Awards & Recognitions

VCUarts Faculty Award of Excellence

  • 2015 Antonio Garcia – Professor, Music
  • 2014 Richard Roth – Professor, Painting and Printmaking
  • 2012 Aaron D. Anderson – Associate Chair, Theatre
  • 2011 Charles West – Professor, Music
  • 2010 Sonali Gulati – Associate Professor, Photography and Film
  • 2009 Rex Richardson – Associate Professor, Music
  • 2008 Reni Gower – Professor, Painting and Printmaking
  • 2007 Karen Videtic – Chair, Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • 2006 David Leong – Chair, Theatre
  • 2005 Terry Austin – Professor, Music
  • 2004 Dennis Rexroad – Professor, Communication Arts and Design
  • 2003 Paul Petrie – Professor, VCU Qatar
  • 2002 Carlton Newton – Associate Professor, Sculpture + Extended Media
  • 2001 Howard Risatti – Professor, Art History
  • 2000 Chris Burnside – Associate Professor, Dance and Choreography
  • 1999 Babatunde Lawal – Professor, Art History

VCUarts Faculty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teaching

  • 2016 Stephen Vitiello – Professor and Graduate Program Director, Kinetic Imaging
  • 2015 Roberto Ventura – Associate Professor, Interior Design
  • 2014 Reni Gower – Professor, Painting and Printmaking
  • 2013 Christian Von Howard – Associate Professor, Dance and Choreography
  • 2012 Hope D. Ginsburg – Assistant Professor, Art Foundation
  • 2011 Susan Ganch – Assistant Professor, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2010 Margaret Lindauer – Associate Professor, Art History
  • 2008 Pam T. Taylor – Associate Professor, Kinetic Imaging
  • 2007 Kristin Caskey – Associate Professor, Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • 2006 Kendall Buster – Associate Professor, Sculpture + Extended Media
  • 2005 Jack Wax – Associate Professor, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2004 John Guthmiller – Professor, Music
  • 2003 Lester VanWinkle – Professor, Department of Sculpture + Extended Media
  • 2002 David Burton Professor, Art Education
  • 1999 Fredrika Jacobs, Associate Professor, Art History

VCUarts Faculty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Service

  • 2016 Debbie Quick – Assistant Chair, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2015 Ashley Kistler – Associate Professor
  • 2014 Ronald Keller – Professor, Theatre
  • 2013 Dr. Melanie Buffington – Associate Professor, Art Education
  • 2012 Elissa C. Armstrong – Associate Director, Art Foundation
  • 2011 John Demao – Interim Chair, Graphic Design
  • 2010 Melanie Day – Assistant Professor, Music
  • 2008 Martha Curtis – Professor, Dance and Choreography
  • 2007 Aaron Anderson – Associate Professor, Theatre
  • 2006 Susan Iverson – Professor, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2005 Charles Brownell – Professor, Art History
  • 2004 Charles Bleick – Professor, Art Education
  • 2003 Marvin Sims – Professor, Theatre
  • 2002 John Malinoski – Associate Professor, Communication Arts and Design
  • 2000 Charles Bleick – Professor, Art Education
  • 1999 Joseph Seipel – Associate Professor, Sculpture

VCUarts Faculty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research

  • 2016 Kendall Buster – Professor, Sculpture + Extended Media
  • 2015 Sonya Clark – Professor, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2014 Michael Schreffler – Associate Professor, Art History
  • 2012 Brian Ulrich – Assistant Professor, Photography and Film
  • 2011 Michael Jones McKean – Assistant Professor, Sculpture + Extended Media
  • 2010 Sandra Wheeler – Associate Professor, Graphic Design
  • 2008 Pamela G. Taylor – Chair, Art Education
  • 2007 Scott Putman – Associate Professor, Dance and Choreography
  • 2006 Robert Hobbs – Professor and Eminent Scholar, Art History
  • 2005 Alan Rosenbaum – Professor, Craft/Material Studies
  • 2004 Robert Kaputof – Professor, Communication Arts and Design
  • 2003 Rob Carter – Professor, Communication Arts and Design
  • 2002 Robert Meganck – Professor, Communication Arts and Design
  • 2001 David Freed – Professor, Painting and Printmaking

*Please note: the academic ranks of faculty and department name may have changed since the time of award.

ventura

Roberto Ventura
Associate Professor, Interior Design

SonaliGulati

Sonali Gulati
Associate Professor, Photography & Film

AaronAnderson

Aaron Anderson
Associate Chair, Theatre