Craft / Material Studies

2018-19 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship recipients announced

Congratulations to all the 2018-19 VMFA Fellowship recipients, especially Craft and Material Studies Assistant Professor Aaron McIntosh, Adjunct Instructor and Academic Advisor Sayaka Suzuki and Undergraduate Student Jennifer Detlefsen!

VMFA 2018 Fellowships

VMFA has selected 27 Virginia art students and professional artists from 771 applicants to receive fellowships worth a total of $161,000 for 2018-19. The program was launched in 1940 and since then, VMFA has awarded nearly $5.6 million to more than 1,325 professional artists, art students and graduate students from across Virginia in the largest fellowship program of any kind in the United States. Learn more about our fellowship opportunities and current recipients at http://bit.ly/2ElRAvT #VMFAFellowships

Posted by VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

GERIT GRIMM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 |  5:00 PM  |  THE DEPOT, 814 W. BROAD ST.
 
Gerit Grimm was born, and grew up in Halle, German Democratic Republic. In 1995, she finished her apprenticeship, learning the traditional German trade as a potter at the “Altbürgeler blau-weiss GmbH” in Bürgel, Germany and worked as a Journeyman for Joachim Jung in Glashagen, Germany. She has taught at CSULB, Pitzer College, Doane College and MSU Bozeman and has completed numerous residencies including the Mc Coll Center, Bemis Center, Kohler Arts & Industry Program and Archie Bray Foundation. In 2009 NET Television created “Fantasia in Clay” a Nebraska Story about artist Gerit Grimm. Grimm is now an Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN STUDIOS

 JOIN US FOR GRADUATE STUDENT OPEN STUDIOS!

Friday, February 2nd
5:00-7:00pm Pollak Building: Photography & Film, Graphic Design, and Interior Design & Fashion
6:00-8:00pm Fine Art Building: Craft & Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Sculpture, and Painting & Printmaking

 

 

 

FUNDRAISER AND CERAMIC SALE AT QUIRK GALLERY

CRAFT AND MATERIAL STUDIES CLAY AREA CERAMIC SALE AT QUIRK GALLERY

Join our Craft and Material Studies clay area students for a fundraising event at Quirk Gallery! Undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty will have work available for purchase. Proceeds from this event will go towards funding for student attendance at the annual ceramic conference, NCECA, hosted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in March 2018.

NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, is an annual conference for ceramic artists and educators. This conference exposes students to the national reach of ceramic education. Exhibitions, demonstrations, discussions, sales and more will allow attendees access to the national ceramic community.

 

 

GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE

GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th

On Saturday, October 7th, VCUarts and the Department of Craft and Material Studies will host a fall Graduate Open House. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our MFA program. Meet Susie Ganch, Associate Professor and Department Chair and Glass Area Professor, Jack Wax. MFA graduate students will be there to greet you, answer questions, and give you a tour of the graduate studios.

The schedule will be:

11:00am: Coffee and pastries at the Depot, 814 W. Broad Street

11:30am: Welcome

12:00–2:00pm: Department visits

2:00–3:00pm: Graduate Open Studios

If you plan to attend or need more information, please contact Cindy Myron at myroncj@vcu.edu. We look forward to your visit!

 

JEANNE MEDINA

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 |  1:00 PM  |  THE DEPOT, 814 W. BROAD ST.