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Posted by Natalie Lascek on Feb 20, 2019 8:57:08 AM

 
Pam Barby is our Chairperson of the graphic design department in our Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program. Pam developed a love for art and design at a young age and was heavily influenced by her grandfather, who was a painter.  Her expanded passion for design began during her college years. After graduating college, she was an in-house designer within the beauty industry, and then moved on to a small design studio creating a variety of print work. She began her freelance career in 2001. A few years later she was extended an invitation to teach at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) in 2005 and has been an invaluable source of professional guidance and leader of all things in graphic design since her arrival.
 
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Topics: Art Student, Art Careers, designathon, graphic design, professional practice, bfa, GDUSA, community, alumni art, art students, student trips

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 18, 2019 4:30:35 PM

The 2019 PCA&D Designathon: 28 students (from all 5 majors) & 13 Alumni & 7 faculty members & 10 Nonprofit Organizations equals a whole lot of good for the community!

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Topics: designathon, graphic design, art students

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 2, 2019 11:36:17 AM

24 hours of Designing for the Community!

Applications are currently being accepted through January 11 for any non-profit who would like their design project in the 11th annual 2019 Designathon, when PCA&D students, aided by faculty and alumni (and countless gallons of coffee),  shut themselves in to give back to the community.

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Topics: designathon, graphic design, design, student art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 10, 2018 12:45:27 PM

Every year for ten 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: designathon, graphic design, student art

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 5, 2018 4:11:17 PM

Every year for 10 years, non-profits from Central Pennsylvania have brought their needs for professional-quality design materials to Pennsylvania College of Art &Design’s American Institute of Graphic Arts Student Chapter (AIGA) for the annual Designathon. Every year, PCA&D students, aided by faculty members and PCA&D alumni (and lots of coffee), create brochures, logos, t-shirts, posters, websites and more during a 24 hour period.

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Topics: designathon, student art

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 Mar 29, 2017 2:08:59 PM

The work of PCA&D students was included in a presentation to a United States House Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday!

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, Illustration

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Feb 8, 2017 11:56:08 AM

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design announces a record ten non-profit beneficiaries of the 2017 Designathon, the largest endeavor in Designathon’s 9 year history. The selected non-profits are:

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, designathon

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 2, 2016 4:43:08 PM

Photo by photography major, Julya Nichols

PCA&D’s 8th annual Designathon, was held from 6 p.m. Friday February 19 to 6 p.m. Saturday February 20. There, 26 PCA&D students participated, aided by nine faculty members and five professional designers who belong to Central PA AIGA (and gallons of coffee) to help nine nonprofit organizations by creating graphic design and marketing materials.

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Topics: Art Student, designathon, graphic design

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