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1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
August 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Double Take Exhibition Featuring Works by Greater Richmond ARC Artists

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Double Take Opening reception: Friday August 28, 6–8 p.m. Highlighting works of artists from the Greater Richmond ARC August 24–September 5, 2015 Fine Arts Building 1000 W. Broad Street Third floor, Room 305

September 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Zach Trow

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Sponsored by Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, Zach Trow will be lecturing in the Fine Arts Building, Crit Room #3 (seating will be limited).

September 4, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Closing Reception for Sculpture Second Year Students

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join the sculpture department for the closing of its exhibition featuring the works of second-year graduate students. The show will be up in the FAB Gallery, first floor, 5 - 7 p.m. The show features work by: Ryan Flores, Shana Hoehn, Savannah Knoop, Steven Randall, Pallavi Sen and Levester Williams. In addition to this exhibition, the department has six artists featured in the exhibition at the Depot Gallery, "This Just In."

September 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

friend of death / FAB Third Floor

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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friend of death features recent works by David Withers. It will be showing in room 305 of the Fine Arts Building from September 7 - 20, 2015.

September 9, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Coal for Wine / FAB Gallery

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Coal for Wine Opening: Wednesday September 9, 2015 6 - 8 p.m. September 9 - October 5, 2015 Coal for Wine is curated be Nicholas Irzyk (MFA 2014) and features: Peter Acheson, Cheryl Donegan, Geoffrey Farmer, Vlad Smokin and Laurel Sparks. The exhibition will be showing in the FAB Gallery.

September 9, 2015 @ 10:00 pm

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: When the Levees Broke

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts Part One" (Spike Lee, 2006). It is the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This intimate portrait of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction tells the personal accounts of those who endured this ordeal and survived to tell the tale of misery, despair and triumph. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored…

September 16, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Whitney Oldenburg – Fountainhead Fellow Lecture

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Whitney Oldenburg, Fountainhead Fellow with painting + printmaking, received her masters degree from Rhode Island School of Design in 2015. She has exhibited widely and is in multiple collections. Her lecture will take place in the Fishbowl, room 301 in the FAB. Image: “Unpeeled” (2015)

September 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sculpture + Extended Media Blood Drive

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Sculpture + Extended Media is hosting a blood drive benefitting Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Come out to the Fine Arts Building lobby from 12 - 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make an appointment. There will be snacks and t-shirts for all donors. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment. A single car accident…

September 30, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - October 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: When the Levees Broke (Part 2)

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts Part Two" (Spike Lee, 2006). It is the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This intimate portrait of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction tells the personal accounts of those who endured this ordeal and survived to tell the tale of misery, despair and triumph. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored…

October 1, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Visiting Artist: Fawn Krieger

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Presented by the Department of Painting + Printmaking, Fawn Krieger will be giving a guest lecture on Thursday, October 1 in the Fishbowl, room 301 in the Fines Arts Building. Krieger is a multidisciplinary NY-based artist, whose objects and architectures re-imagine everyday sites like the shop and home. Her works suggest “stages” as inhabitable sculptures that transform spectators into participants, and examine themes of ownership andexchange. Krieger’s Flintstonian tactility, leanings toward industrial materials, and penchant for scale compressions, unfold an…

October 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

PAPR Faculty Talks: Arnold Kemp and Cara Benedetto

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The Department of Painting + Printmaking will be holding an informal gallery talk on October 6 at the Fine Arts Building in the Fishbowl. This faculty talk will feature Arnold Kemp and Cara Benedetto. Pizza will be served at the end of the session.

October 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Room for Cream: MFA Candidate Group Exhibition

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Room for Cream features the work of ten MFA candidates from the department of Photography & Film. The exhibition will run at the FAB Gallery through October 27, 2015. Artists include: Farrah Al Sulaiman Roxana Azar Desiree Dawn Kapler Alex Matzke Dana McElroy Abbey Sarver Patrick Smith Matthew Warren Lily Xu Katya Yakubov

October 14, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - October 15, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: Mi Vida Loca

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "Mi Vida Loca" (Allison Anders, 1993). Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a Hispanic Los Angeles neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute escalates towards violence, the violence of the world around them also impacts their lives. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored by the Painting +…

October 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

PAPR Faculty Talk: Gregory Volk

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The Department of Painting + Printmaking will be holding an informal gallery talk on October 20 at the Fine Arts Building in the Fishbowl. This faculty talk will feature Gregory Volk. Pizza will be served at the end of the session.

