Posts tagged ‘Art & Visual Culture’

Harrisburg Chamber Names Justin Roth ’14 Marketing and Communications Manager

What Heroin Sounds Like “Day of Making” Covered by Local TV Stations

A LVC student-faculty collaborative project established to raise awareness within the community about opioid addiction and to eliminate the stigma surrounding addiction was covered by three local television stations last Sunday. The event, “Day of Making,” brought people together to create works of art representing how they and their families have been affected by the epidemic. Their creative work was covered by FOX, ABC, and CBS and the work with be displayed in the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery toward the end of March.

Adam Delmarcelle, adjunct instructor in art, and Mathew Samuel, LVC associate professor of digital communications, hosted the event, which was funded by an LVC grant.


Dr. McNulty Has Proposal Accepted for Regional Symposium; Students and Art Alumni to Participate

A workshop proposed by Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, was accepted for inclusion in next month’s Pennsylvania Arts and Education Symposium. Current students Epiphany Bliesath ’20 (art & visual culture and business administration double major), Sarah Johnson ’18 (art & art history major, world classics minor), and Audrey Reiley ’18 (art & art history major, world classics and philosophy double minor), will participate in the workshop, as will former Gallery interns Caitlin Courogen ’16 and Becca Worhach ’16, both art & art history majors. Candice Heishman ’18 and Rachel Frantz ’18, both art & visual culture majors, will serve as Gallery attendants.

Dr. Taylor Edits Special Issue of Media–N Journal

Dr. Grant D. Taylor, chair of art & visual culture and professor of art history, served as editor, with Abigail Susik of Willamette University, for the current special issue of Media–N. The issue, “Uncovering News: Reporting and Forms of New Media Art,” can be read here.

Professor Beall’s Works Exhibited at Mary Baldwin University

Karen Beall’s new works on are display at Mary Baldwin University in Virginia this month. Beall, adjunct professor of ceramics and sculpture, has pieces showing as part of her “Over the Hills and Far Away” exhibit.

Professor DelMarcelle’s Prints Acquired by Library of Congress

Adam DelMarcelle, adjunct professor of print making, recently had three of his prints acquired by the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The prints, part of his “What Heroin Sounds Like” project, are now part of the permanent collection of their Fine Prints Holdings.

Artist-in-Residence Receives Grant for Retrospective and Book

Dan Massad, LVC’s long-time artist-in-residence and adjunct in the art & visual culture program, received a generous grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation to cover costs for a retrospective of his work being organized by the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University. Massad’s exhibition at Palmer opens Sept. 18, 2018. The $25,000 grant will also cover a book tracking the artist’s work history, which will be distributed through Penn State University Press.