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.
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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.
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. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, hosted the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries regional meeting at the Gallery on Sept. 22. The event was a success with attendees from Albright College, Bucknell University, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Lafayette College, Messiah College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, St. Joseph’s University, the University of Pennsylvania, and The University of the Arts participating.
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.