BLOG

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 24, 2017 10:02:14 AM

At today's annual fall convocation, Mary Colleen Heil, President of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, announced that after a quarter century, she will retire in June 2018.

Read More

Topics: Announcement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 16, 2017 1:23:59 PM

Image  by Sheralyn Oto, Fine Art, ’10

The exhibition at the Main Gallery at PCA&D this summer features a selection of outstanding artwork created by our rising junior and senior BFA students. A wide variety of media are represented including digital and hand-painted works, illustration, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography and graphic design. The exhibit runs through July 21.

Read More

Topics: Announcement, Art Student, student art, bfa

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 2, 2017 4:24:34 PM

Thank you to our sponsors, donors and guests of the 2017 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 1,000 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 $8,000 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 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design has announced that the members of the Class of 2017 are receiving their Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in illustration, graphic design, fine arts, and photography, at the College’s 35th annual Commencement, Friday, May 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m., Lancaster Marriott Hotel at Penn Square. 

Read More

Topics: Announcement, Art Student, graduation, commencement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 27, 2017 9:28:24 AM

In his 35 years at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Tom Scullin, Associate Professor and one of the founders of the College, taught nearly every student to come through the College. After PCA&D’s commencement on May 5, Scullin will retire from teaching.

Read More

Topics: Announcement, faculty, faculty retirement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 21, 2017 4:24:47 PM

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design has announced that Aaron Blaise, acclaimed artist and animator, best known for his work at Walt Disney, will be the commencement speaker at the College’s 35th annual Commencement, Friday, May 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m., Lancaster Marriott Hotel at Penn Square, Commons on Vine Room, 25 S Queen Street, Lancaster PA 17602.

Read More

Topics: Announcement, commencement

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 21, 2017 4:48:33 PM


Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's 14th Annual Senior Show & Celebration is Friday, May 5th

Read More

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

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 8, 2017 7:30:00 PM

Create Influence, Gail Anderson

Today is International Women’s Day. Here are ten women artists, from a variety of timeframes, backgrounds and media, whose life and work has had an impact on Pennsylvania

Read More

Topics: Announcement, art history

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.

Read More

Topics: Announcement, PCAD, Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 7, 2016 10:17:57 AM

Dennis & Luanne Harding get Au-Sam's ready!


Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will be welcoming back the Food Trucks to PCA&D's Garden, Prince & Chestnut Streets, during lunch on Wednesdays and Thursdays this year.

PCA&D has two new Food Trucks to welcome and two fan favorites returning. PCA&D is thrilled to share this opportunity with the Lancaster community. 

 

Read More

Topics: Announcement, PCAD, Art Student, student life