Art And Design

Arcadia University professor Gregg Moore shows a student to spin pottery

Sep 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Moore Featured in Art and Design Video Series

Gregg Moore, associate professor of Art and Design, was interviewed in an Aug. 19 episode of “Design in Dialogue,” a popular online video series by curator Glenn Adamson, which features conversations among leading artists, curators, and designers. In the video, Moore talks with host Adamson and Dan...

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Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Rawlins Prepares for Teaching Scientific Illustration Online

A seashell, a pinecone, the shell of a black walnut, and several other objects are items that students would usually receive in class during Scott Rawlins’ introductory Scientific Illustration course. This year, they are included in mailed kits Rawlins designed for students to develop their...

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Aug 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Art and Design Holds #ArcadiaCreates Social Media Campaign

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Throughout June and July, the Department of Art and Design held the #ArcadiaCreates campaign on Instagram, a series of art prompts posted over the course of five weeks. Ideas for the weekly prompts were created in collaboration with Carole Loeffler, associate professor and...

A collage as part of Loeffler's mail art

Jul 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Sends Positivity Through Mail Art Project

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, created a mail art project titled “symbols of hope” in order to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the project, Loeffler crafted collages on her handmade...

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Jul 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Department of Art and Design Hosts “____with ____” Series

The Department of Art and Design will host the  “____with ____” series, a collection of Zoom activities to reconnect with Arcadia faculty and community members throughout July.   Thursday, July 9 Chat with Carole 7 p.m. on Zoom Discuss the plans for next semester and ask...

Spruance Fine Arts Center

Mia Woo Jun 25, 2020 11:19 am

Confessions From an Art Major

I might be biased, but being an Art major is pretty awesome. It isn’t easy by any means, but I get to do what I love almost every day—and our department isn’t half bad, either. It’s equipped with studios and state-of-the-art equipment that are unique to Arcadia. Most majors are generally similar...

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May 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Mark Dean Quoted for Psychotherapist Expertise on Dreams

Mark Dean, adjunct professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in a March 13 WHYY article for his expertise in dream analysis as a psychotherapist in Philadelphia. The news story originated as a segment on The Pulse, a weekly health and science podcast. In discussing dreams and their...

Illustration from Hadestown showing Persiphone

May 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Bonacci '20 Reimagines the Art of Theater During Social Quarantine

By Caitlin Joyce '20 While theater productions around the country have halted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting graduate Laura Bonacci ’20 has kept the spirit of performance going through live sketches, illustrations, and motion graphics to capture the essence of dance...

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May 7, 2020 Jen Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

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Apr 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Members Create Masks for Those in Need

Members of the Arcadia community continue to step up in the fight against COVID-19. With Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and masks as some of the biggest needs, Arcadia students, faculty, staff, and alumni have pulled out their sewing machines and needles to make over 1,000 masks. After the...

Hand lettering by Mia Woo

Mia Woo Apr 23, 2020 8:00 pm

Learn to Letter With Me!

I picked up hand-lettering in my junior year of high school. In art class, I saw a good friend of mine hand-lettering, and I decided that I wanted to try it. Now, as I’m a rising junior attending university, I’ve developed pretty decent skills. I’m completely self-taught, so I thought I would share...