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February 2017
Nick LeDonne '18 (Animation) being interviewed on
the red carpet at the Catalina Film Festival

Powerful, Award-Winning Student Animated Film Continues to Receive Recognition

Congratulations to UArts Animation senior Nick LeDonne '18 (Animation), whose powerful film "Hanging," a message of hope based on overcoming his earlier struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts, has won numerous awards, including first prize at the prestigious Catalina Film Festival. It was also a Student Academy Awards semi-finalist and has been honored in dozens of international film festivals. Check out this feature in Animation Magazine.

Larry Day, "Painting Studio," 1972-73 

The Perpetual Subject
February 13 - March 3, 2017

As part of the ongoing celebration of our 140th anniversary, the University of the Arts is pleased to present works by faculty and alumni, focusing on the figure as a central subject. The exhibition, curated by Laura Frazure, includes a range of media and formats, including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography and stained glass. Addressing the long history of figurative studies at UArts, The Perpetual Subject celebrates the rich variety of contemporary expressions.

Artist Lecture: Louis Marinaro BFA '74 (Sculpture)
Thursday, February 16
10 AM
Opening Reception and Book Signing
Thursday, February 16
5 - 7 PM
Robert Osti will sign copies of his recently published anatomy book,
Basic Human Anatomy, An Essential Visual Guide for Artists.

The University of the Arts
Dorrance Hamilton Hall
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Charles Browning, Eoin Burke BFA '07 (Sculpture), John Carlano BFA '78 (Photography), Harvey Citron, Charles Cooper BFA '88 (Illustration), Larry Day, Jim Dessicino BFA '07 (Sculpture), Scott Donahue BFA '73 (Sculpture), Walter Erlebacher, Laura Frazure BFA '86 (Sculpture), Natalie Charkow Hollander, John Horn BFA '75 (Sculpture), Elsa Johnson, Louis Marinaro BFA '74 (Sculpture), Anne Massoni, Tom Miles BFA '75 (Sculpture), Roberto Osti, Leo Robinson, Judith Schaechter, Anthony Visco BFA '70 (Sculpture)

Save the Date! Art Unleashed 2017 
Join us for the 8th Annual Art Unleashed on
Thursday, April 6 - Monday April 10, 2017.

This special event raises critical scholarship funds for UArts students.
Works by UArts students, alumni, faculty and staff will be on display and available for purchase. Opening Night Party will be a festive affair giving an exclusive first look at the exhibition while you mingle with artists and enjoy entertainment by UArts performing arts students over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

All alumni are invited to submit their work to be juried for the exhibition. 
More details will be announced soon.

Opening Night Party
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Formal invitation to follow

Exhibition and Sale Continues
April 7 - 10
Free and open to the public

The University of the Arts
Dorrance Hamilton Hall
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Kathleen Greco BS '79 (Industrial Design), MFA '15 (Studio Art)

UArts in NYC: Alumni Reception 

Join alumni and friends of UArts for an alumni reception during the annual College Art Association Conference co-hosted by the Alumni Association and the College of Art, Media and Design. 

Friday, February 17, 2017
5:30 PM
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019 

FREE (does not require conference admission)

Upcoming Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities for alumni to be involved on campus this spring. Let us know if you're interested in volunteering your time for any of the events below.

College of Performing Arts Audition Day
Saturday, March 4 
  • Encourage prospective students and their parents during the College of Performing Arts Audition Day.
Admit One
Sunday, March 26 
  • Answer the questions of accepted students and their parents about life as a UArts student, as well as life post-UArts.
Art Unleashed
Artwork Drop-off: Monday, March 20 - Wednesday, March 22 
  • Assist with the intake of artwork for Art Unleashed, our annual scholarship fundraiser and exhibition.
Opening Night: Thursday, April 6 
  • Assist on the sales floor during our Opening Night Party.
Artwork Pick-up: Tuesday, April 11 - Friday, April 14 
  • Assist with the de-install of Art Unleashed and checking out unsold work for artist pick-up.

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