Faculty in local, national, and international projects

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Friday, October 6th, 2017

PCA&D faculty are doing interesting things and taking part in interesting exhibitions and projects – around the corner, the country and the globe!

Matt Allyn Chapman, PCA&D ’08 and current Foundation Year adjunct instructor,  exhibited “Out there from Right Here” including his first video piece, at the Ware Center October 6 and 7. In August, #FirstFridayLancaster: PCA&D alumnus Matt Allyn Chapman  also exhibited at the  the City Hall Gallery in September.

Bill Dussinger, Graphic Design adjunct instructor, acted as as designer in his role as board member for the 25th year on Lititz July 4th Committee creating all illustration and design collateral for many Lititz events This year marks the 200th continuous 4th of July celebration in Lititz Springs Park.

Michelle Fogel, Liberal Arts adjunct professor, received a PA Council on the Arts grant to be an artist in residence for the month of May 2017 with Hempfield School District, during which she created and produced the play I Am Hip Hop for 75 5th graders.

Eric Fowler,  Illustration Instructor and Collections Manager at the Society of Illustrators,  has been assisting in the Society in acquiring yet more glorious historical illustrations. The Permanent Collection of the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators is one of the most comprehensive collections of this genre in the world. Comprised of over 2,500 works by many of the greatest names in illustration and comic and cartoon art, this celebrated collection is ever expanding thanks to purchase and donation from our membership, art patrons and estates. These works are fully cataloged with portions of the collection constantly on rotating display.

Megan Halsey,  Illustration adjunct instructor, has created an adult coloring book, HYGGE: A Book to Enjoy & Color for a Cozy, Simple, Happy Life, to be released this fall by  Andrews McMeel Publishing

Christina Hess, Illustration Chair, is conducting a Kickstarter Campaign for her 2018 Animals from History Calendar https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1866239165/2018-animals-from-history-calendar

Evan Kitson, Illustration ’10 alum & PCA&D Fine Art faculty, exhibited his works “Ritual” at the
Red Raven Art Company, Lancaster, in  Sept http://hubs.ly/H0494-t0

Ashley Moog,  alum ’12 and PCA&D adjunct faculty member is exhibiting “Second Skin” at the Eckert Art Gallery, Millersville. Through Oct 6. Artist talk 9/21 5:30 p.m. https://hubs.ly/H08vQt90

Aaron Thompson, Foundation Year faculty member, had a drawing included in Observational Drawing by Joseph Podlesnik , a practical guide to the basic language of drawing.

Todd Ulrich, Illustration adjunct instructor attended GenCon, the original, longest-running gaming convention in the world, this summer in Indianapolis

Jay Walker, PCA&D faculty, directed a gallery show, The One You Know, at N°BA Artspace, 200 Bala Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 in September

Natasha Warshawsky, adjunct instructor in Digital Media,  led a team of four PCA&D Digital Media students, Christopher Morris, Brittany Blair, Danielle Gambino and Isaac Kuhn from PCA&D to the SIGGRAPH conference (Special Interest Group on Computer GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques)  this summer. There the students assisted as volunteers for the conference and were able to meet and network with many of the leading professionals in the digital design, gaming, and computer graphics developers

Eric Weeks, PCA&D Chair of Photography, exhibited in China at the Pingyao International Photography Festival. In addition, his short film The Wind Dies The Sun Sets, a contemplative consideration of energy extraction and use in Pennsylvania, made with collaborator Joshua Reiman, will be exhibited as part of the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, which opens January 26.

Megan Zettlemoyer, adjunct PCAD professor and owner of Typothecary Letterpress, who organized first Lancaster Print Crawl on September 2. Megan also hosted a a letterpress stop on the crawl.

  • Becky Blosser, PCAD professor, operated PCA&D’s screen printing stop on the tour in the Art Garden, across from the College.
  • Nicole M. Duquette, PCAD alum and staff member, operated a stamp stop at Madcap.
  • Tom Newmaster, PCAD adjunct professor and owner of Force Packaging, printed the materials for the event, assisted by his staff, including PCA&D Graphic Design alums Avery Rose ’16 and Maranda Bressi ‘17
  • Students Austin Lord and Catherine Spengler designed the poster for the event