Arts

Spruance Fine Arts Center

Mia Woo Jun 25, 2020 11:19 am

Confessions From an Art Major

I might be biased, but being an Art major is pretty awesome. It isn’t easy by any means, but I get to do what I love almost every day—and our department isn’t half bad, either. It’s equipped with studios and state-of-the-art equipment that are unique to Arcadia. Most majors are generally similar...

Hand lettering by Mia Woo

Mia Woo Apr 23, 2020 8:00 pm

Learn to Letter With Me!

I picked up hand-lettering in my junior year of high school. In art class, I saw a good friend of mine hand-lettering, and I decided that I wanted to try it. Now, as I’m a rising junior attending university, I’ve developed pretty decent skills. I’m completely self-taught, so I thought I would share...

David Bradley headshot

Mar 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Bradley Receives Arts + Business Council Leadership Award

Adjunct Professor of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies David Bradley was selected as one of 12 recipients of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s 2020 Leadership Awards, which recognize individuals who demonstrate remarkable leadership, exceptional innovation, and a commitment to...

Male and female students perform latin dance onstage in couples.

Nicholas Schiavo Nov 19, 2019 2:23 pm

Clubs Goin’ up—on a Thursday

Hot take: Clubs are an underrated yet important part of the college experience. They allow students to do something else besides study or sit inside and do nothing (if this is your preference, however, no judgment here. You do you).  Clubs offer opportunities to meet new people...

David Hogg speaking to the Arcadia community in Kuch Center

Jessica Derr Nov 18, 2019 2:23 pm

Art from Activism

In October, campus was abuzz in anticipation of this year’s Common Read presentation. Common Read is an event that happens each fall semester. First-year students are assigned a book, usually pertaining to an important socio-political issue, that is discussed in both their English classes and their...

Mia's ceramic vases

Mia Woo Oct 30, 2019 12:30 pm

My Professors Were Happy That I Failed

Recently, I learned how to make vases in my Ceramics class. But, for whatever reason, I just couldn’t execute the technique. I felt like I had no control over the clay. I’ve been doing ceramics since I was 11 years old, so the fact that I wasn’t “getting it” straight away was discouraging....

Richard Torchia, Judith Tannenbaum and Spencer Finch present on June 3

Jun 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents “Spencer Finch: As Lightning on a Landscape” Through Dec. 15

On June 3, Arcadia Exhibitions celebrated the opening of the exhibition, “Spencer Finch: As Lightning on a Landscape,” with a discussion between panelists Richard Torchia, director of Arcadia Exhibitions; Judith Tannenbaum, artistic director of the Whitman at 200; and Finch, who also showcased at...

Apr 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents: abbey ryan: the light / the shade

A gallery talk by the artist will be held on April 19 in the Harrison Gallery beginning at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present “abbey ryan: the light / the shade,” an exhibition of recent paintings on...

Nov 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Township Honors Students, Faculty for LED Mural

Cheltenham Township Commissioners presented the students in the Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship class and renowned muralist David Guinn with a resolution during the Nov. 15 township meeting. The Commissioners cited the students’ “creative skills” and role in the mural process,...

Oct 5, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Opens Season with “Speech and Debate,” Oct. 7 to 16

Arcadia University Theater opens its 2016-17 season with Tony Award winning playwright Stephen Karam’s, “Speech & Debate.”  This dark comedy runs Friday, Oct. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in Arcadia’s Little Theatre, with matinee showings on Saturday and Sunday. “Speech & Debate”...

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...

Linda Ruth Paskell (bottom row, center) with widows in Pemba, Mozambique.

Apr 20, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around...