Lucy Gans will exhibit several works at the Contemporary Renaissance Women exhibition opening this Friday at the Banana Factory

Congratulations to the following AAD students whose work was accepted into the 2018 Lehigh Review.

Yu Fan (Max) '20

Danielle Gyory '19

Zhenyu Li '18

Olivia McGeough '19

Hana Non '19

Christelle Salloum '18

Long Ping Shao '19

Garrett Stehley '18


Professors Bruce Thomas and Ricardo Viera were honored for their many years of teaching at Lehigh during the Alumni panel and award presentation at the Moving on Starts with a Farewell Gala event held on Friday, May 4.  



Prior to the Mountaintop reception AAD held an award presentation.  Adrienne Redd presented to Architecture major, Christelle Salloum '18 the 2018 Richard Redd Award which recognizes outstanding performance by a senior in the classroom and studio in the department major course of study. 
Congratulations, Christelle
William B. Crow has been named the next director of the Lehigh University Art Galleries. Photo: © 2018 Jackie Neale

William B. Crow has been named the next director of the Lehigh University Art Galleries.  Read the article here.  

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Save the Date!
May 4th, 2018 - AAD Event: Moving On Starts with a Farewell | Chandler-Ullmann Hall | Mountaintop
4:30-6pm Alumni Panel Discussion
6pm - Award Ceremony and Farewell to Retiring Faculty, Bruce Thomas & Ricardo Viera
6:30-8:30pm Mountaintop Reception
Please join faculty, students and alumni of the Department of Art, Architecture & Design in celebrating the beginning of a new chapter with a farewell to Chandler-Ullmann and a warm welcome to our new home on the Mountaintop campus. Following our alumni panel discussion in Chandler-Ullmann, we will be paying tribute to our retiring faculty, Bruce Thomas and Ricardo Viera, and also unveiling the Richard Redd Award with the announcement of this year’s recipient.
At the conclusion of the presentation we will be providing transportation to Mountaintop for a festive cocktail reception and buffet.
Please join us for a most memorable evening!
Alumni interested in attending the event should contact Jason Travers for additional details  (

Congratulations to AAD student Sophia Eschenbach-Smith, the recipient of this year’s Leonard P. Pool Prize! The prize is awarded each year to students who exhibit entrepreneurial talents, such as creating a product or operating a business while attending classes at Lehigh. Sophia’s award-winning design began with a solution to a cut-and-paste project in ART03: Two-Dimensional Design!

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The Closing of the 2nd Annual Juried Show: Printmakers at the Bethlehem House Gallery happens this Saturday, April 7 at 6pm.

View Professor Viscardi's prints with "Day for Night" winning first prize, as well as other artists represented in the 2nd Annual Juried Show: Printmakers.

Lucy Gans is the featured artist this month on the National WCA newsletter Pulse and also on the Philadelphia chapter website. The mission of the Women's Caucus for Art is to create community through art, education, and social activism. Read more on the Women's Caucus for Art Pulse newsletter

Jolie Coquette_Alston

AAD alumnus Kimber-Lee Alston, Design'13, TE '14 is the founder of Jolie Coquette. Kimber-Lee is based in San Francisco, CA and recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund her "Ready-to-Play-Wear" Playsuit.

Image borrowed from Jolie Coquette website.

Athena Jewelry - Christina Kazakia '08

AAD design alumnus Christina Kazakia '08 designed smart safe jewelry "Athena" for Philly start up Roar for Good. Check out their Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund her design.

Congratulations to Randi Tutelman, Design '12, TE '13G and Amy Mazius, Design '13, co-founders of Eleanor Kalle, a lifestyle jewelry brand with products selling at four Urban Outfitters stores in New York City and Los Angeles.

Image borrowed from Eleanor Kalle website.

Kristopher Takács, Arch '95 (by SOM)

Congratulation to AAD architecture alum, Kristopher Takács, Arch '95 who will assume the lead in the Washington, D.C. practice of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM).

Dominique Brown '14

Dominique tells the story of her RIND project

Lisa Glover - Dino

Lisa Glover '13, graduated from Lehigh with a major in architecture and art minor.  While continuing her education in Lehigh's Technical Entrepreneur graduate program, she ran a successful Kickstarter campaign enabling her to fund her start up company KitRex - a puzzle-craft company.