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Posted by Natalie Lascek on Feb 28, 2019 9:24:49 AM


 
Jeremy Waak is the Chair of Foundation at PCA&D. The foundation year, or first year, program is the basis for all students at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design. Courses are structured to teach you the fundamentals of art making allowing students to build their skills, techniques, knowledge of historical context, and critical thinking to support their work at every stage in their career.
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Topics: PCAD, design, bfa, faculty art, Foundation

Posted by Rebecca Adey on Dec 27, 2018 4:20:07 PM

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, Transfer students, HACC, bfa, art students

Posted by Eric Weeks on Dec 11, 2018 10:46:32 AM

New images from 90 photography students from here and South Korea have been added to the KIU-PCAD Photography Exchange Blog,   with the theme   ABUNDANCE.

See their answers at http://kiu-pcad.tumblr.com.  

Regularly, for the past seven years,  students at Kyungil University (KIU) in Daegu, South Korea, and Pennsylvania College of Art & Design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, are asked an open-ended question that students at both institutions will then answer through photographs.

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 15, 2018 8:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, student life, open house, animation, student work, digital media, digital design

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 8, 2018 8:46:43 AM

 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, student life, graphic design, bfa

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 2, 2018 12:01:07 PM

Again this year, in Illustration Studio II, taught by Megan Halsey and Christina Hess, illustration students were assigned a project called the Community Challenge Project.

Each student was charged with finding an online community challenge that focuses on illustrative problem solving and then create a piece that would

  1. fit into their portfolio and
  2. satisfy the requirements of the projects guidelines.
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Topics: PCAD, Art Student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 15, 2017 8:43:00 AM

PCA&D's Pop Up Print Shop will once againbe at the Giving Party hosted by Benchmark at the Ware Center!,  run by Becky Blosser, PCA&D faculty member. 

Austin Lord, PCA&D illustration Senior has created the limited edition silkscreen design created as an on-the-spot thank you for those who donate.  "Extraordinary," right, is a small sample of the poster Austin designed.  Bring a T-shirt and we’ll silk screen it for you. The event is free and open to the everyone, and you can enjoy 20+ non-profits, including PCA&D, on display, live music, drinks and appetizers. 

Giving Party hosted by Benchmark at the Ware Center! 

When:   November 17th, 5:00 pm-8:00pm

Where: The Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 

The fun is happening all day!

Start the day off right with coffee At PCA&D 8 - 10 a.m.

Start ExtraGive day off right with a cup of coffee, donated by Prince Street Cafe, and giving stations at PCA&D. 

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17 and be in the runningfor some special giveaways!

Donate to PCA&D during the ExtraGive and you may win one of PCA&D's Extra Give Give-Aways donated to make the event more fun: 

Artwork by Staff & Faculty

  • Original Painting by Emily Adleblute (photo right)
  • Gift Bag including “Animals from History” mini booklets, two prints and pet toys
    by Christy Hess
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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 14, 2017 1:02:00 PM

Once again, PCA&D is participating in the ExtraGive!

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17!

 The countdown to the 2017 Extraordinary Give - Lancaster County's largest day of giving -  is on! And you can help by supporting Pensylvania College of Art & Design.

What's the ExtraGive?

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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 13, 2017 7:30:21 PM

Donate to PCA&D here on Friday November 17 and join in the fun!

Donate to PCA&D during the ExtraGive and you may win one of PCA&D's Extra Give Give-Aways donated to make the event more fun: 

Artwork by Staff & Faculty

  • Original Painting by Emily Adleblute (photo right)
  • Gift Bag including “Animals from History” mini booklets, two prints and pet toys
    by Christy Hess
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Topics: PCAD, Art Education, Lancaster

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 6, 2017 11:19:13 AM

"Graphic design is information delivery. It can be formatted on packaging, print work, motion graphics, websites, and everything that you see when you walk down the grocery store aisle."

 

That's a quote from the new video about the PCA&D Graphic Design Major, designed to highlight the major for prospective students. Featuring the voices of PCA&D students and faculty, the video spotlights how graphic design provides a means to communicate powerfully and effectively through images and typography. From the label on a soda can to the most sophisticated interactive website, to the look and function of applications – the creative process always involves working with other designers, photographers, digital artists, and illustrators to meet the needs of a client.

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Topics: Announcement, PCAD

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