October 28, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - October 29, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: Crash

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "Crash" (David Cronenberg, 1996). After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they provide to find life again. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored by the Painting + Printmaking department. Films are shown every other Wednesday 10 p.m. - midnight in…

November 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Visiting Artist: General Sisters

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The Department of Sculpture + Extended Media is pleased to present General Sisters, on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Crit Room 3. Seating is limited. General Sisters is a general store located in North Braddock, Pennsylvania. Stocked with affordable food and ingredients, General Sisters makes eating, sharing and gathering available to our neighbors within walking distance. General Sisters turns routine transactions into possibilities for exchange that recognize the environmental and economic realities of…

November 4, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Opening Reception: Stick Slap Ball Screw Walking And Talking Tall In The City And Country

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Featuring work from students who participated in visiting artist Daphne Fitzpatrick's workshop, "Stick Slap Ball Screw Walking And Talking Tall In The City And Country" will show in the Fine Arts Building, Crit Rom #3. A reception for the show will be from 11 - 12 p.m. on November 3. Coffee and doughnuts will be available on a first come, first served basis.

November 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

B.A.S.E. Event: Critique

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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This critique is sponsored by Black Art Student Empowerment (B.A.S.E.). Come out to the FAB's Craft Department in Crit Rooms 1 & 2 and have your work reviewed by guest critics.

November 11, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - November 12, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: Weekend

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "Weekend" (Jean Luc Goddard, 1967). A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own desire. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored by the Painting + Printmaking department. Films are shown every other Wednesday 10 p.m. - midnight…

November 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Painting & Printmaking Exhibition: Interaction 47

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Opening on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fishbowl (third floor, Fine Arts Building), 25 graduating seniors from the Painting & Printmaking will exhibit works on paper. Featured artists include: Helen Allen Stephanie Dyer Blake Elliott Leslie Franklin T.J. Harman Avis Hoggard Joelle Hunt Jordan Kantor Sasha Kleiman Jingchun Ma Janine Matthews Stephen Mayer Mary Elizabeth McLaughlin Emily Oldham Megan Paynton Leslie Pyo Madeline Ramos Wyatt Ramsey Troy Scully Amy Smith Zachary Stahl Kirsten Stanley Sophia Vise Michael…

November 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - December 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Exhbition: Kinetic Imaging Presents K’arts

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Kinetic Imaging presents an exhibition showcasing Korea National University of Arts’ (K’Arts) student work in video, animation and interactive art from its School of Visual Arts and School of Film/Multimedia. K’Arts is a national university in Seoul, established in 1993 by the Ministry of Culture, as the only national university of arts leading institution in South Korea. Since 2004, VCUarts and K’Arts have collaborated to create intercultural learning opportunities, including: a student exchange show, “In Your Face”; lecture, “Media Arts…

December 2, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Minor Is Major PAPR Film Series: WANDA

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join Painting + Printmaking for a screening of "Wanda" (Barbara Loden, 1970). Wanda is a wanderer in a dreary Rust Belt town, drifting from bars to motels to jobs to men. She's directionless and futureless. She joins up with a bank robber out of sincere aloofness. Minor is Major: Classic Counter Cinema Breaking in Order to Survive is a film series presentation sponsored by the Painting + Printmaking department. Films are shown every other Wednesday 10 p.m. - midnight in…

December 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Imposter

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Imposter is the exhibition from the Language & Print class, and will show in the third floor crit space in the Fine Arts Building on Monday, December 7 from 5 - 7 p.m. Artists include: Sarah Audritsh, Allison Becker, Zoe Brzezinski, Matthew Chodoronek, Aiden Elkhatib, Leslie Franklin, Avis Hoggard, Jordan Kantor, Mary McLaughlin, Emily Oldham, Amy Smith and Eliana Yeaney. The Imposter rubbed across the alizaron crimson press. Before long The Imposter shot a block out of his shadow. As…

February 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Visiting Artist: The Quiet Club (Lecture)

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The Quiet Club was formed early in 2006 by Danny Mc Carthy and Mick O'Shea, two of Ireland's foremost sound artists as an outlet for their own work and that of other artists. They have met with great initial success and have performed at festivals and venues all over Ireland. The Quiet Club performs using a wide mixture of sound sources ranging from circuit bending, homemade instruments, amplified textures, stones, Theremins, samplers and various other electronic devices. This guest lecture…

February 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NASAD – Sculpture Show

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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There will be a one-night only show "NASAD", February 12 at 7 p.m. in the VCU Sculpture critique rooms in the Fine Arts Building.

