Posts tagged ‘Art’
Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery and assistant professor of art history, and Dr. Cathy Romagnolo, professor of English, were interviewed for Capturing Courage: LVC exhibit documents the terror, the bravery of the civil rights movement, which was published in the February issue of The Burg. The article noted McNulty’s role in the gallery exhibition of internationally noted photographer Danny Lyon’s historic work on the early Civil Rights movement, which runs through March 22. Romagnolo was interviewed regarding the Gallery dialogue she led on Lyon’s photography during the College’s annual Symposium on Inclusive Excellence.
“A Small Radius of Light: G. Daneil Massad, A Retrospective,” premiered at the Palmer Museum of Art at The Pennsylvania State University September 25 and runs through December 9. The retrospective of LVC’s long-time artist-in-residence features “signature works borrowed from public as well as private colleges. The exhibition also includes an array of early work and beautiful drawings from throughout Massad’s career, as well as some of the ‘ordinary’ objects featured in his extraordinary still lifes,” according to a Palmer Museum release. Massad’s work is displayed in several private collections and in major museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery of Art.
Comics Unstripped, the current exhibition in the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, was featured in stories by the Carlisle Sentinel and PennLive. This exploration of comic art and its impact on society incorporated research from a course on comic art taught by Professor Michael Pittari, professor of art & visual culture, in spring 2018.
Apple of My Eye, a painting by Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery and assistant professor of art history, was selected by First Lady Frances Wolf to be displayed at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence. Professor McNulty’s painting is part of the Art of the State Purchase Award Collection in the State Museum of Pennsylvania.
Michael Fay, adjunct instructor in art, was featured in a New York Times story, “In the Marines, a Connection Between Art and Combat.” Fay, a Marine who served in Iraq, “turned to art, snapping photos and painting those scenes to remember and pay tribute to the fallen Marines,” according to the author. Fay’s paintings now hang in the Combat Art Gallery of the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, recently had one of her watercolor paintings, Apple of My Eye (1985), selected as part of The Art of the State Purchase Award Collection, 1969–2017. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the annual juried exhibition Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania is showcasing featured works that were purchased by the museum and added to its permanent collection over five decades.
Barbara Piscioneri McNulty, Apple of My Eye, 1985, Watercolor, 1985 Purchase Award
Dr. Guzman-Zavala and Dr. Hinshaw Collaborate on Dutchirican: A Latino History of Central Pennsylvania
Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, collaborated on an art exhibit at the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery that runs through August 13. Dutchirian: A Latino History of Central Pennsylvania combines photography and public history to tell the story of Latinos and their roots in Central Pennsylvania.
Historic photographs are displayed from Frank Espada’s work on the Puerto Rican diaspora in the 1970s, as well as contemporary photographs from Lackawanna County by Rolfe Ross and from Lebanon County by Dr. Guzman-Zavala, whose original training was in art. The public history traces the contributions of Spanish-speakers to Pennsylvania from the American Revolution and Civil War to the present.