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September 02, 2015
Painting + Printmaking presents “Happy Hour”

Painting + Printmaking has collaborated with two Brooklyn galleries, ArtHelix and Jackie Klempay, to provide its recent MFA graduates the opportunity to be artists in residence and to show in a culminating group exhibition. The initiative began as a conversation between Arnold Kemp, chair, and Peter Hopkins, owner and director of ArtHelix. The two developed…

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September 01, 2015
Comm Arts Professor Immortalizes Rock ‘n Roll Legends

Department of Communication Arts Assistant Professor Stephen Alcorn is featured in the London-based Classic Rock magazine. In the publication’s 34th edition, Alcorn is highlighted in a six-page interview, showcasing 14 full-color reproductions of his allegorical series of relief-block portraits titled “Modern Music Masters.” “American music in the twentieth century has changed the world,” says Alcorn….

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August 28, 2015
KI Professor Exhibits Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech

Department of Kinetic Imaging Professor Stephen Vitiello will be showing his exhibition, “A Scuttering Across the Leaves,” at the Center for the Arts and Virginia Tech, September 3–13, 2015. Vitiello’s sound installation is in collaboration with evolutionary biologist Kasey Fowler-Finn, Saint Louis University, and features unique insect recordings and micro-sounds of the forest captured at…

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August 24, 2015
IDES Adjunct Participates in NEH Summer Institute

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Interior Design Sara Reed went back to school this summer through the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: Teaching the History of Modern Design. Taking place at Drexel University, the program led about two dozen educators through a curriculum filled with programing led by design historians, local curators…

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July 31, 2015
Department of Theatre – 2015–2016 Schedule

With the school year approaching, the theatre department is gearing up for a jammed packed season! Most performances will be held at the W.E. Singleton Performing Arts Center (922 Park Avenue), with the exception of a special event in spring. To learn more about specific dates and times of performances, or to buy tickets, go…

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July 29, 2015
Art Education Graduate Student Teaches at VMFA

Teacher’s summer hours, must be a dream, right? Not so fast. When students leave summer vacation, that’s when teachers squeeze in all the workshops, seminars and other curriculum development they may not have had the time to work on during the school year. Department of Art Education MFA student Stephanie O’Dell is getting a taste…

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July 21, 2015
Summer Studio Program Exhibition: do we ever really touch

The culmination of this year’s VCUarts Summer Studio Program will take place on Saturday, July 25, 7 – 9 p.m., throughout the first floor of the Fine Arts Building. “do we ever really touch” is the result of two months of intense research and work from the Summer Studio Program participants. This year’s program was…

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July 15, 2015
Associate Chair Applies Theatre Techniques to the World of Medicine

When you think of medicine, the performing arts may not be the first thing you’d think of in a game of word association. But to Aaron Anderson, associate chair in the Department of Theatre and affiliate faculty member in the Department of Internal Medicine, he found a connection between the two that begin the basis…

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July 14, 2015
Summer is Heating Up for VCUarts Artists

Summer is the time for vacations, relaxing and getting some well-deserved R & R. And while our artists are hopefully getting to do SOME of that this summer, they’re also as busy as ever! In just the last few weeks, we’ve come across some awesome stories that we’re shouting from the mountain top! Okay, we’re shouting…

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July 10, 2015
Alumna’s Environmental Piece Shines in “The Gold Standard” Exhibition

Work by Craft/Material Studies alumna Annie Campbell has made its way to Richmond for The Depot Gallery’s first alumni exhibition, “The Gold Standard: Graduates of the Last Decade.” Most of Campbell’s work has been centered on environmental issues, but since her time at VCUarts, her work has become more technically complex, with greater variety and a narrowed…

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July 07, 2015
Music Makes the World Go Round / VCUarts Jazz Bridge

American poet Henry Longfellow said that music is the universal language, and looking at the Department of Music‘s Jazz Bridge project, led by Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies Antonio J. García, we think Longfellow was on to something! Jazz Bridge is a collaborative research and performance project funded by a grant from VCU’s…

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