Press Coverage

Beardfest Announces 2019 Lineup

Jeremy Savo (Music Performance '17), UArts grantee, announces the eighth annual Beardfest, officially going down June 13th–15th, in the beautiful setting of the Paradise Lakes Campground in Hammonton, New Jersey.

This Philly Student’s Gorgeous Women’s Magazine Is the Antidote to Cosmo

University of the Arts student and grantee Aubrey Fink published two issues of a gorgeous and thought-provoking magazine that aims to further unite women. Her publication, The Bridge, is chock-full of (mostly) local women’s witty, moving, and personal stories.

University of the Arts student reimagines a more ‘authentic’ women’s magazine

Aubrey Fink, a senior design student at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, is reimagining the women’s magazine. Instead of glossy pages filled with ads for makeup, jewelry and shoes, Fink is focusing her new magazine, The Bridge, on content she says is more “authentic.”
With the help of a $2,500 grant from the University of the Art’s Corzo Center Innovation Lab, Fink spent a year developing and designing the magazine, including writing many articles.

Pittsburgh collage artist Seth Clark brings his love of deteriorated architecture to Philly, in collage form

For Seth Clark, architecture served a purpose for more than just shelter. It was an artform. He could have become an architect, but instead he chose a different path: collage art. Clark’s work is currently on exhibition at South Philly’s Paradigm Gallery (a UArts grantee) in Queens Village.

South Philly artist sheds layers in new exhibit

For artist and South Philly resident Alex Eckman-Lawn, shoveling stratums — the actual ones and the figurative — serves as an avenue for inspiration. Alex Eckman-Lawn’s “Recessive,” uses multi-layered, hand-cut paper collages to explore survival. Portrayals of faces — some of friends, others of Greek statues — occupy the walls of Paradigm Gallery and Studio.

Paradigm Gallery is a UArts grantee.