Art And Design

Jan 4, 2018 Jen Retter

Profitt ’11 Presents on Artistic Development at Alumni Exhibition Closing

On Nov. 30, Adjunct Professor of Art and Design Krista Profitt ’11 discussed her artistic trajectory in “Watching You, Judging You,” a lecture that capped off her Alumni Spotlight exhibition, “Krista Profitt: Savers, Shavers, Mansplainers.” Profitt earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in...

Sarah Adeniran Dec 22, 2017 2:01 pm

Linda Ruth Paskell, Artists in the Community and Color of Poverty Professor

I’m an artist. We create, we invent things. That’s my personal philosophy— higher and deeper. The world sometimes can perceive artists one way, when really it’s another. And that’s why this class I teach— Artists in the Community— is so profound. They’re chemists, they're...

Dec 13, 2017 Jen Retter

Foster ’19 Receives Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi

Painting major Molly Foster ’19 was awarded a $1,000 grant from Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, which will enable her to study abroad at Accademia University in Florence, Italy. Foster is one of 25 recipients of the Study Abroad Grant nationwide. The selection process is based on academic...

Nov 20, 2017 Jen Retter

Profitt ’11 to Host Art and Design Alumni Lecture

The Department of Art and Design will host another installment of its Alumni Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 30 in the University Commons Great Room from 5:30 to 7 p.m. “Watching You, Judging You” will explore Krista Profitt’s career as an artist since receiving her BFA from Arcadia in 2011....

Nicole Gieselman Oct 26, 2017 4:44 pm

Why Am I Learning This?

Throughout my educational career, I’ve heard people asking the question: Why do I need to learn this? It starts in elementary school with fractions and long division, then turns into geometry proofs and Shakespeare sonnets. Even now, when we’re supposedly studying courses relevant to our careers,...

Photo provided by Melissa Madonni Haims

Oct 24, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Depicts Post-Election America in New Exhibition

Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual Arts, is featured in the Mount Airy Contemporary art exhibition “Achromatic,” which The Philadelphia Inquirer named as one of the “15 top-flight gallery shows to see in Philly this fall.” Loeffler’s work, “Diminish,” is a direct reaction...

Oct 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Manzella Hosts Printmaking Workshop in Philadelphia

Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, taught attendees to the printmaking workshop and hand pulled relief prints how to create their own single and multi-colored prints at the Random Tea Room and Curiosity Shop in Philadelphia on Oct. 15. Manzella is an artist and printmaker...

Sep 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Ryan’s Work Featured in Four Art Exhibitions Around the Country

Abbey Ryan ’03, associate professor of Art and Design and recipient of the inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship, is featured in four art exhibitions across the country this fall and winter. Her painting “Two Peaches with Leaves” is showcased on the postcard for the Tri-State Invitational...

Sep 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Interim President Brown Leads Students Through Art and History at U.S. Capitol

While many students visit the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., few receive a guided tour of the Capitol’s art and history by a former U.S. Senator. On Sept. 15, Arcadia University’s Interim President Hank Brown led Art and Design students through a tour of the Capitol’s art, which include...

Jul 14, 2017 Jen Retter

Students, Alumni, Faculty Participate in Scientific Illustration Conference

Scientific Illustration students and alumni joined Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Scott Rawlins at the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators’ annual meeting at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C. The conference, held from June 25 to July 1, featured educational panels and...

May 31, 2017 Jen Retter

Mauro, Dr. Gulkus Named Professors Emeriti

With nearly 80 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Robert Mauro, professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Steven Gulkus, associate professor of Education, have each been named Professor Emeritus for their contributions to the University community. Mauro Guided by his passion for technology in the...

May 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

In Video, Class of 2017 Grads Share After Arcadia Plans

Find out what graduates of the Class of 2017 have planned after Commencement.   Watch the Video