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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Art Unleashed 2013: April 10 - 13
University Forum: April 24
Extended 24-Hour Building Access
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NEWS
8 Illustrations by UArts Students Are Finalists in Society of Illustrators' Student Competition
Crafts Students Participate in Philly Furniture Show
Voting Now Open for 2013-2014 Alumni Council
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EVENTS
At the Helm: Women Filmmakers
Paradigm Lecture Series: Photo Critic A.D. Coleman
School of Music Performances
More Events >>

OPPORTUNITIES
OppFest2013
Digication Training for Faculty

IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
Special Gifts Gallery
Printmaking Gallery
More Galleries >>


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Art Unleashed 2013: April 10 - 13
Art Unleashed, taking place April 10 - 13, is the University's largest fundraiser, raising money to support the Sam S. McKeel Promising Young Artists Scholarship Fund with an exhibition and sale of artwork from talented students, faculty and alumni. This year's edition spotlights the work of two renowned alumni artists: glass artist Dan Dailey BFA '69 (Crafts) and illustrator Jerry Pinkney DIPL '60 (Advertising Design). More info >>
Preview Party: April 10, 5 - 8 p.m. (admission charge)
Purchase discounted faculty and staff tickets ($100) >>
Public Sale: April 11 - 13, 12 - 5 p.m. (free admission)
Hamilton Hall

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University Forum: April 24
Faculty and staff are invited to a University Forum hosted by President Sean T. Buffington and senior leadership, who will discuss the FY 14 budget and other financial matters.
April 24, 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Arts Bank (please note location)

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Extended 24-Hour Building Access
The 24-hour access to campus academic facilities began on Friday, March 29 and continues for the remainder of the spring semester. The University will return to regular academic facilities hours on Friday, May 10. Please note the following regulations concerning 24-hour access:
- Anyone planning to stay in a building later than regular (2 a.m.) closing hours must log in at the guard's desk. The purpose of this is to know who is in the building and where they are located in the event of an evacuation. Anyone leaving a building after hours, prior to the building reopening in the morning, must log out at the guard's desk.
- Anyone seeking access after a building's regular closing hours must present a validated University ID to the guard through the glass before they will open the door for entry.
- Persons not affiliated with the University of the Arts and persons without a validated University ID are not permitted in the buildings after regular closing hours.
- Security guards on duty are not allowed to unlock any secured spaces.
- As a reminder, doors or windows should never be propped open.
- If you are in an academic building at any time, but especially after regular hours, and witness a disturbance, safety hazard (including propped-open doors or windows), or suspicious person or persons, immediately call the Public Safety department at 215-717-6666.

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Advising for Fall 2013 Term Begins Today
Advising for the Fall 2013 term begins today, Monday, April 1. Related information and materials are located on the Office of the Registrar website. Follow the links on the left to access information about course offerings, registration and to locate forms. Students will receive their appointment date and time in an email from the Registrar in the next two weeks. If you have any questions about advising, please email registrar@uarts.edu.

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Student Employee Appreciation Week: April 8 - 12
The University of the Arts and the Office of Student Financial Services proudly announce its 6th Annual Student Employee Appreciation Week, April 8 - 12, 2013. Festivities include a luncheon for the nominees and their supervisors to share in the excitement of the announcement of the 2013 University of the Arts Student Employee of the Year, an Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Office of Student Life, a Work Study Coffee Break sponsored by the Last Drop Coffee House at 13th and Pine and two separate raffles. For more information, visit the UArts Student Financial Services Facebook page or contact Debi Leonard in Student Financial Services at dleonard@uarts.edu or 215-717-6171.

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Faculty & Staff Volunteers Needed for Dining Services Focus Groups
The UArts Dining Services team is currently in the process of reviewing the food offerings and services provided at Mangia, located on the lower level of Hamilton Hall. In an effort to collect feedback from the community, a number of focus groups with faculty and staff members will be scheduled over the next few weeks (student focus groups have already been conducted). This will be your opportunity to participate in determining the future amenities provided at Mangia. The groups will be scheduled at times convenient to your schedule. Your input is important! Please contact Dining Services at diningservices@uarts.edu or 215-717-6664 for more information or to sign up for a focus group.

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Blick Supports UArts
Blick Art Materials is passionate about art education, and is proud to support the University's special events and programs. Get your coupon for 30% off items at Blick stores.