February 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sculpture + Extended Media Chili Cook Off

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Come out to the FAB lobby on Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m. for a chili cook off to support the senior show. $5 for a plate of all you can eat chili, corn bread, drinks and toppings. $10 to enter in the chili cook off (email mcadamslc@vcu.edu to enter). There will be judges and prizes will be awarded.

February 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spring 2016 MFA Open Studios

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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VCUarts and the Graduate Artists Association invite you to MFA Open Studios, an evening of open studios and video screenings. The Departments of Kinetic Imaging, Craft/Material Studies, Painting and Printmaking, Photography and Film, and Sculpture + Extended Media will be represented on all three floors of the Fine Arts Building. VCUarts Graduate Students welcome the public into their studios and gallery spaces. This is an opportunity to casually chat with the artists, view video screenings and see VCUarts’ facilities. The…

March 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - March 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Human After All

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The VCU Department of Painting + Printmaking presents "Human After All," curated by Kathryn Brennan (M.A. '91). The show features Keith Boadwee, Jennifer Paige Cohen, Aiko Hachisuka, Naotaka Hiro and Henry Taylor. The show will run at the FAB Gallery through March 21. Featured image: work by Keith Boadwee

March 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Visiting Artist: Alan Resnick

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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This guest lecture is sponsored by the Graduate Artists Association, and will take place in Room 301 of the Fine Arts Building on Monday, March 21 at noon.

March 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visiting Artist: Howard Risatti

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Richmond VA
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April 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Way Station

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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"Way Station" features the work of Anna Tregurtha (B.F.A. '17) and Brennen Perry (B.F.A. '17), and will show in the 305 Gallery housed in the Fine Arts Building through April 8.

April 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - April 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

Interaction 48

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Department of Painting and Printmaking seniors will be hosting "Interaction 48," April 5-11 in the Fishbowl Gallery in the Fine Arts Building. The opening reception will take place on Tuesday, April 5 from 5-6:30 p.m. Exhibited will be unique and experimental works on paper by the graduating senior class that are currently participating in a course called Senior Seminar which prepares them for life after school.

April 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Report to the Club of Rome

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join the VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media on Friday April 15 at 5 p.m. for "the report to the club of rome," organized by Associate Professor Corin Hewitt. Hewitt will give a presentation about the exhibition at 6 p.m. The Garden’s asphalt paths lie upon layers of earlier paths that were laid with Portland cement. Portland cement takes its name from the Isle of Portland on the Dorset coast where there are large deposits of limestone known as…

April 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Fine Arts Senior Show 2016

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The VCUarts departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media present their annual Senior Show this year on April 29th, showcasing the very best of 2016 graduates. The Senior Show is a varied sampling of the latest in fine art and an inspiring event not to be missed. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 29, 5-8 p.m.

July 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hot cucumbers / frozen grapes (SSP 2016 Exhibition)

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The culmination of this year's VCUarts Summer Studio Program, "Hot cucumbers / frozen grape." will take place throughout the first floor of the Fine Arts Building on Sunday, July 24 from 5 - 7 p.m. After two months of intense research and work in SSP, an eight-week post-baccalaureate residency program, these participants of SSP will present their exit body of work: Nick Bamford, Los Angeles, Calif. B.F.A., California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif. Ailey Greig, Charlottesville, Va. B.F.A.,…

August 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Funky Turns 40 Exhibition

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The traveling exhibition, Funky Turns 40, was featured as part of the Black History Museum's opening in Richmond this past May and was on view throughout the summer. This exhibition commemorated the 40th anniversaries of 1970’s Saturday Morning cartoons that featured positive Black characters for the first time in television history and included 60 pieces of original animation cels and drawings from the Museum Of UnCut Funk. A smaller panel exhibition of Funky Turns 40, highlighting the 20 "firsts," will…

August 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Painting + Printmaking Graduate Student Pop-up Exhibition

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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You are invited to join the Department of Painting + Printmaking for a presentation of work by its graduate students. Work will be displayed in the Fishbowl, room 301, of the Fine Arts Building. Image: Installation view at the 2015 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition at the Anderson Gallery, featuring work by Lee Piechocki (M.F.A. '15). Photo by Terry Brown.

