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Dec 22, 2020 Matthew Borgen

Nothing Is So Humble: Prints from Everyday Objects
Red sweatshirt showing Skolka's dog wearing a face mask design

Dec 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Skolka ’21 Helps Animal Rescue Raise Funds This Holiday Season

Graphic Design major Courtney Skolka ’21 thought her recent Visual Communications project wouldn’t go any further than the classroom. However, after sharing her design with Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia, they’ve collaborated to launch a fundraising campaign this holiday season. Until...

Mia Woo making a ceramic pumpkin

Mia Woo Dec 6, 2020 7:00 pm

VLOG: DIY Ceramic Pumpkin Tutorial

Here, I give a step-by-step tutorial to make your own jack-o-lantern style pumpkin out of clay! We're all looking for something new to do while we're quarantined at home. Why not pick up a new craft?

Floral postcards designed by Arcadia University professor Betsey Batchelor

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Batchelor Uses Art to Promote Democratic Voting

“In 2018, I had a call to action to combat this political despair,” said Betsey Batchelor, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Arcadia University, who has joined thousands of other activists encouraging Democrats to vote in the upcoming election through Postcards to Voters. “While...

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Oct 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Graphic Design Students Get Real World Experience with Ambler Theater

Going to the movies might be a little different these days, but Arcadia’s senior graphic design students are collaborating with the Ambler Theater to ensure the show goes on.  Courtney Skolka '21, Madison Cline '21, Christopher Reistle '21, Mya Brown '21, and Davida (Vi) Derry...

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Oct 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Manzella Adapts Printmaking Class for Virtual Learning

What do you get when you combine an etching needle, a plexiglass plate, ink, a shopping cart wheel, and paper towels? An intaglio press—just one of the three portable presses that Adjunct Professor of Visual and Fine Arts Jennifer Manzella built and mailed to students in her Advanced Printmaking...

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Aug 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Art and Design Holds #ArcadiaCreates Social Media Campaign

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Throughout June and July, the Department of Art and Design held the #ArcadiaCreates campaign on Instagram, a series of art prompts posted over the course of five weeks. Ideas for the weekly prompts were created in collaboration with Carole Loeffler, associate professor and...

A collage as part of Loeffler's mail art

Jul 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Sends Positivity Through Mail Art Project

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, created a mail art project titled “symbols of hope” in order to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the project, Loeffler crafted collages on her handmade...

Book cover with Riding with a Bandit title, sunset and mountains for artwork

May 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Graphic Design Students Help Produce Covers for MFA Students’ Books

Arcadia art students have collaborated to create book covers for the manuscripts written by students in the Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) Program in Creative Writing as part of a cross-disciplinary project. The project was spearheaded by Christian Patchell, adjunct professor of Visual and Performing...

Rikki peeks over a book she is reading while a stack of books sit nearby

Rikki Rosenthal Apr 17, 2020 5:02 pm

Self-Isolation Reading Recommendations

Hello, friends! As we are all doing our best to social distance, I figured it was prime time to recommend some of my favorite books and share my reading list with you. I thought it would be fun to assign books to majors, so here we go. Creative Writing The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo If...

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Dec 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Moore Featured in New York Times for “Farm-to-Table” Approach to Ceramics

Gregg Moore, Visual and Performing Arts professor, was featured in a Dec. 5 The New York Times article for his collaboration with Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Farms restaurant. Moore approached Barber about a “farm-to-table” approach to not only the food served at Blue Hill, but the...