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NEWS
8 Illustrations by UArts Students Are Finalists in Society of Illustrators' Student Competition
Eight illustrations by UArts Illustration students have been chosen from among more than 8,600 submissions as finalists in the 2013 Society of Illustrators' annual Student Competition. Students selected for this prestigious competition include seniors Alex Bond, David Curtis, Kristen Fritsch, Andy Hood and Gregory Wright, who had two pieces accepted; junior Kate O'Hara; and sophomore John Brickley. Their original artwork will be displayed at the Museum of American Illustration in New York from May 15 through June 5. Read more >>

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Crafts Students Participate in Philly Furniture Show
Crafts students majoring in Wood will have a booth at this year's Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show (PIFS), the longest running exhibition of its kind showcasing exceptional artisan quality furniture. PIFS takes place April 5 - 7 at the 23rd St. Armory, with a preview party scheduled for Friday, April 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Discount ticket voucher (PDF) >>

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Voting Now Open for 2013-2014 Alumni Council
The Alumni Association is currently holding elections for the 2013-2014 Alumni Council, a partner to the Office of Alumni Relations. All alumni of UArts and its prior iterations are eligible and encouraged to vote. Voting runs through Wednesday, April 10. More info >>

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UArts Professor Camille Paglia Quoted in 'NY Times'
University Professor of Humanities & Media Studies Camille Paglia is quoted in The New York Times in an article about the "David Bowie Is" exhibit that recently opened at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Paglia's essay on gender is included in the exhibit's catalog. Read the article >>

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EVENTS
At the Helm: Women Filmmakers
The School of Film presents "At the Helm: Women Filmmakers," a visiting artist program with special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The new program continues with award-winning filmmaker Maria Teresa Rodriguez, who will present the master class "The Many Faces of Documentary." The class is free and open to the public and the University community, but there is limited space and pre-registration is required. Please e-mail egoidel@uarts.edu to reserve your spot. A screening of Rodriguez's documentary "Ninos de la Memoria" and a Q&A with the filmmaker follows. More info >>
Master Class: April 3, 5 - 7 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 1408
Screening and Q&A: April 3, 8 p.m.
Connelly Auditorium, Terra Hall

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Paradigm Lecture Series: Photo Critic A.D. Coleman
The Photography department presents a talk by photography critic/writer/curator A.D. Coleman as part of its Paradigm Lecture Series. Coleman, who has published eight books and more than 2,000 essays on photography and related subjects, is a former columnist for the Village Voice, The New York Times and the New York Observer. More info >>
April 3, 1 - 2 p.m.
Connelly Auditorium, Terra Hall

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School of Music Performances
"Z" Big Band Concert
Students in the "Z" Big Band perform traditional and contemporary big band jazz.
April 2, 7 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall

Student Showcases
Performances by students in the School of Music take place in Caplan Recital Hall and are free and open to the public.

Senior Showcase: Jon Lacy, Trombone
April 3, 7 p.m.

Senior Showcase: TJ Deluca, Vocalist
April 3, 8 p.m.

Senior Showcase: Andrew Nitoli, Vibraphone
April 5, 7 p.m.

Senior Showcase: Joe Anderson, Trumpet
April 5, 8 p.m.

Senior Showcase: Sarah Oltz, Vocalist
April 6, 7 p.m.

Senior Showcase: Jesse Minikes, Guitar
April 6, 8 p.m.

Graduate Showcase: Sandy Eldred, Bass
April 9, 7 p.m.

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'Underground Pool' Reading & Launch Party
Join us in celebrating the launch of the Spring 2013 issue of Underground Pool, the University's student literary magazine. The third issue includes poems, stories, illustrations, photography, painting and more from students in a wide range of majors. This year's issue also features a new collaboration between student writers and visual artists; each of the seven short stories in the magazine was illustrated by a student majoring in Illustration. Light refreshments - and plenty of magazines! - will be on hand. More info >>
April 2, 7 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 905

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Spotlight Series: Sanguivorous
The School of Film presents the Spotlight Series, which brings visiting filmmakers, writers and animators to campus to present their work to both public and University audiences. This installment features Naoki Yoshimoto's silent film "Sanguivorous" ("Kyuketsu"), with live jazz accompaniment. This event is free and open to the public. More info >>
April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall

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Brind School Presents Senior Projects in Repertory
The Ira Brind School of Theater Arts presents "Sorrow to the Stones," conceived and directed by Leigh E. Bicica '13 (Directing, Playwriting & Production), and "Blackface: A Play with Minstrels," written by Haygen Brice Walker '13 (Directing, Playwriting & Production) and directed by Adjunct Associate Professor Rosey Hay. More info >>
April 11 - 14
Caplan Studio Theater

All Brind School productions are FREE to the University community, but advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Please visit tickets.uarts.edu and enter either the UASTAFF or UASTUDENT promo code. Tickets can also be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis - one hour prior to curtain - at the box office. Questions can be directed to Jennifer MacMillan, audience services coordinator, at x6450 or jmacmillan@uarts.edu.