September 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sculpture Graduate Student Pecha Kucha

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join the department of Sculpture + Extended Media for a presentation of work by its graduate students. The pecha kucha style event will take place on Thursday, September 1, 6 - 9 p.m. in Sculpture Crit Room 3 in the Fine Arts Building. Seating is limited, so come early if you can!

September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Granfalloon

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Richmond VA
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"Grandfalloon" is an exhibition of new work by the M.F.A. students of Sculpture + Extended Media. The exhibition will run at the FAB Gallery on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building, September 16 - October 7, 2016. There will be an opening reception on Friday, September 16 at 6 p.m. Artists include: J. Avery Theodore Daisey McKeever Donovan Corissa Duffey Evan Galbicka Ian Gerson Ellie Hunter Anthony Iacono Kate Lien Jordan Loeppky-Kolesnik Hallie McNeill Leyla Mozayen John Orth

September 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sculpture Fountainhead Fellow Lecutre: Ilana Harris-Babou

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Ilana Harris-Babou was born and raised in Brookly, NY. She makes videos, sculptures, and installations that use cooking shows and music videos as tools to ask questions about intimacy, violence and consumption. She received a BA in Art from Yale University in 2013, and an MFA from Columbia University in 2016. She has exhibited her work throughout the U.S. and Europe. She has had solo exhibitions at Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, PA and the Broad Street Gallery in Hartford,…

September 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sculpture Department annual Blood Drive

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The VCUarts Sculpture Department is proud to host our annual Blood Drive in collaboration with Virginia Blood Services: Walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, visit https://vadonor.org. Snacks and T-shirts will be provided to all donors! Here are some facts as you consider whether to donate: *Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. *More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment. *A single car…

September 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visiting Artist: Ricardo Ruiz Sr.

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Location: Fine Arts Building, Fishbowl  

September 29, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visiting Artist: Bill Fick

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Location: Fine Arts Building, Fishbowl Post talk: Printing edition, Intaglio studio https://billfick.com/  

October 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Painting + Printmaking: “Play time” Opening

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Richmond VA
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Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 305

October 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Painting + Printmaking: Painting Show

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Richmond VA
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October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Painting + Printmaking: Painting Show

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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November 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Current Elements

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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VCU Photo + Film presents Current Elements, the second iteration of the exhibition originally held in a 26 foot Uhaul truck near Richmond's first art fair, Current. Current Elements features work by: Roxana Azar, Johannes James Barfield, Greyory Blake, Matthew Brown, Charli Curtis, Stephanie Dowda, Trish Gibson, Patrick Harkin, Joshua Hobson, Alexander Iezzi, Megan G. King, Jessica Lawrence, Kathryn Lien, Joshua McDevitt, Andrew McGlennon, Anni Puolacca, Stephanie J. Woods, Jiacheng Xu, Katya Yakubov For questions, feel free to email.

December 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thesis Exhibition Opening: Classic of Mountains and Seas

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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KI Grad Yidan Xie's thesis exhibition Classic of Mountain and Seas is opening at the FAB Gallery Tuesday, December 13th. The exhibition will run December 14th -16th. You can view the exhibition anytime during the gallery's open hours 9am - 5pm!

March 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kinetic Imaging Grad Show: Opening Reception

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Richmond VA
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This upcoming Wednesday, March 1, Kinetic Imaging Graduate Student show, Massive Doubt opens at the FAB Gallery! Join our grads at the Fine Arts Building from 6pm to 9pm for the opening reception. The show will run from March 1st - March 19th.

March 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PERFORMING HISTORY: Visiting Artists Panel Discussion

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Event Schedule: Thursday, March 23 2pm - 6pm: 3 one-hour artist talks in the Depot 6pm - 8pm: Opening reception of student show in the FAB lobby Friday, March 24 2pm - 4pm: Panel discussion with all three artists in the Depot   Co- Sponsored by: VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media and The VCUarts Inclusion Infusion Initiative This event is funded by the VCUarts Inclusion Infusion Initiative. The initiative funds visiting artists, designers, performers and scholars whose work offers a catalyst for student dialogue about…

March 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spring 2017 MFA Open Studios

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

VCUarts Fine Arts 2017 Senior Show

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Richmond VA
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Virginia Commonwealth University Fine Arts Building 1000 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23284 Opens April 28 at 5:00 pm and runs through April 30 VCU’s departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media open their annual Senior Show this year on , showcasing the very best of 2017 graduates. The Senior Show is a varied sampling of the latest in fine art and an inspiring event not to be missed.

