Meet Jon Carsman

By: Melanie Rosato Let me introduce you to Jon Carsman, a print maker and native of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Beginning his career as a painter in the mid-1900s, Carsman exemplified American Realism in his subject choices and use of materials. The artist later translated the aesthetics of his paintings into screen prints, which allowed for distinctive line qualities and color separations to occur. The artist incorporates … Continue reading Meet Jon Carsman

Why Is It Famous? – La Sagrada Família

By: Joanna Wallace Have you ever heard of the church that’s been under construction for over 100 years? I had not in the summer of 2015, but when I saw the Basílica de la Sagrada Família in person, I immediately understood why. When I came to stand in front of the nativity facade of this insane building, I was almost visually overwhelmed. My eyes couldn’t process … Continue reading Why Is It Famous? – La Sagrada Família

Radical Redesign

By Lindsey Lockwood This week I’d like to share an ongoing project that I recently started! If you haven’t heard of Keystone alum and sculpture studio tech Tom Murray’s local band Static in the Attic, you’re missing out! This semester I wanted to design a logo specifically for a band, because I was interested in doing something with a lot of energy and color. A … Continue reading Radical Redesign

Designing for Purpose

By Lindsey Lockwood This week I’d like to revisit a big project of mine that I first discussed on the printmaking page here; where you can read about how I actually went about carving and printing these linoleum blocks. As a visual arts major with concentrations both in Graphic Design and Print Media, I often apply both studies to my work. You’ve already read how … Continue reading Designing for Purpose