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Posted by Natalie Lascek on Sep 4, 2019 11:37:42 AM

Deciding to make the leap into entrepreneurship is a huge commitment, driven by a deep passion for the service or product you want to share with the world. At PCAD, we have a front-row seat to witness the evolution of our creative students, alumni, faculty, and community members. To support them, and our larger community, in developing the next steps for setting up a business, we offer our Business Practices for Creatives course. This course runs Mondays from 6-9 pm from Sept. 16-Nov. 18 and counts toward our professional certificate programs. 

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Topics: PCAD, Continuing Education, Art Careers, professional practice, design, professional development, digital marketing, digital media, certificates

Posted by Kristi Barto on Sep 3, 2019 9:00:54 AM

Interested in screen printing, explorations in typography, and room to share your passions? Join us in the print studio for our Printmaking: Social Justice Poster Design course this fall on Monday nights starting October 14. We're excited to introduce you to instructor Jared Shuey. Jared is a graphic designer and graduate of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. Originally from Northampton, Pennsylvania, Jared relocated to Lancaster City after transferring to PCA&D from Northampton Area Community College. We had a chat with Jared about his class and his life and work design.

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Topics: PCAD, Continuing Education, alumni, design, art for social good, printmaking, art technique, digital design, art students

Posted by Natalie Lascek on Feb 28, 2019 9:24:49 AM


 
Jeremy Waak is the Chair of Foundation at PCA&D. The foundation year, or first year, program is the basis for all students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. Courses are structured to teach you the fundamentals of art making allowing students to build their skills, techniques, knowledge of historical context, and critical thinking to support their work at every stage in their career.
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Topics: PCAD, design, bfa, faculty art, Foundation

Posted by Natalie Lascek on Feb 5, 2019 10:20:42 AM

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Topics: Transfer students, Illustration, design, bfa, digital design, art students

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Jan 24, 2019 10:54:51 AM

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Topics: Transfer students, design, HACC, bfa, digital media, community, digital design, art students, student trips

Posted by Natalie Lascek on Jan 10, 2019 8:22:51 AM

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Topics: Transfer students, graphic design, design, bfa, digital design, art students

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 2, 2019 11:36:17 AM

24 hours of Designing for the Community!

Applications are currently being accepted through January 11 for any non-profit who would like their design project in the 11th annual 2019 Designathon, when PCA&D students, aided by faculty and alumni (and countless gallons of coffee),  shut themselves in to give back to the community.

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Topics: designathon, graphic design, design, student art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 1, 2018 9:29:24 AM

Every year for 10 years, non-profits from Central Pennsylvania have brought their needs for professional-quality design materials to Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s American Institute of Graphic Arts Student Chapter (AIGA) for the annual Designathon. Every year, PCA&D students, aided by faculty members and PCA&D alumni (and lots of coffee), create brochures, logos, t-shirts, posters, websites and more during a 24 hour period.

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Topics: graphic design, design, community

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

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