Free
April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

VCUarts Fine Arts 2017 Senior Show opening reception

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Virginia Commonwealth University Fine Arts Building 1000 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23284 Opens April 28 at 5:00 pm and runs through April 30 VCU’s departments of Craft/Material Studies, Kinetic Imaging, Painting & Printmaking, and Sculpture + Extended Media open their annual Senior Show this year on , showcasing the very best of 2017 graduates. The Senior Show is a varied sampling of the latest in fine art and an inspiring event not to be missed.

October 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

VCUarts National Portfolio Day

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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VCUarts National Portfolio Day 2017

VCUarts will host a National Portfolio Day on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Fine Arts Building located at 1000 West Broad Street and the Depot at 814 West Broad Street in Richmond, VA. You can check in at either location.  Please see the list of attending schools for the location of each school. What is it? If you are a high school or college student interested in applying to an art school for fine arts or design, then National Portfolio Day is for you! Representatives…

February 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spring 2018 MFA Open Studios

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join us for VCUarts MFA Open Studios! 5-7pm, Pollak Building 325 N Harrison St. Photo & Film, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion 6-8pm, Fine Arts Building 1000 W Broad St. Sculpture & Extended Media, Kinetic Imaging, Craft, Painting & Printmaking

February 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Visiting Artist: Kristine Woods

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Richmond VA
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Join the Department of Craft/Material Studies for an evening event with artist and professor Kristine Woods at the Fine Arts Building, February 27. Woods is an associate professor at The Maryland Institute College of Art, and a collaborative artist working primarily in fiber.

March 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Visiting Artist: Khaled Jarrar

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Richmond VA
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Join the Department of Painting + Printmaking for an afternoon event with Palestinian artist currently based in Tuscon, AZ, Khaled Jarrar at the Fine Arts Building, Room 301 (“the Fishbowl”), March 30.

Free
August 31, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo + Film MFA Pecha Kucha

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Photo + Film MFA Pecha Kucha – open to all!   FAB Sculpture Crit Room #3 PechaKucha  is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total).

September 4, 2018 - September 24, 2018

New Kids on the Block Exhibition

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Richmond VA
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New Kids on the Block features the work of new faculty Madison Creech (also the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow), Emily Culver, and Chase Folsom. Please join us for a closing reception on September 20th from 5-7pm. The exhibition is on view now through September 24th.

September 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Craft/Material Studies MFA Pecha Kucha

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Craft/Material Studies MFA Pecha Kucha – open to all! Fine Art Building, 2nd floor, Crit Room #1. Join us for a fast-paced Pecha Kucha style presentation in which each graduate student will talk about their work for 5 minutes (13 total students).

September 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Raque Ford: Visiting Artist Lecture

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Raque Ford (b. 1986, Columbia, Maryland) lives and works in New York. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute (2010) and her MFA from Mason Gross School of Arts at Rutgers University (2013). Recently awarded the 2017 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award. Recent solo exhibitions include Your Biggest Fan at CAPITAL in San Francisco, Con•fi•dence at Williamson and Knight in Portland, Oregon, Carolyn at Shoot the Lobster in New York, and It’s All About Me, Forget About You at Species in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work has been included…

September 13, 2018 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm

Craft/Material Studies MFA Pecha Kucha

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
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Craft/Material Studies MFA Pecha Kucha – open to all! Fine Arts Building, Crit Room #2, 2nd floor PechaKucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total)

October 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Byeongwon Ha: No Spectacles on YouTube

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Byeongwon Ha: No Spectacles on YouTube October 1-6, 2018 Reception: October 5 from 5pm-7:30pm Fine Arts Building Gallery (1000 W Broad St.) Join us for an exhibition by Kinetic Imaging adjunct professor Byeongwon Ha. The show includes four of his pieces which use YouTube clips. No Spectacles on YouTube accumulates home-movie-like videos from YouTube and juxtaposes them in real time. YouTube Nostalgia shows superimposed images with unclear faces from YouTube videos, which deals with 80s-90s pop culture including movie trailers and music videos.…

October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kate Sicchio Performance

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join us for a performance by Kate Sicchio, hybrid faculty member in Kinetic Imaging and Dance + Choreography, on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6pm in the Fine Arts Building Gallery (1000 W Broad St. Richmond, VA). She will present "Moving Patterns”, which is a newer version of an older piece performed by her undergraduate research assistant, Marissa.  

