Art Gallery

Aug 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

ARC Exhibition Program Presents ‘Biodesign Atacama: Imagining New Life Forms in the Northern Chilean Desert’

Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present “Biodesign Atacama: Imagining New Life Forms in the Northern Chilean Desert,” on display in the Commons Art Gallery through Nov. 29. The digital images, printed 3D models, video animations, and other...

Jul 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Nicholas Talks Hip-Hop Detectives and Black Superheroes with Metro

In the Metro, Jamar Nicholas, adjunct professor and assistant for the Arcadia University Art Gallery, discusses his neo-noir comic strip, “Detective Boogaloo: Hip-Hop Cop.” Nicholas explains his dedication to print comic strips (as opposed to digital publication), the difficulties of...

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Mar 26, 2015 jretter Retter

How a Crash Changed Everything for the Art Gallery

March 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Arcadia University Art Gallery’s move to its current location in the Benton Spruance Art Center, a historic structure built in 1892 that once held massive turbines that provided electricity for the Harrison mansion, now known as Grey Towers Castle. The...

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Mar 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Jamar Nicholas Discusses Black Superheroes on MTV.com

Arcadia University Art Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas was one of four African-American comic book creators interviewed by MTV.com on Feb. 25, speaking on diversity in comic books and the future of the superhero. Being African-American informs everything I do, especially creatively...

Feb 3, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Nicholas, Smith Lecture on Artistic and Academic Lives, Feb. 4

The Office of Institutional Diversity launches Black History Month with “An Evening with Jamar and Alan” on Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Castle Rose and Mirror Rooms. Jamar Nicholas, award-winning cartoonist and assistant for the Arcadia University Art Gallery, and Alan Smith,...

Oct 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Megan D’Avella ’16: ‘A Glimpse into Our Professors’ Artistic Worlds’

Arcadia University’s Faculty Exhibition offers students, such as art history major Megan D’Avella ’16, the opportunity to check out what their instructors are up to outside of the classroom. D’Avella, whose interest in art exhibitions led her to the Contemporary Curatorial Practices course, has...

Oct 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Exhibition at Arcadia University Showcases Artists with Neurological Disorders, Through Feb. 8, 2015

Arcadia University’s ARC Exhibition Program is pleased to present Band of Artists: Spectrum Order Disorder in the Commons Art Gallery and the Great Room lobby through Feb. 8, 2015. This exhibition brings together the work of dancers, performers, photographers, documentary filmmakers, scientists,...

Oct 22, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Faculty Exhibition Highlights Variety of Work by Arcadia’s Visual and Performing Art Professors

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present its biennial Faculty Exhibition, on view through Nov. 23. The exhibition features 35 works by 22 full-time and part-time instructors teaching the following disciplines within Arcadia’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts: drawing, painting, ...

Aug 31, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Complex Issues of the Female Form Explored in Alumni Spotlight Art Exhibition

[box border="full"]Artist Lecture: Jannalyn Bailey will give a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Commons Great Room. A reception will follow.[/box] In an exhibit at the Arcadia University Commons Art Gallery, Jannalyn Bailey explores complex issues related to the perception of the...

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Jun 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Now on Display: Photography Exhibition Showcases Preview Experiences

Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program, in conjunction with the Office of University Communications, is pleased to present Signpost: A Preview Photography Exhibition, on display in the Great Room Lobby through Oct. 5. Prior to departing on Preview in March, the...

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Apr 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Presents ‘Free Play,’ an Exhibition by International Array of Artists, through April 20

Arcadia University Art Gallery presents Free Play, an exhibition that explores works by an international array of artists who borrow from play and games to reveal social, philosophical, and cultural issues. Curated by Melissa E. Feldman, the exhibition, which runs through April 20 at Arcadia, is...

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Apr 1, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

April 3: ‘Free Play’ Curator Feldman Presents ‘Playing in the Expanded Field: Art, Activism, and Games’

Melissa E. Feldman, curator for the Arcadia University Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, Free Play, will present “Playing in the Expanded Field: Art, Activism, and Games” on Thursday, April 3, at 5 p.m. The event will be held in the Commons Great Room. Offering insight into the interactive works...