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Photojournalism Lecture: Sarah Stolfa
The Photography program and Photojournalism Master Lecturer Peter Tobia present a visiting artist lecture by Sarah Stolfa, founder and executive director at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study, practice and appreciation of contemporary photography. More info >>
April 1, 7 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 1504

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Corzo Center Events
Freelancer Bootcamp
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy with the Empowerment Group. An interactive, three-part workshop providing a chance to learn what it takes to be a freelancer - how to plan, develop, budget and market your services. Free for UArts students and alumni: register at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. $240 for the general public: register at arodriguez@empowerment-group.org.
Orientation: April 2, 6 - 8 p.m.
Class 1: April 9, 6 - 9 p.m.
Class 2: April 10, 6 - 9 p.m.
Class 3: April 16, 6 - 9 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 1107

Lecture: Understanding Contracts
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy. Examine what to look for when writing or signing an agreement for work or services. Presented by Frank Taney, of counsel at Stevens & Lee, and consultant to entrepreneurs and creatives. By appointment, one-on-one consulting with Mr. Taney is available. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com.
April 4, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511-13

Creative Incubator Grant/Wells Fargo Fellowship Orientation
The Corzo Center Creative Incubator Grant program provides support for UArts seniors and alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years interested in launching creative businesses or social enterprises. Funding includes grants up to $10,000 plus a mentor program that provides advice from entrepreneurs, lawyers, marketing mavens and business leaders. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. Attendance at an orientation session is mandatory if you intend to apply for the Creative Incubator Grant. The deadline for Incubator proposals is Friday, April 26.
April 6,1 - 2 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 1107

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OtherWise: An International Exhibition
Part of the "Third Space" series of exhibitions, performances and lectures presented by International Student Programs, "OtherWise," celebrates the rich international perspectives of UArts students, faculty and staff. More info >>
Exhibition: April 5 - May 17
Opening: April 5, 4 - 7 p.m.
Lunch Opening: April 10, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Levitt Foyer Gallery, Gershman Hall

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Open Office Hours with President Buffington
Members of the University community are invited to meet with President Sean T. Buffington on a first-come, first-served basis regarding any subject they wish to bring to his attention.
April 17, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
April 19, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
President's Office
Hamilton Hall, 1st floor

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Free Lunchtime Yoga
The popular free lunchtime yoga class sponsored by Staff Council is suitable for all levels and is open to faculty, staff and students. Bring your yoga mat and take advantage of this beneficial opportunity. Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays through May 15. Instructor: Dawn Reid.
April 3, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 203

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OPPORTUNITIES
OppFest2013
The Career Services Office invites students to attend OppFest2013 for a chance to meet employers and learn about opportunities, including internships, summer and full- and part-time jobs, freelance projects, community service and more; learn about positions in the arts and in other fields; share resumes and artwork samples or headshots with potential employers; visit the resume table for feedback and helpful information about writing and revising your resume; and visit the "Chat with Alumni" table to get career advice. Among the companies attending are Appel Farm Arts Camp, Bresslergroup, i-site, James Oliver Gallery, Joy of Movement Dance Center, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Please Touch Museum, Radio Disney, the Clay Studio, and others. Raffle for cool prizes and free snacks and beverages. For more information or for assistance in preparing a resume and other promotional materials, contact Career Services at 215-717-6075.
April 3, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
CBS Auditorium & Solmssen Court, Hamilton Hall

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Digication Training for Faculty
During the spring 2013 semester, you will be able to explore Digication, a course management and e-portfolio system that will replace Sakai in fall 2013. To prepare, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Digication Committee are providing introductory workshops for both the course management and e-portfolio components so you can begin to experiment. In the spring 2013 semester, we will continue to offer introductory workshops and more specific workshops. RSVP here or to Assistant Provost Krishna Dunston.

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IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, ground floor)

Joyce Robins: Ceramic Painting/Painted Ceramic
Joyce Robins' hybrid, anti-classic, ceramic abstractions are pictorial slates on which glaze (often acting as a resist), relief sculpture and painting collide on the surface. She has had over 22 one-person exhibits and has shown in New York, London, Chicago, Detroit, Dublin and Vallauris, France. This is her first one-person exhibition in Philadelphia. More info >>
Through April 10

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Special Gifts Gallery (Terra Hall, 10th floor)

Inside/Out: Visual Journals as Mirrors of Growth
The Art + Design Education department presents work by Art Therapy Concentration students, both past and present. Refreshments will be served at the opening party. Questions? Contact Dr. Karen Clark-Schock, director, Art Therapy, at 215-717-6236. More info >>
Exhibition: April 4 - 18
Opening Reception: April 11, 4:30 - 7 p.m.

