Art History

Jill Pederson with a group of Mexican students and another presenter

Jun 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Pederson Presents in Mexico for da Vinci’s Quincentennial Anniversary

Dr. Jill Pederson, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was one of eight speakers who presented at the “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 anos depues,” an interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and the Humanities at the Universidad Nacional...

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Feb 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty “Takeover” Academic Podcast Feb. 11 to 15

Arcadia faculty are taking over the podcast The Academic Minute from Feb. 11 to 15. Each day of the week, a different faculty member will discuss their current research projects. Featured faculty include Dr. Bruce Campbell, associate professor of Education, Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor...

Apr 27, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Art History Students Present ‘Camera Work’ Exhibition

“Camera Work: Making a Medium,” an exhibition curated by students in the Art History program’s Make an Exhibition seminar, features Arcadia’s collection of Camera Work, a photographic journal edited by Alfred Stieglitz and published in the United States between 1903 and 1917. A panel discussion...

Apr 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Global 1968 Panel Explores Iconic Year’s Influence on Pop Culture

By Caitlin Joyce '20 On March 29, a panel, “1968: Transformations in Art, Media, and Culture,” discussed how political and social climate changes during that year influenced pop culture. The panel, part of the Global 1968: Explosions and Legacies series, featured Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr.,...

Mar 15, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents at College Art Association Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose: Jay DeFeo’s Circle and Artistic Collectivity in Cold War San Francisco” at the annual College Art Association (CAA) conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 21. Dr. Ferrell explored women artists in post-war...

Sep 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Interim President Brown Leads Students Through Art and History at U.S. Capitol

While many students visit the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., few receive a guided tour of the Capitol’s art and history by a former U.S. Senator. On Sept. 15, Arcadia University’s Interim President Hank Brown led Art and Design students through a tour of the Capitol’s art, which include...

"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...

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Dec 21, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose’ at American Art Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, one of two scholars selected to participate in the Newberry Library’s American Art and Visual Culture seminar on Dec. 2, presented “Between Action and Object: DeFeo’s Myths about The Rose,” a chapter which will appear in her upcoming publication, The Ring Around The Rose: Jay...

Sep 30, 2016 Caitlin Burns

“What Makes a Successful Mural?” Discusses Challenges of Effective Murals

Arcadia University is pleased to announce “What Makes a Successful Mural?,” a panel discussion featuring prominent Philadelphia-based public artists David Guinn, Keir Johnston of Amber Art and Design, Jon Laidacker, and Meg Saligman. Scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the University...

Mar 15, 2016 Susan Gettlin

Art History Field Trips

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...

Apr 24, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Pederson Receives Grants for Leonardo da Vinci Research

Dr. Jill Pederson, assistant professor of art history, was recently awarded two prestigious grants in support of her research on Leonardo da Vinci. Pederson received the Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, which she used to support research on her forthcoming book...