Art And Design

Abbey Ryan in the exhibition

May 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan Featured in St. Bonaventure University Solo Exhibition

The second edition of Abbey Ryan ’03’s painting collection “the light/the shade” is showing as a solo exhibition at the Quick Center at St. Bonaventure University through June 2. The exhibition is the culmination of a 2017 research trip to Patmos, Greece, and is also a part of Ryan’s one-a-day...

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Apr 19, 2019 Jen Retter

Moore Opens “Soil, Stone, and Bone” Show at The Clay Studio

Gregg Moore, associate professor of Art and Design, opened “Soil, Stone, Bone”—a ceramics exhibition featuring bone china made from animal bones ashes and farmland earth—at The Clay Studio in Old City, Philadelphia. Moore’s collection of bone-ash ceramics is inspired by the cycle of life,...

Mar 11, 2019 Jen Retter

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Whitman Exhibition

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed the exhibition "Writers Making Books" in its Feb. 24 Sunday edition. Art critic Edith Newhall writes: "Among the many events this year for Whitman at 200, the regional Walt Whitman bicentennial celebration, is a not-to-be-missed exhibition at Arcadia...

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Feb 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Featured in InLiquid Exhibit “Hatch”

Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, is featured in “Hatch,” an art show curated by Susanna W. Gold with InLiquid. Pieces in the collection are inspired by hatching and cross-hatching, traditional art techniques used to create shading effects by drawing...

Students in the Ireland GFS course investigate the details of the countryside.

Feb 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ireland GFS Students Host Art Exhibition Inspired by International Experience

Students in last year’s “Inspired by the View: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland” Global Field Study (GFS) will showcase their art and music inspired by the course on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Elcy’s Cafe in Glenside from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The opening reception will include a live instrumental performance...

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Jan 31, 2019 Andrea Walls

Black Box Theater Receives Grant

The Arcadia Foundation awarded a $91,000 grant to the University for the renovation of the Black Box Theater in support of Arcadia’s growing Theater Arts program. The grant will transform this performance space, dedicated by the Class of 1968 in celebration of its 45-year reunion, for emerging...

Nicole Gieselman Dec 21, 2018 10:07 am

Professor Alan Powell, Studio 190 Advocate

Media and Communications professor Alan Powell is a leading figure in Studio 190, an art outreach program within the larger nonprofit DelArc, which focuses on promoting personal growth and creativity in people with disabilities. How did you get involved with Studio 190? I got involved with...

Nov 20, 2018 Jen Retter

Arcadia Ranked Fourth Among Illustration Programs in Pennsylvania

Arcadia’s Illustration program was ranked fourth among Pennsylvania schools in Animation Career Review’s “2019 Illustration School Rankings.” Ranked 36th nationally, Arcadia landed in the top 25th percentile. The rankings were based on academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth of...

Nov 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Ryan’s Live Demo Raises Funds for Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship

Artist Abbey Ryan ’03, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, showcased her talents during a live painting demonstration on Nov. 2 on the staircase landing of Grey Towers Castle. Ryan has conducted live painting demonstrations at Arcadia since 2011, each year raising hundreds of dollars...

Olivia Armacost Nov 12, 2018 12:16 pm

Arcadia Exhibitions: Experience Art on Campus

Arcadia has hosted hundreds of art exhibitions and shows over the last 50 years, featuring a range of work— from local artist Astrid Bowlby's “When the Shadow Is Not Your Shadow,” to internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei's “Dropping the Urn,” to creations by University staff,...

Sep 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler a Finalist in Artisan Series Art Competition

Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, was selected as a finalist in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, which displayed her “it's fine, I'm fine” artwork from Aug. 31 to Sept. 14 at Arch Enemy Arts in Philadelphia. Public voting for the final art pieces is...

Sep 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Lincoln County News Praises Abbey Ryan Exhibition

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03’s solo still life exhibit, “Abbey Ryan: Poetic Realism,” was reviewed in the Lincoln County News Aug. 21 article, “Review: Abbey Ryan Still-Life Show at Gleason Stuns with Attention to Detail.” The review notes: “Ryan excels at...