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College of Arts and Architecture Newsline: April 12, 2013


ARTS EVENTS

For a complete schedule of College of Arts and Architecture events, including performances and exhibitions presented by our museum and performing arts units, visit the college's Web Events calendar at http://www.events.psu.edu/cgi-bin/cal/webevent.cgi?cmd=opencal&cal=cal160.


Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

~ “Under the Knife,” lecture by Ann Tarantino, assistant professor of art and landscape architecture, Friday, April 19, noon, jury space.


Department of Art History

No announcements for this week.


Borland Gallery

No announcements for this week.


Center for the Performing Arts

~ Hair, Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium
~ The following lecture is part of the Classical Music Project (CMP) Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.
     "Engaging the Spiritual in Beethoven," by Robert S. Hatten, professor of music theory, University of Texas, Tuesday, April 16, 2:30 p.m., 110 Music Building I
~ House of Dreams, performed by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, with Jeanne Lamon, music director, Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., Schwab Auditorium
     Baroque Violin Master Class and Baroque Ensemble Coaching with Jeanne Lamon, Wednesday, April 17, 5:00 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute, performed by Opera Atelier, Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium
The series of performances, films and presentations are part of the Classical Music Project (CMP), a partnership with the Center for the Performing Arts, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, and The State Theatre. To read more about CMP, click here.


Palmer Museum of Art

Exhibitions:
~ Lit with Piercing Glances: Linocuts by James Mullen, continues through May 19, 2013
~ “Varied and Untried”: Early Twentieth-Century American Painting from the James and Barbara Palmer Collection, continues through May 5, 2013
~ Drawn to Paint: The Art of Jerome Witkin, continues through May 5, 2013\

The Art of Music (Christoffers Lobby, Palmer Musem of Art)
~ The British are Coming: Choral Music by Modern British Composers, performed by Penn’s Woods Chamber Choir, directed by Christopher Kiver, associate professor of music, Wednesday, April 17, 12:10 p.m.

Paper Views:
Held the last Friday of each month in the Print Study Room, Paper Views is a series of one-day exhibitions that highlight works on paper from the permanent collection.
~ An Invitation: Reconsidering Race, selected by Phoenix Savage, artist-in-residence, School of Visual Arts, and fellow, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Friday, April 26, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Gallery Talks (Unless otherwise noted, talks begin in the galleries, Palmer Museum of Art. A greeter will be available in the lobby to direct visitors to the appropriate gallery.)
~ American Modernists in the James and Barbara Palmer Collection, by Joyce Robinson, curator, Friday, April 19, 12:10 p.m.
~ An Invitation: Reconsidering Race, by Phoenix Savage, artist-in-residence, School of Visual Arts, and fellow, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Friday, April 26, 12:10 p.m.

For more information on exhibitions and other events at the Palmer Museum, visit http://www.palmermuseum.psu.edu.


