Arcadia University News


April 3, 2017

Prof. Matthew Borgen Explores Reality Through Fantasy in Two New Exhibitions

Exhibitions Coordinator and Prof. Matthew Borgen ’s recent digital prints are being featured in two solo exhibitions during the spring 2017 semester. The first, Cities in the Sky , is currently on display at the Barbara Crawford Gallery on the campus of the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy through...

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April 3, 2017

Q&A with Tamsen Wojtanowski

Tamsen Wojtanowski is an Adjunct Professor in Photography. Describe yourself and your area(s) of expertise. I am a studio artist from Upstate New York, and I have lived and worked in Philadelphia for the last ten years. I started working in B&W film photography and in the darkroom as a...

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April 3, 2017

Deanna Dinelli ’17: Death After Life

By Scott Rawlins , professor of Scientific Illustration Most of the students studying scientific illustration plan on pursuing a career in the “life sciences”—illustrating newly-discovered life forms, creating pictures for didactic panels in nature centers, or providing drawings and graphics for...

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April 3, 2017

Global Field Study: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland

“The west of Ireland is a magical place: you come upon places so remote and mystifying, so wind-lashed and sea-tossed, so rocky or so green they overwhelm your senses. Nature fills the silence with the crash and foaming of Atlantic waves…it makes you aware of your littleness, quietening you in a...

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April 3, 2017

Moore and Students Explore Bone China as a Craft Material

Merging resources and research skills across the sciences and arts, Gregg Moore , associate professor of ceramics , is working with two apprentices from the Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies , as well as Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of Biology , and biology students...

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March 28, 2017

New Approach School for Jewelers

By Karen Misher ’88, Assistant Professor, Metals and Jewelry Each year, Arcadia faculty can apply for Faculty Development Funds to aid in their professional research. While many times in the past I have utilized this opportunity directly towards a project with materials or equipment, this...

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March 28, 2017

Renowned Mural Painter David Guinn and Student Apprentices Transform Glenside Station

By David Guinn, Adjunct Professor, Art and Design Department For the past 19 years, I’ve been a mural painter in Philadelphia. It’s an honor to lead a group of eleven student apprentices. Over the course of the 2017 Spring semester, the students and I are creating a public art project about...

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March 28, 2017

Creating the Department of Art and Design’s Visual Identity

By Jeanine Barnes ’18 I am a junior working towards my B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies . As part of my work-study at Arcadia, I am currently a graphic designer for the Arcadia University Art Gallery. For my Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship...

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March 24, 2017

Students Collaborate on Awbury Arboretum Exhibition

In response to ceramic animals sculpted by third grade students at Wissahickon Charter School, Arcadia’s Studio Art Foundations class constructed habitats and homes for “ Creature Comforts ,” a collaborative art exhibition at Awbury Arboretum. The project’s opening reception will be held on...

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March 16, 2017

Students Curate Independent Art Exhibition on Environmental Pollution

Join Metals and Jewelry students on Thursday, April 6 for the opening of their independent art exhibition, Collectively At Fault, in the Murphy Hall vestibule gallery. The exhibition, which runs from April 6 through April 13, focuses on spreading a message about pollution. It will feature new work...

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March 15, 2017

Forensic Science Program Earns Reaccreditation from FEPAC

The Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) has renewed the accreditation for Arcadia University's Master of Science in Forensic Science program. Arcadia is one of the few institutions to hold accreditation, with only 16 fully accredited master’s programs in the United...

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March 6, 2017

The Art and Design of Stringed Instruments

If there were one instrument that embodied this intersection, it would be the guitar. My grandfather, who immigrated from Italy, was a mandolin teacher, and although he died when I was very young, that connection was passed on through my father. The great classical guitarist Andres...

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February 8, 2017

Bullinger ’17 and Connors ’17 Publish Photography in ‘Creative Quarterly’

Biology major Savannah Bullinger ’17 and Photography major Alexandria Connors ’17 were featured in the Photography Student section of Creative Quarterly . Bullinger won first place for Sleep , a series of five photographs depicting different sleeping scenarios, while Connors was named first runner-...

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January 21, 2017

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Navigating the Global Art World

By Jeremy Kramer '15 Over the course of a semester I worked with Dr. Jill Pederson, Assistant Art History Professor, on her long term project, a forthcoming publication called Circles of Friendship: Leonardo da Vinci and the Academy in Renaissance Milan . With the book in the last stages...

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January 21, 2017

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Making Props for Midway Theater Production

by Arianna Kendra’17, candidate for Bachelor of Arts in Art and Pre-Art Therapy, with a Minor in Arts Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Studies I’ve been working in Arcadia’s Theatre Department costume shop since my first year. Through this job I have learned an unbelievable amount and had...

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January 15, 2017

Dr. Cameron Recounts Deployment with Red Cross

Dr. Samuel “Sam” Cameron joined Arcadia in 1964 as assistant professor of Psychology and clinical psychologist to the College. During his career at Arcadia, Dr. Cameron originated and directed the Department of Psychology’s master’s program in counseling ; directed nine National...

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December 21, 2016

Dr. Ferrell Presents on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose’ at American Art Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , one of two scholars selected to participate in the Newberry Library’s American Art and Visual Culture seminar on Dec. 2, presented “Between Action and Object: DeFeo’s Myths about The Rose ,” a chapter which will appear in her upcoming publication, The Ring Around The Rose :...

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November 5, 2016

Times Chronicle and Glenside News Highlight “Exploring Public Art” Series

The Times Chronicle and Glenside News published a feature story about Arcadia University’s “Exploring Public Art: Legacy, Community, & Innovation” series on Nov. 4. Arcadia’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Laura Baldwin and Art Gallery Director Richard Torchia were quoted throughout...

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October 27, 2016

Students Strut Their Wearable Art at Annual Exhibition, Oct. 31

Get ready to see the art exhibition that hits the runway when Studio Art Foundations students present the 10th annual Wearable Sculpture Show on Monday, Oct. 31, at 4:30 p.m. in the Commons Great Room. This year more than 50 Studio Art Foundations students will debut wearable art work in a fashion...

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October 5, 2016

Austin ’09, Stamey ’10 Offered Residencies at Philadelphia Design Center

Becca Austin ’09 and Robin Stamey ’10 , graduates of Arcadia’s Theater Arts program, were awarded residencies at the Philadelphia Design Center, a workspace that provides advanced software technology, production equipment, and textile facilities to the theatrical design community. Supported by The...

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