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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Young Richmond is out to motivate young Richmonders to get educated and involved in local politics through design work. We are hosting an event this Friday, November 30th as a way to keep the post-election political enthusiasm going, and to let people know how to get involved in the Richmond Community. This event is free
Open Late Sponge HQ Anderson Gallery One night only Friday, Nov 30, 5-8pm hopeginsburg.com Open Late 11.30.12 – Relics and tales from Prototype for Preserving the Phylum Porifera are on offer in the Sponge HQ alongside a potluck organized by the artists of Portrait as Community, which opens concurrently in the gallery next door.
Portrait as Community Anderson Gallery | 907 1/2 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284 On view Nov 30-Dec 9 Opening Friday Nov 30, 5-8 pm Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun 12-5 pm, closed Mon | www.arts.vcu.edu/andersongallery Portrait as Community is a student exhibition of multimedia projects documenting communities in and around Richmond. It is also
Friday November 16th The Byrd Theater 3:00pm Direct-to-video is a platform aimed to italicize artistic auteurship. Its mission is three pronged: to elicit dialogues between artists exploring different mediums, challenge spectatorship by breaking quotidian routines, and create a larger community of artists. The artists included within this show are mostly alumni of VCUarts with the
Here is a message from our friends at The Student Art Spaces OPENING THIS FRIDAY 6-8 PM The Student Art Spaces are enthusiastically announcing their upcoming show Unitards & Leobrows. Featuring work by Zoe Golden and Alicia Hagy, Unitards & Leobrows is an interactive exhibit of the carnivalesque and absurd. Unitards & Leobrows also includes an collaborative unicorn room! Bring
Our fearless Student Art Space leaders are gearing up for the second art swap and potluck of the semester. I heard there was some great things being traded last round, so if you want to score some new artwork, and have some to trade then stop by. Same for a dish for the potluck. (And
Coming up on October 13, VCU is partnering with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health), for a 5k walk to raise awareness and help eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness. The walk will start at 10:30am at Innsbrook. This speaks about the power of VCU: The worlds top mental health researcher Dr. Kenneth Kendler
COLLEGE NIGHT :: ORGANIC College Night at the VMFA is fast approaching, and if you have work that relates to the evening’s theme ORGANIC, we want to hear from you! Selected images will be included in a Slide Slam digital projection of student art to be shown during College Night. This is an amazing opportunity
The Student Art Spaces are pleased to announce their kick-off show for the 2012-13 exhibition year, Homecoming. Curated by Kate Fowler, Ha Tran, and Mary Wood, this year’s SAS managerial team, Homecoming is a group show of work from across the VCUarts community. Featured undergraduates are Alexis Mattilla, Allyn Smith and Ariel Tatterson, Byerly
Dear Undergraduates, We hope you’ll join us for two exciting events in celebration of the new VCU Institute for Contemporary Art; and we want to hear your thoughts… Thursday, Sept. 13 from 5-8 p.m. – Opening of “Forking Time” an exhibition detailing Steven Holl Architects design process for our VCU ICA, showing at the Virginia