Public Art

Feb 1, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Campbell Chosen as Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist

Visual artist Amir Campbell has been selected as Arcadia University’s Public Art Resident Artist for 2022. Also known as Amiracle, Campbell will be the lead artist for this year's Arcadia Public Art Project and will teach a cohort of students in the public art apprenticeship course (...

Cover image of Sydney Welch's book

Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Public Art Alumna Publishes Book Based on Collaborative Art Experience at Arcadia

Art History alumna Sydney Welch ’20 published her first book “The Art of Collaboration: An In-Depth Look at Creative Practices for Creative People,” which takes an in-depth look at the origins of collaboration and how it takes shape in different ways. Welch found much of her inspiration for the...

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Nov 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Academic Affairs Awards Innovation Grants

Academic Affairs awarded 13 proposals for initial or continued funding this year through the Innovative Programming Grants.  These awards, which were established in 2018, identify areas for growth and support pioneering opportunities. Faculty and staff members who proposed particularly...

Students at an outdoor sculpture with the scavenger hunt map

Dec 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Exhibition Course Curates Outdoor Sculptures

Students in Arcadia’s Make an Exhibition course, led by Assistant Professor of Art History Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, curated the University’s collection of outdoor sculptures and hosted a scavenger hunt on Nov. 25. For the first portion of the semester, students researched the history of the...

May 29, 2018 Jen Retter

Guinn Discusses Incorporating Community into Street Art

On May 1, David Guinn, adjunct professor of Visual Art and world-renowned muralist, was featured in a Commercial Appeal article for his culturally sensitive approach to street art. Guinn stressed the importance of giving community members a voice when executing public art pieces— an approach he’...

Nov 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Township Honors Students, Faculty for LED Mural

Cheltenham Township Commissioners presented the students in the Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship class and renowned muralist David Guinn with a resolution during the Nov. 15 township meeting. The Commissioners cited the students’ “creative skills” and role in the mural process,...

Oct 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students and Professor David Guinn Recognized by Montgomery News for Glenside Mural

“Bits and Pieces,” the LED mural created by students in the Apprenticeship Program, was featured by the Times Chronicle for the lighting ceremony on Sept. 28. The mural, designed based on community meetings and feedback, showcases the key elements of Glenside, including the lattice on the roof...

Oct 4, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Students Light Up Glenside with Mural Reveal

On a brisk late September evening, renowned Philadelphia muralist and adjunct professor David Guinn and students from Arcadia University illuminated Glenside with the LED mural reveal during the Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival on Sept. 28. After a yearlong public art project, the creative...

May 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Mural Arts Recognized After Glenside Arts Festival

On May 10, Montgomery Media highlighted the Mural Arts program’s community involvement during the Downtown Glenside Arts Festival in late April. The mural, which is located at the Glenside Station underpass, was a year-long collaborative project between Cheltenham Township, SEPTA, and Arcadia....

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Mar 29, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Glenside Arts Festival, April 22: Arcadia Table Space Available, Explore Mural Project

This is a special year marking the 4th Annual Downtown Glenside Arts Festival, celebrating the arts and Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. The festival will run, rain or shine, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Easton Road in Glenside, between the Glenside Train Station and Waverly Road,...

Mar 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Public Art Project Receives Positive Community Feedback

Arcadia University students in the apprenticeship program (Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship) and renowned muralist David Guinn received positive feedback at the community forum they hosted on March 6, where they presented a sketch of the public art project for Glenside station....

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Nov 5, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Times Chronicle and Glenside News Highlight “Exploring Public Art” Series

The Times Chronicle and Glenside News published a feature story about Arcadia University’s “Exploring Public Art: Legacy, Community, & Innovation” series on Nov. 4. Arcadia’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Laura Baldwin and Art Gallery Director Richard Torchia were quoted throughout...