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, ...

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Oct 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Video: 2014 Wearable Sculpture Show

For more than five years, art and design students have marked the beginning of their study by participating in the Wearable Sculpture Show. Guided by professors, students create costumes based on a theme using basic materials, and then they showcase their work in front of an audience. This year,...

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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Jessica Mallepelle ’16: ‘The Beauty of Math’

Studying mathematics at Arcadia is allowing Jessica Mallepelle ’16 to truly understand how diverse and inspiring math can be. So when coursework in a particular field last semester left her wanting, she was reminded “...there’s not just one way to solve a single problem.” In her blog post, “The...

Oct 3, 2014 Courtney Wright

Moore Merges Farm and Table with Art and Design

By COURTNEY WRIGHT As a self-proclaimed “interdisciplinarian” with a background in geological sciences, Gregg Moore, associate professor of art and design at Arcadia University, understands how art intersects other fields of study. When Moore prepared to discuss his latest exhibition and a...

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Sep 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bailey Recalls How Her Ideas about Art Expanded at Arcadia, PAFA

By FRANCES DUMLAO ’15 Since graduating from Arcadia University in 2009 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts, where she specialized in painting, artist Jannalyn Bailey ’09 completed a Masters of Fine Arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2012 and had one of her designs featured on skirts by...

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Sep 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Graphic Design Students Participate in AIGA Event ‘This is My Philly’

AIGA Philadelphia will hold an opening for the exhibition This is My Philly on Friday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. Now in its fourth year, This is My Philly is a partnership between the design organization AIGA Philadelphia and the PhillySpells Writing Lab, a local organization that provides free...

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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Jul 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Alternative Press: Art Therapy Student Commissioned to Paint Mural at the North Penn Boys and Girls Club

On July 3, The Alternative Press reported that the Lansdale Mural Arts Program (LMAP) selected Ashley Walter, a psychology major with a concentration in art therapy and a minor in fine arts at Arcadia University, to design and complete a mural on the North Penn Boys and Girls Club at 16 Susquehanna...

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Jun 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Works by Batchelor, Profitt ’11 and Garvey ’09 Featured in Exhibition at the University of the Arts

June 4 marked the official opening of “Between Matter and Experience,” an exhibition at the University of the Arts that includes the works of Betsey Batchelor, associate professor in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and Krista Profitt ’11 and Lauren Garvey ’09, alumni of the painting...

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May 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Uberti Encourages Patience, Passion to Cultivate Success

View more videos from Uberti's interview On April 21, award-winning visual journalist Oliver Uberti presented “Snails Are Actually Pretty Good Role Models: Perhaps a New Way of Looking at Life After Art School” at Arcadia University in the Commons Great Room. Uberti, who visited Arcadia as part...

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Apr 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Photos: Art & Design Senior Thesis Exhibition 2014

Photo Christina Yee ’14

Mar 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Art Students to Show Work at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is thrilled to collaborate with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, one of the finest established cultural institutions of our country. On March 29, the flourishing talent of six Arcadia art students will be celebrated with a showcase of their...