Art

Mar 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Video: Abbey Ryan Raises Funds for Scholarship with Painting Demo

[box border="full"]Update: The painting was auctioned for $1,185.00 on March 11. All proceeds will benefit the Jami Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship.[/box] On Feb. 28, Abbey Ryan ’03 conducted a live painting demo in Grey Towers Castle to benefit the Jami Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship at Arcadia...

Feb 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Ryan ’03 to Conduct Painting Demo in Castle on Feb. 28

In 2007, Arcadia University Assistant Professor of studio art Abbey Ryan ’03 began producing daily paintings, but about once a year since 2011, the Philadelphia-based artist and blogger invites the whole world to watch and participate as she honors the memory of a dear friend. On Friday, Feb. 28,...

Feb 12, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Five Visual Arts Students Receive Faculty Recognition Awards

Five artists whose works were selected by Guest Juror Judith Tannenbaum to appear in the 2014 Student Biennial exhibition also received the Faculty Recognition Award. The award is given by faculty to students whose pieces embody the values of the department, regardless of specific medium...

Feb 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Curator Judith Tannenbaum Reflects on Radical Shifts in Life, Career, and Art

One of the most accomplished curators in the country didn’t even know what a curator was when she was in college. Years later, she found herself working at the most prominent art school in the U.S. in an endowed curator position created just for her. Judith Tannenbaum, now an adjunct curator at...

Feb 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

University Seminar Visits the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

Students in the University Seminar “Drawing Connections: The History and Practice of Drawing,” taught by Professors Jill Pederson and Abbey Ryan ’03, had a private tour of the drawing study rooms at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. in December.  In the first session, students examined...

Jan 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Commons Art Gallery Presents Student Biennial 2014 Juried Exhibition

Photographs, oil paintings, metal jewelry and sculpture, and other student works are on display at the 2014 Student Biennial Juried Exhibition at Arcadia University. The show, which runs through Feb. 23, is on display in the Commons Art Gallery, and is sponsored by the Arcadia University Art...

Jan 21, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Ryan Paints John F. Peto’s Still Life Object During Demo at Peto Museum

Abbey Ryan, assistant professor of art and design, was invited to teach a painting workshop in November at the John F. Peto Studio Museum in Island Heights, N.J. John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), born in Philadelphia, was a late 19th-century figure in the trompe l’oeil school of American still life...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Batchelor’s Work Part of International Collaborative Art Project and Exhibit

Betsey Batchelor, professor of fine arts, is one of a select group of American and Cuban artists and student artists whose work is featured in the collaborative exhibition Women in Trees: Mujeres en los Arboles. The exhibit premiered on Nov. 25, 2013 in Cuba, where it was hosted in conjunction...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Misher ’88 Founds School for Children with Autism

Karen Misher ’88, associate professor of Art and Design, was featured in a Fox 29 news story about her dream, which is now reality for her sons and other students with autism. After having a hard time finding the right kindergarten for her six-year-old twins, Misher began to dream of a school...

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Jul 24, 2013 Purnell Cropper

BioCommunications Association: Jarret Awarded the Citation of Merit for Illustration

The BioCommunications Association holds an annual contest, BioImages, in search of the best still, graphic, and motion media in the scientific or medicinal fields. This year, Sara Jarret, a graduate of Arcadia University, was awarded the Citation of Merit—an honor given to entries that meet high...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Bulldog Reporter: Creighton Hired as Graphic Designer for Hornercom

Shortly after graduating from Arcadia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Steffane Creighton ’13 was hired as a full-time member of the design team at Hornercom. Prior to this position, Creighton had worked at Hornercom as a design intern, impressing president Jack Horner with her ability to...

Jun 11, 2013 Donna Whitlock

‘A True Visionary,’ Torchia Receives the 2013 Martha Washington Award

Richard Torchia, director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, received the 2013 Martha Washington Award at the annual end-of-year awards luncheon last month. As director of Arcadia University’s Art Gallery, since 1997, Torchia has organized solo exhibitions for a host of renowned artists,...