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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 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 11, 2017 2:05:24 PM

Zipeng Zhu's website is a perfect pun: ZZ.IS.IT 

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Topics: PCAD, visiting artist, graphic design

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 Oct 28, 2016 3:38:29 PM

At this morning's Artist Talk at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, award winning illustrator Christian Robinson, San Francisco spoke about his journey as an artist to PCA&D students and members of the community.

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Topics: PCAD, Art for youth, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 7, 2016 3:09:15 PM

Mosaic Project Artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards will be attending PCA&D’s First Friday Lancaster reception tonight in the PCA&D Gallery, 204 N Prince Street, Lancaster.

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Topics: PCAD, Art for youth, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 26, 2016 10:47:36 AM

The PCA&D Atrium was packed for Thursday's Artist Lecture by Gerard Huerta, famed designer of letterforms. In addition to the majority of PCA&D students attending the lecture, more than 30 members of the community, ranging from representatives from local ad agencies to high school students, attended the lecture. Following his lecture, he visited with the students of the Graphic Design Department

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 24, 2016 4:44:00 PM


“I treat artwork as a competitive sport,” said Ethan Murrow, competing against himself in the studio, setting the bar high to advance his work. Murrow, internationally known artist from Boston, visited Pennsylvania College of Art & Design Tuesday to present an Artist Talk to a packed Atrium. 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, visiting artist