January 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

ICA Shop Pop Up

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The ICA Shop offers a range of art objects, mindfully considered product, and reading materials that aspire to circulate creative thought and ongoing critical discourse. The shop is committed to offering the most relevant art writing and scouts product from local makers to international brands. It aims to be aware and to engage with its community.

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Parallel Play: Painting + Printmaking Grad Show

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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FAB Gallery Parallel Play is an exhibition that eschews a hierarchal organization strategy, and prioritizes provisional and reactionary participation. The name of the game is “No, but yes”. Each grad in Painting + Printmaking installs, creates, or de-installs their work in the space in whatever way they see fit, in defiance or in sympathy to the work in place. Each artist has agreed to document their participation on an exhibition log to create an archival record of the exhibition in…

March 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VCUarts Market

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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VCUarts Market

The VCUarts Market will feature the work of School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty and staff for sale to the general public. This is an excellent opportunity to support young, emerging artists within the Richmond community who have been working with VCUarts faculty and area artists to hone in their craft. In addition to student artists, local vendors such as Studio 23, Rikrack, Jen Paxton, Jacob Eveland, Amelia Langford, Little Nomad, Dashiell Kirk and more will be participating. The…

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Painting + Printmaking MFA Pecha Kucha

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Please join the department of Painting + Printmaking for an MFA Pecha Kucha in the Fishbowl, room 301, Fine Arts Building. Featuring presentations by: Raul Aguilar Damien Ding Ellen Hanson Kelley-Ann Lindo Hanaa Safwat Connor Stankard Bryan Castro John Chae Kyrae Dawaun Paul Finch GM Keaton Seren Moran Luis Vasquez La Roche

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October 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

VCUarts Blood Drive

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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The VCUarts Sculpture department hosts a blood drive with the American Red Cross in the first floor lobby of the Fine Arts Building at 1000 W. Broad St. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged! Visit https://www.redcrossblood.org and enter "VCU" in the "Find a Blood Drive" box to schedule an appointment.

October 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Enrique Figueredo Fountainhead Fellow Lecture

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Fishbowl, Room 301 Enrique Figueredo is a Venezuelan-American artist who immigrated from South America at an early age. Figueredo’s work looks closely at the forces and issues affecting today’s world—economy, religion, immigration, power—and relates those incidents to the visual history of ancient civilizations, the colonization of the Americas, and mythology. Recent projects include a solo exhibition at The Re Institute (At the Edge of Lawlessness), group shows at International Print Center New York (Multilayered), ARTag Gallery (The Happiness Index) in Helsinki,…

October 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Acid Waste

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Join the Kinetic Imaging graduate students for Acid Waste, opening October 30 in the Fine Arts Building Gallery, 1000 W Broad Street. There will be a reception on October 30 from 6–8pm and the show runs through November 15. Participating artists: Jared Duesterhaus, Yonghun Jung, Brook Vann, Martha Glenn, Eric Millikin Image by Eric Millikin

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Graduate Open House

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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graduate open house saturday november 9

You’ve heard about VCUarts, but have you seen it? If not, this is the perfect time. VCUarts will be hosting a Graduate Open House on Saturday, November 9, 2019 with the following departments: Art Education Craft/Material Studies Graphic Design Interior Design Kinetic Imaging Painting + Printmaking Photography and Film Sculpture + Extended Media Theatre Open House Schedule Coffee and pastries 11 a.m. First floor lobby Fine Arts Building 1000 W. Broad St. Welcome 11:30 a.m. Department visits 12–2 p.m. Open Studios 2–3…

November 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ana Quiroz Lecture

Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 West Broad Street
Richmond VA
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Ana Quiroz Lecture Monday, November 11, 2019 3:30pm Fine Arts Building (FAB) 1000 W Broad St. Richmond, VA 23220 Visual artist born in Mexico City, Ana Quiroz works and lives in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Her work is a reflection of her concern for the social and political problems of Mexico. Quiroz explores the hardships of humanity and speaks out against the established social order, addressing the repercussions of these issues. Ana Quiroz is a Ph.D. candidate in Arts…

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