The prestigious 2013-2014 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowships have been announced and once again, the ties to VCUarts are numerous.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. The VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded more than $4 million in fellowships to Virginians.
Student recipients include undergraduate students Noelle Choy, Margaret Grymes (Sculpture + Extended Media), Denney Turner (incoming VCUarts student, 2013) and Rob Walker, Jr. (Photography + Film) and Graduate students Jake Borndal (Sculpture + Extended Media), Caryn Brissey (Kinetic Imaging), Sean Sweeney (Painting + Printmaking).
Professional recipients include Amanda Baldwin (Graduate Alumna of Painting + Printmaking), Stephen W. Brandt (Alumnus of Kinetic Imaging), William Connally, (Alumnus of Photography + Film), Warren Craghead III (Alumnus of Communication Arts), Polina Grinberg (Visiting Artist/Assistant Professor in Kinetic Imaging), Jason Hackett (Graduate Alumnus in Craft/Material Studies), Susan Iverson (Professor in Craft/Material Studies).