Art Gallery

Jan 15, 2020 Jordyn Willis

Student Biennial 2020 Juror Lecture

A lecture by juror Melissa Maddonni Haims will be held in the University Commons Great Room on January 27, 4:30 PM with a reception to follow. Both events are free and open to the public.

"Back to Kansas" piece by Finch

Oct 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Spencer Finch Exhibition Featured in The Broad Street Review

“Spencer Finch: As Lightning on Landscape” was reviewed by The Broad Street Review Art Critic Pamela J. Forsythe on Oct. 7. On display at the Spruance Gallery until Dec. 15, the exhibition showcases works of the New York-based artist that, as Forsythe writes, “transports the viewer to specific...

Apfelbaum exhibition

Oct 31, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Exhibitions Receives Grant from Pew Center

Arcadia Exhibitions received a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage that will support a multifaceted project by award-winning visual artist Polly Apfelbaum, who has accepted a residency with the University’s Ceramics program.   “This is Not a Rug/A Sun Bonnet Woman” will examine...

Manzella etching for City Blocks exhibition

Sep 8, 2019 Jennifer Retter

‘City Blocks’ Exhibition Featured in ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’

“City Blocks,” an exhibition by Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Jennifer Manzella, was featured in art critic Edith Newhall’s “Philadelphia galleries” roundup in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug 28. On display in the Rosedale Gallery until Dec. 8, the exhibition includes 15...

Manzella etching from City Blocks exhibition

Aug 28, 2019 Jennifer Retter

‘Broad Street Review’ Praises ‘Jennifer Manzella: City Blocks’

Broad Street Review art critic Pamela J. Forsythe lauded Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, for her ability to find beauty in unlikely places in an Aug. 12 review. Manzella’s exhibition, “City Blocks,” includes copper etchings that reflect the cityscape of Philadelphia and...

Pati Hill catalogue by Laurie Churchman

Jul 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

“Pati Hill” Catalogue Designer Wins AIGA

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Philadelphia announced that Designlore Laurie Churchman, designer of the “Pati Hill: Photocopier—A Survey of Prints and Books (1974-83)” catalogue, was one of 27 designers to receive the Philadelphia Design Awards on June 3. “Pati Hill: Photocopier—A...

Back to Kansas by Spencer Finch

Jul 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Spencer Finch Exhibition

“Spencer Finch: As Lightning on Landscape” is a can’t miss show, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer Art Critic Edith Newhall in her July 3 review.  The exhibition, on display at the University’s Spruance Gallery until Dec. 15, showcases work of New-York based artist Finch from 1995 to...

Richard Torchia, Judith Tannenbaum and Spencer Finch present on June 3

Jun 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents “Spencer Finch: As Lightning on a Landscape” Through Dec. 15

On June 3, Arcadia Exhibitions celebrated the opening of the exhibition, “Spencer Finch: As Lightning on a Landscape,” with a discussion between panelists Richard Torchia, director of Arcadia Exhibitions; Judith Tannenbaum, artistic director of the Whitman at 200; and Finch, who also showcased at...

Apr 11, 2019 Jennifer Retter

‘Writers Making Books’ Gallery Featured in Artblog Podcast

Arcadia’s “Writers Making Books”—an exhibition inspired by Walt Whitman’s hands-on approach to publishing Leaves of Grass—was featured in an Artblog podcast on March 29. On display in Spruance Gallery until April 21, “Writers Making Books” features an international selection of books, whose...

Mar 11, 2019 Jennifer Retter

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Reviews Whitman Exhibition

The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed the exhibition "Writers Making Books" in its Feb. 24 Sunday edition. Art critic Edith Newhall writes: "Among the many events this year for Whitman at 200, the regional Walt Whitman bicentennial celebration, is a not-to-be-missed exhibition at Arcadia...

An example of a self-bound book in the "Writers Making Books" exhibition.

Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Walt Whitman Through Exhibit “Writers Making Books”

The exhibition “Writers Making Books,” featuring samples of Philadelphia-based and international writers who print their own works, is on view at Spruance Gallery through April 21. The collection showcases the variety within typesetting, printing medium, binding, and overall design of the...

Nov 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Nicholas Receives McDuffie Award, Featured in PhillyCurrent Magazine

By Lana Valente '19 Arcadia University Art Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas was the subject of the feature interview in the November issue of PhillyCurrent magazine, “The Impact Issue.” In the issue, Nicholas discussed growing up in Philadelphia and how his mother influenced his career as a...