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A detail from "Vortex," a painting by Jack Stone

Art show promotes 'digital disorder'

Jack Stone's digital art jumbles a career's worth of commercial images. "I essentially blow them up," he says.
A close-up of "Vortext," a digital painting by the Erie artist Jack Stone

"Vortex," by Jack Stone

"Vortex," a digital art piece by the Erie artist Jack Stone, reassembles a commercial art project into an abstract form. The piece will be on display at Penn State Behrend through Sept. 8.

A detail from "Vortex," a digital painting by Jack Stone

Behrend art show turns commercial work into 'digital disorder'

Jack Stone's abstract art upends a long career in marketing and advertising, jumbling refined commercial images in a process he calls "digital deconstruction." The new versions will be on display at Penn State Behrend through Sept. 8.
A detail from "Xtraneous," a digital painting by Jack Stone

"Xtraneous," by Jack Stone

"Xtraneous," a digital art piece by Erie artist Jack Stone, reassembles a commercial art project into an abstract form. The piece will be on display at Penn State Behrend through Sept. 8.

A detail from "Vortex," a painting by Jack Stone

"Vortex," by Jack Stone

"Vortex," a digital art piece by the Erie artist Jack Stone, reassembles a commercial art project into an abstract form. The piece will be on display at Penn State Behrend through Sept. 8.

The Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel pictured.

Penn State Behrend’s 2017 Smith Carillon Concert Series schedule announced

The Smith Carillon Concert Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will return this July to the college. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Penn State Behrend students Nicole Krahe and OIivia Narciso

Student projects support Erie arts organizations

Community engagement is a core component of our Arts Administration program, which launched in 2012.
Penn State Behrend students Nicole Krahe and Olivia Narciso

Nicole Krahe and Olivia Narciso

Nicole Krahe and Olivia Narciso earned degrees in Arts Administration from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Their capstone projects — a networking event and a pop-up exhibition — supported Erie artists and arts organizations.

Penn State Behrend graduates Nicole Krahe and Olivia Narciso

Student projects support Erie artists and cultural organizations

“Art sometimes has this stigma of being out of reach for people,” said Laura Flockerzi, a new graduate of the Arts Administration Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Community projects coordinated by her and other graduates just might change that.

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