2024 VCUarts MFA Thesis Exhibition

2024 VCUarts MFA Thesis Exhibition

The 2024 MFA Thesis Exhibition features 33 outstanding emerging artists and designers. Representing eight departments, these students’ ambitious and challenging research pushes beyond traditional disciplines to shape what is new and next in visual and material culture.

The MFA Thesis Exhibition is held at the Anderson (907 ½ W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA) and takes place in two rounds:

Round 1: April 5–April 19
Round 1 Opening Reception: April 5, 5–8pm

Round 2: April 26–May 11
Round 2 Opening Reception: April 26, 5–8pm

Public gallery hours are Tues–Fri, 12–6pm & Sat, 12–5pm.

*Thesis research projects by the 2024 Interior Design, Interior Environments MFA class are being presented online at: rampages.us/ides.

April 5–April 19

taehee (Graphic Design)
Grace Bromley (Painting + Printmaking)
Gilad Leiba (Painting + Printmaking)
Yifei Kong (Craft/Material Studies)
Chrystine Rayburn (Kinetic Imaging)
Jermaine Ollivierre (Sculpture + Extended Media)
Chelsea Nanfelt Rowe (Craft/Material Studies)
Bradley Sinanan (Graphic Design)
Giancarlo Venturini (Painting + Printmaking)
Leilei Xia (Kinetic Imaging)
Yuan Xin (Graphic Design)

April 26–May 11

Jalen Adams (Photography + Film)
Rabeeha Adnan (Sculpture + Extended Media)
Pia Bakala (Painting + Printmaking)
Kasey Brown (Theatre)
Kai Chuang (Graphic Design)
Stephanie Germosen Salazar (Sculpture + Extended Media)
Arghavan Heydareslam (Photography + Film)
Jesse Hoyle (Photography + Film)
Shannon Kurzyniec (Craft/Material Studies)
Alexis Mabry (Painting + Printmaking)
Paz Sher (Sculpture + Extended Media)
Jessica Tifase (Photography + Film)
Chunghee Yun (Painting + Printmaking)

Interior Design – Interior Environments MFA

Aseel Alhaidari
Sarah Alrumayh
Caroline Ciccone
Tommye Dean
Chelcey Dunham
Caitlin McLean
Sydney Rakes
Camille Rovani
Che’leah Shannon

Participating Departments

Craft/Material Studies
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Kinetic Imaging
Painting + Printmaking
Photography + Film
Sculpture + Extended Media

Poster designed by Rasim Bayramov.

Visit the 2024 MFA Thesis Exhibition website designed by Rasim to explore the artists’ individual websites.