Arcadia University News


November 14, 2012

Lee's Work Featured at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan

June Yong Lee , Assistant Professor of Art, has been working on Torso Series , a photographic project that examines personal history through an individual’s skin. Recently, Lee’s work has been exhibited at the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Hokuto, Yamanashi, Japan. In addition, the museum...

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November 7, 2012

Baltimore Business Journal: Hulme ’97 New Senior Environmental Graphic Designer at Ayer Saint Gross

Baltimore Business Journal reported on Nov. 6 that Jack Hulme ’97 joined the graphic design studio at Ayer Saint Gross as a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer. Hulme specializes in Environmental Graphic Design and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Arcadia University. He has 15 years of...

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October 10, 2012

Art Hits the Runway at Wearable Sculpture Show

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 Last week art and fashion enthusiasts watched Studio Art: Foundations students show off their creativity in the fifth annual Wearable Sculpture Show—a runway-style exhibition of sculptural art that quickly has become a rite of passage for Art majors at...

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September 21, 2012

Garvey's Painting Featured in 'New Moderns' at Philadelphia's Gross McCleaf Gallery

The work of Lauren Garvey, who graduated from Arcadia University in 2009 with a B.F.A. in Painting, is featured in the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia. The show is called New Moderns . After graduating from Arcadia, Garvey went on to graduate school and received an M.F.A. in Painting from the...

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September 21, 2012

Alumna's Artwork Featured in Philadelphia Museum of Art Exhibition 'Full Spectrum'

"Onrush of Time," a print by Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H , is featured in Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibition, on display though Nov. 25, is comprised of work from more than a dozen artists and focuses on the Brandywine Workshop's...

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September 12, 2012

Art Gallery Presents U.S. Debut of ‘Martha Wilson: Staging of the Self,’ through Nov. 4

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present the U.S. debut of Martha Wilson: Staging the Self , a touring exhibition organized by Independent Curators International (ICI) on view from Aug. 24 through Nov. 4. ( Visit exhibition website .) Surveying 40 years of performances, videos, and...

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August 17, 2012

Batchelor's Painting Featured in Woodmere Art Museum Tribute to Doris Staffel

An original painting by Betsey Batchelor , Professor of Fine Arts, is featured in Woodmere Art Museum’s exhibit Doris Staffel: Painter, Teacher , which runs through Sept. 30. Admission is free for students with ID. A former student of Staffel’s at the University of the Arts, Batchelor also...

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August 6, 2012

Torchia Joins Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative's Curatorial Intensive

Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, is one of six local contemporary artists invited to participate in a year-long series of seminars and workshops with the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative (PEI). This Curatorial Intensive offers new perspectives, an exchange of...

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July 6, 2012

Arcadia Honors Art and Design Professor with 2012 Professor of the Year Award

Robert F. Mauro , Professor and Chair of Art and Design, was the recipient of the 2012 Professor of the Year Award at Arcadia’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in May. In presenting the award to Mauro, Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost, stated, “In bestowing this honor on Professor Mauro, we...

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June 27, 2012

Students in Paris Program Visit Monet's House and Garden

Claude Monet once said, "It may be because of flowers that I've become a painter." Students enrolled in the Arcadia University's summer study abroad program at the American Graduate School in Paris took a day-trip to Giverny in Normandy recently to visit the legendary artist's house, now a museum,...

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June 8, 2012

Alumnus Looks to 'Kickstart' Comic Book's Success

After graduating from Arcadia with a B.F.A. in Painting, Andrew Taylor ’11 knew he wanted to continue following his passion for drawing and illustration in his professional career. "I've drawn comics and cartoons all my life," notes Taylor, who continues to work on Doctorcops M.D. , a weekly web...

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June 8, 2012

Rawlins' Work on Display in 'Focus on Nature XII: Natural History Illustration'

The work of Scott Rawlins , Professor of Art and Design, will be included in the New York State Museum’s Focus on Nature exhibition in Albany, N.Y., through Dec. 31. Focus on Nature XII: Natural History Illustration showcases juried artwork by top illustrators from 15 countries. Open through Dec...

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June 8, 2012

PT Alum, Clinic Owner Runs for County Commissioner in Colorado

The Castle Rock News Press (Colorado) reports that Douglas County’s Republican voters have a choice including Arcadia alum Roger Patridge in the upcoming primary election for County Commissioner. The primary election is June 26, when registered Republicans will decide which of the two will...

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June 4, 2012

Riotto Produces Largest Known Intaglio-Type in U.S.

Arcadia University graduate Hannah Riotto ’12 produced the largest-known photopolymer intaglio-type in the United States—a 15-foot-long installation where viewers will recognize the icons of Barnesville, Pa., transitioning to the Philadelphia skyline. Riotto’s senior thesis project—titled “We Are...

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May 31, 2012

Commons Gallery Presents Andrew Ortwein: The Greatest War, June 8 – Sept. 2

Arcadia University’s Commons Gallery is pleased to present a new suite of twelve digitally printed photographs by Andrew Ortwein ’07 on view from June 8 through Sept. 2, 2012. Each large-scale color print in the series, titled The Greatest War , appears to portray a soldier in the throes of a...

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May 25, 2012

Intelligencer: Art Senior Produces Largest-Known Intaglio-Type in U.S.

The Intelligencer reported on May 18: "Arcadia University senior Hannah Riotto has produced the largest-known photopolymer intaglio-type in the United States. It’s a 15-foot-long installation where viewers will recognize the icons of Barnesville, Schuylkill County, transitioning to the Philadelphia...

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May 25, 2012

Artblog: Senior Produces Largest-Known Photopolymer Intaglio-Type

The Artblog noted on May 18: "Boundary-breaking, and also record-breaking. Arcadia University senior Hannah Riotto has produced the largest-known photopolymer intaglio-type in the United States—a 15-foot-long installation depicting the icons of Barnesville, Pa. transitioning to the Philadelphia...

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May 10, 2012

Physician Assistant Students Give Back During Weekend of Service

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program participate in national conferences, complete clinical experiences across the globe and collectively score among the top 4 percent on national certification examinations. At the same time, they remain grounded and grateful to the...

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May 10, 2012

Big Fork Eagle: U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist to Pursue Double Major at Arcadia

Big Fork Eagle (Big Fork, Mont.) reported that Amber McDaniel , an incoming member of the class of 2016, was one of 550 semifinalist chosen out of 3.2 million students in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, the highest academic honor in the country. McDaniel will pursue a double major in...

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May 3, 2012

Pederson Researches Leonardo da Vinci’s Mysterious Academy

Dr. Jill Pederson , Assistant Professor of Art History, is writing a book that explores the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci during the more then 20 years (1482-1499 and 1506-1513) the Renaissance artist spent in Milan, Italy. Pederson discovered a unique manuscript, known as the Isolabeata (c...

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January 24, 2012

Gilman Scholarship Recipient Explores Art History Amidst Estruscan Walls

Dao La ’13 , an Art History major in the Honors program, is currently studying at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (CGS). Her semester in the heart of Italy, living and studying amidst Etruscan walls is made possible, in part, by a...

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