrative and technology-driven field.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 30, 2017 4:51:59 PM

"In a sense, you're almost sort of creating a visual language. And you also need to be the interpreter for the viewers as well."

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Fine Art Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how the fine art program hones the skills of each student as an artisan,  augments students’ abilities to conceptualize as visual thinkers, and  assists in their consideration of complex contemporary issues on their way to become creative problem solvers.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 26, 2017 9:21:23 AM

"Illustration encompasses a lot of different skill sets.  You're visually problem-solving for an avenue of commercial art and that could be publishing and it could be entertainment"

That's from the new video about the PCA&D Illustration Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights  PCA&D's Illustration Department where our faculty guide  students through a curriculum emphasizing strong concepts, knowledge of industry standards and a solid foundation of drawing skills, using industry techniques ranging from manual to electronic and photographic.

 

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD