Art

Jun 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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...

May 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler’s Philadelphia Gallery Hosts Judged Exhibition Showcasing Mother-Artists

The Gray Gallery, owned by Art and Design Chair Carole Loeffler, will welcome the new juried exhibition, Immersed, featuring the work of seven female artists that celebrates the overlooked and undervalued art of women who attempt to balance the roles of mother and artist. Juried by Dr. Jill...

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...

Apr 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Acrobatics and Puppetry Take the Stage as Midway Comes to Life

By Shani Carrington '18 On Thursday, April 7, Arcadia’s theater performers will step aside as puppets take center stage in Midway, the puppet show for adults written by Arcadia instructor and costume shop manager Alisa Kleckner. The show runs at the MainStage Theater through April 17. Midway...

Artist in the Community student Stéphane Marquette '16 paints a global bowl for a project with Parkway Northwest High School.

Mar 31, 2016 Caitlin Burns

University Students Help Those in Need Through Art

For Arcadia University’s Artist in the Community class, students see the possibilities of transforming everyday objects into art with a little imagination—and how that art can transform someone in need. Led by Adjunct Professor Linda Ruth Paskell, the 15-week course takes students out of the...

Mar 30, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Abbey Ryan Performs Live Painting Demonstration on April 1

Abbey Ryan ’03, assistant professor of art, will perform a live painting demonstration on Friday, April 1 in Grey Towers Castle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ryan began conducting live painting demonstrations in 2011 to honor the memory of Jami Rodriguez '00. Each year, the proceeds from the auction of...

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Feb. 25 to April 24: Arcadia University Art Gallery Presents 'Pati Hill: Photocopier'

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Pati Hill: Photocopier, A Survey of Prints and Books (1974–83). Featuring more than 100 works on paper depicting subjects as common as a gum wrapper and as expansive as the Palace of Versailles, this exhibition reconsiders the hybrid...

Jacqueline Brownell ’17 with her father, Associate Director of Athletics Rick Brownell, at the Artist in the Community exhibit.

Jan 27, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia’s Annual "Artist in the Community" Combines Art and Community Service

In December, students from the University seminar “Artist in the Community” showcased their social service-oriented artwork in Spruance Fine Arts Center’s Thrall Gallery. The exhibit drew approximately 150 attendees. During the fall semester, 46 students volunteered with those experiencing...

Jan 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

The Galleries at Arcadia Present the Student Biennial 2016

The Galleries at Arcadia University are pleased to announce the opening of Student Biennial 2016, on display in the University Commons Art Gallery through Feb. 7. This exhibition is the sixth in a series of student exhibitions at Arcadia juried by an outside curator. This year’s exhibition was...

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Jan 7, 2016 Caitlin Burns

On-Verge Talks About Arcadia’s “Mind-blowing” Art Gallery Shows

Arcadia University’s Art Gallery and its curator, Richard Torchia, were highly praised in a Dec. 15 post on the Cue Art Foundation's online publication, On-Verge.org. Artist and critic Daniel Gerwin wrote that he “regularly had [his] mind blown by Arcadia’s shows, including of Ray Johnson, and...