School of Music

~ Graduate Recital: Maria Arrua, violin, Friday, April 12, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I
~ Saxophone Studio Recital, Friday, April 12, 8:00 p.m., 110 Music Building I
~ Senior Recital: Sean Durkin, trombone, Saturday, April 13, 11:30 a.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Graduate Recital: Louis Setzer, trombone, Saturday, April 13, 1:30 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Undergraduate Recital: Thomas Outlen, saxophone, Saturday, April 13, 2:00 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Graduate Recital: Jaren Angud, percussion, Saturday, April 13, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Junior Recital: Justin Dorsey, double bass, Saturday, April 13, 5:00 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Senior Recital: Mitchell Schuck, trumpet, Saturday, April 13, 7:00 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church
~ “Figments of Past and Present” Double Bass Recital, Kyle Kresge, Saturday, April 13, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Women’s Chorale, Sunday, April 14, 2:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall (Ticket required: $4.99 adult/$2 student)
~ Undergraduate Recital: Ali Long and Audrey Conklin, clarinet, Sunday, April 14, 2:30 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church
~ Oriana Singers, Sunday, April 14, 4:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall (Ticket required: $4.99 adult/$2 student)
~ Graduate Recital: Eli Brauner, trombone, Sunday, April 14, 4:30 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Graduate Wind Quintet, Sunday, April 14, 5:30 p.m., 122 Music Building II
~ University Choir, Sunday, April 14, 6:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall (Ticket required: $4.99 adult/$2 student)
~ Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Chamber Recital: Chanyang Bae, piano, Sunday, April 14, 8:00 p.m., 122 Music Building II
~ Clarinet Studio Recital II, Monday, April 15, 5:00 p.m, Esber Recital Hall
~ Percussion I and Mallet Ensemble, Monday, April 15, 8:00 p.m, Esber Recital Hall
~ Junior Recital: Brennan Lagan, saxophone, Tuesday, April 16, 5:00 p.m, Esber Recital Hall
~ Guest Master Class: Susan Milan, professor, Royal College of Music, flute, Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church
~ Schreyer Honors Option Recital: Christa Schimitsch, soprano, Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., 122 Music Building II
~ Percussion Ensemble II, Tuesday, April 16, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Senior Recital: Julia Wolcott, voice, Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church
~ String Chamber Music, Wednesday, April 17, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Bach’s Lunch: Baroque Ensemble, Thursday, April 18, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center
~Guest Artist: Tracey Schmidt Jaynes, assistant professor of flute, music theory, and aural skills, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., 122 Music Building II
~ Inner and Outer Dimensions Jazz Ensembles, Thursday, April 18, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Sophomore Recital: Hurlie Yang and Ammi Lopez, flute, Friday, April 19, 4:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Graduate Recital: Michael Hanley, voice, Friday, April 19, 5:00 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Graduate String Quartet, Friday, April 19, 5:30 p.m., 110 Music Building I
~ Sophomore Recital: Alex Burdette, flute, Friday, April 19, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Undergraduate Recital: Kiena Williams and Allyson Wunsche, soprano, Saturday, April 20, 4:00 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church
~ Junior Recital: Patrick Altmire, percussion, Saturday, April 20, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~Senior Recital: Sarah Baumgarten, voice, Saturday, April 20, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Penn State Glee Club, Saturday, April 20, 8:00 p.m., Schwab Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ Essence of Joy and Concert Choir, Sunday, April 21, 4:00 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel (Ticket required: $4.99 adult/$2 student)
~ Graduate Recital: David Kraus, trombone, Sunday, April 21, 5:00 p.m., 128 Music Building II
~ Saxophone Quartet Recital, Sunday, April 21, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Undergraduate Recital: Alexandra Burton, trumpet, Sunday, April 21, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Graduate Recital: Albert Craig, voice, Monday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., 122 Music Building II
~ Campus Band and Campus Orchestra, Monday, April 22, 8:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ Jazz Combos, Monday, April 22, 8:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Philharmonic Orchestra, Tuesday, April 23, 8:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ Junior Recital: Dylan Arnold, horn, Wednesday, April 24, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Concert Band, Wednesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ Symphonic Band, Wednesday, April 24, 8:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ Bach’s Lunch: Hi Los, Thursday, April 25, 12:10 p.m., Eisenhower Chapel
~ Senior Recital: Michael Fries, horn, Thursday, April 25, 5:00 p.m., Esber Recital Hall
~ Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Thursday, April 25, 8:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium (Ticket required: $12 adult/$4 student)
~ DMA Solo Recital: Mi Jin Lee, piano, Friday, April 26, Esber Recital Hall

School of Theatre

Off Center (formerly called Studio Productions)
~ 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Wednesday-Saturday, April 17-20, 7:30 p.m., Downtown Theatre
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser.

For more information about events and tickets, visit www.theatre.psu.edu.


School of Visual Arts

Anderson Endowment Lecture Series, Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art
~ Leslie King-Hammond, Graduate Dean Emeritus and the founding director for the Center for Race and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Tuesday, April 16, 11:30 a.m.

~ Film Screening: “Raising Renee,” Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m., Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.
The film is the story of acclaimed artist and School of Visual Arts alumna Beverly McIver and her promise to take care of her mentally disabled sister Renee when their mother dies—a promise that comes due just as Beverly’s career is taking off. The film has been shown on HBO and international television networks.


Zoller Gallery

~ MFA Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Michele Randall, April 15-19; reception, Monday, April 15, 5:00 p.m.
~ Saturday School Children’s Artwork Exhibition, April 24-27; reception, Saturday, April 27, 11:00 a.m.

For more information on upcoming exhibitions, visit https://sova.psu.edu/zoller-gallery-events.


