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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.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD, Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 4, 2017 2:17:16 PM

“The Quantified Self: The Data Doesn’t Lie”
Laurie Frick, Daily Stress Inventory #7, 2015, Cut leather, laser-etched wood blocks on stretched linen

For PCA&D’s Spring 2017 exhibition series the College focuses on scientific and technologically inspired art work.  The intersection of science and art shown through cutting-edge technology exemplifies our desire to know more about ourselves and our world.  By combining these topics, it is possible to explore and extend the boundaries of human experience and its future capacity.

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Topics: PCAD, Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 30, 2016 3:09:57 PM


Three public events for the Mosaic Projec
tfeaturing Christian Robinson’s storytelling with illustration and animation and Jamea Richmond-Edwards’s repertoire of portraits of black women drawn using ink and graphite, are planned during October 2015 at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N Prince Street, Lancaster:

  • Artist Lecture by Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Friday, October 7, 10:00 a.m.
  • Opening Reception with Mosaic Artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Friday, October 7, 5-9 p.m.
  • Artist Lecture with Mosaic Artist Christian Robinson, Friday, October 28, 10 a.m.

In addition, the artwork will be on exhibit on First Friday, September 2, 5-9 p.m.

The 2016 Mosaic Project, a  multicultural exhibition and educational program for students and families in Lancaster County held annually by Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.

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Topics: PCAD, Art for youth, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 12, 2016 2:46:59 PM

The 2016 Mosaic Project, a  multicultural exhibition and educational program for students and families in Lancaster County held annually by Pennsylvania College of Art & Design,  will feature Christian Robinson’s storytelling with illustration and animation and Jamea Richmond-Edwards’s repertoire of portraits of black women drawn using ink and graphite.

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Topics: PCAD, Art for youth, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jul 22, 2016 4:51:06 PM

Foundation students who will be living at Steinman Lofts in the fall attended an open house today, along with their families, and had the chance to look at their apartment, meet their roommates and spend some time becoming familiar with downtown before their highly-anticipated move-in day on August 26.

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Topics: PCAD, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 21, 2016 4:09:55 PM

In this blog post, five art students, Josh Gingerich, Sara White, Patrick Foley, Brandon Boggs and Samantha Ferrizzi, talk about where they get their inspiration and what they are doing this summer. This is the final post in a 9-part blog series, where we hear directly from the students about what it is like to attend art school, their art, inspirations and influences. 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 17, 2016 12:32:22 PM

In this blog post, four art students, Casey Capese, Julya Nichols, Maurice Butler, and Ian Williams talk about where they get their inspirtation and what they are doing this summer. This is the eighth in a 9-part blog series, where we hear directly from the students about what it is like to attend art school, their art, inspirations and influences. 

Selected Artworks from the BFA Program at PCA&D, will be exhibited in the Main Gallery through August 12.  The exhibit features a selection of outstanding artwork created by two 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.

What inspires you to create?

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 15, 2016 2:19:58 PM

In this blog post, five art students, Josh Gingerich, Sara White, Patrick Foley, Brandon Boggs and Samantha Ferrizzi, talk about their favorite media and how PCA&D professors have influenced them. This is the seventh in a 9-part blog series, where we hear directly from the students about what it is like to attend art school, their art, inspirations and influences. 

Selected Artworks from the BFA Program at PCA&D, will be exhibited in the Main Gallery through August 12.  The exhibit features a selection of outstanding artwork created by two 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.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 7, 2016 3:49:00 PM

 This is the sixth in a series of posts in a series where PCA&D students talk about their art, inspirations and influences, and thoughts about their education.Casey Capese, Julya Nichols, Maurice Butler, and Ian Williams, continue sharing their thoughts about their favorite media and professors.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Gallery

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 3, 2016 2:11:23 PM

In this blog post, we hear from four more art students, Josh Gingerich, Sara White, Patrick Foley and Brandon Boggs, as they  talk about  what they value from their PCA&D experience and their earliest recollections of making art. This is the fourth in a 9-part blog series, where we hear directly from the students about what it is like to attend art school, their art, inspirations and influences. 

Join PCA&D tonight for First Friday Lancaster for the opening reception of Selected Artworks from the BFA Program at PCA&D, from 5 – 8 p.m. in the Main Gallery.  The exhibit features a selection of outstanding artwork created by two 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.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Gallery