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...

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Sep 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Inquirer Names New Art Exhibition in 15-Top Flight Gallery Shows

The Art Gallery’s newest exhibition by artist Astrid Bowlby, “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer by art critic Edith Newhall in “15 Top-Flight Gallery Shows to See in Philly this Fall” on Sept. 6. The exhibition features sculptures, audio, photographs...

May 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Chosen to Screen Original Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students were selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on May 10. Allison Nye ’20, Kristen Stedman ’19, Giancarlo Kossi ’18, Caylie Shinall ’19, John Caruso ’17, Deb Gilmore ’19, Stephanie Castro Villegas ’17, Alyssa Blackmon ’18,...

Helen Armstrong Apr 27, 2017 8:00 pm

Maura Revaew, '17, International Studies Major

  I randomly took Ceramics as a gen-ed and I fell in love with it. Now I’m here pretty much—well, I shouldn’t say pretty much—I’m here every day. The ceramics studio is my happy place. Ceramics has helped me be more articulate because you have to be really specific. You’re...

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David Jerez-Szathmary ’19, Art and History Major

What made you choose Arcadia? The climate. I visited another college, looked at the people there, and thought, “It’s gonna be high school all over again. It’s just gonna be cliques of popular people and people who feel like they’re above being your friend.” Arcadia was so much more...

"Life," 2016 micro-topography print relief plate, by Noelle Barrett '17

Apr 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Judith Taylor Gallery Hosts Paper Trail Exhibition

Art History major Katie Bye ’17 curated her first exhibition, Paper Trail, on display at the Judith Taylor Gallery in Landman Library through April 30. Paper Trail, which was a year in the making, features prints, artist proofs, and plates by nine students from Arcadia University, Temple...

Apr 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

The Artist in the Community Hosts “Art of the Syllabus” April 13

Join students from the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” as they host the annual “Art of the Syllabus” exhibition on Thursday, April 13 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Thrall Gallery in Spruance. The exhibition is a culmination of work created by the class and the organizations they...

Maryann Worrell, Maelstrom, 2017, wood, 40 x 40 inches

Apr 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Professors Carole Loeffler and Maryann Worrell ’05 Explore Interconnecting Elements

Art Department Chair and Professor Carole Loeffler and Adjunct Professor Maryann Worrell ’05 collaborated on a new sculptural exhibition, “Interconnecting Elements,” that was on display at the Boston Street Gallery in Philadelphia from Feb. 2 to March 18. Loeffler and Worrell have exhibited work...

Apr 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Art Gallery Receives Grant from Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts

After being accepted into the Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s 2016 Philadelphia Stewardship Program last spring, the Arcadia University Art Gallery has been awarded a $2,000 matching grant to improve the storage of the permanent art collection. This is the first time...

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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Mar 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Curate Independent Art Exhibition on Environmental Pollution

Join Metals and Jewelry students on Thursday, April 6 for the opening of their independent art exhibition, Collectively At Fault, in the Murphy Hall vestibule gallery. The exhibition, which runs from April 6 through April 13, focuses on spreading a message about pollution. It will feature new...

Mar 1, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Art Gallery Hosts “Subway Therapy” Project Through April 2

Subway Therapy, 14th Street Station at Seventh Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas, New York City, November 13, 2016. Photo credit: Aaron Cohen. Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Subway Therapy, a project by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew “Levee” Chavez (b. 1988). Featuring...