Undergraduate Fine Arts and Design

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.
Poster for 'Bronx Calling', Background: Gallery with pieces installed.
Now in its fourth cycle, Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial features the work of seventy-two emerging artists, including current MFA student Heryk Tomassini, from the 2016 and 2017 classes of the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program.
Performer wearing wolf skin
The Lone Wolf Recital Corps, a multidisciplinary performance collective founded in 1986 by artist, musician, and former fine arts faculty member, Terry Adkins (American, 1953–2014) consists of an evolving cast of collaborators in various musical and visual arts disciplines.
Terry Adkins’s temporary monument in City Hall Courtyard, 2015

Photo: Lisa Boughter

Monument Lab, the citywide public art and history project co-curated by Fine Arts Chair Ken Lum, opens in 10 different locations on September 16, with a kickoff event at City Hall from 1:00 – 4:00 pm spotlighting projects from artists Mel Chin, Tania Bruguera, Michelle Angela Ortiz, and Hank Willis Thomas.
Design by Prof Telhan
Prof. Orkan Telhan's article for the Sharjah Biennial, "Making Vanilla Queer Again" was recently published! See the full article here. 
Artists' rendering of Warbler Migration Sculpture

Artists' rendering of Warbler Migration Sculpture

Equipment from Microbial Design Studio: 30-day Simit Diet
Professor Orkan Telhan and fellow members of Biorealize won honorable mention with their project Microbial Design Studio: 30-day Simit Diet at the
View out doorway on to field from 'in the forest'
The Graham Foundation is pleased to present in the forest, a new commission by artist and fine arts faculty member, David Hartt.
Collaborative piece by Erlin Geffrard and Yarrow Slaps
MFA student, Erlin Geffrard and fellow Bay Area visual artist, Yarrow Slaps are collaborating on a show at New Image Gallery called
Araba Ankuma, untitled video still, 2017

Araba Ankuma, untitled video still, 2017

Artist Wilmer Wilson, at right, one of the flanerie practitioners in the current show at the Barnes, talks with Eli Gabay, left, of honorary consul of Nicaragua in Philadelphia, while holding a television with his X-ray on it at City Hall in Philadelphia, PA on April 3, 2017.

Artist Wilmer Wilson, at right, one of the flanerie practitioners in the current show at the Barnes, talks with Eli Gabay, left, of honorary consul of Nicaragua in Philadelphia, while holding a television with his X-ray on it at City Hall in Philadelphia, PA on April 3, 2017.

MFA alum, Wilmer Wilson IV's performative works were featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer's article, "That guy walking the streets of Philly with a TV? He's art.
Poster for 215610 Juried Exhibition. Juried by Pepon Osorio
We are excited to announce that current MFA students, MFA alumni, and members of the Fine Art faculty have been accepted into the juried exhibition, 215 610 Contemporary at the Delaware County Community College.

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