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

Posted by Nick Mohler on Mar 3, 2017 10:31:13 AM

Every year since 2010, Samantha Reynolds, an 8th grader at Martin Meylin Middle School in the Lampeter-Strasburg School District, has taken classes at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, 204 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. Samantha’s younger sister Callie, a 4th grader at Hans Herr Elementary, also takes classes at PCA&D.

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Topics: PCAD, art classes, Art for youth

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 2, 2017 9:59:18 AM

China Blue

This spring, the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s Main Gallery is presenting a series highlighting scientific and technologically-inspired artwork. 

The next exhibition in the series is Creativity of Consciousness, March 17th- April 28th, which features the revolutionary work of artist China Blue and her team. 

  • China Blue will lead a panel discussion with collabotators Dr. Seth Horowitz, author of "Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind," and coder Christopher Konopka on March 17 at noon. The presentation will be open to the public.
  • First Friday Reception at PCA&D, Friday April 7, 5 – 8 p.m.
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Topics: PCAD, Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 28, 2017 4:21:14 PM

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (PCA&D) have announced a dual admissions transfer agreement, allowing HACC students who earn an Associate of Fine Arts in Photography to complete their Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography at PCA&D, Lancaster, without loss of credit and without extending the length of time required to complete a bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: PCAD, HACC, Art Student, photo student, photography

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