Craft / Material Studies

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.

 

 

ANJALI SRINIVASAN

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5  |  12:45 PM  |  FINE ARTS BUILDING, CRAFT AND MATERIAL STUDIES CRITIQUE ROOM 1 (ROOM 238)

Anjali Srinivasan’s creative practice and research explores socio-economic empowerment through collaboration with traditional craft artisans in India. Her work has been included in several solo exhibitions in India, Sydney College of Arts in Australia, and Heller Gallery in New York. Anjali is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including a grant from The Ruth Chenven Foundation, an Andy Warhol Foundation Grant for Arts Writers, and was most recently awarded a Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation Memorial Award. Additionally, her work has been exhibited internationally in Denmark, Switzerland, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia.

Anjali holds degrees from Rhode Island School of Design (MFA 2017), Alfred University (BFA 2002), and National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi, India (Accessories Design Diploma 1998) and is currently an Assistant Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.

 

 

MAGDOLENE DYKSTRA

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8  |  5 – 7 PM  |  OUTSIDE THE FINE ARTS BUILDING (BACK)

Magdolene Dykstra, Graduate Student in The Department of Craft and Material Studies presents her site-specific installation, Grotto.

 

 

ALLAN ROSENBAUM

NEW WORK BY ALLAN ROSENBAUM, KALEIDOSCOPIC INTERCHANGE, FAB GALLERY, AUGUST 19 – SEPTEMBER 8 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8  |  5 – 7 PM | CLOSING RECEPTION  |  FAB GALLERY

The Department of Craft and Material Studies presents new work by Allan Rosenbaum, Kaleidoscopic Interchange. Please join us for a closing reception on Friday, September 8th from 5:00-7:00 pm.
Allan Rosenbaum is a full time studio artist and former Professor of Ceramics in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.  His grants, fellowships and awards include two Individual Artist Fellowships from the Virginia Commission for the Arts; two research leaves from the School of the Arts at VCU; two VCU faculty resarch grants; a Teaching Excellence Grant from VCU and a Distinguished Service Award from the Visual Art Center of Richmond and three project grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in public collections including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Arkansas Art Center Decorative Arts Museum; Madison Art Center; Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, the Mobile Museum of Art in Alabama, the City of Richmond Public Art Commission, and the Kamm Teapot Foundation.

 

 

QUIRK HOTEL RECEPTION FOR GRACE KUBILIUS

QUIRK HOTEL RESIDENT ARTIST WELCOME RECEPTION FOR GRACE KUBILIUS

THURSDAY, JUNE 15  |  5 – 8 PM | QUIRK HOTEL  |  201 W BROAD ST

Join us for a special reception as we welcome Quirk Hotel’s newest artist-in-residence, Grace Kubilius. Grace holds an MFA in Craft/Material Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University and a BFA in Fiber and Experimental Fashion from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work explores themes of “gender, identity, trauma, self-image, ugliness and objectification.” During her residency, Grace will focus on creating pieces for an upcoming exhibition of her work this November. She will also have her wearable objects and jewelry available in Quirk’s shop and in trunk show events this summer.

 

 

Exhibition | 2017 Senior Show

The VCUarts departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media presents  – VCU Arts Senior Show
Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Sculpture + Extended, and Painting & Printmaking: Opens April 28 at 5:00 pm and runs through April 30
Opening Reception: Friday, April 28 from 5 – 8PM
Virginia Commonwealth University
Fine Arts Building
1000 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23284
Opens April 28 at 5:00 pm and runs through April 30
VCU’s departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media open their annual Senior Show this year on , showcasing the very best of 2017 graduates. The Senior Show is a varied sampling of the latest in fine art and an inspiring event not to be missed.