Community News from Painting + Printmaking: October 2021

Current faculty Kelley-Ann Lindo (MFA, ’21) was featured on The Brooklyn Rail introducing her studio space.

MFA alums John Chae and Damien Ding were featured in The Cardinal Club, which opened at the Anderson on October 8th. This exhibition represented 10 AAPI VCUarts MFA students and alums across the PAPR, Craft, and Sculpture departments.

Torkwase Dyson (BFA, ’99) had a profile in The Guardian ahead of the opening of her sculptural installation and performance at Pace Gallery London. Additionally Torkwase was profiled in and featured on the cover of the October issue of ArtReview.

Prof. Hope Ginsburg was interviewed for the Fall 2021 issue of In Practice, distributed by the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH.

Kyrae Dawaun (MFA ’20) was chosen as a 2021-2023 Hamiltonian Fellow.

Current MFA student Ekaterina Muromtseva was in a group exhibition of Russian artists at Pushkin House London.

Loie Hollowell (MFA ’12) showed at Freize London in the Pace Gallery booth.

Paolo Arao (BFA, ’99) showed at Love Apple Art Space in Ghent, NY in partnership with artinbuildings. Additionally Abstranded: Fiber and Abstraction, a group exhibition featuring Arao (BFA, ’99) on view at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, NY through January 2nd 2022.

Damien Ding (MFA, ’21) and Professor Monsieur Zohore showed in ‘The Loneliest Sport,’ a group show at Amanita in New York.

Professor Monsieur Zohore premiered the performance piece ‘Lights Light’ at the Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens, NY. Zohore’s installation, “MZ.19 (Patronus: For Mothers Who’ve Lost Their Sons & Sons That Lost Their Mothers)” was reviewed in Hyperallergic. Additionally Zohore’s painting, Somebody Save Me (2021) was shown in the window at Magenta Plains in New York.

Alumni Nastassja Swift (BFA, ’15) and Malcolm Peacock (BFA, ’16) are 2021 Artist2Artist Fellows and recipients of grants from the Art Matters Foundation.

GM Keaton (MFA, ’20) showed in the group exhibition, Where The Pieces Fall, at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond. The show featured 15 resident artists at VisArts.

Be Oakley, founder of GenderFail, was a visiting artist and lecturer at UT Austin.

Selections were made for the Anderson Gallery’s 2021 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, juried by Jennie Goldstein, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Selected PAPR majors include Amuri Morris, Sh’va BenYacov, Samantha Rae Carlson, Oliver Kuhn, Regina Guerrero Perez, Grayson Cassels, and Hee Yoo.