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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 13, 2017 7:30:21 PM

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17 and join in the fun!

Donate to PCA&D during the ExtraGive and you may win one of PCA&D's Extra Give Give-Aways donated to make the event more fun: 

Artwork by Staff & Faculty

  • Original Painting by Emily Adleblute (photo right)
  • Gift Bag including “Animals from History” mini booklets, two prints and pet toys
    by Christy Hess
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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 6, 2017 11:19:13 AM

"Graphic design is information delivery. It can be formatted on packaging, print work, motion graphics, websites, and everything that you see when you walk down the grocery store aisle."

 

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Graphic Design Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how graphic design provides a means to communicate powerfully and effectively through images and typography. From the label on a soda can to the most sophisticated interactive website, to the look and function of applications – the creative process always involves working with other designers, photographers, digital artists, and illustrators to meet the needs of a client.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 6, 2017 11:14:11 AM

Once again, PCA&D is participating in the ExtraGive!

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17!

 

The countdown to the 2017 Extraordinary Give - Lancaster County's largest day of giving -  is on! And you can help by supporting Pensylvania College of Art & Design.

Coffee At PCA&D 8 - 10 a.m. at PCA&D

Start ExtraGive day off right with a cup of coffee, donated by Prince Street Cafe, and giving stations at PCA&D. Enjoy coffee donated by while you support prizes, including a massage from Dorreen Jamison, artwork and other prizes.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 1, 2017 4:20:47 PM

"Digital media for me has been a lot more about how to communicate a story and how to communicate a concept that will interest a viewer,  so there's lots of visual storytelling."

 

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Digital Media Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how digital media and interactive entertainment are the most pervasive and popular modes of connection, influence, and communication in today’s world. Students majoring in digital media receive introductory and advanced training in this integrative and technology-driven field.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 30, 2017 4:51:59 PM

"In a sense, you're almost sort of creating a visual language. And you also need to be the interpreter for the viewers as well."

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Fine Art Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how the fine art program hones the skills of each student as an artisan,  augments students’ abilities to conceptualize as visual thinkers, and  assists in their consideration of complex contemporary issues on their way to become creative problem solvers.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 26, 2017 9:21:23 AM

"Illustration encompasses a lot of different skill sets.  You're visually problem-solving for an avenue of commercial art and that could be publishing and it could be entertainment"

That's from the new video about the PCA&D Illustration Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights  PCA&D's Illustration Department where our faculty guide  students through a curriculum emphasizing strong concepts, knowledge of industry standards and a solid foundation of drawing skills, using industry techniques ranging from manual to electronic and photographic.

 

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 24, 2017 4:28:44 PM

"Photography for me is a form of expression, I'm really interested in composition, and working with collage and exhibition styles. I just love making art."

That's from the new video about the PCA&D Photography Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights PCA&D's photography program where vision – design sophistication and the ability to see photographically – is of primary importance, regardless of its application. Students discover how craft and vision are inextricably bound, and develop strong visual skills and knowledge of traditional, digital and experimental photographic processes and video.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 29, 2017 9:00:29 AM

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17!

 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 14, 2017 4:32:50 PM

"Being an artist is for you to have your own vision!"

That's the start of the new PCA&D video, commissioned by the College's admisions office to share the strengths of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design to prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students, they share how PCA&D students are fueled by the energy that radiates when art and artists are all around you.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

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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