Arcadia University News


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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July 27, 2017

Inquirer Raves about John Hathaway Gallery Show

On July 27, The Philadelphia Inquirer published a rave review of the Arcadia Art Gallery exhibition “John Hathaway: Studies, Drawings, Paintings, Prints,” on display in the Commons Art Gallery and Great Room Lobby through Sept. 17. “This is the kind of serious appreciation of a Philadelphia artist...

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April 5, 2017

Art Gallery Receives Grant from Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts

After being accepted into the Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s 2016 Philadelphia Stewardship Program last spring , the Arcadia University Art Gallery has been awarded a $2,000 matching grant to improve the storage of the permanent art collection. This is the first time...

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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 1, 2017

Arcadia Art Gallery Hosts “Subway Therapy” Project Through April 2

Subway Therapy , 14th Street Station at Seventh Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas, New York City, November 13, 2016. Photo credit: Aaron Cohen. Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Subway Therapy , a project by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew “Levee” Chavez (b. 1988). Featuring...

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