September 10, 2012
Kickstarter VCUarts Curated Site

Hello, Matt Woolman, our Director of Creative Entrepreneurship, is working with Kickstarter to establish a “curated page” for VCUarts projects. For example, RISD: http://www.kickstarter.com/pages/RISD To build a case for this, he would like to list all the Kickstarter campaigns our students have launched. If you have launched a project, Matt would need a description and

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September 10, 2012
Pulse: A Publication for the VCUarts Community

Pulse is an online and (soon-to-be) printed publication that critically examines current events within Virginia Commonwealth University’s art community. Submissions are encouraged from ALL members of VCUarts: students, faculty, alumni & visitors. Topics are all self-determined. Write your opinions, criticisms, experiences, stories, conversations–anything and everything! The Pulse call for submissions is now up! Deadline September

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September 05, 2012
Student Art Space: Call for Entries EXTENDED

Hello, The call for entries for Student Art Space has been EXTENDED to September 8th!  Good news!  Keep in mind they’re looking for applications that include not only finished work, but work that may be currently in progress, or in proposal form. http://studentartspace.wordpress.com/ http://studentartspace.tumblr.com/ Also, keep your eye on their social media sites for updates

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August 24, 2012
Poictesme: Enter your work, or join their editing staff

Poictesme, VCU’s student-led journal of literature and art, is having its first meeting of the year this upcoming Friday.  Poictesme is put together by a small group of students who solicit student manuscripts and artwork, meet with creative writing and art classes, edit writing for cohesion and style, interview local authors and poets, host literary

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August 24, 2012
Student Art Space: Call for Entries

Hello! Our fearless leaders of the Student Art Space (Kate Fowler, Mary Wood, Ha Tran) are ready to receive your show proposals at the student run Student Art Space in the commons, as well as the glass cases in the gym.  The flyer is below. To submit go to studentartspace.wordpress.com, or to be a voyeur

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August 23, 2012
RVA Startup Weekend: Calling all creative minds!!

———————————————————————- ATTENTION STUDENT ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Consider participating in the first RVA Startup Weekend! 7-9 September 2012 Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning

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August 23, 2012
VCUarts Updates

Welcome Back Undergraduates! I hope you all had a great summer!  For those of you that are new, welcome!  We’re so happy you’re here with us.  If you’re returning, this will serve as a refresher: Did you know there is a resource section for you at arts.vcu.edu/students, with everything from a link for scholarship info

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August 23, 2012
Critical Add/Drop Information

Hello Undergraduates! Again welcome back.  Another quick email to let you know about some of the nitty gritty deadlines you’re about to face. As a reminder, add/drop is the first seven calendar days of a semester, (Fall 2012 add/drop and late registration is August 23-29)  This is how it works: Wednesday August 29th is the

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May 22, 2012
VMFA Fellowships: Applications now being accepted

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for 2013-14 Visual Arts Fellowships! $8,000 Professional artists $6,000 Graduate students (includes art history students) $4,000 Undergraduate students (includes college-bound high school seniors) Application deadline: Friday, November 9, 2012. Application, eligibility guidelines, and PDF flyer available at: http://www.vmfa.museum/fellowships Elizabeth Cruickshanks Fellowship Program Coordinator Art and Education

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May 08, 2012
MORE cross-disciplinary courses AND Student Art Space interns wanted!

Hello Undergraduates, Opportunities keep coming in that I can’t help but let you know about.   The following course has a time change: Creative Entrepreneurship ARTS 491-006 Fridays, 9-11:30A, Pollak 321 3 credits Students engage their creative thinking abilities, processes and methodologies to identify needs, and transform opportunities into sustainable business ventures. Students evaluate entrepreneurial

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