Art And Design

David Bradley headshot

Mar 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Bradley Receives Arts + Business Council Leadership Award

Adjunct Professor of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies David Bradley was selected as one of 12 recipients of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s 2020 Leadership Awards, which recognize individuals who demonstrate remarkable leadership, exceptional innovation, and a commitment to...

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Dec 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Moore Featured in New York Times for “Farm-to-Table” Approach to Ceramics

Gregg Moore, Visual and Performing Arts professor, was featured in a Dec. 5 The New York Times article for his collaboration with Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Farms restaurant. Moore approached Barber about a “farm-to-table” approach to not only the food served at Blue Hill, but the...

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Dec 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan Featured in Group and Solo Exhibitions Around the World

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03 is making headlines around the world with a variety of art exhibitions. Ryan’s work was on display at Trompe l’oeil Meets Photorealism, at the John F. Peto Museum through Dec. 15, and her last solo exhibition this past spring...

Wu's graphic work of her on a sailboat in a sink

Dec 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Wu ’22 Explores Fantasy Through Art

By Caroline Jordan '20 “I love being a member of the art department because I’m pushed to do my best, but still get the freedom to do what I want,” said Hanna Wu ‘22.  Wu, a Graphic Design major, loves the opportunities that her program gives her. During her first year, Wu’s foundation...

Students at an outdoor sculpture with the scavenger hunt map

Dec 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Exhibition Course Curates Outdoor Sculptures

Students in Arcadia’s Make an Exhibition course, led by Assistant Professor of Art History Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, curated the University’s collection of outdoor sculptures and hosted a scavenger hunt on Nov. 25. For the first portion of the semester, students researched the history of the...

Ryan in front of the Chardin piece, with a copy of her own work it inspired.

Dec 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan ’03 Featured in International Exhibitions

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03 was featured in four exhibitions this fall in the United States and Europe. At Mason Fine Art, the largest fine art gallery in Atlanta, Ga., six new large paintings by Ryan are featured in an invitational group exhibition...

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Dec 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Manzella’s Prints Featured in Regional Exhibitions

Work by Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, was included in a group art exhibition, The Poetics of Decay, at the Brooke Lanier Gallery in Queens Village from June 28 to Aug. 30. Manzella also had three prints featured in the Fourth Annual Mini Print Exhibition at the...

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Dec 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Misher ’88 Displays Art at Crafting Narrative Exhibition at City Hall

Karen Misher ’88, assistant professor of Visual and Performing Arts, has three works in the Crafting Narrative exhibition at Philadelphia’s Art Gallery in City Hall. Misher’s work surveys the boundaries between jewelry and sculpture, incorporating poetry and a variety of materials. The...

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Nov 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Mark Dean Presents at Jung Conferences

Mark Dean, adjunct professor of Visual and Performing Arts, presented two lectures at the Jung Society of Washington: “Understanding Psychological Transformation Through Imagery: A Fairytale Example,” on Oct. 4 and “Translating Jung Into Film: Gulliver's Travels and the Individuation Process,” on...

Brews n' Bites branding redesign by Fahringer

Nov 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Fahringer ’19 Featured for Arcadia Graphic Design Project

By Caroline Jordan '20 Studio Art graduate Leo Fahringer ’19 was featured alongside several graphic designers in a Graphic Mama article highlighting graphic and logo design trends that are expected to be popular in 2020. As part of a project for a course at Arcadia, Fahringer redesigned the...

Ryan at a museum in Leuven, Belgium.

Nov 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan ’03 Presents at Visual Literacy Conference

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03—recently appointed as Arcadia’s coordinator of Visual Literacy—presented at the 51st annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) in Leuven, Belgium, from Oct. 16 to 19. The event was hosted by M–Museum...

Craftivism course

Oct 31, 2019 Jen Retter

“Craftivism” Course Encourages Activism Through Arts

By Caroline Jordan ’20 “It’s activism for introverts,” explained Associate Professor and Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Carole Loeffler, who teaches the University’s “craft+activism = Craftivism” course this semester.  Craftivism is the act of using traditional, “domestic” arts—such...