Caitlin Cherry will talk about her exhibition Etherpaint at The Anderson (Sept 7-Oct 26). "Etherpaint" features figurative paintings that explore the solarization and inversion effect of Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) monitor technology that occurs with a malfunctioning or tilted screen. This image distortion that is furthered in the painting process becomes a metaphor for the overexposure and colonization of black female bodies that persists in popular culture, music, and pornography.- Caitlin Cherry Caitlin Cherry was born in Chicago in 1987;…
Cartoonist Ron Rege Jr, known for his treatment of metaphysical and philosophical subjects will be showing site-specific drawing, original artwork from publications, and paintings operating within the language of zines and independent comics. The exhibition will be on display from October 12th- December 14th.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at noon Recital Hall James W. Black Music Center Free admission
Join us for an information session for the Undergraduate Research and Innovation Grants. Tuesday, Oct. 16 1:00 pm Center for the Creative Economy The Depot, 1st floor 814 West Broad Street About the Undergraduate Research and Innovation Grants Every year, VCUarts awards a total of $30,000 in grants to support undergraduate innovation and entrepreneurship. Here’s why you should apply: Receive up to $5,000 in grant funding to develop an interdisciplinary project, product or service. Average awards for interdisciplinary projects…
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for Performing Arts Free admission Presenting the VCU Percussion Ensemble with special guests Dr. Adam Groh, percussion, and The Orange County High School Percussion Ensemble with director Mr. Tom Doss.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7 p.m. Recital Hall James W. Black Music Center Free admission
VCUarts Cinema presents a 35mm screening of The Passenger as part of our Fall 2018 Cinematheque series! These films are part of the Antonioni retrospective we will be screening this season, so be sure to keep coming out to see more of his work. These screenings are free and open to the public.
Lauren Woods is a conceptual artist whose hybrid media projects engage history as a lens by which to view the socio-politics of the present. In 2013 Woods unveiled Drinking Fountain #1, a new media monument to the American civil rights movement, located underneath the remnants of a recently rediscovered Jim Crow “White Only” sign. More recently she unveiled American Monument at Cal State Long Beach’s University Art Museum. (image: Paula Kiley, Daily 49er)
If you are a high school or college student interested in applying to an art school for fine arts or design, the National Portfolio Day is for you! Representatives from the nation’s leading art colleges and universities accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design will travel to VCUarts to review your artwork, discuss your educational and professional goals, and share information on art programs, careers, admissions, and financial aid and scholarships. This event is free and open…
You’ve heard about VCUarts, but have you seen it? If not, this is the perfect time. You're invited to join us on campus for an open house at VCUarts. You can meet with departments, take a tour of our facilities, review your portfolio and more. More information is available at arts.vcu.edu/admissions/visit-campus/open-house.