News

May 13, 2014
2013/2014 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Awarded to MFA Painting & Printmaking Student

Congratulations to the 2013/2014 awardee of the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award, Adriane Connerton, MFA student in the Department of Painting & Printmaking. Her fellowship provides a generous one-year $10,000 stipend. On Adriane’s exhibition, the review panel provided the following commentary: “A painter who began experimenting with digital media only a year ago, Adriane Connerton…

Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

View Calendar

April 30, 2014
Jess Norris Recognized for Food Landscapes Project

Congratulations to Jess Norris, a VCUarts Art Education graduate student, for winning the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Currents of Change student award for her work on the Food Landscapes project. This award celebrates projects led by students that benefit VCU students, staff, faculty, alumni, and our community partners on local, state, regional, national, and global levels….

Continue Reading

April 30, 2014
Art Education Professor Awarded Federal Grant for Game Design Program

The National Endowment for the Arts recently awarded Dr. Ryan Patton, Assistant Professor, VCU Art Education, a $20,000 Art Works grant to support Learning from Digital Game Design, a program that will train a group of public school art teachers in Virginia to deliver game design in their classrooms throughout the state. The NEA received…

Continue Reading

April 22, 2014
Communication Arts Professors Share Thoughts on VFX Podcast

On April 15, 2014, Professors from the Department of Communication Arts, Matt Wallin & TyRuben Ellingson shared their thoughts on Industrial Light & Magic’s visual effects work in filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s epic new film “Noah” on the VFX Show podcast. The VFX Show podcast is a free audio program produced by FX Guide for the…

Continue Reading

April 22, 2014
Comm Arts Professor Illustrates for Rock Star Book

The publisher StarWalk Kids Media is poised to publish multi-media editions of THE BOOK OF ROCK STARS, a book for young adults. The book features a collection of 24 portraits of modern music icons by Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Arts, Stephen Alcorn. The 24 symbolic and highly stylized portraits will be accompanied…

Continue Reading

April 22, 2014
VMFA Fellowships Awarded to Several VCUarts Affiliates

The prestigious 2014-2015 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowships have been announced and once again, the ties to VCUarts are numerous. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well…

Continue Reading

April 12, 2014
Rome Prize goes to Sculpture Professor

The American Academy in Rome is pleased to present the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition. The names were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony held at the Harmonie Club in New York City on April 10, 2014. Congratulations to Assistant Professor in the Department of Sculpture +…

Continue Reading

April 08, 2014
TheatreVCU Brings Home Many Awards in SETC Competition

Several students from the Department of Theatre were recognized at Southeastern Theatre Conference 2014. SETC is the largest regional theater conference in the country with 3500 or so participants from across the nation. The competition draws from a region much broader that the 10 southeastern state it was originally designed to serve. This year there…

Continue Reading

March 22, 2014
Communication Arts Faculty Duo Wins Innovation Grant

Congratulations to Chair of Communication Arts Robert Meganck and Communication Arts Associate Professor Matt Wallin! The duo received a $40,000 grant from the Virginia Innovation Partnership i6 Challenge competition for the finalization of The 3D VCH Color Model project. See their TEDxRVA 2013 talk on the project here.

March 18, 2014
Dr. Sarah Cunningham Appointed to National Guild for Community Arts Education

Dr. Sarah B. Cunningham, Executive Director of Research at VCUarts, was appointed to the National Guild for Community Arts Education’s board of trustees in February 2014. As a Guild trustee, Cunningham will support and help shape the future of the growing arts education sector the National Guild serves and represents. The National Guild for Community…

Continue Reading

March 13, 2014
Announcing the Arts + Health Fellows Program

VCU School of the Arts and the Health Science Campus have teamed up to provide a new fellowship open to faculty and students aimed at exploring the intersection of arts and health. Two awards of $3,500 and two awards of $6,000 will be granted to support interdisciplinary projects that utilize arts and design skills to…

Continue Reading