Posts tagged ‘Art’

Michael Fay Featured in New York Times

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. McNulty’s Apple of My Eye to be Included in State Museum of Pennsylvania Show

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.