Art And Design

Apfelbaum exhibition

Oct 31, 2019 Jen Retter

Arcadia Exhibitions Receives Grant from Pew Center

Arcadia Exhibitions received a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage that will support a multifaceted project by award-winning visual artist Polly Apfelbaum, who has accepted a residency with the University’s Ceramics program.   “This is Not a Rug/A Sun Bonnet Woman” will examine...

Mia's ceramic vases

Mia Woo Oct 30, 2019 12:30 pm

My Professors Were Happy That I Failed

Recently, I learned how to make vases in my Ceramics class. But, for whatever reason, I just couldn’t execute the technique. I felt like I had no control over the clay. I’ve been doing ceramics since I was 11 years old, so the fact that I wasn’t “getting it” straight away was discouraging....

Student movie posters for Cry Baby and American Werewolf in London

Sep 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Design Students’ Work Draws Crowds to the Ambler Theater

Movie posters are an iconic part of cinema. Whether you’re imagining Marvel’s Avengers movies or getting a fright from a horror film, movie posters can draw an audience as much as the names in lights. And now, Arcadia University students in Graphic Design Visiting Instructor Christian Patchell’s...

Manzella etching for City Blocks exhibition

Sep 8, 2019 Jen Retter

‘City Blocks’ Exhibition Featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

“City Blocks,” an exhibition by Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Jennifer Manzella, was featured in art critic Edith Newhall’s “Philadelphia galleries” roundup in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 28. On display in the Rosedale Gallery until Dec. 8, the exhibition includes 15...

Think Tank Competition for Funding Projects

The Humanities Research Lab is seeking project proposals.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:45

Get funding for a collaborative interdisciplinary project with faculty. The Humanities Research Lab (2035 Church Rd) is hosting a Think Tank Competition for students and faculty working on cutting-edge humanities projects (Art History, Music, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, History, Modern Languages). The groups working on the project must include faculty and students. 

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Manzella etching from City Blocks exhibition

Aug 28, 2019 Jen Retter

‘Broad Street Review’ Praises ‘Jennifer Manzella: City Blocks’

Broad Street Review art critic Pamela J. Forsythe lauded Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, for her ability to find beauty in unlikely places in an Aug. 12 review. Manzella’s exhibition, “City Blocks,” includes copper etchings that reflect the cityscape of Philadelphia and...

Elizabeth Ferrell

Jul 19, 2019 Jen Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents on Artist Jay DeFeo in Paris

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose” at Jay DeFeo and Beyond: Abstraction, Gender and its Effects in Paris, France on June 14. Her presentation included an overview of her current book project, The Ring around The Rose: Jay DeFeo and Her...

Rawlins demonstrates his work with clay models before illustration begins.

Jul 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Rawlins Presents on Scholar/Explorer Archetype at GNSI Annual Meeting

Indiana Jones—archeologist, adventurer, and scientific illustrator. At least, that is one of the tenets posited by Scott Rawlins, professor of Visual and Performing Arts, during a presentation on the incarnation of the scholar/explorer archetype during the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (...

June Yong Lee presenting at photo festival in South Korea.

Jun 19, 2019 Jen Retter

Lee’s Exhibition Featured at Jeonju International Photo Festival

June Yong Lee, associate professor of Art and Design, was invited to showcase at the 12th annual Jeonju International Photo Festival in Jeonju, South Korea from May 18 to 26. Submissions from 10 Arcadia University students were also showcased in the festival’s student photography exhibition. Lee...

3D Design Lab

Jun 9, 2019 Jen Retter

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...

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Jun 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan’s Solo Exhibition Hailed a “Must See”

The exhibition, “the light/the shade,” by Abigail Ryan ’03, associate professor of Visual and Performing Art, was hailed in a review by the Olean Times Herald on May 1. “The show on St. Bonaventure University’s campus, “the light/the shade” must be seen by any appreciator of painting and poetry...