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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design announces January events

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January will be a busy month at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D). The Gallery will feature the artwork of the late Robert Cunningham. An Open House is scheduled for mid month. Two current students are featured in a juried show at Tellus360. Sadly, one of the founders of the PCA&D passed Sunday and will be buried today, 2 January.

David K. Snyder, 64, passed away Sunday, 29 December. He was one of the school’s founders and a teacher in the Fine Arts and Foundation Department. His viewing is scheduled today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, 863 S. George Street, in York. The school is planning a memorial service once classes resume as well.

Over 30 paintings and drawings by the late Robert Cunningham (1924-2010) will be on display at the PCA&D from 10 January through 28 February. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. Cunningham is known for his high-key color palette, simple shapes and a strong sense of light.

Two PCA&D students have their works featured in Tellus 360's "Juried Landscape Show." Matthew Guiliano '14, an Illustrations major, Megan Wirick '16, a Fine Arts major, have their works on display in the Juried Landscape, according to PCA&D’s Facebook page. The Tellus360 gallery is located at 24 East King Street. The show opens on First Friday, 3 January, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Are you interested in taking classes? PCA&D will hold an Open House on Saturday, 18 January from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring your portfolio. Meet the faculty as well as current students and alumni. Discuss financial aid options. Readers should register to attend the open house at The application fee will be waived for those who apply during the Open House. The spring catalog is available at

The PCA&D is located at 204 N Prince Street. Admission is free and the exhibits are open to the public. The gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The gallery will be open until 9 p.m. tomorrow for First Friday and it will be closed Monday, 20 January.

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