VMFA Fellowships Awarded to Several VCUarts Affiliates

The prestigious 2014-2015 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. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5 million in fellowships to Virginians.

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Portrait of GRTC Bus Driver Julio Vidal, part of the Driving Richmond exhibition. By Michael Lease, MFA Photo/Film, Head of Exhibitions at the VCU Anderson Gallery

Professional Fellowships
Ryan Crowley, sculpture – MFA Sculpture + Extended Media, Asst. Professor Sculpture
John Dombroski, new/emerging media – BFA Kinetic Imaging, Adjunct Faculty Kinetic Imaging
Michael Lease, photography – MFA Photography and Film, Head of Exhibitions for the VCU Anderson Gallery
Molly McFadden, film/video – Art Education Advisor/Coordinator
Paul Norton, film/video – BA Cinema
Mark Strandquist, new/emerging media – BFA Photography and Film

Graduate Fellowships
Sb Fuller, sculpture – MFA Sculpture + Extended Media
Corey Piper, art history – MFA Art History
Nils Westergard, painting – BFA Photography and Film

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“Times Square in Perspective” by BFA Communication Arts student Carson Jones, done in pen & ink, white ink, and prisma-color marker on 13inx11in bristol board paper

Undergraduate Fellowships
Remy-Katherine Ciuba, mixed media – BFA Sculpture + Extended Media
Carson Jones, drawing – BFA Communication Arts
Catherine Samples, drawing – BFA Communication Arts
Michelle Selwyn, crafts – BFA Craft/Material Studies
Danya Smith, sculpture – BFA Sculpture + Extended Media
Stuart Shepard, sculpture – Art Foundation

Featured image: “lostLakeFountn” by MFA Sculpture student, Sb Fuller


April 22, 2014