Art And Design

Black and white book cover mock up show shadows of two women with baby in middle

Jun 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Creative Writing and Graphic Design Collaboration Provides Real-World Experience

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in Creative Writing got the chance to see their manuscripts in book form after collaborating with Art and Design students. The cross-disciplinary project brought together Christian Patchell’s Typography class...

Arcadia University student Mya Brown in front of her designs for HA

May 6, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Brown ’21 Works With Hydrocephalus Association for Capstone

Graphic Design major Mya Brown ’21 found inspiration for her capstone project from her brother’s fatal battle with Hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. This spring, she worked with the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) to...

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May 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Bleiweiss ’21 Explores History of Grey Towers Castle

Art History major Kat Bleiweiss ’21 has worked to uncover the history behind the original purchase of Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle and the surrounding property.  Her fascination with the Castle’s history began as a first-year student and grew with her first visit to the...

Micah's drawings

Micah Gordley Apr 30, 2021 1:54 pm

Just What Is Scientific Illustration?

Whenever I tell someone I’m majoring in Scientific Illustration, the next question is always, “What is that?” or “What would you do with that degree?” Scientific Illustration is a program that’s both specific and really interesting, but is often not fully understood. So let’s break down what it is...

Student in Metals and Jewelry

Areiana Edwards Apr 27, 2021 8:00 pm

An Art Class for Anyone

I hadn’t taken an art class in years. The last time I did was in elementary school when it was part of our curriculum. In middle school, I took music classes for nearly every extracurricular, though I’m not sure it was actually allowed. In high school, I started at a magnet school where I was in...

Cartoon by Arcadia University student, featuring two t-rex

Apr 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Knight Owl Comics Launches to Showcase Student and Alumni Work

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 What started as an assignment in Digital Imaging has turned into a portfolio building opportunity for Perri Schlosser ’22. After Schlosser completed the assignment, Adjunct Professor Christian (Patch) Patchell decided the Graphic Design major and Mayfair native had a...

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Mar 25, 2021 Matthew Borgen

Mrs. Beazle
Cover image of Sydney Welch's book

Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Public Art Alumna Publishes Book Based on Collaborative Art Experience at Arcadia

Art History alumna Sydney Welch ’20 published her first book “The Art of Collaboration: An In-Depth Look at Creative Practices for Creative People,” which takes an in-depth look at the origins of collaboration and how it takes shape in different ways. Welch found much of her inspiration for the...

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Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Reistle ’21 Builds Design Portfolio Through Competitions

Chris Reistle ’21, Studio Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing, always finds ways to fit his love of art into music and sports.  Since the pandemic, his opportunities to combine those passions with professional experience took off through...

Aerial view of Polly Apfelbaum's hands glazing ceramic works in progress

Feb 1, 2021 Molly Foster

Artist in Residence: Polly Apfelbaum
Arcadia University student Mya Brown

Jan 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Brown ’21 Uses Design Skills to Help Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Mya Brown ’21 had dreamed of being a surgeon to help those suffering from Hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. However, after her first year at Arcadia University, she found her passion for art and will graduate this May with a...