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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 26, 2017 8:55:10 AM

Professor Bill Mammarella, chair of the Fine Art department,  offers this peek into the course, DRAWING: THEME & VARIATION (FA382),  which challenges junior year students to sustain an examination of a set of technical, formal, and conceptual parameters through the development of a thematically related body of drawings. 

In an assignment and through critique, the class focused on a sequence of drawings about Motion, Gesture, and Mark.

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Topics: Art Student, Art Education, fine art, art technique

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 13, 2017 4:23:22 PM

In Leah's Senior Studio: Rick Price, Jackie Price, Megan Price, Leah Walt, Jacob Price, Jordan Price, and Evelyn, Sophia and Mason Price.

"It would be hard to explain the kind of person Mom was, but the person who would understand would be an artist," said Jordan Price, son of the late Cynthia Price. 

 J. Richard "Rick" Price and his two sons Jacob and Jordan, along with their families, created the Cynthia E. Price Memorial Scholarship, a one-time scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year, to remember her, an artist and craftswoman who worked, lived, and loved in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  

Leah Walt, a PCA&D Senior Fine Art student, was the recipient of the scholarship. She expressed gratitude for the family's effort in making her collegiate dreams easier during an opportunity to give the entire Price family a tour of PCA&D.

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Topics: Art Student, scholarships, fine art, student art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 28, 2017 4:19:54 PM

Approximately 400 First Friday goers visited all the stops during the first annual Print Crawl scattered around downtown Lancaster, and went home with a beautiful poster featuring iconic Lancaster City, designed by PCA&D students Austin Lord and Catherine Spengler!

Austin, an illustration senior from Mechanicsburg, and Catherine, a graphic Design junior from Lancaster, created each of the eight sections on the poster, which were completed as participants went from stop to stop on the crawl, First Friday, September 1, 5 – 9 p.m. to get each section silkscreened, printed or stamped.

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Topics: Art Student, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 14, 2017 3:17:30 PM

Two teams of PCA&D students will be participating in the  first-ever College Tube Roll Competition, part of the annual  Lancaster Letterpress Fair, on Saturday, September 16,12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 300 Block of North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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Topics: Announcement, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 11, 2017 4:50:46 PM

Every year for nine years, right before spring break, PCA&D students shut themselves in to give back to the community.  At the annual Designathon, PCA&D’s Graphic Design Department and the student chapter of AIGA (The American Institute of Graphic Arts) coordinate the event, a 24-hour marathon to design quality graphic materials for local non-profit organizations.

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 7, 2017 2:44:13 PM

Classes began this week at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design with the highest student population since 2012 returning to campus.

Last week, during Foundation Orientation, a panel of returning students offered advice to new students on how to make the most of their time at PCA&D. Here are some of their words of wisdom by Julya Nichols, senior Photography major, Noah Miller, junior Digital Media major, Brigitte Errickson, junior Fine Art major, Peri Penrod, senior Illustration major and Casey Capece, senior Graphic Design major.

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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 28, 2017 2:10:35 PM

Visit all the stops during the first annual Print Crawl around downtown Lancaster, and you’ll go home with a beautiful poster featuring iconic Lancaster City, designed by PCA&D students Austin Lord and Catherine Spengler!

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Topics: Art Student, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 15, 2017 11:12:55 AM

Congratulations PCA&D Graphic Design students Kelsey Harmon, Jared Shuey, and Emily White!
Their entry, PAL Campaign (Childhood Exposure to Violence Awareness), was selected as a winner in GD USA’s  inaugural Student Design Awards™!

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Topics: Art Student, graphic design, student art, awards, student news

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 8, 2017 10:55:57 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design has awarded scholarships to these incoming Foundation Year students and transfer students, based on their scholastic achievements at their previous high schools or colleges. Congratulations to all and we look forward to having you on campus this fall.

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Topics: Art Student, scholarships

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jul 6, 2017 3:50:39 PM

Thomas White, Fine Art, Print
 

The current exhibition in PCA&D's Main Gallery, Selected Artworks from the BFA Program at PCA&D, features a selection of outstanding artwork created by three dozen of our rising junior and senior BFA students. A wide variety of media are represented including digital and hand-painted illustration, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography and graphic design.

Join us and meet the artists on First Friday, July 7, 5 - 8 p.m.

 

The exhibit runs through July 21. Summer Hours for PCA&D's Main Gallery, 204 N Prince Street, Lancaster, are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open First Friday until 8 p.m. Closed Saturdays and Sundays. Opening Reception: First Friday, July 7, 5 -8 p.m.  

See a preview slide show of the work in the exhibit

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Topics: Art Student