Professor Bill Mammarella, chair of the Fine Art department, offers this peek into the course, DRAWING: THEME & VARIATION (FA382), which challenges junior year students to sustain an examination of a set of technical, formal, and conceptual parameters through the development of a thematically related body of drawings.
In an assignment and through critique, the class focused on a sequence of drawings about Motion, Gesture, and Mark.Read More
Today is move in day at Steinman Lofts, home to many of the members of PCA&D's Foundation Year students. Today, with the help of family and friends they are focusing on unpacking their belongings and exploring Lancaster City. Next week is Orientation, designed to help them get the most from their art college adventure! Classes begin on September 5.Read More
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.Read More
Photography student Kyra Shackelford, class of 2020, from Hartford County, MD, is interested in a career in music photography. Eric Weeks, PCA&D’s chair of photography, suggested she talk to alumna Kate Frese, class of 2014, a Philadelphia based photographer who combines music and sports photography with fine art photography.Read More
Choose your art adventure this Summer!Read More
Olivia DiFilippo, a senior Fine Artmajor from Alexis I. duPont High School in Wilmington, DE, is our featured student ambassador. Olivia was attracted to PCA&D by the feeling of community at the school and the city of Lancaster, which surprised her with its "artsy feel."