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September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Frank Benson lecture

“Frank Benson (b. 1976, Virginia, USA) studied at Maryland College of Art, Baltimore (1998), and for a Master of Fine Arts at the University of California (CA) (2003). The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Benson’s three-dimensional and photographic works both reflect a sustained fascination with concepts of arrested movement and the use of digital tools in the creation of sculpture, and the artist frequently works at the fore of advancing digital media technologies. Increasingly, he has employed high-tech…

September 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Caitlin Cherry: Gallery Talk

The Anderson 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond VA
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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;…

October 2, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Department of Craft/Material Studies Fountainhead Fellow Lecture: Madison Creech

Bowe Street Parking Deck 609 Bowe Street
Richmond VA
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Madison Creech is the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow in the Department of Craft and Material Studies. She holds an MFA in fibers from Arizona State University and a BFA and BS in textile, merchandising, and fashion design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Creech has held residencies at Metro Community College Prototype Lab in Omaha, Nebraska, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Texas, and Techshop in Chandler, Arizona. Her work has been widely exhibited across the country, and she has been the recipient…

October 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rebecca Gates Lecture

Bowe Street Parking Deck 609 Bowe Street
Richmond VA
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VCUarts Kinetic Imaging Presents Rebecca Gates October 29, 2018 at 4pm 609 Bowe St. Room 535 Rebecca Gates is a U.S. based musician, artist, and activist who has released five albums, three as leader of the critically acclaimed group The Spinanes (Sub Pop), toured internationally and appeared as a vocalist on numerous records by artists including The Decemberists, Laetitia Sadier, Akito Katayose, and Willie Nelson. Gates programs and work relating to issues of sound and space, listening, and artist's roles in…

October 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Master of the Hellboy universe: a conversation with Mike Mignola

Master of the Hellboy universe: a conversation with Mike Mignola Oct. 29, 2018 7-9 p.m. W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts 922 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284 Comic industry giant, Mike Mignola is coming to Richmond to join in conversation with TyRuben Ellingson, chair and professor of VCUarts Department of Communication Arts. Mignola is best known for his distinctive art style and creation of the pulpy genre-bending Hellboy, a multimedia franchise rooted in comics and spanning live-action movies, animation,…

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