Art And Design

Sep 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Manzella Collaborates on Art Installment in East Market

Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, co-created an art installation on Ludlow Street in Philadelphia’s East Market area. Artist Katie VanVliet collaborated with Manzella, along with the assistance of Painting student Laura Bonacci ’20, which blends depictions of Philadelphia’s...

Jul 23, 2018 Jen Retter

Ryan’s Artwork Displayed in National Exhibitions

Abbey Ryan ’03, associate professor of Visual and Performing Art, is showcasing her artwork in nationally recognized exhibitions and juried shows across the country this summer. Ryan’s painting “Hand-picked Apples Together Forever” is on display in the National Juried Exhibition of Traditional...

Jul 23, 2018 Jen Retter

Lunavictoria ’18 Publishes Illustration to Help Migrant Families

Scientific Illustration alumna Julia Lunavictoria ‘18 contributed a sketch to Coloring Nature: Hatchlings!, a coloring book designed in collaboration with the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Lunavictoria, a gallery assistant at Bernarducci Gallery in New York City, illustrated the Wilson’s...

Jun 8, 2018 Jen Retter

Fashion Designer Bonner ’07 Interviewed by Philly Mag

Graphic Design alumna Iris Bonner ’07 likes to party with Cardi. And Mary J. Blige, Pink, Missy Elliott— her clientele is star-studded, comprised of powerful women. As the designer behind These Pink Lips— a brand that fuses vibrancy, sexuality, and rebellious pop culture— Bonner uses paint...

May 30, 2018 Jen Retter

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan...

May 29, 2018 Jen Retter

Guinn Discusses Incorporating Community into Street Art

On May 1, David Guinn, adjunct professor of Visual Art and world-renowned muralist, was featured in a Commercial Appeal article for his culturally sensitive approach to street art. Guinn stressed the importance of giving community members a voice when executing public art pieces— an approach he’...

May 11, 2018 Jen Retter

WalkingStick ’59M, ’11H Lectures on Native American Art

Kay WalkingStick ’59M, ’11H presented her retrospective “Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist” at Montclair Art Museum’s annual Gaelen Family Artist Lecture on April 28. Joined by Montclair curator Kathleen Ash-Milby, WalkingStick discussed the curatorial process and the significance of each piece...

Caitlin Joyce Apr 10, 2018 1:18 pm

Dana Cai McCabe ’20, on Healing Through Art Therapy

Art therapy has taught me that every image that you make was made that way for a reason. Once you make enough images, you start to find patterns in your own work, and you start to question why they’re like that. It’s not imposing a diagnosis on someone from simply looking at a picture...

Feb 28, 2018 Jen Retter

Arcadia Hosts PSEA Juried Student Exhibition

The 31st annual Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) juried exhibition, featuring submissions from 26 high schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties, will be on display in Arcadia’s Harrison and Rosedale galleries through Thursday, March 15. Sponsored by PSEA’s Mideastern Region and...

Jan 26, 2018 Jen Retter

Ryan ’03 Featured in ‘Artists and Illustrators’

In recognition of her work and studio practice, Abbey Ryan ’03, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in the January issue of Artists and Illustrators, regarded as “Britain’s most popular art magazine.” The article highlights Ryan’s daily painting blog, as well as the...

Jan 25, 2018 Jen Retter

WalkingStick ’59, ’11H Featured in ‘The New Yorker’

The New Yorker highlighted Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H for her contributions to “Unholding,” a collection of mixed media by 10 Native American artists. The exhibition was on display at Artists Space in New York City from Nov. 18 to Jan. 21. Language, verbal and visual, is central to the...

Jan 17, 2018 Jen Retter

Nicholas Receives Liberta Award for Graphic Novel

Recognized as one of the “Best Books by Philadelphians,” Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas’ graphic novel Leon: Protector of the Playground received a 2017 Liberta Award from Artblog, a publication that fosters art and culture dialogue in the Philadelphia region. In support of the fight to end...