Art Gallery

Oct 19, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Welcomes Creative Time Artistic Director Nato Thompson, Nov. 14

Arcadia University will welcome Creative Time Artistic Director Nato Thompson on Monday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. In a free, public presentation, “The Infrastructure That Is People: Public Art and Its Social Dimensions,” Thompson will address the...

David Guinn, "Sketch for Garden of Delight" (2010), Sartain and Locust Streets, Philadelphia

Oct 7, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Exhibitions at Arcadia Presents: “David Guinn: Before the Wall, Mural Sketches and Designs”

The Arcadia University Exhibitions Program is pleased to present “David Guinn: Before the Wall, Mural Sketches and Designs” on view in the Great Room Lobby of the University Commons from Oct. 10, 2016 to Jan. 8, 2017. This exhibition focuses on paintings and drawings on paper created by David...

Sep 30, 2016 Caitlin Burns

“What Makes a Successful Mural?” Discusses Challenges of Effective Murals

Arcadia University is pleased to announce “What Makes a Successful Mural?,” a panel discussion featuring prominent Philadelphia-based public artists David Guinn, Keir Johnston of Amber Art and Design, Jon Laidacker, and Meg Saligman. Scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the University...

Jesse Vincent, image by Fran Eber

Sep 28, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Alumni Spotlight Exhibition: “Jesse Vincent: Other Than a Memory”

Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present a new installation by Jesse Vincent ’11 for the fifth annual Alumni Spotlight Exhibition. On view in the University Commons Art Gallery through Jan. 16, 2017, “Other Than a Memory” combines video, sound,...

Sep 13, 2016 Courtney Wright

Slideshow: Public Art in Philadelphia (courtesy aPA)

Sep 6, 2016 Caitlin Burns

"Public Art in Philadelphia," free lecture by Penny Balkin Bach on Sept. 15

Arcadia University is pleased to present a free public lecture by Penny Balkin Bach, the executive director and chief curator of the Association for Public Art (aPA). Scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Room of the University Commons, Bach’s talk, entitled “Public Art in...

Robert Younger's Bypass #3 (left) and Leaning Bypass #2 (right) at "Unlisted." Photo by: Aaron Igler, Greenhouse Media

Aug 31, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Torchia Participates in “Unlisted” Exhibition at Crane Arts

Richard Torchia, Arcadia University Art Gallery director, was selected as one of 13 curators to participate in “Unlisted,” an exhibition hosted by Icebox Project Space and Marginal Utility. The show runs until Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Crane Arts Building in Philadelphia....

Pati Hill, A Swan: An Opera in Nine Chapters, 1978. Photograph by Aaron Igler (Greenhouse Media), Courtesy the Estate of Pati Hi

Aug 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Torchia and Curator Catherine Morris Discuss the Legacy of Pati Hill

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage recently invited Catherine Morris, curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, to talk about Pati Hill with Richard Torchia, Arcadia University Art Gallery director. Their conversation explores how Hill's use of the copier in the 1970s...

Jul 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Accepted into Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts’ Philadelphia Stewardship Program

The Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), one of the largest nonprofit institutions for art preservation in the country, has selected Arcadia University to participate in its 2016 Stewardship Program. Sponsored by the William Penn Foundation, CCAHA’s Philadelphia...

Photo by Katherine Cambareri '16 for her capstone project, "Well, What Were You Wearing?"

Jun 7, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Katherine Cambareri '16 Debunks Sexual Abuse Stereotypes in Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Art and Design and the Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is hosting “Katherine Cambareri: Well, What Were You Wearing?” on display through July 15 at Arcadia University’s Judith Taylor Gallery. Katherine Cambareri ’16 used her senior capstone presentation to...

"Red Screen" by Jane Geayer,1959

May 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Commons Art Gallery Hosts Exhibition by Jane Geayer '56 through Aug. 21

Arcadia University’s Office of University Advancement in partnership with the Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to announce the opening of “Jane Geayer: Harmonious Geometries,” on display in the University Commons Art Gallery and Great Room Lobby through Aug. 21. This exhibition focuses on...

Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Abbey Ryan Awarded Inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship

Abbey Ryan ’03, assistant professor of Art and Design, is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning June 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2018. Ryan was selected for her project “the light, the shade," which examines light/dark...