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October 15, 2018

Artist Talk with Vanni ’05, ’06MEd for University Exhibition “Outside In”

Artist Lauren Vanni ’05, ’06MEd will speak about her artistic practice on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. Immediately following the lecture, an opening reception for her exhibition, “Outside In,” will be held in the Harrison Gallery. The exhibition features 14...

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October 11, 2018

‘Inquirer’ Reviews Anissa Mack Exhibition

The Philadelphia Inquirer ’s art critic, Edith Newhall, reviewed Anissa Mack’s “Junk Kaleidoscope” exhibition, on display in Arcadia’s Spruance Gallery. The review, “In Philly galleries now: Anissa Mack, David Byrd, and Yusef Abdul Jaleel,” highlighted new and eye-catching exhibitions in the...

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October 1, 2018

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents “Carole Loeffler: Make What You Need”

A lecture by the artist will be held on Oct.1 in the University Commons Great Room beginning at 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to present "Carole Loeffler: Make What You Need," an exhibition of ten, new text-based fabric works in the Rosedale Gallery, located...

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September 25, 2018

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...

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June 7, 2018

Tutdeal ’18M Moderates UN Panel on Refugee Crisis

International Peace and Conflict Resolution graduate Nyamal Tutdeal ’18M was featured by World Council of Churches on May 2 for moderating a panel that discussed potential solutions to the Sudanese refugee crisis. A visiting delegation from South Sudan Council of Churches shared the reality of life...

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June 4, 2018

Dr. O’Connor Named Professor Emeritus After 50 Years of Service

In recognition of 50 years of teaching excellence, groundbreaking research, and dedicated service to Arcadia University, Dr. Finbarr O’Connor , professor and chair of Philosophy and Religion, has been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. O’Connor has served as a full professor since 1990 and has chaired...

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April 27, 2018

Art History Students Present ‘Camera Work’ Exhibition

“Camera Work: Making a Medium,” an exhibition curated by students in the Art History program’s Make an Exhibition seminar, features Arcadia’s collection of Camera Work , a photographic journal edited by Alfred Stieglitz and published in the United States between 1903 and 1917. A panel discussion on...

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April 23, 2018

Art Exhibition Featured By Inquirer, Hyperallergic

This spring, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Hyperallergic each featured a review of “Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin,” a photography collection on display in the Spruance Art Gallery from Feb. 1 to April 15. Mosse uses military imaging technology such as heat sensing cameras in this unique...

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April 19, 2018

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents: abbey ryan: the light / the shade

A gallery talk by the artist will be held on April 19 in the Harrison Gallery beginning at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present “abbey ryan: the light / the shade,” an exhibition of recent paintings on...

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April 11, 2018

Arcadia Opens Pilot Pantry to Address Food Insecurity

Arcadia University launched the Knights for Nutrition Pilot Food Pantry on Monday, March 26 to provide options for students who are food insecure. While food has been available to students who are food insecure through the support of individuals and offices around campus, and the Community and...

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April 10, 2018

Environmental Network Hosts Annual Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day April 19

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, join Arcadia University’s Environmental Network in celebrating Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day with a series of events throughout the day on April 19. Succulent Fundraiser From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m., bring a pot or mug to the Fireplace Lounge to...

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February 22, 2018

Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin’

Still from Incoming #27 (2016), digital c-print on metallic paper 11 1/2 x 20 inches; © Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. February 1 – April 15, 2018 Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present “Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin’” an exhibition...

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January 17, 2018

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...

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January 4, 2018

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 Painting...

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November 27, 2017

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents "Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the Lithographic Process" Through Dec. 17

A gallery talk by Shelley Langdale, associate curator of prints and drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art, will take place on Dec. 6 in the Arcadia University Art Gallery beginning at 6 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce “Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the...

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November 20, 2017

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. The...

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October 27, 2017

Artblog Reviews Art Gallery’s Bowlby Exhibit

Astrid Bowlby’s “When the Shadow is not Your Shadow,” an ongoing exhibit presented by the Arcadia University Art Gallery, was recently reviewed by Artblog, an independent online publication that highlights art and culture in the Philadelphia area. This is the exhibit’s fourth published review: “‘...

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October 23, 2017

Bowlby Exhibition Featured by Title Magazine

The Arcadia Art Gallery’s Astrid Bowlby exhibition, “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in an article by Samantha Mitchell in Title Magazine . The exhibition is on display until Oct. 29. “Shadow unfolds like a riddle without a clear punchline, a series of in-jokes that keep you...

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October 13, 2017

Bowlby Exhibition Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer, Velvet Glove

The Art Gallery’s exhibition by artist Astrid Bowlby , “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in the Oct. 5 The Philadelphia Inquirer column of art critic Edith Newhall . She said she was “surprised by the adventurousness” of the exhibition, although it was within the “signature style”...

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October 6, 2017

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents Alumni Spotlight Exhibition: “Krista Profitt: Shavers, Savers, Mansplainers”

A lecture by the artist,“Watching You, Judging You,” will be held on Nov. 30 in the University Commons Great Room beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Harrison Gallery. The Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present, “Krista...

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September 21, 2017

Inquirer Names New Art Exhibition in 15-Top Flight Gallery Shows

The Art Gallery’s newest exhibition by artist Astrid Bowlby, “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer by art critic Edith Newhall in “15 Top-Flight Gallery Shows to See in Philly this Fall” on Sept. 6. The exhibition features sculptures, audio, photographs,...

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