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Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 28, 2017 4:19:54 PM

Approximately 400 First Friday goers visited all the stops during the first annual Print Crawl scattered around downtown Lancaster, and went home with a beautiful poster featuring iconic Lancaster City, designed by PCA&D students Austin Lord and Catherine Spengler!

Austin, an illustration senior from Mechanicsburg, and Catherine, a graphic Design junior from Lancaster, created each of the eight sections on the poster, which were completed as participants went from stop to stop on the crawl, First Friday, September 1, 5 – 9 p.m. to get each section silkscreened, printed or stamped.

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Topics: Art Student, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 11, 2017 4:50:46 PM

Every year for nine years, right before spring break, PCA&D students shut themselves in to give back to the community.  At the annual Designathon, PCA&D’s Graphic Design Department and the student chapter of AIGA (The American Institute of Graphic Arts) coordinate the event, a 24-hour marathon to design quality graphic materials for local non-profit organizations.

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Aug 28, 2017 2:10:35 PM

Visit all the stops during the first annual Print Crawl around downtown Lancaster, and you’ll go home with a beautiful poster featuring iconic Lancaster City, designed by PCA&D students Austin Lord and Catherine Spengler!

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Topics: Art Student, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jun 21, 2017 1:21:10 PM

From hundreds of entries all over the USA, fewer than 50 projects were chosen as winners for the 2017 GDUSA Students Design Award.  One of those selected was the "PAL" campaign,  focusing on childhood exposure to violence awareness. The campaign was was created by Kelsey Harmon, Eldersburg, MD, Jared Shuey, Northhampton, PA,  and Emily White, York, PA, for their Junior Design Studio II class, taught by Pam Barby, Chair of Graphic Design.
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Topics: Art Student, student work, award, GDUSA

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 19, 2017 10:09:23 AM

Larissa Ramey, PCA&D sophomore photography major, received  one of ten Society for Photographic Educators' Travel Awards at last month’s national conference in Orlando, Florida. She spent three days at the annual event, where she was able to meet the featured speakers Renee Cox, LaToya Ruby Frazier, and Jerry Uelsmann.

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Topics: Art Student, photography, photo student, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 17, 2017 9:25:05 AM

 

The seniors at PCA&D are immersed in the creation of their senior theses, the culmination of their BFA degree. Each senior has his or her own studio space at PCA&D in which they create his or her thesis, which will be exhibited during the Senior Show and Celebration , Friday May 5, 5-8 p.m.

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Topics: Art Student, student work, fine art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Apr 13, 2017 11:33:17 AM

Three PCA&D Students’ work was selected as winners in the 2017 Graphic Design USA’s annual American Package Design Awards competition. Congratulations to PCA&D Seniors Maranda Bressi, West Lawn, PA,  Wyatt Hockensmith, Dover, PA, and Corey Rafferty, Hershey, PA, for winning Graphic Design USA's 2017 Package Design Awards

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Topics: Art Student, Art Education, graphic design, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 24, 2017 4:01:32 PM

Congratulations to Abigail Bonett, Illustration, class of 2017, for having her piece, Month of Love, accepted for the 2017 Society of Illustrators Student Competition!

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Topics: Art Student, Illustration, student work