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Posted by Jennifer Kopf on Sep 29, 2019 10:59:09 PM

 

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Topics: Artist Spotlight, Art Student, visiting artist, Illustration, atrium talk, author

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 25, 2019 4:29:05 PM

Seven artists, gallery professionals and curators visited PCA&D Monday to assist in the second annual portfolio review for the senior fine art and photography majors.

Arranged by Julia Staples, Adjunct Instructor in the Photography Department, as part of the students' required Professional Practices Class, the event was designed to offer networking opportunities to the students along with practice in talking to professionals and showing their work.

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Topics: visiting artist, student work

Posted by Larissa Ramey on Dec 10, 2018 4:13:41 PM

A.D. Coleman

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Topics: photography, visiting artist, artist talk, photography student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Mar 23, 2018 1:31:08 PM

Six artists, gallery professionals and curators visited PCA&D Monday to assist in a first ever portfolio review for the senior fine art and photography majors.

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Topics: visiting artist, student work

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Jan 17, 2018 4:50:34 PM

Beat your Cabin Fever!

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Topics: visiting artist, artist talk, art technique

Posted by Christina Hess on Nov 24, 2017 4:37:00 PM

On November 7th, the Illustration Department was proud to host Adam Gustavson as our guest speaker and demonstrator for the day. Adam began the day speaking about his life as a Children’s book illustrator (Simon and Schuster) and his gravitation to mural and gallery work. His publications vary from fictional tales to non fiction historical illustration. Some of his books illustrate the life of the Beatles before their fame as well as the rambunctious life of Alice Roosevelt. He also described his ability to bounce back and forth between oils and gouache and his love for creating fun small sketches that he features on social media under the hashtag #fereltown.

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Topics: Art Student, visiting artist, Illustration

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 13, 2017 2:07:21 PM

Plan to visit the PCA&D Main Gallery. 

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Topics: Gallery, visiting artist

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Oct 13, 2017 2:06:45 PM

Throughout the year, the academic departments at PCA&D invite many nationally known artists to add to the curricular content for the students. Many of these are open to the public. The community is invited to join the College to hear about the work, practice and career of these exemplary artists. Read More

Topics: visiting artist, artist talk

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Sep 12, 2017 3:58:36 PM

Internationally renowned Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed spoke to students, faculty and community members at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design via Skype from Dubai today, about why he uses carpets as the basis of his art.

Since he was young, Ahmed had been struck by the nature of traditional carpets of his homeland Azerbaijan. According to Ahmed, studied the carpets and learned, throughout his county’s history, starting with the Zoroastrians several thousands of years ago, then Christianity, then Islam, then communism, and now secular society, and the carpets, and the patterns in them, were the same. The carpet connected all these cultures.

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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

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