December 04, 2012
James River Shorts Winners Announced

VCUarts had a strong presence at the 2012 James River Film Society’s Shorts screening, with a number garnering awards! First Place: L. City, by fall 2011 Kinetic Imaging Visiting Artist, Sandro Del Rosario Del Rosario is currently a visiting professor at the University of Richmond. He says “I had a wonderful experience teaching in the…

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December 03, 2012
Sculpture and Performance Brought Together by VCUarts Faculty

Assistant professor in Art Foundation and the Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, Matt King and Associate Professor and Choreographer in the Department of Dance, Scott Putman defy the stereotypes of traditional mediums with their ongoing collaboration, an untitled hybrid of sculptural and performance art. Matt King’s interest in combining sculpture and performance originated from…

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November 29, 2012
Richmond Magazine’s 15th Annual Theresa Pollak Prizes Announced

We are very pleased to see several of our VCUarts family being recognized by Richmond Magazine for their Excellence in the Arts. Congratulations to the following recipients of Theresa Pollak Prizes for 2012, who will receive their awards in a ceremony on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Virginia Historical Society. Applied Art, Andrea Donnelly,…

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November 27, 2012
Dr. Sharran Parkinson Admired Nationally

Our very own Sharran Parkinson, chair of Interior Design, has been named by DesignIntelligence as one of the 30 Most Admired Educators for 2013. The list was selected by thousands of professionals, academics & students.

November 20, 2012
Mona Al Ansari Collection earns VCUQ Fashion Award

VCUarts Qatar student Mona Al Ansari recently debuted her collection “Edifice” at the premiere Qatari lifestyle hotel W Doha’s Living Room. Al-Ansari was awarded the second edition of the W Doha and the VCUQ Fashion Award during an hour long fashion show presenting her collection. Mona Al Ansari is fast becoming one of the country’s…

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November 19, 2012
Channel 8 News examines the work of our Craft/Material Studies alumnus

Grant Garmezy speaks to Channel 8 News about his passion for glass. His work is currently exhibited at Michael Sparks Design, 205 Hull Street, in a group exhibition called Eco-Safari. A longer feature on Grant will be airing on Virginia Currents.

November 19, 2012
VCUarts Students On the Set of “Lincoln”

Remember last fall when “Lincoln” was the buzz around Richmond? Well, this November the film debuted nationwide and we’re reminded how many of our VCUarts family had a hand on set. More than 20 former and current students in the VCUarts Film BA (Cinema) program served as interns, production assistants and paid crew members during…

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November 07, 2012
Dean’s Grant Announced

  The 2012-13 Faculty Research Grant Award and the 2012-13 Faculty Exploration Grant Award recipients have been announced. Congratulations to our grant recipients and good luck with your research!

October 30, 2012
Painting and Printmaking Faculty receives National Award

Papercuts was recognized by SECAC Southeastern College Art Conference for the The 2012 SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Contemporary Materials. This award is given in recognition of an exhibition (within the last two years) of contemporary materials that by its design, installation, and/or catalogue is considered exemplary. This year’s winner was for…

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September 19, 2012
The Fashion Department Loves Cotton

Cotton Incorporated has once again offered a generous grant to VCU Fashion for the 2013-2014 cycle. The $50,000 grant will support field trips, student scholarships, reduce/eliminate cost of fashion show tickets for fashion students and support project such as at the sophomore Maymont park tree skirt project. VCUarts loves cotton!

September 11, 2012
Richmond Voted Best River Town in America

Richmond has evolved to the city of mountain-bike trails and triathlons. Readers of Outside Magazine have voted Richmond, Virginia the #1 River Town in America!  We couldn’t be more pleased to live alongside the James. Downtown Richmond during the Dominion Riverrock festival. Photo: KC Johnson/Image Machine LLC