November 20, 2015
Richmond Magazine Features VCU Fashion Student

Bea Bronner, BFA ’16, and her blog Belle Bain were the subject of an interview with one of Richmond Magazine’s fashion contributors. Bronner talks about VCU Fashion, her personal style and blogging in RVA. What does Bronner say is the best part about fashion blogging in Richmond? Richmond’s growing art and fashion scene makes it…

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November 19, 2015
Gogobot Names RVA The Most Artistic Mid-Sized City

Based on the saturation of galleries, art supply stores, museums and other factors, Gogobot determined that Richmond, Va. is the most artistic mid-sized city in the country! Congrats, River City – let’s add this accolade to the shelf with Outside Magazine’s #1 River Town, Daily Beasts’s Hot Cities for Jobs and Culture and Buzzfeed’s list of…

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November 18, 2015
VCUarts Visits Cuba With VCU Delegation

VCUarts Dean Joseph H. Seipel recently visited Cuba as part of a VCU delegation that attended a higher education meeting with other universities to discuss the opportunities available in Cuba for academic institutions. VCU News summarized the event, which in part reads: The purpose of this visit, led by the Institute of International Education, was for U.S. universities…

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November 17, 2015
VCUarts Grad Student Earns People’s Choice Award

For the first time, Inlight Richmond, presented by 1708 Gallery, expanded its installation to a two day run, which was attended by 21,000 visitors. The light-based exhibition featured many VCUarts artists, but for one of our artists, their weekend was made just a little more magical. Congratulations to kinetic imaging student Eva Rocha, M.F.A. ’16,…

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November 16, 2015
Morgan Yacoe Is A Star!

Morgan Yacoe graduated from the sculpture department back in 2011, but since then, her ties to VCU and the community have remained strong. Last year, her work was exhibited during “The Tapia Twins: Bringing Together Arts & Medicine,” one of the first exhibitions at the VCUarts Depot Gallery and she was a recipient of Richmond…

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November 12, 2015
Comm Arts Assistant Professor Illustrates International Cover

Assistant Professor in Communication Arts Stephen Alcorn designed and illustrated the cover of edition #132 of the international cultural quarterly, Prometeo. The image interprets an essay titled “I Tempi Dell’Insicurezza” (Age of Insecurity: The Challenges and Dilemmas of the West in an Increasingly Complex and Ever-Shifting Balance of Power) by scholar Valerio Castronovo. The piece…

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November 11, 2015
VCUarts and the Hamad Bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art

The sixth biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art and Culture wrapped up this past weekend in Doha, Qatar. Titled “By the Pen and What They Write: Writing in Islamic Art and Culture,” the symposium featured original presentations by leading art historians, curators, conservators and authors on the role of writing in Islamic art,…

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November 10, 2015
Dance Faculty, Staff and Students Work on “Equus”

Opening to positive reviews, the Cadence Theatre Company, in partnership with Virginia Rep theatre and in association with VCU Dance and the Amaranth Contemporary Dance Company, is in the midst of its production of “Equus.” The play, written by Peter Shaffer, tells the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a…

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November 06, 2015
KI Alumna Selected for Without Words Film Festival

Kinetic Imaging alumna Marta Finkelstein (M.F.A. ’15) has been selected to show her film, “Bodily Conflict,” in this year’s Without Words Film Festival in Metz, France. “Bodily Conflict” (2013, 4 minutes 2 seconds) explores the psychological anxieties about sexuality, the woman’s body and aging. This experimental clay animation stop-motion teeters on the line between pain…

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November 04, 2015
Cinema Students Take on Hollywood…From the Comforts of Richmond, VA

Richmond is becoming a mini, East Coast Hollywood, with big names like Steven Spielberg coming out to shoot their films. When these productions come to town, our cinema students have access to the ultimate working experience. This year alone, our students have been involved with the productions for “Loving,” “Imperium” and “TURN: Washington’s Spies.” “Loving,”…

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November 03, 2015
Three VCUarts Students Win in VCU Education Abroad Contest

Three VCUarts students have won prizes from area businesses for their photo submission in VCU Education Abroad’s annual photography contest. There were 153 entries that were voted for on social media throughout the month of October. For the full list of winners, and to see all of the other fantastic submissions, head over to VCU…

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