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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 17, 2018 4:50:34 PM

Beat your Cabin Fever!

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Topics: art technique, visiting artist, artist talk

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Dec 12, 2017 3:26:02 PM

“There is cultural time and there is material time. The body connects to both.” 

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Topics: Gallery, artist talk

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 7, 2017 9:16:15 AM

A brand champion. A poet. An educator. 

Join PCA&D's Liberal Arts Department for “3 Stories” on Tuesday, November 14, 7 - 9 p.m. in the Atrium, to hear three dynamic guest speakers, Penny Wrenn, Le Hinton, and Ruth Hernandez-Siegel, who will share their engaging stories as part of the department’s Diverse Voices Speaker Series.

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Topics: LiberalArts, artist talk

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 13, 2017 2:06:45 PM

Throughout the year, the academic departments at PCA&D invite many nationally known artists to add to the curricular content for the students. Many of these are open to the public. The community is invited to join the College to hear about the work, practice and career of these exemplary artists. Read More

Topics: artist talk, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 12, 2017 3:58:36 PM

Internationally renowned Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed spoke to students, faculty and community members at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design via Skype from Dubai today, about why he uses carpets as the basis of his art.

Since he was young, Ahmed had been struck by the nature of traditional carpets of his homeland Azerbaijan. According to Ahmed, studied the carpets and learned, throughout his county’s history, starting with the Zoroastrians several thousands of years ago, then Christianity, then Islam, then communism, and now secular society, and the carpets, and the patterns in them, were the same. The carpet connected all these cultures.

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Topics: artist talk, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 1, 2017 2:24:17 PM

Opening Reception: First Friday
Aug 4th from 5-8 pm

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Topics: Gallery, artist talk

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 18, 2017 3:34:57 PM

Department sponsors Young Professional Chat Series

The Illustration Department sponsored "The Young Professional Chats" series this Spring, during which three young and successful illustrators, Liz Cleaves, Linus Curci, and Mike Yakovlevskyped in to speak with the senior Illustrators about the transition from student to professional within the Illustration Industry.

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Topics: Art Careers, Illustration, artist talk, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 9, 2017 1:19:19 PM


 Sometimes life compels artists to use their art to speak up about issues in the community. In September 2014, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design alumnus Adam DelMarcelle, class of 2010, came face-to-face, on a very personal level, with the drug abuse crisis in his hometown of Lebanon, PA, when his brother died of a heroin overdose.

Artist talk: Adam DelMarcelle "Thoughts From a Design Activist," Monday March 20, noon at PCA&D

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Topics: PCAD, social good, art for social good, printmaking, design, alumni, artist talk, Art Careers

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: artist talk, PCAD, Illustration, animation