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November 19, 2012
Channel 8 News examines the work of our Craft/Material Studies alumnus

Grant Garmezy speaks to Channel 8 News about his passion for glass. His work is currently exhibited at Michael Sparks Design, 205 Hull Street, in a group exhibition called Eco-Safari. A longer feature on Grant will be airing on Virginia Currents.

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November 19, 2012
VCUarts Students On the Set of “Lincoln”

Remember last fall when “Lincoln” was the buzz around Richmond? Well, this November the film debuted nationwide and we’re reminded how many of our VCUarts family had a hand on set. More than 20 former and current students in the VCUarts Film BA (Cinema) program served as interns, production assistants and paid crew members during…

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November 07, 2012
Dean’s Grant Announced

  The 2012-13 Faculty Research Grant Award and the 2012-13 Faculty Exploration Grant Award recipients have been announced. Congratulations to our grant recipients and good luck with your research!

October 30, 2012
Painting and Printmaking Faculty receives National Award

Papercuts was recognized by SECAC Southeastern College Art Conference for the The 2012 SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Contemporary Materials. This award is given in recognition of an exhibition (within the last two years) of contemporary materials that by its design, installation, and/or catalogue is considered exemplary. This year’s winner was for…

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September 19, 2012
The Fashion Department Loves Cotton

Cotton Incorporated has once again offered a generous grant to VCU Fashion for the 2013-2014 cycle. The $50,000 grant will support field trips, student scholarships, reduce/eliminate cost of fashion show tickets for fashion students and support project such as at the sophomore Maymont park tree skirt project. VCUarts loves cotton!

September 11, 2012
Richmond Voted Best River Town in America

Richmond has evolved to the city of mountain-bike trails and triathlons. Readers of Outside Magazine have voted Richmond, Virginia the #1 River Town in America!  We couldn’t be more pleased to live alongside the James. Downtown Richmond during the Dominion Riverrock festival. Photo: KC Johnson/Image Machine LLC

September 07, 2012
VCUarts Faculty Awards 2012

VCUarts faculty members are notorious, not only for their award winning art, but for their achievements as instructors. Congratulations to the Faculty Award winners of 2012: Faculty of Excellence Award: Aaron D. Anderson – Associate Chair, Theatre Faculty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teaching: Hope D. Ginsburg – Assistant Professor, Art Foundation Faculty Award for…

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August 29, 2012
The Art of Nursing

Art Education graduate students and faculty worked with the School of Nursing to develop a program that explores the usefulness of art criticism – the ability to observe, interpret, and evaluate works of art – as a way to enhance nurses’ clinical reasoning and perceptual skills. The project, funded by a VCU Presidential Research Incentive…

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August 23, 2012
VCUarts Welcomes New Students

Welcome to VCUarts, new students! The first year is a trying time, for both AFO students and performing arts majors. VCU’s independent student press, The Commonwealth Times, will be following five students through their first year in VCUarts.  

August 21, 2012
Craft Chair Sonya Clark honored as one of Belle Magazine’s Women in the Arts

  Sonya Clark has been selected as one of Belle Magazine’s 2012 Women in the Arts. The awards program was developed to honor women within the Richmond market who have become examples of success and perseverance as they’ve enhanced and expanded our arts community. Each of the Women in the Arts will receive a special feature…

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July 23, 2012
Assistant Photo/Film Professor on With Good Reason

Brian Ulrich, Photography and Film assistant professor, was interviewed on the radio program With Good Reason. He portrays shoppers and employees in a photographic study of consumerism in America in his book Is This Place Great or What.