Undergraduate Fine Arts and Design

Ken Lum

Ken Lum, professor and chair of the Fine Arts Department at PennDesign, has been named an Officer in the Order of Canada, one of the highest Canadian civilian honors.

 
 

 

Installation view of “Making/Breaking the Binary” (2017), Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia (all photos by Studio LHOOQ and courtesy Rosenwald–Wolf Gallery)

Installation view of “Making/Breaking the Binary” (2017), Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia (all photos by Studio LHOOQ and courtesy Rosenwald–Wolf Gallery)

MFA alum, Kelsey Halliday Johnson was featured in Hyperallergic for her curatorial work with the exhibition

Heryk Tomassini, Untitled from Cooperativa El Hato de Falú, 2017, collage, 9x23 inches

Heryk Tomassini, Untitled from Cooperativa El Hato de Falú, 2017, collage, 9x23 inches

The eighth iteration of the Incubation Series, Loose Ends is open now through November 17th at Seraphin Gallery featuring the work of MFA candidates Lauren Altman, Erlin Geffrar

Matt Freedman

End of Life, a nonfiction film that Professor Matt Freedman collaborated in the development of, will premiere at both Doclisboa International Film Festival in October and the Montreal International Documentary Festival RIDM in November. 

Piece by Sonia Landy Sheridan

Sonia Landy Sheridan, SONIA THROUGH HER BRA, 3M VQC on paper, c. 1970s

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art, & Technology 1968-1985, curated by MFA Alum, Kelsey Halliday Johnson, surveys a generation of pioneering female new media artists and relates their work to the technology innovators who help

Philadelphia City Hall

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s citywide Monument Lab, co-curated by Fine Arts Chair and Professor Ken Lum, kicks off at the center of the city with a Saturday Spotlight event at City Hall, with music and food from 1:00- 4:00pm.

The Norris Square site of Monument Lab

The Norris Square site of Monument Lab

The art installations and shipping containers that dotted Philadelphia’s iconic public squares and neighborhood parks in recent months have gone into storage. But Monument Lab, the citywide art and history project conceived by Ken Lum, professor and chair of fine arts at PennDesign, and Paul Farber, managing director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, is a work in progress.

Performance In "A Crowd of No-one- A Night of Performance," curated by Phoebe Wang at Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia

Performance In "A Crowd of No-one- A Night of Performance," curated by Phoebe Wang at Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia

MFA alum, Heather Raquel Phillips has been selected to receive a Leeway Foundation 2017 Art and Change Grant! The Art and Change Gran

Video display of project

Coinciding with the Chicago Architecture Biennial's four-month run, the Graham Foundation is exhibiting photographs by Professor David Hartt, in addition to his film in the forest, that depict some tropical ruins designed by Moshe Safdie.

Gallery containing pieces by Jackie Tileston

Fine Arts Professor Jackie Tileston has been featured in Maake Magazine, an artist-run online gallery and print publication. The article includes a Q&A with Prof.

Murphy Warbler installation

PennDesign faculty members Deirdre Murphy and Scott White, who are wife-husband collaborators, recently completed a 5 by 25 foot sculpture that was installed last month in the burgeoning Silicon Valley city of Dublin, California.

Orkan Telhan in Laboratory

A new kind of interdisciplinary artistic collaboration is happening in Philadelphia this fall. The University City Science Center has partnered with biotech company and uCity Square resident Integral Molecular to host an artist-in-residence program focused on biotechnology.

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