College of Arts and Sciences

Art and Design News

Stories and news from the Department of Art and Design.

Spring 2019

A look into the experience of the Society for Photographic Education National Conference.

Society for Photographic Education National Conference

Students worked hard to transform the Glenside Station Underpass with a brightly-colored mural and LED light installation.

Transformation of the Glenside Station Underpass

Find out more about the experience of doing an independent study at a printmaking studio.

My Independent Study at BYO Print Studio

Students get interviewed to provide insight on illustration courses and their importance.

Q&A: Spotlight on Illustration Courses

Find out about the woodshop that is newly open to students to use.

Arcadia University Woodshop

Get a taste of Ireland through the experiences of the GFS students.

The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland

Professor Betsey Batchelor worked to create postcards that were sent to people to encourage voting. Take a look into her postcard-making process.

Postcards to Voters

Spring 2017

Jeanine Barnes ’18 discusses the process behind creating visual identities for Art and Design and the art galleries.

Creating Visual Identities

This spring, Arcadia students and adjunct professor David Guinn are creating a public art project at the Glenside Train Station.

Mural Transformation

Professor Karen Misher shares her recent experience as a student learning new stone setting skills.

Attending Jewelers School

On April 28, Art & Design and Theater Arts will come together in a shared senior capstone celebration.

Shared Capstone Celebrations

A new semester-long Global Field Study course will culminate with a four-week adventure to west Ireland.

Studying Beauty in Ireland

Professor Gregg Moore and students work to understand the effects of farming practices on bone china.

Examining Bone China

Tamsen Wojtanowski, Adjunct Professor in Photography, discusses her work and creative processes.

Q&A: Tamsen Wojtanowski

Two solo exhibitions this Spring feature Prof. Matthew Borgen’s re-contextualized imagery from vintage comic books.

Reality Through Fantasy

Savannah Bullinger ’17 and Alexandria Connors ’17 publish photography in ‘Creative Quarterly.’

Students Win Awards

In Prof. Elizabeth Ferrell's new course, students experience curating an exhibition from start to finish.

New Exhibition Seminar

Profs. Carole Loeffler and Maryann Worrell's new work, Interconnecting Elements, on display in Kensington, Philadelphia.

Interconnecting Elements

Adjunct Professor Krista Profitt ‘11 co-founded Spillway with fellow Arcadia alumni in Kensington, Philadelphia.

Creating a Collective

Stephanie Premich '11 produces unconventional yet functional pieces of pottery at Mud & Maker in Pottsville, PA.

Premich's Pottsville Pottery

Deanna Dinelli ‘17 grew up in a funeral home, and has chose to explore the embalming process as her senior thesis topic.

Death After Life

Arcadia’s Studio Art Foundations class constructed habitats for an exhibition at a local Arboretum. 

Creature Comforts

Previous Issues

Department Chair: Carole Loeffler, Associate Professor of Art

Managing Editor/Art Director: Abbey Ryan, Associate Professor of Art, and Co-Director of Apprenticeship Program and the Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies

Editor: Elizabeth Ferrell, Assistant Professor of Art History

The Department of Art and Design News is published by the Department of Art and Design. The opinions expressed in the newsletter do not necessarily express the official policies or views of the Department of Art and Design. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information.

Unless otherwise stated, photos are credited to the contributor.

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