My name is Jody Symula. I am the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs here at VCUarts. What does that mean? What does the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs do? Essentially I’m here to help you, advocate for you, and help create new (and streamline current) processes to help guarantee you have a great experience at VCUarts, as well as a smooth transition to the world of work. I am also a source of information about University policies, advising questions as well as opportunities.
I have earned an Associate in Science in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, a Bachelor of Art with a concentration in Painting from Humboldt State University, and a Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting & Printmaking from VCUarts.
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Brennan and Anna’s proposal for a student curated exhibition was chosen from pretty stiff competition. They’ve got a strong lineup of work, but are open to including more. To learn about this upcoming show, and how to submit work, continue reading below.
Speed Collaborating at the Depot Gallery! The Depot Gallery is holding its second Speed Collaborating event for students! Have you ever wanted to collaborate with someone in Kinetic Imaging or Photography/Film but not know how to meet someone to work with? Did you ever have an amazing idea that you could make happen if only
Based on what I’ve seen as part of the Space Grant series this summer, and what I’m hearing from students, I know there’s some pretty stellar ideas out there. As always, I’m really looking forward to seeing what’s in that space. Enjoy! Download the gallery floor-plan for reference here.
KI and Painting and Printmaking students Anna Tregurtha and Brennen Perry have received a Depot Space grant, and their collaborative show will open June 24st. They’re building an installation featuring sculpture, painting, video projection, and sound with spaces to relax and take in the environment. The opening reception is June 24st from 5pm-7pm, with a