Institute for the Arts and Humanities

No announcements for this week.

For more information on lectures and events, visit http://iah.psu.edu/.


COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

College of Arts and Architecture Hosts Screening of HBO Documentary about Artist’s Experiences Caring for Mentally Disabled Sister
The College of Arts and Architecture will host a screening of Raising Renee, the HBO documentary about artist and Penn State alumna Beverly McIver’s experiences caring for her mentally disabled sister, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art.

In addition, McIver will speak as part of the Penn State Forum Speaker Series on Friday, April 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Penn Stater, Presidents Hall. For more on the Forum event, visit http://pennstateforum.psu.edu/2013/04/beverly-mciver.html.

Photo Gallery – 50th Anniversary Celebration
The College of Arts and Architecture’s 50th Anniversary was celebrated last week and many interesting photos are available for viewing and use. To access the photo gallery, click here.


UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Blood Battle
This spring, Penn State and Ohio State will compete in a battle to save lives. The two universities will face off in their third annual Fight for Life, a friendly competition to see which school can collect the most blood through April 24. Penn State won by 70 units (pints) last year. To sign up, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/.


FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

William J. Dewey, associate professor of art history, will present a paper, “A Case of Ignored and Misunderstood Religious Materiality: The Shona-speaking peoples of Mozambique and Zimbabwe,” at Colonial (Mis)Understandings: Portugal and Europe in Colonial Perspective, 1450-1900, the Centre for Overseas History (CHAM) International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 17-20, 2013. 

Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, published a review, "Origin Myth: Sarah K. Rich on Trisha Donnelly at MoMA," in Artforum (March 2013), p. 109.

Elizabeth B. Smith, associate professor of art history, will present a paper, “Santa Maria Novella and the Birth of Gothic Structural Thinking in Florence,” at the 48th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2013.

Amara Solari, assistant professor of art history and anthropology, presented a paper, “The Renegotiation of Maya Sacrality: The 1648 Yellow Fever Epidemic and the Virgin of Tabi,” at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, Calif., April 4-6, 2013.

SaraLouise S. Howells, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will present a paper, “The Visual Knight: Navigating Identity in Illuminated Manuscripts and Funerary Art,” at the 48th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Mich., May 9-12, 2013.

Gretta Tritch Roman, Ph.D. candidate in art history:
- was awarded third place in the Arts & Humanities division of the 2013 Graduate Exhibition sponsored by Penn State's Graduate School. Roman's exhibition was on "The Reach of the Pit: The Architecture and Culture of Grain Exchanges in Chicago and the Midwest, 1875-1929."’
- presented a paper, “An Ethos in Exchange: The Currency of Morality and the Chicago Board of Trade Building (1881-85),” at the Buell Dissertation Colloquium, Columbia University, April 5-6, 2013.

Laura Sivert, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented a paper, “The Industrial Pastoral of the Tennessee Valley Authority,” at the annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians,” Buffalo, NY, April 10-14, 2013.

Nicole Scalissi, M.A. candidate in art history, will present a paper, “Butch in 3-D: Alternative Femininity in Andy Warhol’s 3-D Paintings,” at the 18th Annual Graduate Symposium on the History of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 13, 2013.


HUMAN RESOURCES
No announcements for this week.


NOTE:  The Newsline is published bi-weekly. Look for the next issue on Friday, April 26, 2013.

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Landscape Architecture Students Collaborate with Urban Pittsburgh Residents to Spark Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts

April 10, 2013
Alumni Award Announced

April 10, 2013
Palmer Museum Curators Featured in Research Unplugged Program

April 5, 2013
Arts and Architecture Students Rack Up Awards in Annual Graduate Exhibition

April 4, 2013
Arts Crawl 2013

April 3, 2013
Art History Graduate Student Selected for Scholar Award

April 2, 2013
Langston Fitzgerald Receives 2013 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award

March 29, 2013
Artist Explores Human Connections Through Evolving Art Project

March 28, 2013
Toronto’s Opera Atelier Brings Mozart’s The Magic Flute to Penn State April 18

March 28, 2013
Helen O'Leary Awarded Faculty Scholar Medal

March 28, 2013
Tafelmusik Guides Musical and Visual Tour of Baroque Europe in House of Dreams

March 26, 2013
Music Student Awarded IAH Summer Residency