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Printmaking Gallery (Anderson Hall, 6th floor)

Vorfreude: Junior Printmaking Exhibition
Vorfreude: the joyful, intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures. Aubrey DiDonato's work focuses on her interests in the bathroom as a utilitarian environment and explores the beauty of its constant decay. Julia Lemyre's series of hybrid creatures reveal the esoteric secrets of our unconscious. Eric Shetter's woodcuts utilize zoomorphism as a vehicle to reveal his inner self. Working from casts of her body, Meghan Toth explores the terrain of her emotions. More info >>
Exhibition: Through April 12
Reception: April 6, 12 - 3 p.m.

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

Kyohei Abe: Redacted
Kyohei Abe presents digitally re-worked images of ascetic arrangements made of Styrofoam, cotton balls, or pastel colored effervescent tablets. The white stages on which the native Japanese arranges his found miniature objects in a ceremonial way creates a space of emptiness with harmonies. His still lifes are precise, yet not sterile, with an underlying wit and joy, allowing the viewer a transcendent moment of contemplative study. More info >>
Through April 26

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Sculpture Gallery (Hamilton Hall, lower level)

Gone in Sixty Seconds
Short, experimental video works by Film and Sculpture students, including Jenna Brancy '14 (Sculpture), Chris Castillo '13 (Sculpture), Mariah Couper '13 (Sculpture), Nick Farina '14 (Sculpture), Zack Galcynski '13 (Film/Video), Kaylyn Gray '13 (Multidisciplinary Fine Arts: Sculpture), Robert Haskell '14 (Sculpture), Madeleine Keating '14 (Film/Video), Bridget McEnerney '13 (Sculpture), Nikkita Patterson '13 (Film/Video), Camille Sassano '13 (Multidisciplinary Fine Arts: Sculpture), Charlie Tiene '14 (Sculpture), Tori Trama '14 (Sculpture), Stephanie Wademan '15 (Sculpture) and Jenna White '14 (Film/Video). More info >>
Exhibition: Through April 9
Reception: April 2, 3 - 5 p.m.

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Greenfield Library (Anderson Hall, first floor & lower level)

Beowulf: Illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Selected illustrations by painter, printmaker, illustrator and writer Rockwell Kent from a beautiful 1932 Random House publication of the Old English heroic saga Beowulf, from the UArts Libraries' Special Collections. You can view the book itself as well while the illustrations are on display; just ask at the Greenfield Library circulation desk. More info >>
Through April 11

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Gallery 224 (Anderson Hall, 2nd floor)

Works In Perception x3
"Works In Perception x3" presents recent work from Kyra Devine MFA '14 (Book Arts/Printmaking), Erin Malkowski MFA '14 (Book Arts/Printmaking) and Kara Petraglia MFA '14 (Book Arts/Printmaking), which highlights the ways perception can be altered through changes in time, memory and identity. More info >>
Through April 12

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Hamilton, Arronson & Solmssen Galleries (Hamilton Hall)

2013 William H. Ely Senior Illustration Thesis Exhibition
The William H. Ely Illustration Exhibition is the Illustration program's senior thesis show. Endowed by its namesake in 1940, Ely Excellence in Illustration awards are given to outstanding sets of student thesis work in this annual juried competition. The exhibition features art that spans virtually every area of the illustration field, including book and other publishing venues, advertising, entertainment design, comic books, video games, interactive work, store display, and product, game and package design. More info >>
Through April 6

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall, 15th floor)

Alida Fish: Tissue
Photography Professor Alida Fish's photographs explore the associations between images selected from a period spanning a number of years. Her work presents an investigation of the various characteristics of "tissue" as something that both connects and transforms. By printing on delicate, iridescent papers, she makes bodies, sculpture and botanical specimens that appear weightless and translucent. The pieces are small, hand-made, monochromatic and intimate. More info >>
Through April 26

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Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery (Anderson Hall, 7th floor)

The Art of Jessica Hische
Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator, type nerd and secret web designer best known for her personal projects, obsession with cats and occasional foul mouth. She currently serves on the Type Directors Club board of directors, has been named a Forbes magazine "30 under 30" in art and design, as well as an ADC Young Gun and one of Print magazine's "New Visual Artists." More info >>
Through May 17

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