Cobi Moules and Cupid Ojala Artist Talk

The VCUarts Art Foundation Program is pleased to announce an artist lecture by Cobi Moules and Cupid Ojala, both NYC-based transgender queer artists. This lecture is funded by the VCUarts Inclusion Infusion Initiative.

Cobi Moules received his BFA from San Jose State University, San Jose, CA in 2004 and his MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA in 2010.

Cupid Ojala is a VCUarts alumnus and received his BFA in 1999 and his MFA from Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY in 2012. He is currently the Program Coordinator for The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art Prince Street Project Space.

Blade Wynne – “Yard Work”

Yard Work, a solo exhibition of paintings by Blade Wynne, opens Thursday, February 9th at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Satellite Gallery.

Blade Wynne – Yard Work

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Satellite Gallery at Towne Pavilion II, 600 22nd St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 9, 5 PM – 7 PM
Exhibition runs from Feb 9 to May 22, 2017.

Will Connally – “Lake Elster”


Lake Elster, a large-scale exhibition of new and recent work from Will Connally, opens this Friday, October 7 at Shockoe Artspace.

“Come explore the long and mysterious history of Lake Elster through a collection of narrative photographs and correspondent objects. Connally’s work compellingly brings together, by way of narrative, curious happenings and interesting characters as life surrounding Lake Elster moves us between fiction and the real, dispersing strange visual phenomena throughout.”

Opening Friday, October 7th from 6-9pm
12 N 19th Street, Richmond, VA 23223

The VCUarts Car Rides On


Justin Fuller will be racing the VCUarts #3 car this Saturday at the East Carolina Motor Speedway! Green flags wave at 6 pm but come early if you want to see qualifying laps and talk with the drivers and crew. This will most likely be the closest race of the season, so don’t miss your chance to see the VCUarts car in action!

Agata Blaszkow designed Justin’s car wrap for a project in Tom Burkett’s Surface Research class during the Spring semester.

East Carolina Motor Speedway
4918 U.S. 64 Alt.
Robersonville, NC 278

Slide Schmear- September 23


Slide Schmear is a fun, casual, mix and mingle event here at AFO created to help current students meet upperclassmen from all the different majors in the School of the Arts. Students are invited to come hang out, eat FREE pizza, see images of work by all the upperclassmen guests, ask questions, and make new friends!

Justin James Reed + Horses Think Press

Horses Think Press, the small independent press run by Justin James Reed (Art Foundation/Photography & Film faculty) and Ofer Wolberger is having its first survey exhibition. The exhibition will run through December 11 and opens today, Wednesday, September 7th with a panel featuring Ofer Wolberger, Common Name, a design firm from NYC, and the curator Christopher Gianunzio. Justin will give a lecture on Wednesday, October 19th.
The College of New Jersey Art Gallery
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
September 7 – December 11, 2016
Justin and Ofer will also unveil their new imprint, Flat Fix, next week at the New York Art Book Fair in Queens, NY (MoMA PS1). They will have a table in the Small Press Dome.
September 15 – 18, 2016